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Dr. Robert Cowles

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Specialty: Originator of Laser Procedures

Education

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Internship: Surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center / University of Texas, Houston, Texas

Residency: Urology at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texa

Practice

Cowles Clinic
1000 Cowles Clinic Way
Aspen Cottage
Suite A-400
Greensboro, GA 30642

Site of Service

Office

UroLift Local Anesthesia Protocol

  • UroLift Anesthesia Protocol: This information is presented in conjunction with Dr. Cowles. Surgical technique, medication and anesthesia regimens are based on his experience with the UroLift System. Medical practice is solely the responsibility of the treating physician and not the named physicians or NeoTract, Inc.
  • The steps in this protocol are presented in the sequence performed by Dr Cowles.
    • Left-lateral decubitus position
    • Lidocaine1%, 10cc, into the neurovascular bundles, bi-lateral
    • Followed by intraprostatic, periurethral block Prostate Block
    • Patient moved into Lithotomy position

Group Type

Solo

First UroLift System Case Date

April 2015

Program Agenda:

Objective:

  • Demonstrate the Premier Patient Experience offered by the UroLift® System treatment in the office setting under local anesthesia and teach surgeons to replicate this in their own practice.

Location & Logistics:

  • Office address: 1000 Cowles Clinic Way, Ste C-100, Greensboro, GA 30642
  • Attire: White lab coats will be provided to attending physicians

Didactic presentation

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience

Agenda

8:00 AM

Didactic presentation

  • UroLift System as part of the standard of care for BPH
  • Clinical Data: risks and benefits
  • Coding, reimbursement, & economics
  • Personal Experience
  • Case 1 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

8:30 AM

1st Case
After 1st Case

  • Facility Tour
  • Case 2 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment
  • Best Practices: Patient selection, consultation, and expectations

9:30 AM

2nd Case 
After 2nd Case 

  • Review patent education tools
  • Case 3 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

10:30 AM

3rd Case 
After 3rd Case 

  • Review staff training, utilization, esp. mid-levels
  • Case 4 Preview: history, work-up & reasons for selecting UroLift System treatment

11:30 AM

4th Case 
After 4th Case

  • Review Patient Awareness activities, Advocacy, Practice Efficiency, Staff Engagement, etc.
  • Q&A

  • Wrap-up

  • Goal for implementing learning

12:30 PM

  • Depart for airport