Matthew E Karlovsky, MD FACS

Paradise Valley, Arizona

General Specialty

Urological Surgery

Specialty Focus

Bladder Prolapse
Device/Implant Injury (Foley Drug Side Effects Toxicity etc)
Ejaculatory Dysfunction
Erectile Dysfunction
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Interstitial Cystitis
Mesh Complications
Overactive Bladder
Pelvic Floor Injury
Penile Implant
Rectal Prolapse
Recurrent UTIs
Sexual Assault Crimes
Sexual Injury
Sling Surgery
Surgical Complications
Urinary Incontinence
Vaginal Birth Injury
Vaginal Prolapse

Primary Areas of Expertise

Urology & Urogynecology

Matthew E. Karlovsky, M.D. F.A.C.S. is a very experienced (36 Depositions, 10 trials), double board certified in Urology as well as in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, by the American Board of Urology, a distinction held by very few urologists in the United States. He is fellowship trained in “Female Urology”, (what used to be termed “Urogynecology”) Neurourology & Prosthetics and has been in private practice in Phoenix, AZ since 2005. He is experienced in the care and treatment of all matters in General Urology including Cancers of the Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, Testis, Penis, Erectile Dysfunction, Bladder and Pelvic Surgery in Women, Stone disease, Neurogenic bladder, Recurrent UTIs, device or implant injury, genital or pelvic nerve injuries or sex crimes.

Dr. Karlovsky has reviewed hundreds cases for Plaintiff, Defense, national Insurance carriers, pelvic mesh and MDL cases, sexual/genital injury, personal injury/MVA, criminal, catheter and device complications, in nearly all the states, Puerto Rico, federal courts and Indian tribes. He is known for attention to detail, timely reviews and well supported opinions and reports.

Litigation Support РDr. Karlovsky has reviewed medical malpractice for plaintiff, defense, and national insurance carriers (GEICO, MetLife). He provides timely review of records, reports, case research, testimony at deposition or trial, and IMEs. A thorough case review involves, but is not limited to, assessing the diagnosis and surgical indication, surgeon training, implant or surgery selection, patient risk factors, unforeseen issues, expectations, definitions of a successful surgery, post operative care and complication management, accident reports, radiology images if available, medical and billing records, Interrogatories, depositions and reports. He opines on cases involving:

  • Pelvic Mesh
  • Sexual / Genital Injury
  • Personal Injury / Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Criminal Cases
  • Foley Catheter
  • Implant / Device Complications

Dr. Karlovsky has reviewed cases for attorneys and clients in Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Washington, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Indiana, Kansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maine, and Connecticut.

Seminars & Speaking Engagements РUrology & Mesh Medical Consulting PLLC and Dr. Karlovsky provide seminars on assisting with malpractice and litigation avoidance. Education and better understanding of perioperative and surgical planning benefits patients and physicians. Their standard seminar reviews common Negligence and Standard of Care concepts, Informed Consent, Informed Refusal, Disclosures, and Documentation Pitfalls. This seminar may benefit: residency training programs; private physician groups; physician societies; insurance malpractice carriers who may wish to lower risk or potential claims among their insured physicians.



BA- Brandeis University
MD- SUNY- Brooklyn College of Medicine
Urology- Temple University Hospital
Fellowship- Long Island Jewish Medical Center



American College of Surgeons (ACS)
International Continence Society (ICS)
International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU)
American Urogynecological Society (AUGS)
American Urological Association (AUA)
American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU)
Western Section, American Urological Association (WAUA)
Phoenix Urological Society
Arizona Urological Society
Maricopa County Medical Society


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