• 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. Rebecca Arnold

Rebecca S. Arnold, PhD, MS, conducts investigations of reactive oxygen in cancer, mitochondrial DNA mutations in prostate cancer and their relationship to bone metastasis, and racial disparities in prostate cancer. She is also working with other Emory Urology researchers to develop a diagnostic test for screening and detecting liver cancer.

In addition to performing her own independent research, Dr. Arnold directs the work of research specialists and medical students during the School of Medicine-sponsored Discovery Project in Dr. John Petros' lab. She is also active in publishing and writing grant proposals.

As a highly engaged educator, Dr. Arnold teaches and mentors junior researchers, medical students, urology residents, and post-graduate fellows.

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Top Urology News

Emory physicians join Hawks for prostate cancer check presentation

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Throughout the month of February, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation pledged to donate $250 per assist to help fight prostate cancer. During the Hawks game on Feb. 28, Emory prostate cancer specialists Drs. Karen Godette, Martin Sanda, and Haydn Kissick joined the Hawks to accept a check for $168,000 on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Attendees included Hawks owner Tony Ressler, David Lee, E.V.P. of external affairs and executive director of the Atlanta Hawks Foundation, and Hugh Smith, who was treated for prostate cancer at Winship Cancer Institute.

Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

Dr. Martin Sanda

As one of the top academic urology centers in the Southeast, the Emory Department of Urology delivers sophisticated, patient-centered care across the entire spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions. Our faculty physicians have over 40,000 urology care encounters 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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