• The annual Emory Urology Residents Graduation Event is an exhilarating and entertaining commemoration of the achievements of faculty and the graduating class.

  • 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.

  • The department’s annual Advances in Urology course is known for its compelling coverage of recent updates and advances in urology practice and research.

  • Our faculty physicians and their teams have over 40,000 urology care encounters per year.

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

  • 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. Aaron Lay

Dr. Aaron Lay received his MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and did his endourology and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Lay and Dr. Brendan Browne are the first urologists in Georgia to offer Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate, or HoLEP, a state-of-the-art procedure for treating massive benign prostatic enlargement.

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Top Urology News

Emory Urology first in state to offer HoLEP

Dr. Brendan Browne

HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) is a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedure for prostate enlargement causing bothersome urinary symptoms. "The innovative HoLEP procedure is an ideal choice for patients whose prostates are too large for standard transurethral resection of the prostate, and avoids the invasiveness of open or robotic transabdominal surgeries," says Brendan Browne, MD. The procedure uses a laser and requires no incisions.

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Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

Dr. Martin Sanda, Emory Urology Chair

Emory Urology is one of the Southeast's top academic urology centers, and delivers sophisticated, patient-centered care across the spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions. In 2019, we were recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best urology services nationwide for the second year in a row. Our faculty physicians and trainees have over 40,000 urology care encounters per year, and are consistently recognized with national and regional awards and commendations.

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