July 07, 2022
Urology America Partners with Southern Surgical & Medical Specialists

Southlake, TX – Urology America (“UA”) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Southern Surgical & Medical Specialists (“Southern Urology”). Southern Urology has served patients for more than 13 years and is the leading urology practice in Lafayette and one of the largest practices in Louisiana. Today, the practice includes 15 urologists, seven APPs and one radiation oncologist across seven clinic locations and a cancer center. The group offers comprehensive services, including men’s and women’s urologic services, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, male infertility, reconstructive surgery, urodynamics, erectile dysfunction, prosthetics and vasectomy.

“We’re very excited to be partnering with the remarkable team at Southern Urology. The team has a well-earned reputation in the Louisiana community for their commitment to clinical excellence and patient care, a core set of values we seek in all our partner practices. We welcome the Southern Urology team into the Urology America family.” said Rich Goode, Urology America CEO.

“We are excited to join the Urology America team and write this next chapter in our history, which will help growth and support opportunities for our urologists,” said Thad Bourque, M.D., Urologist, Southern Urology. “Urology America shares our genuine commitment to high-quality and individualized patient care, and also offers remarkable operational and clinical support, which will allow us to continue to thrive in our community.”

Urology America, based in Austin, Texas, is one of the leading urology-focused management service organizations. Urology America supports more than 80 providers in Texas, Colorado and Louisiana. UA provides comprehensive business support services, which allows partner practices to spend more time caring for patients and less time on the administrative burdens of operating a urology practice. Urology America partners with leading urology practices that seek a partner with the resources and expertise to invest in their practice to ensure they continue to provide best-in-class patient care and continuously expand their practice.

Learn more about a partnership with Urology America, by contacting Rich Goode ( or Dr. Michael McClelland (


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