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Kenneth Ogan, MD

Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine

Emory Stone Center


Dr. Ogan is a Professor of Urology at the Emory University School of Medicine and Co-Director of Emory Comprehensive Stone Center.

Dr. Ogan attended the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT for his undergraduate education (Bachelor in Art). He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York followed by urology residency training at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Ogan completed his fellowship training in endourology, minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Ogan is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology (2003).

Dr. Ogan clinical and research interests lie in minimally invasive therapy including laparoscopic and robotic urologic oncologic (cancer) surgery. He has pioneered various surgical techniques for laparoscopic, robotic and thermal ablation kidney cancer surgery to cure patients from cancer while preserving their kidney function. Dr. Ogan performs robotic surgery for the treatment of kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. Patients attending Emory Urology for cancer treatment have the unique opportunity to be cured of their disease while at the same time preserve their vital organs, their functionality and quality of life. As co-director of the Stone Clinic, Dr. Ogan is also involved in the prevention and endoscopic/percutaneous management of patients with kidney stones.

Dr. Ogan has lectured both nationally and internationally. He is closely involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, urology residents and post-graduate fellows. His research involves the utilization of innovative virtual reality systems to train surgeons to perform surgical procedures. Dr. Ogan’s innovative work in teaching and training surgeons is well recognized nationally. He is the recipient of the Golden Apple Teaching Award from Emory University Department of Urology in 2008 & 2012. He has authored multiple book chapters and scientific journal articles.

Undergraduate Education
BA - Bachelor in Art, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1991)

Medical School

New York Medical College (1995)


The George Washington University School of Medicine (1995-1996)

Urology Residency

The George Washington University School of Medicine (1996-2001)

Urology Fellowship
Minimally Invasive Surgery, Endourology/Laparoscopy
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas (2001-2002)

Board Certification
American Board of Urology (2003)

Academic & Clinical Appointments
University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas, Texas (2001-2002)
Emory University School of Medicine (2002-current)