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 […]

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. 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 […]

Staff Spotlight: Jacquar Wynn

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 Front Desk Coordinator, Jacquar Wynn, who has been with us for nine months. What’s the most rewarding part of your job? […]

Staff Spotlight: Kendall Bradley

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 Surgery Scheduler Kendall Bradley, who has been with us for more than 18 years. 1.   Do you have any advice for […]

Staff Spotlight: Surmouri V. Sullivant

Georgia Urology is full of incredible, hard-working, and dedicated staff members and physicians. That’s why we’re taking the time to highlight the men and women who provide our patients with such positive experiences. We’re highlighting Certified Medical Assistant and Surgery Coordinator, Surmouri V. Sullivant, who has been with Georgia Urology for 20 years. Why did […]

Staff Spotlight: Ericka Johnson

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 Medical Assistant and Clinical Lead, Ericka Johnson, who has been with us for more than eight years. Why did you choose […]

Infertility in Males — It’s Not Just the Woman

By Dr. Lawrence Goldstone, M.D., F.A.C.S. Infertility is defined as a couples inability to conceive after one year of appropriately timed and unprotected intercourse. It can affect 15% of couples. Typically thought to be a woman’s problem, infertility in males is actually the primary factor in 20-30% of cases, and is a contributor as a combined […]