Mission Statement

The Department of Urology is committed to facilitating the development of the next generation of outstanding academic urologists. We offer opportunities for medical students, residents and fellows to pursue a diverse array of training, the depth and breadth of which are unparalleled.

Diversity is our core value

Stanford Urology is committed to diversity and dedicated to encouraging women, underrepresented minorities, diversity of religion, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and physical ability. Our goal is to draw from people with a variety of backgrounds and life experiences to reach a new level of innovation in teaching, research and caring for patients.



Kai Dallas wins the Journal of Urology Award for best reviewer in 2017

Congratulations to Urology resident Kai Dallas on receiving the 2017 Journal of Urology Award for best reviewer, in recognition of his significant contributions and dedicated service this past year.

SUFU Grant Award

Raveen Syan, FPMRS fellow and principal investigator, and faculty mentors Amy Dobberfuhl and Craig Comiter, were awarded a grant from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) for their 2017 SUFU Foundation Study of Chemodenervation.  The project titled "Feasibility and Efficacy of Transvaginal OnabotulinumtoxinA Chemodeneration of the Trigone for the Third Line Treatment of Refractory Overactive Bladder." Congrats, Raveen, Amy, and Craig!

Kai Dallas and Tim Chang presenting their award winning work at WSAUA

  • Tim Chang was awarded 1st place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: In Vivo Biodistribution and Toxicity of Intravesical Administration of Quantum Dots for Optical Molecular Imaging of Bladder Cancer.
  • Kai Dallas won 1st place in the Western Section AUA Health Policy Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Racial Disparities in Hospital Admissions in the First 30 Days After Urethral Sling Procedures in California.
  • Kai also took 2nd place in the Western Section AUA Miley Wesson Resident Essay Contest for his entry entitled: Redefining the Stone Belt: Precipitation Potentiates the Risk of Urinary Stone Disease in California.


Andrew Sun won 2nd place in the Female Pelvic Floor Reconstruction & Pediatric Urology session for his abstract "The Cost of a Catheter: An Environmental Perspective on single use clean intermittent catheterization".

Recent Publications

For questions, contact:

Taranjit (TJ) Bains
Education Program Manager
(650) 497-8753

News and Events

44th Annual Northern California Urological Resident Research Seminar

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - Emeryville, CA

Congratulations to our residents for an outstanding group of presentations at the NorCal meeting this weekend!

Special congratulations to the prize winners:

Nancy Wang - First prize Clinical Research: "Achieving prficiency in prostate multi-parametric MRI evaluation in urologists: effects of a case-based education module"

William Brubaker - Fourth prize Clinical research: "Black, hispanic and underinsured patients experience longer wait times in definitive surgical management for urinary stone disease"

Tim Chang - Third prize Basic Science Research:  Bladder cancer classification in real-time using artificial intelligence"

From left to right: Kai Dallas, Will Brubaker, Nancy Wang, Andrew Sun, and Tim Chang.

WSAUA sends aspiring leaders to AUA Advocacy Summit

Kai Dallas, Urology resident, and Katie Kan, Pediatric Urology fellow, were each one of five of the aspiring leaders that WSAUA sent to the AUA Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, March 12-14, 2018.

New ABU diplomates

Congratulations to our 7 new American Board of Urology diplomates: Drs. Winifred Adams, Judith Hagedorn, Alan Thong, Simon Conti, Janet Joy Lee, Philip Barbosa, and Mark Hsu.  

Meet our PGY1 all-stars!

Sean Berquist

Jessie Ge

Yash Khandwala