Urology Specialists of Atlanta

Meet Our Physicians

Bruce Green, MD, FACS

Bruce Green, MD, FACSDr. Green completed his undergraduate studies graduating Cum Laude from Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York. He received his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Medical Center. He performed his surgical internship at the Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York until his call to active duty with the United States Naval Reserve. After his discharge as Lieutenant Commander, he joined the Emory University and Affiliated Hospitals as a Urology Resident.

He has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Emory University, Director of Urology and Urodynamics for the Shepherd Spinal Center and is currently Chief of Urology at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He has also served on the board of the American Spinal Injury Association and is a member of the American Paraplegic Society.

Dr. Green’s medical specialties include treatment of male and female incontinence with special emphasis on female pelvic reconstruction.  His other areas of expertise include cryosurgical ablation of prostate, laser endoscopy, treatment of infertility including vasectomy reversals, sexual dysfunction with special emphasis on implantation of penile prosthesis.

He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on neurogenic diseases of the bladder and urodynamics with special emphasis on spinal cord injury, and is a frequent speaker and presenter for medical and scientific meetings.  He has also been the principal investigator on numerous clinical trials.

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Joan Hader, MD

Joan Hader, MDDr. Hader graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Georgia where she attained membership in the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and the Chemistry Honor Society.  She earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia and completed her internship in General Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Hader completed her Urology residency at the University of Maryland Medical System as well as at the Brady Urology Institute at Johns Hopkins University. She later served as Chief Resident for the University of  Maryland Department of Urology before relocating back to Atlanta. Her prior titles include Section Chief of Urology at Saint Joseph’s and Northside Hospital.  She is currently a Urologist at Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Northside Hospital where she has been practicing since 1993.

Dr. Hader specializes in female urology, including surgery for urinary incontinence as well as adult urologic oncology. Dr. Hader is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and holds memberships in several professional organizations including the American Urologic Association, Society for Women in Urology and the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association.

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Brian Hill, MD

Brian Hill, MDDr. Hill received a B.A. in Biology from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He earned his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia and continued his training with a residency in urology at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Hill has earned multiple awards and honors including Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, the Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award, AUA/Preacis Gerald P. Murphy Scholar and the A.D. Williams Research Fellowship.

Dr. Hill specializes in laparoscopic surgery, urologic oncology and adult urology.  Dr. Hill currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Prostate Cancer Center at Saint Joseph’s Hospital as well as on the Speakers Bureau for the Men’s Health and Wellness Center.

Dr. Hill has authored several peer-review publications and holds membership in numerous professional associations including the American Urologic Association and the Alpha Omega (AOA) Medical Honor Society.

Dr. Hill is also nationally recognized for his work on health care reform and has made multiple appearances on local and national TV networks, including CNN and FoxNews.

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William L. Nabors, MD, FACS

William L. Nabors, MD, FACSDr. Nabors attended the University of Alabama, Washington & Lee University, Georgia State University and the Medical College of Georgia in Atlanta. He served in the United States Navy and performed his medical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center at Jackson, Mississippi.

He continued his training as a surgical resident and urology resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi and later became Senior and Chief Resident, Urology for the Center. In 1988, Dr. Nabors received training for Extracorporeal Lithotripsy at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and later earned a Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.

He served as an instructor in surgery and urology at the University of Colorado Health Science Center and an assistant professor at Emory University. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and holds membership in the Society of Surgical Oncology, American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association and other professional organizations.

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Drew Freilich, MD

Drew Freilich, MDDr. Drew Freilich graduated from Brown University cum laude with a B.A. in Community Health. He earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. After his urology residency at New York Medical College, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year, he completed a clinical fellowship in Female Urology and Urogynecology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He also completed a research fellowship in Urology and Robotic Surgery at Childrens’ Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Freilich has authored more than 45 peer-reviewed articles, monographs, abstracts and book chapters. He is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). He was a Clinical Instructor of Urology at both New York Medical College and Medical University of South Carolina.

In addition to general adult urology, Dr. Freilich specializes in female urinary incontinence and prolapse. He offers state-of-art-care for male urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and urethral stricture disease. He is pleased to be able offer a full spectrum of treatment options including non-surgical, mesh-free repairs, and robotic surgery.

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