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What is a Nurse Practitioner

Recent medical reviews note a nationwide trend toward increased roles for nurse practitioners in health care delivery. In The Urology Group, we have embraced the value of nurse practitioners and they are an integral part of our group.

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Increased Volumes Equal Better Outcomes

A current review in the AUA Update Series, titled “Surgical Volumes and Patient Outcomes in Urologic Oncology” notes that “higher surgeon volume is associated with improved outcomes”. The AUA Update Series, authored by experts in the field, provides a detailed review of the current medical literature, including reports from academic and scientific journals, with large series of patients.

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Reston Hospital Center debuts new real time robotic imaging

Reston Hospital Center completed this month its first surgery using a new, near-infrared fluorescence imaging guided system on the da Vinci Si Surgical System.

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Inova Loudoun Hospital was ranked among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Washington metro area

Inova Loudoun Hospital was ranked among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Washington metro area

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U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Loudoun Hospital Among the Best in Urology

“We are pleased that the Urology program at Inova Loudoun Hospital has been recognized for the world-class care being offered to patients in Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC metro area.

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Dr. Starks' research recently accepted and presented at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine

"Dr. Starks' research recently accepted and presented at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine national meeting...Read more"

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Dr. Young's research on novel catheter valve published.

Dr. Young's research on novel catheter valve published. Dr. Young helped develop a new catheter valve that may decrease the risk of catheter-associated UTI.....Read more"

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Drs. Lailas, Schenk and Young visited Dr. Stifelman at NYU

Drs. Lailas, Schenk and Young visited Dr. Stifelman at NYU to learn about new robotic technique for tumors in the back of the kidney.

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Meet Our Robotic Surgery Team

Reston Hospital is home to one of the most advanced and comprehensive da Vinci robotic surgical programs in Northern Virginia.

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The Urology Group partners with On-Site Ultrasound offering ultrasound exams in our offices.

The Urology Group is proud to announce we have partnered with On-Site Ultrasound to offer ultrasound exams in our offices.

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Experience the da Vinci Robot live at our September 8th Prostate Education and Support Group Meeting

Experience the da Vinci Robot live at our September 8th Prostate Education and Support Group Meeting. Dr. Gregory S. Schenk will be the guest speaker.

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Reston Hosptial named a Top Performer

Reston Hospital Center has again been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, for attaining and sustaining excellent performance measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

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Dr. Jennifer Young will be giving a lecture on Urinary Problems in the Golden Age March 26, 2015

"Dr. Jennifer Young will be giving a lecture on Urinary Problems the Golden Age March 26, 2015 with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute..."

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Maria P. Canter, MD, MSc, FACOG, joins The Urology Group in April of 2015, after nine years of practice in Northern VA.

Maria P. Canter, MD, MSc, FACOG, joins The Urology Group in April of 2015, after nine years of practice in Northern VA. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Scholar of the College from Boston College. She then earned her medical degree with honors in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency from Georgetown University Medical Center and received the award for Endoscopic/Laparoscopic Surgery.

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Several Loudoun Medical Group (LMG) physicians were recognized as 2015 Top Doctors in the February issue of Northern Virginia Magazine.

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network’s National Walk for Bladder Cancer

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. JOIN US as we walk and make a difference! Saturday, May 2, 2015

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Dr. Jennifer Young as 1 of 100 women leading change in the County as well as society

Loudoun Time Mirror Loudoun Business Journal honors The Urology Group’s Dr. Jennifer Young as 1 of 100 women leading change in the County as well as society.

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Julie Spencer DNP FNP published The Living Family Tree

Julie Spencer DNP FNP published "The Living Family Tree: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Practice in a Family Nurse Practitioner Program"

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June Prostate Cancer Education and Support Meeting

Join us for our next Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group Meeting Tuesday June 11th Speaker Donald Trump, M.D. a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of genitourinary cancers of Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute Tuesday, June 9, 2015....

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Dr. Christopher Starks' interview as a Men's Health expert aired today on Channel 9 news.

Dr. Christopher Starks' interview as a Men's Health expert aired today on Channel 9 news.

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Experience the Da Vinci Robot - LIVE !!!

Experience the Da Vinci Robot - LIVE !!! Our Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group is hosting a live demo of the Da Vinci Robot with Gregory Schenk, M.D. at Reston Hospital, 1850 Town Center Dr. Reston, VA 20190 9/15/15 7:00pm-9:00om.

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Dr. Nicholas Lailas named Top Doctor in Urology

Dr. Nicholas Lailas named Top Doctor in Urology in the Washingtonian Magazine.

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Want to know more about your doctor? Our Doctors were featured in Your Health Magazine....

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Dr. Gregory Schenk and Dr. Nicholas Lailas are Featured Health Professionals in Your Health Magazine's October 2015 Issue

Dr. Gregory Schenk and Dr. Nicholas Lailas are Featured Health Professionals in Your Health Magazine's October 2015 Issue

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Kidney Cancer What You Need to Know article by Jennifer Young, MD.

Dr. Jennifer Young wrote an interesting article about kidney cancer.

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Join Us for our Prostate Cancer Education Meetings-Jennifer Young, M.D. will present Genomic Testing In Prostate Cancer.

