• 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. Aaron Weiss

Dr. Aaron Weiss

Aaron D. Weiss, MD, attended medical school at the Emory University School of Medicine, graduating magna cum laude; completed his general surgery internship and urology residency training at Emory; and joined Emory Urology as a faculty member in 2016. Dr. Weiss leads the Emory Urology team at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

In 2018, Dr. Weiss was voted a Hidden Gem of the Emory SOM. These faculty members are nominated by their departments in recognition of their outstanding contributions to Emory or beyond. In the words of Dr. Martin Sanda: "His contribution to program-building and clinical service has been exceptional. He exhibits the utmost in poise and professionalism and collaborative effectiveness, characteristics for any faculty to emulate."

Dr. Weiss' faculty profile »»

Top Urology News

Dr. Kissick and Dr. Master receive Synergy Award

Dr. Kissick and Dr. Master

Synergy awards support collaborative research projects among faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Winship Cancer Institute, and all other units in Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Haydyn Kissick, PhD, and Viraj Master, MD, PhD, are members of a team that will study gut microbiome, cancer immunotherapy, and kidney cancer outcomes.

Learn More About the Awards »»

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

Continue Reading »»