Questions to Ask Your Cardiologist

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women and most racial groups in the United States. One person dies from it every 37 seconds, and one in every four Americans will die from it. The sad yet hopeful part? It is largely preventable. It is imperative to be proactive about your cardiovascular health. … Continue reading Questions to Ask Your Cardiologist

Urology Team Brings State-of-the-Art Technology to Southwest Georgia

Dr. Emerson E. Harrison, Sterling Physician Group Urologist, has nearly 35 years of experience in urologic surgery. After practicing in the Atlanta area, Harrison was looking to make a change to improve his work-life balance. When Harrison learned of the rural, teaching hospital in Moultrie, Georgia, he decided to move south to Colquitt Regional. A North Carolina native, Harrison received his medical degree from the … Continue reading Urology Team Brings State-of-the-Art Technology to Southwest Georgia

Improve Your Kidney Health

Your kidney health is just as important as your heart. The kidneys’ function is to filter waste and excess water out of your blood, as well as regulate your blood pressure and vitamin D metabolism for your bone health. When someone develops kidney disease, the waste in their body will fill up due to the lack of filtration. This will lead to unsightly and painful … Continue reading Improve Your Kidney Health

Mohs Surgery: Getting to the Root of Skin Cancer

Treating skin cancer, much like real estate, is all about location. For high-risk skin cancers or cancers on cosmetically sensitive areas like the nose, ears, face, hands, and shins, Mohs micrographic surgery is a tissue-sparing procedure that offers the highest possible cure rates. Mohs surgery is done in our office under local anesthesia in a single day, which means that patients are not put to … Continue reading Mohs Surgery: Getting to the Root of Skin Cancer