Urologist - New Orleans - WJ Specialists
Welcome to the West Jefferson Urology Specialists, APMC
Our practice consists of a unique combination of experienced and well trained physicians, caring and skilled staff who will provide you with the time and understanding necessary to help determine the best urologic treatment solution for you. We provide the most advanced minimally invasive technology, and quality diagnostic urologic care to ourpatients because we want you to feel confident in your choice of urologist. New Orleans doctors at our hospital work cooperatively with referring physicians, always keeping them up to date with their patient's progress. With our commitment to excellence and pursuit of quality patient care, we stand ready to serve you.
About the West Jefferson Urology Specialists
The doctors and staff have been committed to providing competent, state-of-the-art urologic care in a friendly and professional atmosphere. We provide a full complement of adult urologic care, with particular expertise in minimally invasive/ robotic surgery for urologic cancers, stone disease, female urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and Benign Prosthetic Hypertrophy (BPH).
Meet Our Physicians
Dr. Wesley Bryan
Dr. Bryan earned his medical degree and completed six years of residency training at Tulane University, including two years of general surgery. After completing residency in 2002, he practiced for three years on the Mississippi gulf coast, where he introduced minimally invasive urologic surgery to the region. He currently practices adult urology and has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery including the treatment of urologic cancers, stone disease and female urology/incontinence.
Dr. Bryan is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is also a clinical associate professor in the Tulane University Department of Urology. He is a certified robotic surgeon and a member of the American Urologic Association and Endoscopic/Laparoscopic Society
Dr. Pablo Labadie
Dr. Labadie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1991. After serving three years as a battalion surgeon with the U.S. Marine Corps, he returned to New Orleans to complete his surgical and urological residency at Tulane University Medical School.
Dr. Labadie is currently a clinical professor and Chief of Urodynamics and Urinary Incontinence at Tulane University Department of Urology. He is certified by the American Board of Urology. He is a former Chief of Surgery at West Jefferson Medical Center.
Dr. Labadie’s special interests in the field of urology are urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction and pelvic floor reconstruction.
Dr. Ryan Glass
Dr. Ryan Glass first moved to New Orleans from Phoenix, AZ in 1996 to attend Tulane University Medical School. After finishing in the top quartile of his class, he elected to remain at Tulane for a general surgery internship and subsequent urology residency. While at Tulane, Dr. Ryan Glass, gained extensive training in minimally invasive surgical techniques including da Vinci robotic prostatectomy. After completing his residency in June, 2005, he was set to begin practice in New Orleans East until hurricane Katrina changed his plans abruptly. Making the best of the situation, Dr. Ryan Glass joined Academic Urologists at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. While there, he quickly began taking care of complex urologic cases and started the robotic surgery program at Erlanger. Eager to return to New Orleans, Dr. Glass joined New Orleans Urology Specialists in November, 2006.
Dr. Ryan Glass is certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of both malignant and benign urologic conditions. He is proficient at da Vinci robotic prostatectomy and proctors for Intuitive Surgical Inc. to teach other urologists the technique. He is active in the urologic community as a member of the New Orleans Urologic Society, the Louisiana Urologic Association and American Urology Association. He takes an active role in resident education as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at Tulane University Medical School.
Our patients receive quality treatment when they choose a West Jefferson Medical Center urologist. New Orleans area residents will find the experience and qualifications they need in a urology specialist at our hospital.
Jennifer Waddell, NP-C
Jennifer Waddell, NP-C, received her Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (2010), her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (2012) and her Master of Science Degree in Nursing (2015) from Northwestern State University College of Nursing in Shreveport, LA. Jennifer is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner (AANP-FNP). She is a member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners and is a Louisiana Registered Nurse. In 2015, she was a Great 100 Nurse of Louisiana.
Jennifer joined the Medical Staff at West Jefferson Medical Center in 2016 and is a Nurse Practitioner at West Jefferson Urology Specialists. Her professional interests include testosterone management, acute or chronic infections of the genitourinary system and maintenance of overall urologic health.