Our physicians are very involved in the community and enjoy helping patients improve their quality of life. You may have seen Dr. Joshua A. Perkel at a community health fair or a urological awareness event. Today, we’d like to share a bit more about him. Dr. Perkel joined Urology Specialists of Georgia in 2005. His areas of expertise include:
- Kidney stones
- Prostate cancer
- Urinary incontinence
- Erectile dysfunction
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Mesh related problems
He has performed more than 400 robotic procedures, specializing in the minimally invasive daVinci robotic surgery. Along with Dr. Frank M. Casey, Dr. Perkel performed the first da Vinci Robotic Laparoscopic Prostatectomy in the region in 2007. He is a featured speaker at several community health events and actively promotes awareness about prostate cancer screenings.
Dr. Perkel is a member of the American Urological Association and the Bibb County Medical Society. He is also vice chairman of surgery Navicent Health. He served as assistant clinical professor for the department of obstetrics & gynecology at Mercer University’s School of Medicine from 2005-2013. He has also served as chief of the division of urology in the School of Medicine’s department of surgery.
Dr. Perkel graduated from Brown University in 1996 with a degree in neuroscience. In 2000, he graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina. His residencies include:
- Medical College of Virginia, General Surgery Internship
- Medical College of Virginia, Urology Residency
- Medical College of Virginia, Chief Resident in Urology
When he isn’t working with Urology Specialists of Georgia, Dr. Perkel enjoys traveling, yoga, outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife and three children.
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