Entries by Lizzi Skipper

Volunteering at the TOUR Championship

For veteran volunteer Bob Weyand, his home base at this lauded golf tournament is the Volunteer Headquarters, sponsored by Georgia Urology in partnership with Boston Scientific. As he helps the event machine function on the golf course, the most fulfilling aspects go way beyond the green. When the top 30 professional golfers converge upon East […]

Incontinence After Prostatectomy? Stop the Drip.

By. Dr Kristi Hebert Stress urinary incontinence after prostatectomy or pelvic radiation therapy is a common and often frustrating side effect of treatment for thousands of men. Symptoms include loss of urine control with increased abdominal effort, such as coughing, sneezing, heavy lifting, and exercise. Stress incontinence can improve with dedicated pelvic floor physical therapy […]

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, […]