Departmental Research

Urology Research Faculty

Philip Beachy, PhD
Professor of Urology
Professor of Developmental Biology


James Brooks, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair of Urology
Chief of Urologic Oncology

John Leppert, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Urology
Director of Urologic Oncology (VAPAHCS)

Wendy Fantl, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Urology 

Joseph Liao, MD
Associate Professor of Urology
Director of Research
Chief of Urology (VAPAHCS)

Visiting Scholars & Researchers

Wansuk Kim, MD
Visiting Scholar
Busan, South Korea
1/2019 - 1/2020

Jinkyu Oh, MD
Visiting Scholar
Seongnam, South Korea
8/2018 - 7/2019

Sinyeong Lee, MD
Visiting Scholar
Seoul, South Korea
1/2019 - 12/2019

Wuran Wei, MD
Visiting Scholar
Chengdu, China
11/2018 - 4/2019

Sangyoun Kim, MD
Visiting Scholar
Seoul, South Korea
8/2018 - 7/2019

Philhyun Song, MD
Visiting Scholar
Daegu, South Korea
2/2018 - 2/2019

New Publications

Clinical Trials

Recent Awards

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

Dr. Raveen Syan, principal investigator, and faculty mentors Dr. Amy Dobberfuhl and Dr. 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!

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