Academic Urologists At Erlanger Opens Third Location On Spring Creek Road

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Erlanger Health System announced the opening of the third location of Academic Urologists at Erlanger on Spring Creek Road



Anand Shridharani, Colin Goudelock, Amar Singh and Argil Wheelock are now accepting patients at 961 Spring Creek Road Suite 202 to better serve patients in East RidgeTenn. and North Georgia with urological conditions. 


Academic Urologists provides the region's most comprehensive medical and surgical treatments for complex urological conditions. As a regional leader, Academic Urologists provides cutting edge treatments for all ages including pediatric urology, complex pelvic floor dysfunction, male infertility, andrology, and sexual dysfunction, as well as the most advanced minimally invasive treatments for urological cancers including kidney-sparing cancer surgery and urinary bladder surgery.


Dr. Shridharani received a medical degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed a preliminary internship in urology and general surgery at the University of Louisville and a urology residency program at the Medical College of Wisconsin inMilwaukee. He also received advanced fellowship training in Andrology and Erectile Dysfunction from the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Dr. Shridharani specializes in diagnosing and offering state-of-the-art treatments for disorders of male reproduction, male hypogonadism, erectile dysfunction, and Peyronie's disease.


Dr. Goudelocke is board-certified and fellowship trained in urology and earned his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, and completed both his internship and residency from Louisiana State UniversityHealth Sciences Center in Shreveport. He continued his training, completing his fellowship in female urology from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.


Dr. Singh received his medical degree from the SUNY Health Science Center in SyracuseNew York, after graduating cum laude from Cornell University in IthacaN.Y. with a B.S. in chemical engineering. He completed his internship and residency training atUniversity Hospital in SyracuseN.Y., and his fellowship training at the National Cancer Institute in BethesdaMd. Dr. Singh specializes in minimally invasive (laparoscopic) renal surgeries as well as robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy and cystoprostatectomy, with urinary diversion.


Dr. Wheelock earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine after receiving a B.S. degree fromEast Tennessee State University. He served as captain and medical officer in the U.S. Army and completed general surgery and urology residencies at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.


For more information on the Erlanger East, Erlanger Medical Mall and now Spring Creek Road practices, please call 778-6941.

World AIDS Day Events Held Dec. 1 And 6

The Southeast TN Council for HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention, in partnership with the city of Chattanooga and The Hunter Museum of American Art, will host World AIDS Day 2015 events on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and Sunday, Dec. 6. These events will highlight the arc of the pandemic, how the southern United States is the epicenter of the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, the ... (click for more)

Free Metabolic Seminars Hosted By CHI Memorial Metabolic And Bariatric Care

Jack F. Rutledge, M.D. and CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care will host two free seminars in December on surgical weight loss options. The first seminar will be held at CHI Memorial Hospital in the community room Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. The second seminar will be at the North River Civic Center in Hixson on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. "Obesity can be devastating to ... (click for more)

Darrel Jones, 43, Shot And Killed On Central Avenue

Darrel Jones, 43, was shot and killed on Central Avenue on Thursday afternoon. Chattanooga Police responded to the 3600 block of Central Avenue around 3 p.m. on a report of a shooting. They located a single victim, who  succumbed to his injuries on scene. Witnesses to the incident declined to cooperate with the investigation.  Investigators continue ... (click for more)

Family Escapes Early Morning House Fire

A home was damaged by fire early Thursday morning.  The Chattanooga Fire Department received a fire call at  3:48  a.m.  and responded to 1825 Dixon Street with four fire companies. The family inside the home was awakened by a passerby knocking at the door. All of them quickly made their way outside the home to safety.  Once firefighters ... (click for more)

An Extra Helping Of Gratitude

After being thankful for the grace of God, my family and good health, this year I have an extra helping of gratitude to live in a special place called Chattanooga.   We endured the trauma of terrorism on July 16 and emerged more united and stronger than ever before.  We claim our heritage and celebrate our diversity like no other city in America.  We honor our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Cometh ‘The Black Dog’

I am one of 350 million people in the world who suffers from clinical depression. The doctors trace it back to my first decade of the 21 st century when constant surgeries and infections knocked me loopy but the more I have found, I believe I am more like Sir Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and pro football star Terry Bradshaw – I think I have had it all my life. Today it ... (click for more)