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North Oaks Physician Group Opens Northshore Urological Associates in Hammond and Livingston

8/21/2012


North Oaks Physician Group announces the opening of Northshore Urological Associates in Hammond and Livingston on Monday, August 27. 

Urologists Stephen M. Graham, MD, and Brad M. Lake, MD, will staff the clinics and are accepting new patients of all ages. To schedule an appointment with Drs. Graham or Lake or get more information on accepted insurance plans, call Northshore Urological Associates at (985) 230-7860 in Hammond or (225) 686-4960 in Livingston.

Both Drs. Graham and Lake specialize in the treatment of disorders of the male and female urinary tract, including blood in the urine, recurrent urinary tract infections, overactive bladder, kidney stones and trouble with urination. They also specialize in care of the male reproductive system, including vasectomy and infertility. They diagnose and treat several cancers of the urinary tract including the prostate, kidney, and bladder and are trained to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures using the da Vinci® robotic surgery system at North Oaks Medical Center. 

Dr. Lake earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He went on to complete an internship in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and a residency in urology through Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Dr. Lake also earned a bachelor’s degree in microbiology with a minor in chemistry from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

“I am passionate about patient care,” Dr. Lake emphasizes. “I strive to develop trusting relationships with patients and their families. I encourage patients to do research and ask questions. My goal is for patients to understand their medical condition and make fully-informed treatment decisions.”

Dr. Graham earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and completed his internship in general surgery and residency in urology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.  In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Graham also earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

“I pride myself on effective communication,” expresses Dr. Graham. “I enjoy interacting with patients. We learn from each other. Patient care is a two-way street.”

The Hammond practice of Northshore Urological Associates will be located in Suite 201 on the second floor of the North Oaks Clinic Building at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive on the North Oaks Medical Center campus. The Livingston practice will be located within North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex at 17199 Spring Ranch Road just off I-12 Exit 19 Colyell/Satsuma (less than 10 miles east of Denham Springs).

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