• Emory Urology faculty with the 2018-2019 class of residents and fellows.

  • 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. Christopher Filson

Dr. Christopher Filson

Christopher Filson, MD, MS, specializes in urologic oncology, including management of complex urological malignancies using such methods as robotic prostatectomy for prostate cancer, robotic partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer, and advanced focal therapy techniques.

Dr. Filson's research focus is optimizing the use of active surveillance for men with prostate cancer. His funding sources have included the National Institutes of Health, Urology Care Foundation, and the American Cancer Society.

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Top Urology News

Five Emory Urology Faculty Named to Atlanta Magazine's 2019 Top Doctors

Atlanta Magazine's 2019 Edition of Atlanta's Top Doctors

Fifty-five percent of the physicians recognized in Atlanta magazine's July 2019 "Top Doctors" issue are physicians within Emory Healthcare, Emory Healthcare Network, Emory medical staff, or faculty of Emory University School of Medicine. Of these, five are faculty surgeons of Emory Urology.

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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 receive referrals from throughout the country.

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