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We found 11 urologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Lawrenceville, GA.

Dr. Kapil N Pareek, MD
Specializes in Urology
1404 River Place
Braselton, GA
 

Dr. Kapil Pareek's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pareek takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).

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Dr. Bruce Harrison Broecker, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 345
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Bruce Broecker specializes in pediatric urology and practices in Atlanta, GA, Sandy Springs, GA, and Lawrenceville, GA. In addition to English, Dr. Broecker speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. After completing medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Broecker honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Urology
1557 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Vishal Bhalani's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Bhalani is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Urology
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Edward Stark's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stark is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Urology
1557 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Jitesh Patel is a Snellville, GA physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Patel 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. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Urology
1700 Tree Lane Road; Suite 420
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. A. Sherlag's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Sherlag average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sherlag is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Urology
631 Professional Drive; Suite 490
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Jin Soon Yeoh works as an urologist in Lawrenceville, GA. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Yeoh accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Roosevelt Allen, MD
Specializes in Urology
500 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA
 

Dr. Roosevelt Allen's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Allen is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Allen has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Urology
1557 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Derek Prabharasuth is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Prabharasuth studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Urology
1557 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Mukesh Patel practices urology (urinary tract disease). He studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Tariq S Hakky, MD
Specializes in Urology
1557 Janmar Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Tariq Hakky specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Hakky takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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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.