Rajesh Laungani, M.D., director of robotic urology, and Nikhil Shah, D.O., chief of minimal access and robotic surgery, have opened a new practice, Piedmont Physicians Urology Specialists, at Piedmont West Medical Office Park. The practice is part of Piedmont Physicians Group.
Dr. Laungani specializes in laparoscopic and robotic oncology, robotic prostatectomy, robotic cystectomy, prostate cancer, urolithiasis and sepsis. He is a member of the American Board of Urology, American Urological Association and is a reviewer for the Journal of Endourology. He is board certified in urology, received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, and completed his internship in general surgery and residency in urology at the Henry Ford Hospital.
Dr. Shah is board-certified in urology. He received his doctor of osteopathic medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine earned a master’s in health management and policy from the University of Michigan. Dr. Shah completed his internship at Michigan State University and his residency in general surgery through the Henry Ford Health System. He is a member of numerous academic societies and professional organizations including the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association, Medical Association of Georgia and the American College of Surgeons.
The two physicians share the goals of focusing on preventive medicine, patient education and community outreach. They also stress personalized patient communication and providing highly individualized, minimally invasive care.
Doctors Laungani and Shah provide treatment for BPH (enlarged prostate), urinary symptoms, hematuria (blood in the urine), kidney stones, incontinence, urinary tract infection and obstruction, as well as kidney, bladder, prostate and testicular cancers.