Michael D. Daugherty, D.O.

Michael D. Daugherty, D.O. at Albany Urology Clinic in Southwest GeorgiaDr. Michael D. Daugherty earned his undergraduate degree from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri in 1996. He served an internship at Suncoast Hospital, Nova Southeastern University in Largo, Florida.

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Michael B. Monahan, D.O.

Michael B. Monahan, D.O. at Albany Urology Clinic in Southwest GeorgiaDr. Michael B. Monahan was born and raised in Albany, GA. He attended Deerfield Windsor. He then earned his undergraduate from University of Georgia and obtained a dual degree in microbiology and biology. He then earned his Doctorate at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Monahan completed residency in general surgery at Botsford Hospital and was the co-chief resident in Urology. 

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Khaled Ajib, M.D.

Khaled Ajib, M.D. at Albany Urology Clinic in Southwest GeorgiaKhaled Ajib, MD, is a urologist with Albany Urology Clinic. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the American University of Beirut, Dr. Ajib earned his medical degree from the University of Balamand. He completed his residency in urology at Saint George Hospital University Medical Center.

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Steven Snipes, P.A.

Steven Snipes, P.A. at Albany Urology Clinic in Southwest GeorgiaSteven Snipes is the Physician Assistant for Albany Urology Clinic. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology when he graduated Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University. He continued his education at Emory University School of Medicine where he was a honors graduate and received his Masters in Medical Science and Physician Assistant license.

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The Difference Between a D.O. and M.D.

A physician who is a DO (Doctor of Osteopathy) is held to the same standards as an MD. They both attend four years of medical school and complete their training during the same residency programs. A surgeon who wants to be board certified in a specialty will take similar tests for certification, regardless of whether they are a DO or an MD. The differences between a DO and an MD stem from differences in teaching styles and focus during medical school. Osteopathic schools have long instructed medical students in looking at the whole patient, rather than the injured or diseased part. 

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