News & Events

Georgia Urology physicians to treat more than 1,500 patients with the UroLift System for enlarged prostate

Georgia Urology, the largest urology practice in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast, today announced that they will be surpassing the treatment of more than 1,500 patients with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. Most recently, Dr. Carl Capelouto reached his […]

Dr. Jeffrey Proctor Delivers Lecture on Interstitial Cystitis (IC) on Behalf of The Interstitial Cystitis Association

Georgia Urology’s own Dr. Jeffrey Proctor presents an overview of interstitial cystitis (IC), including symptoms, treatments, at the Interstitial Cystitis Association’s (ICA) patient forum titled “IC from A to Z”, held in Atlanta, GA, on August 23, 2009. The ICA is a non-profit health association that is committed to enhancing the quality of healthcare and lives of people […]

Dr. John Stites Appeared on The Weekly Check-Up

On Sunday, March 17th, Georgia Urology physician Dr. John Stites appeared on The Weekly Check-Up on News/Talk WSB Radio for a kidney awareness month special. During this segment, Dr. Stites provided insight into his background, as well as the pediatric surgical correction and outcome research he performed during his medical training. Dr. Stites answered questions […]

Common Pediatric Urology Sports Injuries

By Dr. Edwin A. Smith, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S. Sports are a great way for kids to work on their physical health while also learning important lessons about community, commitment, and responsibility. However, sometimes injuries related to these sports are unavoidable. Issues like concussions and orthopedic injuries are commonly discussed, but did you know there are […]

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

By Dr. Jerry Yuan, M.D. Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is the procedure of choice when dealing with large bulky renal stones, especially those of dense consistency. Standard treatments for routine kidney stones, such as shock wave lithotripsy or endoscopic removal via mini-endoscope through the ureter, are effective in dealing with most stones. However, when confronted with large […]

Georgia Urology Adopts Groundbreaking Enlarged Prostate Surgery

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Brent Sharpe counts himself fortunate to not only witness revolutionary breakthroughs in his field, but to be a purveyor himself. When treating patients for benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), otherwise known as prostate enlargement, Dr. Sharpe can now offer the option of the groundbreaking enlarged prostate surgery Aquablation TURP, a game-changing urological procedure. […]

Georgia Urology Hosts Free Men’s Health Seminars This Spring

Join the physicians of Georgia Urology as they host two free Men’s Health seminars this March. Dr. Lawrence Goldstone will be discussing the latest treatment options available for erectile dysfunction and bladder leakage and Dr. Edan Shapiro will be covering benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). We recommend that anyone who is seeking information on these conditions […]

Varicoceles in Children and Adolescents: When and How to Treat?

By Andrew J. Kirsch, MD, FAAP, FACS Physicians and parents alike are challenged by the management of varicoceles in children.  This blog is meant to frame the controversy and educate our patients and families on the current state of the art.  As will soon become obvious, shared decision-making is particularly important when considering the many […]

Georgia Urology Pediatric Physicians Wrote Article for the American Urological Association News

Georgia Urology’s Dr. Michael Garcia-Roig and Dr. Andrew Kirsch were invited to write an article about the national trends and variations in the management of vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) for the American Urological Association News (AUA). AUA, a premier urologic association that prioritizes the highest standard of urological clinical care through education and research, requested that Dr. Garcia-Roig and Dr. Kirsch […]