Entries by Aakiem Philippe

Dr. Shaya Taghechian Discusses the Rising Interest in Vasectomy on CBS46 News

CBS46 News featured Georgia Urology’s Dr. Shaya Taghechian on July 13, 2022, to discuss the significant increase in vasectomy consultations. As a result of this influx, Georgia Urology vasectomy consultations have tripled, currently averaging more than 30 a day. A vasectomy is an outpatient procedure that takes approximately 30 minutes, has a short recovery time, and […]

Georgia Urology’s Pediatric Specialists Receive Top-10 Ranking in U.S. News & World Report

Atlanta’s largest urology practice honored for excellence in pediatric healthcare Georgia Urology’s pediatric urologists are among the medical professionals recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. This annual honor spotlights excellence in pediatric healthcare. The practice’s wholly owned subsidiary, Georgia Urology Pediatrics, collaborates with and provides pediatric urological services at Children’s […]

23 Georgia Urology Physicians Receive Top Doctors Honors in Atlanta Magazine

Drs. John Abbott, Roosevelt Allen, Ronald Anglade, Emily Blum, Daniel Canter, Carl Capelouto, Wolfgang Cerwinka, Bert Chen, Shuvro De, Walter Falconer, Michael Garcia-Roig, Froylan Gonzalez, Mark Haber, Andrew Kirsch, Lewis Kriteman, Lambda Msezane, Warren Todd Oberle, Joel Rosenfeld, Hal Scherz, Edwin Smith, Shaya Taghechian, Jerry Yuan, and Barry Zisholtz appear in Atlanta magazine’s July issue […]

Georgia Urology Honored as Best Urology Practice in Atlanta

Georgia Urology has been named Best Urology Practice in Atlanta by The Atlantan magazine. The practice appears on the Best of the City List in the publication’s July/August issue. We would like to applaud our medical group for their continuous work to create personalized, compassionate, and comprehensive care for all of our patients. The winners […]

What Should You Do About Phimosis?

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is Phimosis? Let’s define what foreskin is before talking about phimosis. The foreskin, or prepuce, is the extra protective penile skin extending about half an inch beyond the tip of the head of the penis, or glans, protecting that part of the penis. Phimosis is the penile skin that cannot […]

What Happens When Your Child Is Detected With an Undescended Testicle?

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is a Testicle? Testicles are the male gonads; ovaries are the female form. From birth to puberty, testicles do not have many functions. However, once puberty begins, the testicles produce testosterone, the hormone responsible for male development and the sperm needed for fertility. Men have two testicles in the sack […]

Relief from Priapism: A Patient Success Story

Dr. Barry Zisholtz took one look at his patient and recognized the problem: high-flow priapism. Roderick, a retiree in his late 60s, was in intense pain due to a prolonged erection caused by constant arterial blood flow to the penis. The patient explained he had sought help at a men’s clinic after several years of […]

Georgia Urology’s Alpharetta and Roswell Locations Combine Forces at New Office

Adult, Pediatric, and Surgery Center Urology Services Available in One State-Of-The-Art Location Georgia Urology has announced its Roswell, Alpharetta, and Alpharetta Ambulatory Surgery Center locations will be combining forces by moving into a new office in the Roswell area. With adult, pediatric, and surgery center urology services now available at one state-of-the-art location, patients will […]

Three’s a Crowd: Georgia Urology Physician Uncovers Rare Case of Ureteral Triplication

In 2019, Christie Baggett of Warner Robins, Georgia knew something was wrong with her 6-year-old daughter, Charlotte. However, she would have never thought Charlotte was experiencing one of the rarest urinary tract conditions imaginable. When Charlotte was 5, Christie began noticing her daughter was experiencing urinary problems. Charlotte’s pediatrician reassured them this could be a […]

Suspect Your Child Has a UTI? Here’s How to Help

By Shannon Suarez, MSN, APRN, CPNP Knowing the Signs We tend to associate UTIs with pain while voiding, voiding very often, or the feeling of needing to void but being unable to. These feelings might also accompany a fever, pain in the lower abdomen, or even back pain. Typically, the urine has a foul smell […]