Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Facts About Testicular Cancer

By Barry M. Zisholtz, M.D. Testicular cancer is a relatively uncommon disease, but, for some unknown reason, the incidence has been increasing over the last 50 years. There are approximately six new cases per 100,000 men in this country, which correlates with approximately 9,910 new cases per year. To help raise your awareness of your […]

Getting Real about Erectile Dysfunction

By Dr. Michael Kemper I was recently invited to co-host a radio segment for “The Weekly Check-Up” on 95.5 FM WSB. We discussed several topics, but I was most struck by the questions and feedback I received from listeners regarding erectile dysfunction or ED.  I believe the candid conversation I had with the host, Dr. […]

Dr. Michael Kemper Recently Appeared on “The Weekly Check-Up” on WSB Radio to Discuss Men’s Health and his March 16 Webinar on Erectile Dysfunction

On Sunday, March 12, 2023, Georgia Urology’s Dr. Michael Kemper appeared as the featured guest on “The Weekly Check-Up,” Atlanta’s number one healthcare radio show, on 95.5 FM WSB. The main focus of the show was men’s health, namely what Dr. Kemper refers to as “lifestyle urology.” This refers to urology issues which can impact […]

Georgia Urology Pairs its Excellence with Latest Urethral Reconstruction Procedure

Georgia Urology’s board-certified urologists and their high level of expertise make the practice a center of excellence in a variety of urologic treatments and procedures. Among them is urethral reconstruction, a surgery that repairs blockages in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. Georgia Urology is known for […]

Georgia Urology Surgeon Experiences Two Generations of Urinary Reflux Success

When you’re a veteran pediatric urologist like Dr. Andrew Kirsch, Medical Director of Georgia Urology and Chief of Pediatric Urology at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, you’ve seen the treatment of urologic conditions change through the years. As for the management of vesicoureteral reflux, also known as urinary reflux, Dr. Kirsch has been at the forefront, […]

Kidney Stone Success: When Time is of the Essence

Dr. Barry Zisholtz of Georgia Urology knew the patient was sick the moment he looked at her. 75-year-old Linda Stowe was in a great deal of pain. The culprit: a kidney stone. However, the situation would prove more serious than Dr. Zisholtz initially thought, and he would eventually find himself advocating for Stowe, which likely […]

A Vasectomy Surgeon Speaks: All You Need to Know

By Bryce Wyatt, M.D. So, you’re ready to shut down the pipes? A vasectomy is a safe, permanent, cost-effective option for men who do not wish to have further children. Vasectomy interest has skyrocketed around the country and Georgia Urology is ready to meet the increased demand. Georgia Urology is a leader in this field […]

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 […]

What Should You Do About Phimosis?

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is Phimosis? Let’s define what foreskin is before talking about phimosis. The foreskin, or prepuce, is the extra protective penile skin extending about half an inch beyond the tip of the head of the penis, or glans, protecting that part of the penis. Phimosis is the penile skin that cannot […]