Mrs. Bridges is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants as well as the American Association of Physician Assistants. She has over 15 years of experience in family medicine prior to joining the team at the Urological Clinic of Valdosta.
Mrs. Bridges has been a resident of the Valdosta Community for 16 years. She has been married to her husband for many years and has two children. She enjoys spending time with her family in her time off. The simple joys of life spent with family are most important to her.
Mrs. Bridges is a member of the Georgia Association of Physician Assistance as well as the American Association of Physician Assistants. She has over 15 years of
experience in family medicine prior to joining the team at the Urological Clinic of Valdosta.
Originally from Kingston, TN, Brad joined the United States Air Force after graduating from high school in 1992. He was trained in the Air Force as a medical laboratory technician. In 1993 he was stationed at Moody AFB, where he worked in the lab until 1996. He spent the next six years as a technician at Doctors Lab and SGMC while pursuing a degree in Biology from Valdosta State University.
He earned his BS in Physician Assistant studies from Medical College of Georgia, graduating in 2003 with Magna Cum Laude. Brad served in family practice for over seven years and in orthopedics for a year. He joined the staff at the Urological Clinic of Valdosta in October 2011. Brad is certified by NCCPA and is a member of AAPA and GAPA. He is married, has three children, and enjoys hunting and fishing.
Born and raised in South Georgia, Dewayne attended high school in Echols County and later the University of Georgia. He earned a BS in Biology from Valdosta State University in 2006. He was accepted into the Physician Assistant Program at South University, Savannah, GA, where he was President of his class.
In 2007 he was awarded GAPA student of the year in Georgia. Dewayne served clinical rotation with Dr. Chiang. In April 2008 joined the staff at the Urological Clinic of Valdosta, P.C. Dewayne is certified by NCCPA and is a member of AAPA and GAPA. He is married and enjoys fishing and landscaping.
Patrick M. Parker, DO, is board certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Parker graduated from Gannon University Magna Cum Laude in Erie, PA. He subsequently attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his Urology residency at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. After completing his military commitment in 2017, he joined Dr. Chiang’s private practice here in Valdosta, GA.
Dr. Parker has authored several articles and has presented at national meetings. He is an active member of the Society for Government Service Urologists, American Urological Association, and American Medical Association. He has an interest in treating male fertility, endourology, and incontinence. Dr. Parker has been one of the first urologists in the region to offer a new and revolutionary treatment for BPH/enlarged prostate. The Urolift procedure is the latest, minimally invasive procedure to treat BPH and has minimal downtime and long-lasting results.
Mike S. Chiang, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Urology with 30 years of experience in urology practice. After attending Valdosta State College, he received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia and completed a urology residency at Ohio State University in 1982. Dr. Chiang is a member of the American Urological Association and has been in private practice in Valdosta, GA, since 1989. Born in Taiwan at the age of 16, he came to Valdosta, where his father was a math professor at VSC.
After his father was diagnosed with kidney cancer and experienced first-hand the sufferings of cancer patients and their families, he knew that urology would be his service career. He continues to have a particular interest in kidney, bladder, prostate cancers, male sexual function, male and female voiding dysfunction and incontinence, and stone disease. Emphasis is placed on preventative and conservative therapies.
Dr. Chiang serves as a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry and has been a primary investigator for clinical research trials. He is a pioneer for newer modalities of in-office treatment for urinary incontinence offering Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (Urgent PC) and benign prostate hyperplasia with Cooled Thermotherapy (Urologix). He specializes in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including Greenlight laser, no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy, and Extracorporal Sound Wave Lithotripsy. With his specialized training and vast experience, he is frequently requested to make presentations to medical professionals and lead educational seminars for patients on various urological topics.