Lisa Hawes, M.D., of Chesapeake Urology Speaks Candidly About Overactive Bladder in Women During Bladder Health Awareness Month (November)

Dr. Hawes Available to Speak to Media About Ending the Stigma Attached to OAB in Women

Nov 20, 2015, 14:00 ET from Chesapeake Urology Associates

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is Bladder Health Awareness Month and Lisa Hawes, M.D., female urology specialist at Chesapeake Urology is speaking out about and bringing awareness to an often taboo subject - overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary incontinence in women.

"Overactive bladder is a private, yet all too common problem for many women living with its life altering symptoms," says Dr. Hawes. "Many women feel embarrassed about this condition and hide from it rather than seeking out the help they need to control their OAB symptoms. It's time for women to know that OAB doesn't have to control their lives; there are a number of treatments that can restore their quality of living."

About Dr. Lisa Hawes And Her Advocacy For Women's Urologic Health:               

  • Dr. Hawes focuses on the treatment of women's urologic conditions, including OAB. She has become a regional and national advocate for women's urologic health, most recently appearing as the medical spokesperson for the American Urological Association (AUA) Urology Care Foundation's national satellite media tour on the topic of Bladder Health Awareness on November 3, 2015. 
  • Dr. Lisa Hawes was also a speaker at the Sixth Annual Healthcare Summit, hosted by the Women in Government Foundation on Thursday, November 19. She spoke about "Ending the Taboo - Overactive Bladder" to women state legislators.
  • Watch Dr. Hawes in Chesapeake Urology's video on overactive bladder and the treatment options available to patients -

Dr. Lisa Hawes is available to speak to media about female urologic conditions and OAB. Her goal is to let all women living with the symptoms of OAB and incontinence know that there is help. Learn more about Chesapeake Urology's Comprehensive OAB Program for Women -

CONTACT: Patricia Schnably, Vice President, Marketing and Communications at Chesapeake Urology at 443-738-8107 or

About Chesapeake Urology

Chesapeake Urology is a fully-integrated urology practice providing a comprehensive array of urologic services to its patients. The Company operates 21 medical offices and 14 AAAHC-certified ambulatory surgery centers in Baltimore, Harford, Howard, Carroll, Montgomery, Prince George's, Charles and Anne Arundel counties and in Baltimore City, and has a staff of more than 500 including 63 physicians. Chesapeake Urology has been named one of the top 100 places to work in healthcare nationally by Modern Healthcare magazine and locally by Baltimore magazine.  For information about Chesapeake Urology, please visit or follow us on social media: Facebook:; Twitter:; and YouTube:

Contact: Patricia Schnably, Chesapeake Urology
Tel. 443-738-8107

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