• 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. Martin Sanda, Dr. John Petros, and Dr. Viraj Master: 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. Muta Issa

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.

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Top Urology News

Golfers Raise Funds for Winship Prostate Cancer Research

Check from John H. Kauffman Prostate Cancer Fundraiser

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.

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Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

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

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