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Dr. Francisco Gelpi-Hammerschmidt, MD

Urologist

Professional statement

Dr. Gelpi joins Houston Metro Urology from Harvard University, where he completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical procedures concerning the treatment of malignant genitourinary diseases such as cancer of the prostate, bladder, and other urologic tissue. Minimally invasive surgery refers to the approach of treatment that requires small to no incision relative to what is traditionally used in open surgery, while yielding comparable results. Using these minimally invasive techniques along with the latest in medical technology, Dr. Gelpi is able to greatly reduce patient discomfort post surgery and insure a more rapid recovery time. He has published in multiple peer-reviewed medical journals, presented at multiple regional/national meetings, and received many awards for his works. His passion for medical advances is only surpassed by the well being and care for his patients.

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Specialties

  • Urologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education and training

  • Harvard University, Fellowship in Urologic Oncology
  • Medical School - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Residency in Urology

Professional memberships

  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American Urological Association
  • Endourological Society

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1821245655

Office locations

Houston Metro Urology PA

9230 Katy Freeway, Suite 510

Houston, TX 77055

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He’s absolutely great. Office is very new and nice.
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Very happy with this visit. Dr Gelpi took the time to listen to my concerns and was able to offer thorough explanations and suggestions. Apart from that, he was a genuine person and had a really great bedside manner. The waitwas a little long for being so early in the morning but I understand and the nurses/office staff were very friendly and helpful. I would absolutely recommend this office/doctor.
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Took time to explain my condition thoroughly. Showed concern and gave me the best possible options to treat my condition. Highly recommend.
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Very thorough and understanding of what guys are apprehensive about when seeing a urologist. I wasnt rushed and he took time to explain all my issues in everyday language I could understand. Perfect annual Dr for older guys....
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Worst Doctor. Please dont waste your money. Go somewhere else.
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Excellent bedside manner. Sat next to me and chatted about running and weight loss for a few minutes. Very calmly reassured me regarding my procedure and diagnosis. Very confident and reassuring.
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Dr. Gelpi listened, and explained everything very thoroughly. Did not feel rushed at all. Very professional and also friendly!
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Great doctor. Very professional and easy to talk to.
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Doctor was excellent!!! On the other hand answering service is horrible. This young lady hung me up several times and one time never came back to the phone. They are just flat out rude... Only other problem, my prescriptions weren’t sentto my pharmacy so I was in pain the entire night and next day.
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Dr. Gelpi is easily one of the best doctors that I have ever been to. He takes his time to listen and understand your concerns, then recommends the best course of action. He makes going to the urologist an easy and non-stressful endeavor. I highly, highly recommend Dr. Gelpi!
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Great and very personable doctor. Highly recommended!
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Gelpi was extremely courteous and relatable. He was able to turn an awkward subject into a casual conversation. He was extremely knowledgeable on the material and it was evident in his attitude that he cares tremendously for his practice and his patients. I would highly recommend him!
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Very good but took longer wait, still I would visit him again
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If he wasn't a specialty doctor, he would be my primary doctor. My 1st visit & he made me feel like we were lifelong friends. Listened & explained very well.
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By far the best doctor I have seen in Houston! He knows his specialty forwards and backwards and listens.
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my first visit with Dr. Gelpi was one of the most relaxed encounters with doctors. He explains very well with the aid of his skills in sketching the reasons why you have had such conditions and seems friendly.
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Made an excellent impression - very knowledgeable and great manner
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He is very personable & really spends time answering all questions.
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Fantastic visit. Very helpful and extremely smart!
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He put me at ease, clearly communicated his thoughts, described a thorough plan for my treatment including some what-ifs.
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Very thorough and really was concerned.... very happy with my visit and to know I am in good hands.
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I felt like he was trying to find out what was wrong with me. He is just not in it for the money.
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Dr. Gelpi (Heppi) Had great bedside manner, He took his time and asked a ton of questions to try and figure out what was the cause of the issue. The staff is also great! I will be a repeat patient. (Theonly down side is the Wait time is ridiculous. If they get that figured out it would be great. If not I will start looking else where.
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make an awkward situation not awkward
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Gelpi was outstanding. He did a great job of talking me through my issue and assuaging any worries that I had. Would highly recommend him to others.
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Dr. Gelpi, was honest, professional and most importantly, open-minded and a good listener - a rare quality among health practitioners nowadays. I would highly recommend him to other patients.
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Dr Gelpi was very profesional, but at the same time very friendly and open to explain everything. Perfecto tambien porque habla español! 100% recommended!
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La atención del DR fue Exelente y en mi idioma es más va a seguir muy pendiente de mi caso
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Una experiencia fabulosa,muy claro para explicar me encanta que escucha con atemcion mis problema de salud .recomiendo 100% excelente doc.
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He was very professional, and took the time to explain everything to me! Very personable, and made me very comfortable!
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Everything when great,from the desk attendant Vanesa,the doctor nurse Jaky,and the doctor Gelpita take his time to listen an his way to go over the alternatives of my treatments ,the Best fantastic I'm very satisfied .Great thanks doctor Gelpi!
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He took his time and did not rush me out the door.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Gelpi was very professional yet very down to earth. He was very informative and explained everything to us. Really enjoyed our visit with him!
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estoy muy satisfecho con el dr Francisco Gelpi muy profesional su trato fue de primera
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Great Doctor and very detailed and helpful.
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I loved him! Great professional. Excellent bedside manners. Very nice, easy to talk to and comforting. Lo mejor de todo es que habla español! Highly recommended!
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Great physician. Took his time to discuss problem. Did not rush appointment. Definitely will recommend. Excellent bedside manners.
More than 1 year ago
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