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Dr. Catherine Schwender, MD

Urology*
4.3 (19)
Map Pin Small Athens, GA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Catherine Schwender, MD

Dr. Catherine Schwender, MD is an Urologist in Athens, GA. They specialize in Urology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, Piedmont Walton Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schwender an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Schwender works at Practice in Athens, GA with other offices in Watkinsville, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Urinary Incontinence and Painful Urination (Dysuria) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Schwender's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Gregory A. Delaurier M.D. Colorectal and General Surgery P.C.
    1500 Oglethorpe Ave Ste 2000, Athens, GA 30606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 543-6261
  2. 2
    Kaiser Permanente
    2142 W Broad St Bldg 200, Athens, GA 30606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 612-9401
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 15:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  3. 3
    Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
    1199 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 475-7000
  4. 4
    Athens Area Urology
    1150 Golden Way, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 612-9401

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center
  • Piedmont Walton Hospital
  • St Mary's Hospital
  • St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary Incontinence
Painful Urination (Dysuria)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary Incontinence
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Acute Cystitis
Bladder Infection
Urge Incontinence
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Balanoposthitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Hydronephrosis
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Stones
Overactive Bladder
Peyronie's Disease
Vaginal Prolapse
Resection of Bladder Neck
Atrophic Vaginitis
Balanitis
Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Stones
Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
Chronic Cystitis
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Prostatitis
Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypogonadism
Male Sexual Arousal Disorders
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Polyuria
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Prostate Cancer
Prostatitis
Pyonephrosis
Sexual Arousal Disorder
Sexual Disorders
Testicular Dysfunction
Testicular Hypofunction
Trigonitis
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Retention
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Cancer
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Bladder Surgery
Complex Penile Surgery
Cystometry
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Lithotripsy
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Prostate Removal
Prostatectomy with Robotic Assist
Uroflowmetry
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Acute Bacterial Prostatitis
Acute Kidney Infection
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Bedwetting
Bladder Carcinoma
Bladder Diverticulum
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
End-Stage Renal Disease
Epididymitis
Epididymo - Orchitis
Genitourinary Tract Hemorrhage
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hydrocele
Infective Cystitis
Irradiation Cystitis
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Male Infertility
Orchitis
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Paraphimosis
Pelvic Abscess
Phimosis
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Prostate Cyst
Prostatic Abscess
Rectovaginal Fistula
Renal Abscess
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Spermatocele
Testicular Cancer
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Urethra Cancer
Urethral Stones
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Urogenital Candidiasis
Varicose Veins Genital
Vulvodynia
Yeast Infections
Bacteriuria Screening
Bladder Function Test
Bladder Scan
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Circumcision
Dipstick Urinalysis
Gonorrhea Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Orchiectomy
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy or Pyelostolithotomy
Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
Prostate Biopsy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Renal Transplant
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
STD Screening
Syphilis Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Urethral Dilation
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    Based on 19 ratings
    Patient Ratings (19)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    1 Star
    (3)
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    About Dr. Catherine Schwender, MD

    Specialties*
    • Urology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1174628127
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Urology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Catherine Schwender, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Schwender is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Schwender has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Schwender has seen patients for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Urinary Incontinence and Painful Urination (Dysuria), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schwender on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Schwender. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schwender.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Schwender, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Schwender appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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