FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Benjamin Opara joins Maryland General Hospital's Department of Surgery
(BALTIMORE, Maryland - June 23, 2009) Benjamin Opara, M.D., F.A.C.S., has joined Maryland General Hospital's Department of Surgery, specializing in Urology.
A board-certified Urologist, Dr. Opara has been in private practice for over 30 years in the Baltimore area and brings extensive experience in urology to Maryland General Hospital. He will provide a full range of treatments for diseases and disorders of the urinary tract, including urologic cancer (testicular, prostate, bladder and kidney), prostate disease, incontinence and voiding dysfunction, kidney stones and erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Opara is a graduate of the State University of New York, where he also completed his internship and residencies in Surgery and Urology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
"We are pleased to have Dr. Opara join Maryland General Hospital on a full-time basis," said Dr. Roy Smoot, Maryland General's Chief Medical Officer. "His expertise and individualized approach to care will greatly benefit our patients and the residents of the West Baltimore community."
Dr. Opara will see patients in the brand new Surgical Specialty Suite at Maryland General Hospital and at his office located at 2300 Garrison Blvd., Suite 107, in Baltimore, MD.
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About Maryland General Hospital
Founded in 1881, Maryland General Hospital is a 213-bed urban community teaching hospital and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. Located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, the hospital provides healthcare in more than 30 specialties to approximately 110,000 patients annually through inpatient and outpatient care and free health screenings throughout the community.