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Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology, P.A.

Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology, P.A.

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Frederick J. Goulding, M.D.
Nelson R. Ploch, M.D.
Theodore E. Brisson, M.D.


Dr. GouldingFrederick J. Goulding, M.D.

Dr. Goulding received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1967 and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship in surgery and residencies in general surgery and urology. He was board certified by the American Board of Urology in 1978.

In 1976 Dr. Goulding was clinical and associate professor at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a member of the American Urological Association, Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, the South Carolina Urological Association and the Charleston County Medical Society. His practice covers all aspects of urology, but also includes specialty services such as cryotherapy and vasectomy reversals.

Dr. Goulding has been published extensively over the past 20 years in the following medical journals:

Dr. Goulding lives in Charleston with his wife Debbie and two dogs. Dr. Goulding enjoys fishing and cycling in his leisure time.

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Dr. Ploch

Nelson R. Ploch, M.D.

Dr. Ploch received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas in 1978. From 1978 to 1979 he attended Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland and from 1980 to 1981 he attended the Wroclaw Science Academy in Wroclaw, Poland. Dr. Ploch returned to the University of Texas in San Antonio and was awarded his bachelor of science in biology in 1982. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech Medical School in Lubbock, Texas in 1987.

Dr. Ploch continued his post-graduate studies as a resident in general surgery and in urologic surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He was board certified by the American Board of Urology in 1996.

Dr. Ploch has experience as a clinical instructor, in the Department of Urology at the University of Washington School of Medicine and as urologic staff physician at the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center. He is a member of the following societies:

Dr. Ploch has had articles published in several prestigious medical journals, including:

He has made over two dozen presentations to medical associations, not only locally, but nationally and internationally.

Click Here to listen to Dr. Ploch talk on prostate cancer

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Dr. Brisson

Theodore E. Brisson M.D.

Dr. Brisson received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999 and received his Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2003. He completed his residency training in Urology at the Mayo Clinic at Jacksonville, Florida, and was board certified by the American Board of Urology in 2010.

Dr. Brisson is one of the few credentialed physicians in the Lowcountry to use the daVinci surgical robot. He uses the robot to performing radical prostatectomies as well as other procedures. He currently performs more than 100 prostatectomies per year. Dr. Brisson was also the first physician in South Carolina to perform a sacrocolpopexy (repair of vaginal vault prolapse) using the da Vinci® robot.

His professional interests include female incontinence, stone disease, and the application of robotic surgery to urologic oncology. He has multiple presentations at national meetings and has published articles in several medical journals including Urology, Journal of Urology, and Issues in Urology.

He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Southeastern Urological Association, and the American Urological Association.

Dr. Brisson lives in Charleston with his wife Scotty and his three young children. When he is not spending time with his family, Dr. Brisson enjoys playing golf and fishing.

Click here to listen to Dr. Brisson talk on kidney stones.
Click here to listen to Dr. Ted Brisson talk about robotic surgery for prostate cancer.
Click here to hear Dr. Ted Brisson talk about robotic surgery for kidney cancer.

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Drs. Ploch, Goulding and Brisson share a casual moment in the operating room.

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