1000 Cowles Clinic Way
Greensboro, GA 30642



Cowles Clinic Center for Urology

1000 Cowles Clinic Way
Cedar Cottage, Suite C-100
Greensboro, GA 30642
PH: (706) 454-0100

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Dr. Cowles

Robert Cowles, III, M.D., FACS

  • Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee, Health Science Center
  • Internship: Surgical, University of Texas Health Science Center University of Texas at Houston
  • Residency: Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Cowles Clinic Center for Urology provides diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of urological diseases for both men and women. Dr. Robert S. Cowles has over 35 years of experience as a specialist in urological disorders and disease. He has extensive experience in the treatment of cancer of the prostate, bladder, kidney and testicle. He is a leader in the use of new technology and medical devices in the field or Urology. Dr. Cowles continues to teach and lecture surgeons from around the world, and has multiple scientific publications

Dr. Robert S. Cowles is internationally renowned for his innovative approaches to treating Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Dr. Cowles initiated the use of lasers in the field or Urology.

In addition, Dr. Cowles performs the most UroLift procedures in the United States, and actively trains other Urologists on UroLift procedure. UroLift is a BPH treatment option that does not require heating, cutting, or removal of the prostate tissue.

Dr. Cowles has receoved many professional Awards and Honors including:

  • First Prize, Resident’s Essay Contest
  • American Urological Assn.
  • Prostate Educator of the Year
  • American Foundation for Urologic Disease Bodo von Guerlt’s Lecturer
  • Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden Center for Excellence

Dr. Cowles has taught both Nationally and Internationally:

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Urology
  • Royal St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Urology Huddinge University Hospital
  • Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden Visiting Lecturer and Physician
  • Hawley Street Clinic, london England
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery Emory University

Dr. Cowles has held numerous Professional Offices and Board of Director Appointments that include

  • President, Athens Regional Medical Center Staff
  • Chief, Department of Urology, Athens Regional and St. Mary’s Hospital
  • President, Crawford Long Medical Society
  • Chairman, Department of Urology for West Paces Medical Center
  • President, Georgia Urological Association
  • Cowles Clinic Founder and Chairman
  • Board of Governors, University of Tennessee Alumni Assn., 2008 – 2010
  • Board of Directors, Southeastern Section American Urological Assn.
  • Georgia Trauma Foundation Board of Directors, 2012 – present
  • Georgia Trauma Foundation Vice President, January 2013 – present
  • 9-1-1 State of Georgia Governor’s Commission Member
  • Georgia Trauma Commission – Governor’s Appointee, 2010 - Present

Treatments Include:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Stones
  • BPH
  • Incontinence
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Peyronies

Procedures Include:

  • High Dose Radiation for prostate cancer
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostate and Bladder Biopsy
  • Macroplastique
  • UroLift Page
  • BCG Insillation for Bladder cancer
  • Urodynamics

Surgeries Include:

  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
  • Botox injected in the Bladder
  • Holmium Laser Resection of the Prostate (HLRP)
  • Ureteropyelosopy
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Transurethral Resection of a Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Circumcison
  • Sling Procedure