Palm Beach County-Based Urology Group of Florida Joins Tampa General Hospital

Published: Jun 4, 2024

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (June 4, 2024) – Urology Group of Florida, which has been delivering high-quality urologic care to Palm Beach County since 2011, has partnered with Tampa General Hospital (TGH) as part of the academic health system’s initiative to serve more patients across the state. The new affiliation will be known as TGH Urology Group of Florida.


TGH Urology Group of Florida is staffed by seven top Palm Beach County-based urologists: Lawrence M. Yore, MD; Edward M. Scheckowitz, MD; Emanuel E. Gottenger, MD; Murray G. Goldberg, MD; R. Neill Borland, MD; David Weinstein, MD; and David Meinbach, MD. The practice will continue serving patients from its locations in Delray Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth, and is now matched with the world-class resources and specialists at TGH, Florida’s leading academic health system for more than 50 years. TGH Urology Group of Florida will be an integral part of connecting more residents in Palm Beach and Martin counties to the complex urologic care they need.


“Partnering with Tampa General enables us to enhance the urologic care we offer, helping our patients by leveraging the exceptional resources that only Tampa General provides,” said Yore, a urologist and president of TGH Urology Group of Florida. “We’re excited to collaborate with such a distinguished institution dedicated to delivering top-tier medical care for our community.”


Since 2020, Tampa General Hospital has been creating a framework of state-of-the-art services for patients in Palm Beach and Martin counties with the expertise and innovation of a preeminent academic health system. Tampa General is the primary teaching affiliate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and is one of the largest hospitals in the nation.


Tampa General Hospital is consistently recognized as “One of the Nation’s Best Hospitals” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals. TGH is also ranked in the “Top 50 in the Nation for Urology” by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-2024.


“Our partnership with TGH Urology Group of Florida expands access to advanced care for patients in the Palm Beach and Treasure Coast regions,” said John Couris, president and CEO of Tampa General. “Together with the physicians of Urology Group of Florida, we will ensure that patients receive the clinically excellent, compassionate care they’ve come to expect, while being directly connected to cutting-edge procedures and research protocols, delivering the best possible outcomes.”


TGH Urology Group of Florida patients needing a higher level of care will now have a direct connection to Tampa General’s academic health system, including research breakthroughs, a wider variety of clinical trials and options for advanced procedures, enhanced personal treatment plans, and a convenient path to complex surgeries. Patients who receive more complex procedures or treatment at Tampa General will be able to follow up with TGH Urology Group of Florida on the East Coast upon returning home.


Through a patient-centered, comprehensive approach, TGH Urology Group of Florida’s physicians diagnose and treat all aspects of urologic diseases and disorders, with the ultimate goal of preserving a patient’s overall health. They also boast decades of experience implementing treatment that utilizes the latest in breakthrough procedures and technology.


TGH Urology Group of Florida’s practice treats several urologic diseases and disorders, including bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. The group’s medical experts also diagnose and treat sexual dysfunction issues, including erectile dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male infertility. In addition, general urinary health needs such as urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections and interstitial cystitis, as well as kidney stones, are addressed.


TGH Urology Group of Florida will remain at its three locations in Palm Beach County: 5350 West Atlantic Avenue, Suite 102 in Delray Beach; 3399 PGA Boulevard, Suite 230 in Palm Beach Gardens; and 4889 S. Congress Avenue in Lake Worth.


The group’s affiliation with Tampa General is anticipated to be a seamless transition for patients, not requiring them to make any changes in care. Insurance, co-payments, and electronic medical records will remain the same. Patients who have questions about the new alliance and the wide array of new services are encouraged to call TGH Urology Group of Florida at 561-496-4444.