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

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Enemchukwu Recieves Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award 

Urology faculty Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu was selected as the recipient of Stanford Medicine's 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Award for serving as a catalyst for change and her abilties to motivate her colleagues and lead initiatives that foster equality, diversity, and inclusion for patients and in the workplace.


New Pediatric Urology Faculty

Dr. Han joins the Stanford Urology Department after finishing his fellowship in pediatric urology at Children’s Hospital Colorado. He completed his urology residency at the University of California, San Diego. He has interests in congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract, complex urologic reconstruction, and pediatric urologic oncology. He will be starting a basic science lab where he will be studying ways to develop innovative treatments for babies with congenital renal anomalies. He is excited to join Stanford and return to the Bay Area, where he will be close to family and old friends.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Geoff Sonn invited to lecture as part of the 2021 Molecular Imaging Seminar Series

Urology faculty Dr. Geoff Sonn was invited to lecture last week to the Molecular Imaging group at Stanford (MIPS) as part of the Molecular Imaging Seminar Series. Dr. Sonn gave a lecture to the group on "Image-guided focal therapy for prostate cancer" on May 27th. 

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Urology win at the 7th annual QIPSS symposium

Resident urologist Dr. Lee White and his team: Drs. Eila Skinner, Caleb Seufert, Bogdana Schmidt, and RNs Peter Dy, Stacy Cox, Mia Singh, Joanne Meneses) were top 10 winners at the 7th annual QIPSS symposium on May 17, 2021 for their work titled, Reducing Readmissions following Radical Cystectomy. 


Introducing our 2021 Interns and Fellows


#StopAsianHate StanfordMed LIVE Special Town Hall

Thank you for joining us for the special #StopAsianHate StanfordMed LIVE Town Hall on March 26 to raise awareness of anti-Asian hate and violence in our country and to put the recent Atlanta shootings into perspective.  

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have reported increased experiences of discrimination, hate, and violence. This includes verbal harassment, unprovoked assaults, and being socially ostracized and antagonized. On March 16, a gunman targeted three spas and massage parlors in Atlanta, Georgia, killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent. These acts of racism are directly linked to a long history of racializing Asians as “others” whose culture is unassimilable to the United States. 

The recording of this special town hall is now available. Watch the recording now


Improving cancer detection on MRI

Urology faculty Dr. Geoff Sonn and his colleagues' new work improves alignment between prostate MRI and histopathology, which helps to train deep learning models for cancer detection and better understand histologic correlates of lesions on MRI.


ABOUT US

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.  

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