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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 […]

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. Hal 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. […]

Georgia Urology’s 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) […]

Georgia Urology Welcomes Dr. Joseph Song

By Dr. Joseph Song, M.D. It’s homecoming season in Gwinnett. From the smoke of cookouts to the crowds at the home game, this is my favorite time of year in Georgia. And, after 14 years away, it’s the perfect time to return. I grew up in Duluth in the ’90s, where I spent my childhood […]

So, You Have Some Blood in your Urine? Possible Causes, What Happens Next, and Treatment Options

By Dr. Bryce Wyatt, M.D. Seeing blood in your urine can be an extremely dramatic and frightening experience that, unfortunately, many people will experience in their lifetime. Blood in the urine, or “hematuria”, is one of the most common reasons someone will seek the care of a urologist.  While it can be scary and seem […]

Dr. Charles Kaplan Participates in International Training Event

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Charles Kaplan participated in an international training event in Miami that focused on reservoir placement techniques and post-operative implant patient care. Dr. Paul Perito and his team at Perito Urology hosted many brilliant urologists from across the globe for the training event.  Urologists in attendance included Dr. David Denis from Santiago, Chile, […]

Dr. Gonzalez Draws Upon His Family’s Own Prostate Cancer Experience to Help Others

Dr. Froylan Gonzalez has a passion for treating cancers of the urinary tract. Although it makes up approximately 85 percent of his practice, the specialty wasn’t his first choice. Why the switch? It’s personal. Gonzalez walked into Ohio State University College of Medicine with a game plan. The former college football player with a love […]

Should I Get Screened for Prostate Cancer? A Look at the Evidence

By Dr. Wesley Ludwig, M.D. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is an enzyme secreted by the prostate gland. PSA produced in small amounts in the blood of men with healthy prostates is normal, but PSA is elevated in the presence of prostate cancer. PSA screening for prostate cancer was done routinely for years but has become a heavily […]

How to Help Children with Urinary Incontinence at School

By Dr. Wolfgang Cerwinka, M.D. More than 90% of children will be toilet trained at the age of 5 years. At that age, the most common type of incontinence is bed wetting or enuresis. Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine and may be caused by a variety of reasons. Bed wetting may be […]