martha b. roach m.d., i.i.c., board certified urologist

dr. martha roach Fellowship trained in:

 
Female Urology

Pelvic Reconstructive

Surgery Incontinence

Urodynamics

Practitioner Martha B. Roach, M.D. is in the solo practice of general urology. Her practice is based in the North Atlanta Area. Dr. Roach has been a urologist for eight years. She is the only Board Certified female urologist in Georgia who is also Fellowship trained in Female Urology. Prior to going into private practice, Dr. Roach enjoyed a fulfilling academic career. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Roach was the Director of Urodynamics and Urinary Tract Reconstruction at the Oschner Clinic. She was also the Medical Director of the Surgical Technician Training Program at Oschner. During her career in academic urology, Dr. Roach was the Director of the Urodynamics Unit and The Veterans Administration Spinal Cord Urology Unit in Augusta.

Teacher Dr. Roach has been responsible for educating medical students, urology and gynecology residents, nurses and other doctors. Dr. Roach has lectured extensively to local, national and international groups of urologists and gynecologists. Her special interests are female urology, spinal cord and neurourology, Urodynamics, continent urinary diversion and complex male urethral stricture disease. In her capacity as the Medical Director of the Urodiagnostics Laboratory at Northside Hospital, she has lectured to primary care physicians in the Atlanta area and all over the Southeast. Dr. Roach was privileged to speak at the International Urogynecology Association in Vienna, Austria during her academic career.

Researcher In addition to teaching, speaking and practicing, Dr. Roach has done research. She was a proctor for the national collagen effort to teach other doctors how to use collagen in the urinary tract. She did research as a fellow on diabetes and its effects on the urinary tract. She did animal research on using Dura to replace the bladder when diseased. She recently studied two intraurethral valves for urinary retention. She has published on the neurogenic bladder in Spina Bifida patients and on complex pubovaginal fascial sling surgeries.

Speaker Dr. Roach lectures to:
•Nurses
•Pharmacists
•Gynecologists
•Urologists
•Primary Care
•Family Medicine Physicians

Memberships American College of Women's Health Physicians
American Urologic Association
Southeastern Section of the AUA
American Medical Association
Society of Women in Urology
Society for Female Urology and Urodiagnostics
Atlanta Women's Medical Alliance
Atlanta Women's Commerce Club
Physician Advisory Board of ALZA Pharmaceuticals
Speakers Bureau for Pharmacia - Upjohn and ALZA
Medical Director of the Urodynamics and Continence Laboratory at Northside Hospital
Atlanta Women's Network
  Regularly Attends:
Society for Genitourinary Tract Reconstruction
International Continence Society
Urodynamics Society

Formal Training 4 years of college: The College of Charleston
4 years of Medical School: MUSC, Charleston
2 years of General Surgical Residency: Tulane, New Orleans
4 years of Urology Residency: Tulane, New Orleans
1 year Female Urology, Urodynamics, Urinary Tract Reconstruction Fellowship: University of California, Davis

 

Martha B, Roach M.D., L.L.C.
5445 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 120
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Tel:  (404) 705-8366 Fax:  (404) 705-8315

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