Chesapeake Urology Announces Expansion into Montgomery County, MD

Dec 01, 2011, 09:00 ET from Chesapeake Urology Associates

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, P.A., ("Chesapeake" or the "Company") one of the nation's largest urology practices, today announced that it has acquired the practice of Dr. Richard Kurnot, M.D., located in Montgomery County, Maryland.  Dr. Kurnot will join Chesapeake and continue to serve his patients from his existing facility located on the campus of Montgomery General Hospital.

"This is the beginning of the Company's planned expansion in Maryland and we look forward to bringing Chesapeake's integrated model of urologic care to Montgomery County," stated Dr. Sanford Siegel, Chesapeake's President and Chief Executive Officer.   "Dr. Kurnot has provided exemplary care to patients in Montgomery County for many years and we are proud to have him continue to do so as a part of Chesapeake Urology."

Dr. Kurnot has been practicing urology in Maryland since 1994 and treats all aspects of adult urology.  His areas of focus include prostate cancer, advanced kidney stone disease and no scalpel vasectomy.  He is certified by the American Board of Urology and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

"I look forward to working with the physicians and staff at Chesapeake and I could not imagine a better organization to join forces with," stated Dr. Kurnot. "As part of Chesapeake, I can now devote my full time and attention to my patients and my clinical practice without having to be burdened with the daily operational and administrative distractions of running my own business."

About Chesapeake Urology
Chesapeake Urology is a fully-integrated urologic practice providing a comprehensive array of urologic services to its patients. The Company operates 16 medical offices and 15 ambulatory surgery centers in Baltimore, Harford, Howard, Carroll, Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties and in Baltimore City and has a staff of 350 including 49 physicians. Chesapeake was recently named one of the top 100 places to work in healthcare nationally by Modern Healthcare magazine.

Dr. Kurnot's office is located on the Montgomery General Hospital Campus at 18109 Prince Philip Drive, Suite 270, Olney, MD 20832. The office can be reached at (301)774-2525.

SOURCE Chesapeake Urology Associates