Urology

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    David Joseph, Vice Chairperson 2016 -

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    Dean Assimos, Department Chairperson 2012 -

    Dean G. Assimos, M.D., was named the inaugural chair of the Department of Urology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Previously a division within the Department of Surgery, the Department of Urology was created by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System in April 2012.

    Assimos is an internationally known researcher and clinician, who comes to UAB from Wake Forest University where he was vice chair of urology. He received his undergraduate deg...

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    James Bryant, Vice Chairperson 2016 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Adam Klein, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Charles Peyton, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    David Joseph, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Dean Assimos, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dean G. Assimos, M.D., was named the inaugural chair of the Department of Urology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Previously a division within the Department of Surgery, the Department of Urology was created by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System in April 2012.

    Assimos is an internationally known researcher and clinician, who comes to UAB from Wake Forest University where he was vice chair of urology. He received his undergraduate deg...

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    Geoffrey Habermacher, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    J. Patrick Selph, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

    Dr. Selph joins UAB Urology after completing training at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Duke University. He underwent advanced training in treating urethral stricture disease, ureteral stricture disease, erectile dysfunction, male urinary incontinence, and complications of pelvic radiation therapy. He is currently the only urologist in Alabama who is fellowship-trained in genitourinary cancer survivorship, a field that focuses on the urologic complications of cancer treatment.<...

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    James Bryant, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    James Ferguson III, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Jared Cox, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Jason Moellinger, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2012 -

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    Jeffrey Nix M.D., Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    John Knight, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Joseph Davis Jr., Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2012 -

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    Kyle Wood, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Wood joined UAB Urology in July 2016. He completed his undergraduate degree at Brown University, graduating with honors. He then attended medical school at University of Massachusetts, and completed his residency at Wake Forest University. Dr. Wood is fellowship trained in endourology with a primary focus on kidney stone disease.

    His surgical expertise is in complex kidney stone disease and surgeries. He is a trained open, endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgeon. Dr. Wood and n...

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    L. Keith Lloyd, Professor - Clinical (P) 2012 -

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    Pankaj Dangle, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Dangle was born in Mumbai, India and obtained his medical degree MBBS from University of Mumbai. After completing his general surgery training, he successfully completed super-specialty training in urology with highest awards and Gold Medal from the prestigious University of Mumbai, India. He moved to the United States and did his urology residency training at The University of Chicago. He recently completed his pediatric urology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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    Peter Kolettis, Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Kolettis is Professor of Urology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joined the faculty in July of 1998 and has served as the Urology Residency Program Director since July 2003. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame. He then received his MD degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Kolettis completed his Urology Residency and Fellowship in Male Infertility at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He specializes in the evaluation and...

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    Ross Holmes, Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Sonia Fargue, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Soroush Rais-Bahrami M.D., Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Sunil Sudarshan M.D., Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Sudarshan received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, followed by his medical school training at the Duke University School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his residency in Urologic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. It was during his residency that he investigated gene therapy-based strategies for genitourinary malignancies. Dr. Sudarshan further pursued his interest in urologic oncology by completing a fellowship at the National Cancer Institute of the ...

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    Tanecia Mitchell, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

    The overall theme of Dr. Mitchell’s research has been to study disorders that affect the kidney and to identify potential ways to improve the health and quality of life of individuals with kidney disease. She has a broad background as well as specific training and expertise in mitochondrial function and oxidative stress. Dr. Mitchell’s current research investigates the role of diet on immune cell mitochondria and oxidative stress in kidney stone disease using human dietary feeding studies, anima...

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    Tony Pinson, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Tracey Wilson, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Wilson joined the faculty in 2008 and is currently an Associate Professor. She completed her undergraduate studies at Georgetown University and medical degree at Howard University College of Medicine. Her Urology training was conducted at the University of Connecticut and she received fellowship training in Female Urology, Neurourology and Urodynamics from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

    Dr. Wilson has been Board Certified since 2005 and was the first urologist ...

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Ji-Bin Peng, Associate Professor (S) 2014 -

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