Houston Metro Urology

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dr. Francisco Gelpi-Hammerschmidt Educates Men at TX UsTOO Prostate Cancer Seminar

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Francisco Gelpi-Hammerschmidt, M.D.
It was a great turn out at the monthly Tx UsTOO April  meeting. Houston Metro Urology physician, Dr. Francisco Gelpi-Hammerschmidt, was delighted to educate men on the different treatment options of prostate cancer.

"The more men know about the different treatment options available, the better decisions they can make when choosing the correct option that best fits their individual needs."


Monday, April 3, 2017

Dr. Richard Goldfarb receives John W. Overstreet Award for his Excellence in Medicine

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Dr. Richard Stasney (Left) Dr. Richard Goldfarb (Right) Photo By Houston Methodist
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Dr Richard Goldfarb. Photo By Houston Methodist
Each year since 1997, Houston Methodist Hospital celebrates Doctors' Day by honoring two exceptional physicians who go above and beyond for their patients and staff. This year one of our own physicians, Dr. Richard A. Goldfarb, received the John W. Overstreet Award for his commitment to academic medicine and his patients.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Why Does Coffee Make You Pee?



In the United States, over 50% of American adults divulge in their morning routine with a warm cup of joe to get them started. This is equivalent to 150 million people every day just in the United States alone. According to the National Coffee Association, the average American drinks 3.2 cups of coffee a day. That’s over 1,168 cups of coffee a year. It’s no wonder why the United States coffee market is worth over 18 billion dollars annually.

Dr. Axelrad - HMU Physician - Publishes Book "Peaceful Bones"



On March 8, 1965, the first American combat troops  waded ashore at China Beach, north of Da Nang. Armed with M-14s and patriotism, the soldiers made their way into unforgiving enemy territory, vowing to end the reign of the North Vietnamese Army.
From these historic and trying moments came incredible stories.  Samuel Axelrad, who was the commander of a medical company in the First Calvary Division, has a remarkable tale of human compassion that proves kind deeds are never forgotten no matter the distance or time apart.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Employee of the Month October- Jennifer Lopez- Surgery Scheduling



The October employee of the month has been in the medical field for over 20 years. Only someone with his type of experience could keep up with scheduling  20 busy physicians for surgery at the Houston Metro Surgery Center.  Jennifer Lopez enjoys her job, but admits that it can become extremely busy at times, especially when she also has to undertake insurance duties on top of everything.