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 […]

Testicular Cancer: A Patient’s Journey

In late 2019, Charles Farmer, a 29-year-old project manager, began experiencing progressive pain in his groin area, hoping it would subside. The pain continued over the course of several months, and he eventually decided to visit a doctor. Unfortunately, Farmer heard the dreaded word no patient wants to hear: Cancer. After being diagnosed with testicular […]

21 Georgia Urology Physicians Recognized as Top Doctors by Castle Connolly

Georgia Urology physicians continue to receive accolades in the month of June. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., an established healthcare research company, recognizes 21 Georgia Urology physicians as Top Doctors. The May issue of The Atlantan magazine features a list of Atlanta’s Top Doctors, which includes 17 of the physicians from the Castle Connolly list. This […]

Lifestyle and Leakage: How to Limit Bladder Urgency and Incontinence

By Christopher Keith, M.D. Have you ever had the sensation of needing to rush to the bathroom? Ever not make it in time? Here are a few lifestyle changes that may help. Diet, Caffeine, and Alcohol First, it is important to note that drinking more fluids leads to more urine production. Water is typically good […]

Kidney Stones in Kids

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is a Kidney Stone? Kidney stones are hard as a rock and form in the kidney. While stones tend to be small in children, size doesn’t contribute to how bad the symptoms can be. Even a tiny stone as small as a pinhead can cause a lot of pain. Kidney […]

Swollen Scrotum in Children: Causes and Treatments

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. If your child’s scrotum is significantly swollen on one side or the size fluctuates, this can be the sign of a hydrocele or inguinal hernia. Pediatric groin hernias, also called inguinal hernia, happens for a different reason than in adults, not because they strained themselves. Causes Early in fetal development, while […]

Dr. Lewis Kriteman Performs 200th Aquablation, Helps Lead Charge of Groundbreaking Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Georgia Urology strives to remain at the forefront of the latest procedures, technology, and best practices. Having recently completed his 200th Aquablation procedure at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Dr. Lewis Kriteman is the perfect example of this in action. Aquablation therapy is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as enlarged prostate. This robotic […]