• Our faculty surgeons and their teams treat more than 15,000 patients annually.

  • Much of the research conducted by our faculty includes multidisciplinary teams of experts, and often results in important clinical trials.

  • Dr. Martin Sanda, Dr. John Petros, and Dr. Viraj Master: surgeon-scientists, colleagues, and collaborators.

  • 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. Niall Galloway

Dr. Aaron Lay

Aaron H. Lay, MD, directs the Endourology and Kidney Stone Program at Grady Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and did an endourology and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Lay's clinical specialties include shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy, and robotic surgery.

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Top Urology News

Milestone for Emory Urology Robotic Cystectomy Program

Dr. Alemozaffar performs 100th robotic cystectomy

Emory urologic oncologist Mehrdad Alemozaffar, MD, and his team performed their 100th robotic cystectomy and intracorporeal urinary diversion this year. "We have learned and improved our technique to the degree that the procedure typically takes about four hours," he says.

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Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

Dr. Martin Sanda

Welcome to the Department of Urology of the Emory University School of Medicine, 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.

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