Chesapeake Urology Expands Presence in Howard County


Chesapeake Urology, one of the nation's leading urology practices, announced that it has formed a partnership with Central Maryland Urology Associates (CMUA), effective July 1, 2017. This partnership includes the practice's medical office and the Columbia Urological Surgery Center located in Columbia, MD. CMUA has assumed the Chesapeake Urology brand name.

"Through this union, Chesapeake Urology continues its expansion throughout Maryland, and enables Chesapeake Urology to further expand its existing integrated model of care in Howard County," stated Sanford J. Siegel, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Urology. "The physicians of CMUA have been providing high quality urology services to patients in this area for more than 40 years and we are proud to have them continue to do so as part of the Chesapeake Urology team."

The six physicians of CMUA have joined Chesapeake Urology and will continue to care for patients in their existing Columbia office. The physicians are: Marc B. Applestein, M.D.; Jennifer L. Bepple, M.D.; Kevin B. Blumenthal, M.D.; John J. Kishel, M.D.; Frank M. Nezu, M.D.; and Alejandro Rodriguez, M.D.

Marc B. Applestein M.D., who has led the CMUA practice for many years, commented, "The physicians and staff are very enthusiastic about joining forces with Chesapeake Urology, which shares a common vision and core values with Central Maryland Urology. We look forward to working with all of our new colleagues as we together maintain a focus on our patients, employees and the communities within which we serve. Additionally, this new endeavor will allow us to offer other expanded services and new treatments, and position us and our patients for any future changes in healthcare as they occur."

Contact Information for Drs. Applestein, Bepple, Blumenthal, Kishel, Nezu and Rodriguez:

Columbia Office: 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 130
Columbia, MD 21044
Ph: 410-772-7000

Columbia Urological Surgery Center:
10710 Charter Drive, Suite 140
Columbia, MD 21044
Ph: 410-772-7000

About Chesapeake Urology

Chesapeake Urology is a fully-integrated urology practice providing a comprehensive array of urologic services to its patients. The Company operates 22 medical offices and 16 AAAHC-certifiedambulatory surgery centers in Baltimore, Harford, Howard, Carroll, Montgomery, Prince George's,Charles and Anne Arundel counties and in Baltimore City, and has a staff of more than 625 including 67 physicians. Chesapeake has been named one of the top places to work in healthcare nationally by Modern Healthcare magazine and Becker's ASC Review, and locally by the BaltimoreSun, Baltimore magazine and the Baltimore Business Journal. For information about Chesapeake Urology, please visit

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