• Much of the research conducted by our faculty includes multidisciplinary teams of experts, and often results in important clinical trials.

  • Emory Urology's faculty, residents, and staff are situated in a well-established academic center that includes an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center and highly rated affiliate hospitals.

  • Our faculty surgeons and their teams treat more than 15,000 patients annually.

  • Emory Urology offers a variety of hands-on, simulation-based training workshops every year.

  • Dr. Kenneth Ogan and Dr. Mehrdad Alemozaffar: Surgeon-scientists, colleagues, and collaborators.

  • The dedication of Emory Urology faculty and trainees to cancer research not only includes basic science studies and clinical trials, but participation in such fund-raising events as the Winship 5K.

  • Emory Urology's training programs value a thoughtful balance between mentored learning and supervised independence.

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. K. Jeff Carney

Dr. K. Jeff Carney

K. Jeff Carney, MD, PharmD, was named the first full-time chief of urology at Grady Memorial Hospital in 2001. His extensive training includes general urology, oncology, trauma, and reconstructive surgery, and he is a recognized expert in urethral reconstruction. He also specializes in urethral strictures, urethroplasty, urinary incontinence, bladder cancer, bladder repair, and prostate cancer.

Dr. Carney is a strong believer in international service. In 2009, he began making annual surgical trips to Benjamin Bloom Children's Hospital in San Salvador, and in 2014, he joined the Emory Haiti Alliance, which makes annual, month-long surgical trips to Haiti's Central Plateau.

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Top Urology News

Chad Ritenour and Adam Lorentz: Top Emory Providers in Q2 of 2019

Drs. Chad Ritenour and Adam Lorentz

Chad Ritenour, MD, and Adam Lorentz, MD, were among Emory Healthcare's Top Providers for the second quarter of FY2019, according to Press Ganey patient survey scores compiled by Emory Healthcare's Patient Experience team. Drs. Ritenour and Lorentz received 100 percent scores in the "Overall Rate Your Provider (0-10)" category of the surveys.

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Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

Dr. Martin Sanda

The Emory Department of Urology is among the foremost programs for delivering sophisticated, patient-centered care across the spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions.

Our faculty physicians treat more than 15,000 patients per year, and are consistently recognized with national and regional awards and commendations. Our specialties span routine urological procedures up to extremely complex cases, and our clinical services receive referrals from across the region and throughout the country.

Emory Urology's educational component includes a urology surgical residency, a urology physician assistant training program, and a two-year pediatric urology fellowship.

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