BALTIMORE, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Urologist Dr. Brad D. Lerner, a member of Chesapeake Urology Associates and chief of urology at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, was honored on Thursday, April 19, 2012 with a citation from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley in recognition of more than 22 years of outstanding service to Union Memorial Hospital and the surrounding community.
The citation was presented at a ceremony at Dr. Lerner's Union Memorial office. Those in attendance included Dr. Stuart B. Bell, vice president of medical affairs at Union Memorial Hospital, patient John Scharf who nominated Dr. Lerner for the citation, and many hospital and Chesapeake Urology staff members.
Mr. Scharf was treated for an enlarged prostate by Dr. Lerner, who performed successful laser prostate surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. Mr. Scharf was greatly impressed with the high quality of care he received. "I felt that Dr. Lerner deserved some type of high recognition," he explains. "I've been a patient of his for five years. Through the course of my treatment, the care that I received from him, the Union Memorial staff and the whole Chesapeake Urology group and nurses was just incredible."
The Governor's Citation reads: "In recognition of a well-deserved tribute to congratulate you on being honored by Union Memorial Hospital for your more than 22 years of outstanding service on behalf of Union Memorial Hospital and the surrounding community, and as the people of Maryland join together in expressing our deep appreciation and highest regard for your ongoing work as a respected urologist and the important contributions you have made in the field of medicine, we are pleased to confer upon you this Governor's Citation."
Dr. Lerner is a urologist with a broad range of special interests including prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction and enlarged prostate (BPH). He is one of the leading male fertility and microsurgical vasectomy reversal specialists in the mid-Atlantic region and is co-director of the new Vasectomy Reversal Center of America, a division of Chesapeake Urology Associates. Dr. Lerner has been named one of Baltimore's "Top Doctors" by Baltimore magazine six times, has been selected by his peers as a "Super Doctor" for urology in the Washington Post Magazine, and has been recognized nationally in "The Guide to Top Doctors." In addition, Dr. Lerner is the urologic consultant to the NFL Baltimore Ravens.
Chesapeake Urology Associates is the largest urology practice in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Composed of more than 45 of the mid-Atlantic region's top urologists, 4 radiation oncologists, and a urologic pathologist, Chesapeake Urology provides the convenience of 16 urology centers and 15 surgical centers throughout the greater Baltimore, Maryland area. Our experienced, board-certified urologists use advanced treatments to manage all types of urological problems for adults and children including prostate cancer, enlarged prostate, kidney stones, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, hematuria, erectile dysfunction, male infertility and sexual health, vasectomy and vasectomy reversal, pelvic pain and clinical trials for urologic conditions.
SOURCE Chesapeake Urology Associates