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Veteran Bob Weyand at the golf TOUR Championship

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…
Male holding bladder near urinals.

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,…
Male with peyronies disease seeing a urologist, discussing treatment options.

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…
Carrie Collin Becomes Urologic Nurse Practitioner

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…
Illustration of a large kidney stone trapped inside the kidney.

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…
Urologist discussing cryo-surgical ablation with positive senior patient.

Cryo-Surgical Ablation Often Freezes Prostate Cancer in Its Tracks with Positive Results

By Dr. Barry Zisholtz, M.D., F.A.C.S. Prostate cancer, just like any cancer, is a dreaded diagnosis associated with fear, unpredictability, and uncertainty. Most men with prostate cancer are given the choice of removing the prostate, which is done…
An upset couple glaring at a negative pregnancy test due to infertility issues.

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…
Dr. Carl Capelouto on Atlanta Plugged In on CBS46

Dr. Capelouto Discusses Prostate Cancer Treatment on “Atlanta Plugged In” on CBS46

In December 2020, Georgia Urology’s Dr. Carl Capelouto appeared on CBS46’s “Atlanta Plugged In” to discuss prostate cancer treatment, including SpaceOAR™. SpaceOAR™ is an absorbable hydrogel that temporarily creates a space between the…
smart medical health care concept, surgery robotic machine use allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible

Engineer Marvels at Robotic Surgery Treatment Solution for His Prostate Cancer

70-year-old Carl Bedingfield approached his prostate cancer diagnosis in a fashion befitting an engineer.  Bedingfield, who works for a large telecommunications company, spends a great deal of time-solving problems through innovation, with more than…