Entries by Carey

Breaking the Barriers on Bathroom Passes

By Shannon Suarez, MSN, APRN, CPNP The first question I always ask the children I see in our office is, “how often do you go to the bathroom at school?” Usually, they don’t even know! I often find myself walking them through an imaginary school day, pausing to say- did you use it after homeroom? […]

Twenty Georgia Urology Physicians Receive Top Doctors Honors in Atlanta

Twenty physicians from Georgia Urology –the largest urology practice in the Southeast– rank among Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors. All of these professionals are recognized as Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta magazine’s July issue. More than 40 percent of the physicians in the publication’s urology category and all of the physicians in the pediatric urology category […]

Here’s the Scoop on Poop

By Shannon Suarez, MSN, APRN, CPNP The first time you bring your child to see a urologist, you might be surprised to find we dive right into questions about your child’s bowel movements. Some examples are: How many? Is it hard? How often? Any difficulty?  But many times our patients are there to discuss just […]

Georgia Urology is Proud to Offer Biofeedback for our Pediatric Patients

Urinary incontinence can often be an embarrassing, debilitating medical condition. If you aren’t able to void yourself completely or if you are constantly feeling the urge to urinate, it’s disruptive to your quality of life. If you have a child experiencing these symptoms, it is even more important to seek a solution for treatments.  “Children […]

What is Georgia Urology’s HAWK Clinic?

The HAWK (Help Awaiting Wet Kids) Clinic at Georgia Urology specializes in treating children with urinary incontinence issues and voiding dysfunction (abnormal urination). These issues can happen in 20-30% of kids and can happen for a variety of reasons including (and most often) voiding behaviors, anatomy, or abnormal function. Wetting and other symptoms of voiding […]

Georgia Urology Discusses Nocturnal Enuresis

By Kristin Wellman, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC As a nurse practitioner here at Georgia Urology, I commonly have kids come into the office complaining of bedwetting, also called nocturnal enuresis. Although this medical condition is not life-threatening it can be a socially, emotionally, and financially burdensome for families. My goal is to briefly review the definition, […]

Get the Bio on Biofeedback

By Shannon Suarez, MSN, APRN, CPNP What Is It?  There are muscles we intentionally control, like raising our hand in class to answer a question, and muscles we aren’t necessarily aware of, like the ones we use to breathe. Biofeedback is form of physical therapy where we learn how to recognize those more involuntary muscle […]

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Msezane Featured on “The Weekly Check-Up”

On Sunday, April 19th, Georgia Urology’s Dr. Lambda Msezane was featured on “The Weekly Check-Up” on News/Talk WSB Radio. Dr. Msezane and her husband, Dr. Joshua Lovelock with the CardioVascular Group, spoke with the host, Dr. Bruce Feinberg, on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted them personally, their individual practices, approach to patient care, and […]

Telemedicine in Urology: Management During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

By Andrew Kirsch, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S., Rob Boschen, and Hal Scherz, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S. It was early in March 2020 that it became clear that major changes were needed in surgical and medical triage in the nation’s hospitals and clinics due to the coronavirus pandemic. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators, essential for the care […]