Jessica Hammett, MD, assistant professor of urology, joined Emory Urology in 2017, and specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Emory University Hospital and the Women's Center at Emory St. Joseph's Hospital.
Dr. Hammett received her MD at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, followed by a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the University of California, Irvine.
In October 2019, Dr. Hammett was named an Emory SOM Hidden Gem, an award which recognizes faculty whose contributions to Emory and beyond often go unnoticed or unrecognized.
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Haydn Kissick is Lead Author of an Investigation of How Immune System Keeps Cancer From Recurring
Haydn Kissick, PhD (third from left), was lead author of a study published in Nature that found that patients with well-supported immune cells in their tumors are more likely to control their cancer's growth for a longer time. Viraj Master, MD, PhD (far right), performed most of the kidney cancer surgeries that provided tumor samples for the study. MD/PhD student Carey Jansen was first author (left), and graduate student Nataliya Prokhnevska was a co-author (second left).
Welcome from the Chair
Dr. Martin Sanda
The Emory Department of Urology 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 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.