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2013 Stanford Department of Urology Faculty

Not pictured: Drs. James Brooks, Benjamin Chung, Craig Comiter, Christoper Elliot, Donna Peehl, Linda Shortliffe, Geoffrey Sonn, and Zijie Sun

The Canary Challenge the Department of Urology
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Palo Alto, CA - September 28,2013 - Benefiting the Stanford Cancer Institute

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Welcome to the Department of Urology at Stanford University.

The Department of Urology has a rich tradition of clinical excellence and pioneering research. The department encompasses urologic sections at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.

The faculty offers the latest in specialized care for a wide range of urologic problems and strives to provide all patients with individualized, and compassionate care. Stanford Urology offers medical students, residents, fellows and faculty unparalled prospects for research and clinical training in an exciting academic environment committed to excellence, innovation and diversity.

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Welcome from the chair

SkinnerI am excited to celebrate my first year here at Stanford as Chair of the Department of Urology. I want to thank the faculty, residents, and all of the members of the Stanford community for the very warm welcome I have received.

The Department of Urology at Stanford has a long history of excellence. Together we are building on that history toward the ultimate goal of creating one of the top urology programs in the country...[read more]

Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Abidari on her promotion to Clinical Professor (Afflilate). Dr. Abidari is the Associate Chief of Urology at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.


Congratulations to Dr. Zijie Sun!!! Dr. Sun was awarded a new 5 year grant from NIH to study the pathogenesis of castration resistant prostate cancer.


Welcome to Dr. Geoffrey Sonn, a specialist in MRI- and ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy. Dr. Sonn is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed a surgical internship and a four-year urology residency at Stanford Hospital. He recently finished a fellowship in genitourinary oncology.

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