Entries by Lizzi Skipper

Beyond the Bend: Understanding Peyronie’s Disease

By Dr. Brittani Barrett-Harlow, M.D. While most patients may not know the term Peyronie’s disease (PD), the condition is quite common — affecting one in 10 men over the age of 18. Peyronie’s results from scar tissue in the penis. Scarring can be due to trauma, other surgeries, pre-existing conditions like diabetes, or associated with […]

Georgia Urology’s Carrie Collin Becomes Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner

Professional Designation Helps Patients Confidently Choose Specialty Care Carrie Collin of Georgia Urology –the largest urology practice in the Southeast– recently received her designation as a Certified Urologic Nurse Practitioner. Patients can confidently choose Georgia Urology knowing providers such as Collin strive for excellence in their field. “We’re proud of Carrie for achieving this certification,” […]

Twenty-One Georgia Urology Physicians Receive 2021 Atlanta’s Top Doctors Honor

Drs. Abbott, Allen, Canter, Capelouto, Carmen, Chen, Elmore, Falconer, Futral, Goldstone, Gonzalez, Haber, Kaplan, Kirsch, Proctor, Rosenfeld, Scherz, Sharpe, Smith, Taghechian, and Zisholtz appear in Atlanta magazine’s July issue Twenty-one 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 […]

Large Kidney Stones: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

By Stephen Overholser, MD Kidney stones come in all shapes and sizes. For this article, I’d like to focus on the bigger ones. I will use 2 centimeters as our cutoff, but even some 1.5 centimeters stones could be considered large, especially if they are dense or trapped inside a pocket in the kidney. All […]

Couples and Conception: Taking on Infertility Together

By Stephen Overholser, MD When a couple is ready to start a family, challenges with infertility can be stressful, mortifying, and even embarrassing. As the months or years pass, and nothing is working, the stress can mount. Doubt and frustration set in and a couple can begin to feel as if the situation is hopeless, […]

Georgia Urology Appoints Dr. Andrew Kirsch as Medical Director

Georgia Urology — the largest urology practice in the Southeast and the fifth largest of its kind in the country — has appointed Dr. Andrew Kirsch as its new Medical Director. Thanks to Dr. Kirsch’s wide acclaim and impressive career, patients looking for a best-in-class urology practice can choose with confidence. As Medical Director of […]

Georgia Urology Now Accepting Ambetter Insurance

Starting January 1, 2021, Georgia Urology is proud to accept Ambetter insurance for adult patients. We are committed to providing quality healthcare while working with leading insurance companies to offer cost-effective and affordable care. At Georgia Urology, we accept most insurance plans. For any questions, please call our business office at 678-284-4680 to speak with […]