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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 […]

Enlarged Prostate Patient Experiences Life-Changing Rezum Procedure with Georgia Urology

Imagine the need to urinate two to three times within a half hour. Getting up five times a night to go to the bathroom. Sudden impulses to urinate with only 10 seconds to spare, a weak flow, and incomplete emptying of the bladder. That was a day in the life for Ray, a 60-year-old, Atlanta-based […]

My OB Says My Baby Has “Swollen Kidneys”: What is Prenatal Hydronephrosis?

Written by Dr. Shuvro De, M.D. The 20-week anatomy ultrasound for pregnant moms is one full of anticipation and anxiety, as it sets the stage for the rest of the pregnancy.  Prenatal Hydronephrosis is the most common anatomic abnormality found in pregnancy during one of those ultrasounds. It’s found in one percent of all male […]

The Next Generation of Robotic Urologic Surgery

By Dr. Kevin Yang, M.D. Some patients tell me when they first hear about “robotic surgery,” they envision a doctor in a control room far away from the operating theater, lounging away while the robot performs the critical parts of the procedure. I usually let out a sensible chuckle at this because luckily (at least […]

Georgia Urology Staff Spotlight: Shelly Cherry

Georgia Urology is full of incredible, hard-working, and dedicated employees. We’re excited to highlight these wonderful medical professionals who serve our patients every day through monthly Staff Spotlights! This month, we’re highlighting Georgia Urology’s MA and Surgical Coordinator, Shelly Cherry, who has been with us for seven years.  Why did you choose to work in […]

Dr. Scherz Appeared on “The Weekly Check-Up” on WSB radio

On Sunday, October 20th Georgia Urology’s Dr. Hal Scherz appeared as a guest on “The Weekly Check-Up” on News/Talk WSB Radio. Throughout the segment, Dr. Scherz and host Dr. Bruce Feinberg discussed a variety of topics related to healthcare. All of which included medicare for all, rising insurance premiums, and fluctuating costs. Listen to Dr. […]

Dr. Jeffrey Proctor hosts ICA Walk for an IC Cure in Cartersville

Acclaimed physician to speak at fundraiser to help cure interstitial cystitis Georgia Urology’s Dr. Jeffrey Proctor, an expert in the field of interstitial cystitis (IC), will be speaking at the ICA Walk for an IC Cure taking place Nov. 2 at Dellinger Park. This event serves as a fundraiser for the Interstitial Cystitis Association’s (ICA) […]