Dr. Muta Issa
In addition to being a professor of urology at the Emory University School of Medicine, Muta Issa, MD, MBA, is chief of urology at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He also he serves on the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, the Physician Compensation Review Board, and the Physician Professional Standards Board of the Atlanta VAMC.
Dr. Issa holds 12 U.S. patents and is the author of numerous book chapters, scientific journal articles, and a book titled Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Prostatic Diseases.
His clinical and research interests include urological oncology, stones, endourology, minimally invasive surgery, clinical outcomes, prostate cancer epidemiology as it relates to risk factors, and healthcare economics and operational strategies.
Top Urology News
Golfers Raise Funds for Winship Prostate Cancer Research
On July 20, the Dunwoody Country Club Champions Golf Association presented Winship with $265,000 raised through the club's 2018 John H. Kauffman Prostate Cancer Fundraiser. Funding from the annual event supports prostate cancer research at Winship, including pilot grant opportunities for Winship investigators. Pictured: event chair Dave Anderson, Walter J. Curran, Jr., MD, Martin Sanda, MD, and Tom Benes.
Welcome from the Chair
Dr. Martin Sanda
Welcome to the Emory Department of Urology, which is among the foremost programs for delivering sophisticated, patient-centered care across the entire spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions.
Our faculty physicians treat more than 15,000 patients per year, and have been 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.
The Department's research mission is robust, far-reaching, and well funded, as our faculty scientists work to develop new treatments for both urological cancers and non-cancerous urologic problems