Welcome to the Department of Urology

Welcome to Stanford Urology!

"Our vision includes excellence in all three arms of academic urology:  .. 

                                    -  Eila C. Skinner, MD


Join Us

We are seeking qualified faculty for several open positions to join our distinguished group of medical professionals. 


Oncosurg 2020 Academic Workshop

December 12, 2020

Dr. Jay Shah will be a panelist in the Uro-Oncology session of the upcoming academic workshop "Oncosurg 2020" that will be hosted by Tata Memorial Hospital's Dept of Surgical Oncology on December 12, 2020.

USI - ISU Webinar

November 28, 2020

Dr. Phil Hanno will be giving a plenary Zoom talk on November 28, 2020 on "Bladder Pain Syndrome - The Enigma of Nomenclature" as part of the USI - ISU Webinar at the Indian Society of Urology, Indian School of Medicine. 

OFDD Junior Faculty Leadership Program

October 30, 2020

Dr. Jay Shah lectured on "Presenting Your Ideas" as part of the Stanford OFDD Junior Faculty Leadership Program, on October 30, 2020.


Dr. Dino Vilson recognized in Washington Post for his mentorship of young black students

Resident urologist, Dr. Dino Vilson, was recognized for his mentorship of young black students in this Washington Post article discussing research that suggests that the mortality rate for black babies is cut dramatically when they're delivered by black doctors.

Dr. Comiter Receives ICS's 2020 Best Presentation Award

Urology faculty Dr. Craig Comiter was awarded the 2020 Best Presentation Award by the International Continence Society (ICS) for his abstract titled Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonist as a novel treatment for interstitial cystitis: a rat model.

Dr. Kai Dallas' article featured in November AUA News 

Stanford Urology alum, Dr. Kai Dallas' work, Misdiagnosis of Interstitial Cystitis: Rates and Reasons, was a featured article in this month's AUA News.

Congratulations 2020 WSAUA Virtual Meeting
Session Winners


  • Dr. Christopher Elliott won First Place in the Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Contest at the 96th Annual Western Section of the American Urological Association (WSAUA) Meeting for his essay titled, "The effect of early infection on the rate of volitional voiding at 1 year follow up after spinal cord injury".

  • Dr. Harcharan Gill won First Place for Best of Poster Session at the 96th Annual Western Section of the American Urological Association (WSAUA) Meeting for his poster titled, "In-vitro Functional and Histological Study of the Male Endopelvic Fascia".

  • Dr. Tony Chen won Second Place for Best Poster Overall at the 96th Annual Western Section of the American Urological Association (WSAUA) Meeting for his poster titled, "Performance Characteristics of Stone Models in Burst Wave Lithotripsy Research."

  • Dr. Kathleen Kan won Third Place in the Physician Essay Contest at the 96th Annual Western Section of the American Urological Association (WSAUA) Meeting for her essay titled, "The post-potty training period: preventive pediatric urology will decrease the incidence of voiding dysfunction in school children".

Dr. Schmidt Selected to be ACMQ Scholar

Urology-oncology fellow Dr. Bogdana Schmidt was recently selected to be an American College of Medical Quality Scholar!

Med Staff Spotlight on Dr. Enemchukwu

Urology faculty Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu is featured in this month's Stanford's Med Staff Spotlight, where she discusses what drew her to working at Stanford, what keeps her engaged, the projects she's most passionate about, and what she's most proud of working at Stanford Medicine. 

Recently Published Articles

Figure taken from Dr. Geoff Sonn, et al's manuscript titled "Registration of presurgical MRI and histopathology images from radical prostatectomy via RAPSODI."




The Department of Urology is committed to excellence and improving everything we do. From our innovative patient care, to our highest caliber education program, and cutting-edge research, we work together to turn discoveries into reality and improve the lives of our patients. 

Learn more about our residency training program and what makes Stanford such a special place to train.