• 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. Akanksha Mehta

Dr. Akanksha Mehta

Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS, joined Emory Urology in 2013 as the inaugural Health Services Scholar after completing a Male Infertility and Microsurgery Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

She serves as the Director of Male Reproductive Health for Emory Urology, and is a Guest Researcher at the Division of Reproductive Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Her research interests focus on improving access to care for the diagnosis and treatment of male factor infertility, and promoting fertility preservation and recovery of sexual function among cancer survivors.

Dr. Mehta's clinical specialties are extensive, including treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), bladder stones, erectile dysfunction, and hematuria.

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Top Urology News

Dr. Filson Awarded ACS Mentored Research Scholar Grant

Dr. Chris Filson

Christopher Filson, MD, MS, has been awarded a four-year, $580,000 Mentored Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Funding from the award will support his project "MRI-guided Prostate Biopsy: Maximizing Value and Optimizing Utilization." Martin Sanda, MD, and David Howard, PhD, will serve as mentors on the project, which also includes collaborators from Emory and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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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

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