Join us for our next Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group Event 10/19/15 7:00pm at Reston Hospital Center West Wing Conference Rm. Jennifer Young, M.D. will present Genomic Testing In Prostate Cancer. Email rgolman@lmgdoctors.com for info.

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Join Us for "A Salamander's Tale" with Dr. Paul Steinberg

Join us Dec. 14th. 7:00pm-9:00pm at Reston Hospital Center for "A Salamander's Tale". Dr. Paul Steinberg, one of the longest known survivors of metastatic prostate cancer, will be our guest speaker.

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Join us February 8th at 7:00pm for Integrative Nutrition: Lose The Pyramid

Join us February 8th at 7:00pm for Integrative Nutrition: Lose The Pyramid with Eric Cohen, RN,MS,OCN Amgen Oncology

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What is the role of a Medical Oncologist in Prostate Cancer?

Dr. Ajay Dar of Virginia Cancer Specialists and recipient of the Patient's Choice Award will be our guest speaker at the next Prostate Cancer Education and Support meeting 3/14/16.

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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Clinical Trial Options

Prostate cancer treatments continue to evolve, especially in the advanced setting. At our next PCESG meeting 4/11/16, Dr. Fatima Karzai will discuss advances in therapies for men with advanced disease, immunotherapy, combination studies, and other clinical trial options.

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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network’s National Walk for Bladder Cancer

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. JOIN US as we walk and make a difference! Join The Urology Group team for AMP UP! The annual walk for Bladder Cancer. Saturday, May 7, 2016 Lincoln Memorial (Reflection Pool Area)

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Maria P. Canter, MD, FPMRS, FACOG, MSc opens her own practice the Urogynecology Center of Northern Virginia

Maria P. Canter, MD, FPMRS, FACOG, MSc opens her own practice the Urogynecology Center of Northern Virginia with Loudoun Medical Group on May 1, 2016.

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Dr. Jennifer Young is featured in the Women 100 List in the Loudoun Business Journal’s Spring 2016 issue.

Dr. Jennifer Young is featured in the Women 100 List in the Loudoun Business Journal’s Spring 2016 issue.

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Reston Hospital Center's Institute for Robotic Surgery is hosting Reston's Robot Night and we want you to join us! It's a chance to meet and mingle with the skilled surgeons trained on various surgical robots. You can check out the latest in surgical technology in person and learn about the amazing patient benefits.

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The Pathology of Prostate Cancer

Jerome O'Connell is the President of Potomac Pathology, PLLC and Medical Director of Pathology at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center will share his expertise and knowledge in prostate cancer pathology at our next PCESG Meeting on 5/9/16.

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Conversations about Prostate Cancer, with Gregory Schenk, M.D. 6/13/16

This month we are providing you the opportunity to share your story and hear the stories of others.

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Governor Terrace McAuliffe reappoints The Urology Group’s Dr. Kevin O’Connor to the Virginia Board of Medicine.

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Do You Know the Telltale Signs of Low Testosterone?

Do You Know the Telltale Signs of Low Testosterone? Read Sharecare Men's Health article featuring Dr. Christopher Starks.

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Dr. Gregory Schenk presents The Role of Hormone Therapy in Prostate Cancer

Dr. Gregory Schenk presents The Role of Hormone Therapy in Prostate Cancer at the next Prostate Cancer Education and Support Meeting on Monday, October 10, 2016.

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Us Too Life with Cancer Physician Panel featuring Dr. Jennifer Young

Us Too Life with Cancer Physician Panel Presentation Tuesday, November 8th at 6:00pm featuring Dr. Jennifer Young

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Dr. Christopher Starks was recently named Chairman of Surgery at Stone Springs Hospital in Dulles Virginia

Dr. Christopher Starks was recently named Chairman of Surgery at Stone Springs Hospital in Dulles Virginia

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ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER presented by Daniel Chong, M.D.,

Daniel Chong, M.D., Medical Oncologist and Hematologist shares his expertise in ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER on 12/12/2016.

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On January 9, 2017 you're invited to join us for "Sharing and Caring" with Medical Director, Gregory Schenk, M.D.

Join us 1/9/17 for "Sharing and Caring" with Medical Director, Gregory Schenk, M.D. Share stories and experiences with other prostate cancer patients and survivors.

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Dr. Nathan Roberts discusses Active Surveillance and Focal Therapy

Dr. Nathan Roberts discusses Active Surveillance and Focal Therapy at our next PCESG meeting 2/13/17

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You're Invited to Celebrate 5 years of Prostate Cancer Education and Support with us 3/13/17

Join us for fun, festivities, and a special menu in your honor! Don't miss out - RSVP now.

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Dr. Christopher Starks’ article recently accepted for publication in “Urology Practice”

Dr. Christopher Starks’ article on pain and surgery has been accepted for publication in “Urology Practice” in conjunction with The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

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Join us for Robot Night: A Cocktail Party That's Good for Your Health 6/22 at 6:30p.m.

Join us for Robot Night: A Cocktail Party That's Good for Your Health 6/22 from 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. at Reston Hospital Center

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