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We found 19 urologists who accept Humana Open Access near Austell, GA.

Dr. Warren Todd Oberle, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 201
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Warren Oberle sees patients in Austell, GA, Marietta, GA, and Smyrna, GA. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Oberle studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Oberle completed a residency program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Oberle is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His professional affiliations include North Fulton Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Deena Heath Evans-Theiss, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Deena Theiss, who practices in Marietta, GA, Austell, GA, and Douglasville, GA, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Theiss graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Theiss is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Beau Nixon Dusseault, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Beau Dusseault is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Dusseault is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Charles R Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 201
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Charles Kaplan sees patients in Marietta, GA, Douglasville, GA, and Austell, GA. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaplan honors. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Georgetown University Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Kaplan attended Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Kaplan speaks Spanish. Dr. Kaplan is professionally affiliated with WellStar Cobb Hospital, WellStar Douglas Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Murphy F Townsend III, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Murphy Townsend's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Townsend attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient ratings for Dr. Townsend average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Townsend has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. He is conversant in French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Associates in Urology.

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Dr. Gaspar Mngwadu Msangi, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Gaspar Msangi works as an urologist. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Msangi is a graduate of Mayo Medical School. He trained at Beaumont Hospitals for his residency. His professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Thomas H Chun, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Chun practices urology (urinary tract disease). He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Chun attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Chun is conversant in Korean. Dr. Chun is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. George G Mygatt, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. George Mygatt is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Douglasville, GA, Austell, GA, and Marietta, GA. He is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Mygatt obtained his medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Mygatt is 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mygatt accepts.

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Dr. Thomas Edward Emerson, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Emerson is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Emerson graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His training includes residency programs at Ochsner Medical Center and Medical Center of Central Georgia. He has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors. Dr. Emerson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and Associates in Urology.

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Dr. Ronald Ronald Roper, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Ronald Roper's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He speaks German. He is professionally affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Roper is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and a graduate of Memorial University Medical Center's residency program. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Justin Michael Watson, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Justin Watson practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Marietta, GA, Douglasville, GA, and Hiram, GA. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Watson attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Watson's professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Nikolas P Symbas, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Nikolas Symbas' area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Symbas accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. David M Schmidt, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. David Schmidt works as an urologist in Marietta, GA, Austell, GA, and Hiram, GA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schmidt honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Schmidt's professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Bradley Scott McCowan, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Bradley McCowan's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. McCowan's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. McCowan attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Kristin Michelle Broderick, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Kristin Boren, who practices in Marietta, GA, Austell, GA, and Douglasville, GA, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Boren accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Boren attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Anish Kaushik Shah, MD
Specializes in Urology
1700 Hospital South Drive; Suite 404
Austell, GA
 

Dr. Anish Shah specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Marietta, GA, Austell, GA, and Douglasville, GA. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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What is Urology?

The specialty of urology focuses on the structures of the body that produce urine and remove it from the body, such as the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Since related structures in men are responsible for both reproduction and the transportation of urine, urologists specialize in men’s sexual health in addition to disorders of the urinary tract. Urologists treat both men and women, as well as patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly.

Certain urologic conditions are specific to male or female patients. Women are especially prone to stress incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis (a condition causing pain in the bladder), and urethral diverticuli (a structural issue where a small pouch develops from the urethra into the vagina). Some of these conditions may be adequately treated by a gynecologist, but patients may prefer to see a urologist because of their expertise in the urinary tract system. As for men, male infertility and sexual problems can be treated by a urologist. For example, urologists treat erectile dysfunction with medications or prosthetics. They may also perform surgeries such as vasectomies or vasectomy reversals.

Some other conditions that urologists treat include:

  • Kidney stones, which are mineral deposits that can form anywhere in the urinary tract. The stones can be quite painful, and some large stones may be impossible to expel naturally. Fortunately, kidney stone treatments have advanced quite a bit in recent years, and a urologist may recommend a procedure such as shockwave lithotripsy (where sound waves are used to break down the stones), or percutaneous extraction (where telescopic tools are inserted through tiny incisions in the back to remove the stones). There can be some pain associated with these treatments, but they are far less invasive than the older methods of removal.
  • Urinary tract infections, which are extremely common. However, if they happen over and over again, there may be an underlying problem within the urinary tract.
  • Congenital abnormalities, which refers to problems that are present at birth. Congenital abnormalities affect the genitourinary tract more often than any other system of the body, and they range from mild to severe in appearance and effect. The most common abnormality (in male infants) is cryptorchidism, where a testicle does not descend from the body down into the scrotum. Another common problem is hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra appears on the underside of the penis.
  • Renal disease, which is the loss of kidney function. For patients with renal disease, their urologist may be their primary surgeon or a coordinating member of their care team.
  • Tumors and malignancies, which are especially common in the case of prostate cancer. Urologists are most often consultants to oncologists in these cases.

The American Urological Association recognizes seven subspecialties of urology:

  • Pediatric Urology, the treatment of genitourinary tract disorders in children and infants
  • Urologic Oncology, the treatment of cancers within the genitourinary tract
  • Renal Transplantation, the treatment of severe kidney disease by replacing a non-functioning kidney with a donor kidney
  • Male Infertility, the treatment of infertility due to problems with sperm, semen, or male sexuality
  • Calculi, the treatment of kidney stones
  • Female Urology, the care of women’s urinary health
  • Neurourology, the treatment of urinary disorders caused by problems with the nervous system. For example, certain voiding disorders happen when the bladder does not receive signals appropriately, and erectile dysfunction is sometimes due to nerve loss.

Urinary and sexual problems can be especially distressing for many people. Fortunately, urologists are experts at managing these health conditions.