Houston Metro Urology

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.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Congratulations to our August Employee of the Month!



The Houston Metro Surgery Center employee of the month of August is an especially hard worker. Etoro Ekiko has been with the surgery center since its inception in 2011. Etoro has a great attitude towards her job and enjoys the fast pace of working in the surgery center.

“I enjoy the fast pace. The day goes by so fast. I enjoy helping patients and want them to know that we are here to help them.”

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Prostate Biopsy Explained



 Like many men with a slightly elevated PSA, there’s a good chance you’ve been on greater scrutiny for sometime now. Hopefully your PSA score doesn’t increase, but if it does, your urologist will most likely recommend a prostate biopsy to find out why there was an increase.