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GHS Urology is a medical and surgical specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of men and women as well as the reproductive systems of men. Surgeons at Greenville Health System are using new techniques and exploring the latest avenues for treating urologic problems and diseases of the urologic system, from prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction, to kidney stones.
The focus of the Men’s Health Center is secondary health issues that are the result of chronic diseases like cancer or cardiovascular disease, and sometimes even from the treatments required to fight the disease.
It’s November! Let Those Beards Grow Wild and Free!
The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by growing out your beards, which many cancer patients lose. Let your beard help you start an important conversation about cancer awareness. Don’t forget to donate your November razor, grooming and barber shop money to support cancer prevention, education and those fighting the battle.
Welcome Dr. Wynia
Dr. Wynia completed his medical training at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, followed by a residency at New York University in New York, NY. Dr. Wynia is now seeing patients at Regional Urology.
He specializes in male infertility, hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, peyronie’s disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and nephrolithiasis.
Erectile Dysfunction. What is it?
Blog Post by Dr. William Flanagan.
ED is the inability to have an erection sufficient for sex. ED is very common. In fact, up to 50% of men in developing countries will develop ED in their lifetime, which means up to 30 million American men have ED.
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Over 50? Time for Your Annual Prostate Exam.
Dr. Larry Bowman, physician in Oconee County, discusses the importance of men having annual prostate screenings after age 50. After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, he had robotic surgery, performed by Dr. Patrick Springhart, a urologist at Greenville Hospital System’s Regional Urology.