Meet the Surgeons

Bert Vorstman

BSc, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Vorstman is Board Certified and a talented professional with vast surgical experience.He is highly regarded and principled, thorough, empathetic, and he listens with a personal touch. He  is confident and respectful and he will determine if a minimally invasive option is suitable for you with your specific circumstance. He has a passion to see you defeat and be cured from your prostate cancer but not at the expense of your quality of life (QoL) Dr. Vorstman is a consummate patient advocate. Read more about Dr. Vorstman.

Dawn Scarzella

M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Dawn Scarzella, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Board Certified Urologist and recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She has over 14 years of experience in the practice of Urology and has been a proud partner with Dr. Bert Vorstman at Florida Urological Associates, PA. in Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Scarzella received her M.D. from the George Washington School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her Urology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Taking a special interest in the treatment of female urological conditions, she attended highly specialized training, where she has studied incontinence treatment techniques with internationally recognized urologists.

Dr. Scarzella has expertise in the areas of female urology, urinary incontinence and other urogynecological disorders. She also treats all male conditions including BPH, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, performs vasectomies, and manages stone disease in both men and women. She is an invited lecturer at specialty conferences, sits on the advisory board of the MS Society and is an active member of the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Urological Association (AUA), and an advocate for The Society for Women in Urology.

Dr. Scarzella’s Healthcare Philosophy:
“My professional endeavor provides both male and female patients with state-of-the-art solutions to both urological and urogynecological disorders. Practicing in South Florida for over 14 years, urological innovations now provide me with more treatment options than ever before. Aside from treating all urological conditions, I also specialize in kidney stone disease, minimally invasive urology, treatment of overactive bladder, and urinary incontinence. “


BSc, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., F.R.A.C.S., F.A.C.S.

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Dr. Ortiz-Alvarado, MD is a board certified urologist with 7 years of experience and a subspecialty certification in kidney stone management and endourology. He previously worked at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio for 5 years, before joining Florida Urological Associates.

Dr. Ortiz-Alvarado completed his Urology residency at the University of Puerto Rico followed by a subspecialty fellowship training in Endourology at the University of Minnesota under the guidance of Dr. Manoj Monga and Dr. Kyle Anderson. He has published multiple articles about kidney stone disease management in world renowned journals and is highly specialized in all treatment options for kidney stone disease including: surgical techniques, conservative management, pharmacotherapy and prevention of kidney stones through dietary intervention. Dr Ortiz-Alvarado has expertise in minimally invasive procedures and is well trained in other areas of general urology including elevated PSA, BPH, lower urinary tract symptoms, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, vasectomies, and erectile dysfunction.

Dr. Ortiz is fully bilingual in Spanish and English and is an active member of multiple medical associations including the American Urological Association (AUA), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU).


Our urologists have devoted many years to training and obtaining the best credentials to treat your urological problems.

Their diplomas are a testament to their extraordinary and single-minded dedication to obtaining superior knowledge and surgical skills in order to get the satisfaction and honor of dealing with your urological health problems.