• The annual Emory Urology Residents Graduation Event is an exhilarating and entertaining commemoration of the achievements of faculty and the graduating class.

  • 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.

  • The department’s annual Advances in Urology course is known for its compelling coverage of recent updates and advances in urology practice and research.

  • Our faculty physicians and their teams have over 40,000 urology care encounters per year.

  • 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. Aaron Lay

Akanksha Mehta, MD, MS, is the director of male reproductive health for Emory Urology, program director of the Emory Urology Residency, and a guest researcher at the Division of Reproductive Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Her clinical expertise includes andrology, male reproductive and sexual medicine, and microsurgery, while her research focuses 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.

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Top Urology News

Emory Urology first in state to offer HoLEP

Dr. Brendan Browne

HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate) is a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedure for prostate enlargement causing bothersome urinary symptoms. "The innovative HoLEP procedure is an ideal choice for patients whose prostates are too large for standard transurethral resection of the prostate, and avoids the invasiveness of open or robotic transabdominal surgeries," says Brendan Browne, MD. The procedure uses a laser and requires no incisions.

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Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Martin Sanda

Dr. Martin Sanda, Chair of Emory Urology

Emory Urology is one of the Southeast's top academic urology centers, and delivers sophisticated, patient-centered care across the spectrum of adult and adolescent urological conditions. For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked Emory Urology nationally in its 2020-2021 Best Hospitals guide. Our faculty physicians and trainees practice at six hospitals, have over 40,000 urology care encounters per year, and are consistently recognized with national and regional awards and commendations.

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