Twenty-one physicians from Georgia Urology, including several who practice in northeast Georgia, rank among Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, according to Atlanta magazine.
All are recognized in the magazine's July issue. More than 40 percent of the physicians in the publication’s urology category and all of the physicians in the pediatric urology category come from this one practice.
Atlanta magazine uses a database of top doctors compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research company based in New York, to assist in its annual effort. This year, the publication honors 860 physicians. Doctors are nominated for consideration through both a nationwide survey and a peer nomination process open to licensed physicians in Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, and Rockdale counties.
The list includes:
Dr. Roosevelt Allen Jr. practices out of Georgia Urology’s Lawrenceville, Monroe, and Snellville offices. He graduated from Clark Atlanta University with honors. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, where he was selected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical school honor society. Dr. Allen performed his general surgery internship and residency at the University of Tennessee at Memphis. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr. David W. Banks practices out of Georgia Urology’s Cumming and Roswell offices. Dr. Banks is fully trained in the most up-to-date urologic treatments such as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy for treatment of kidney stones. He earned both his undergraduate degree and Doctor of Medicine from Emory University. His post-graduate medical education included two years of training in general surgery followed by four years of specialty training in urologic surgery. Dr. Banks is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Mark A. Haber practices out of Georgia Urology’s Cumming and Sandy Springs offices. His areas of expertise include female urology, endourology, urologic oncology, and robotic surgery. He received his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine there, along with a residency in general surgery. He also completed a residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association.
Dr. Joel A. Rosenfeld practices out of Georgia Urology’s Jasper and Canton locations. Dr. Rosenfeld’s areas of urologic expertise are robotic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and urinary tract reconstruction procedures. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia. He then completed both an internship and his residency at the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences. He also completed postgraduate work in laser surgery, robotic surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Rosenfeld is a member of the Southeast Section of the American Urological Association.
Dr. Brent Sharpe practices out of the Braselton and Gainesville locations. Dr. Sharpe received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his Medical Degree from East Carolina University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Urology at Emory University in 2005 after a surgical internship at Texas Tech Health Science Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Sharpe treats all urological conditions but has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery for a wide range of urological conditions such as prostate enlargement (BPH), urological cancers, erectile dysfunction, and vaginal prolapse. Additionally, he has special expertise in prosthetic urology. Dr. Sharpe has vast robotic surgery experience and performs robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic pelvic prolapse surgery, and outpatient robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer.