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 S. Cowles, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Medical School: University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, Memphis
  • Internship: Surgical, University of Texas Health Science Center University of Texas at Houston
  • Residency: Urology, The University of Texas 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 41 years of experience as a surgical 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 of 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 of Urology and now performs robotic surgery routinely.

He has also championed non-invasive surgical treatments for the enlarged prostate including UroLift, Laser and Optilume.

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

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

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
  • Visiting Lecturer and Physician, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Hawley Street Clinic, London, England

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.
  • Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Board Member, 1995 – 2000
  • PharmaGene, President and Vice Chairman of the Board, 2018 - Present
  • Georgia Trauma Foundation Board of Directors, 2012 – 2022
  • Georgia Trauma Foundation Vice President, 2013 – 2022
  • 9-1-1 State of Georgia Governor’s Commission Member, 2013 - 2015
  • Georgia Trauma Commission – Governor’s Appointee, 2010 – 2020
  • Georgia Department of Public Health, Board Member, 2020 – 2022
  • Georgia Department of Community Health, Board Member, 2022 - Present

Treatments Include:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Stones
  • BPH
  • Incontinence
  • Urinary Frequency
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Peyronies Disease
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Male & Female
  • Low Testosterone

Procedures Include:

  • High Dose Radiation for prostate cancer
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostate and Bladder Biopsy
  • Barrigel
  • Macroplastique
  • UroLift Page
  • BCG Instillation for Bladder Cancer
  • Urodynamics
  • Shockwave treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

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)
  • Axonics
  • Optilume
  • VIU
  • Aquablation Laser
  • Circumcison
  • Sling Procedure