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Jennifer Berman

Jennifer Berman is an American sexual health expert, urologist and female sexual medicine specialist. She is also a former co-host on the Emmy Award-winning television show, The Doctors.


Ashutosh Tewari

Ashutosh K. Tewari is the Chairman of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is a board certified American urologist, oncologist, and principal investigator. Before moving to the Icahn School of Medicine in 2013, he was the founding director of both the Center for Prostate Cancer at Weill Cornell Medical College and the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Tewari was the Ronald P. Lynch endowed Chair of Urologic Oncology and the hospital's Director of Robotic Prostatectomy, treating patients with prostate, urinary bladder and other urological cancers. He is a world leading urological surgeon, and has performed over 8,500 robotically assisted procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System. Academically, he is recognized as a world-renowned expert on urologic oncology with over 250 peer reviewed published papers to his credit; he is on such lists as America's Top Doctors, New York Magazine's Best Doctors, and Who's Who in the World. In 2012, he was given the American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award for "outstanding contributions to the field of urologic oncology, most notably the treatment of prostate cancer and the development of novel techniques to improve the outcomes of robotic prostatectomy."

Art, Health

Golding Bird

Golding Bird was a British medical doctor and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He became a great authority on kidney diseases and published a comprehensive paper on urinary deposits in 1844. He was also notable for his work in related sciences, especially the medical uses of electricity and electrochemistry. From 1836, he lectured at Guy's Hospital, a well-known teaching hospital in London and now part of King's College London, and published a popular textbook on science for medical students called Elements of Natural Philosophy.


George Magoha

George Albert Omore Magoha is a Kenyan Surgeon, Academic Administrator and Professor of Surgery and a Consultant Urologist at the University of Nairobi's College of Health Sciences. He is best known for his time as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi from 2005–2015 where he is credited to have transformed the institution from student hooliganism to a leading institution of higher learning in Kenya and beyond. His record as a no nonsense education administrator saw him appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council in 2016.His immediate task was to reform the council to arrest the widespread academic dishonesty and corruption in the administration of national examinations. He is credited to have dismantled cartels that had propagated exam cheating for years and restored credibility of exams in Kenya.


Mahendra Bhandari

Mahendra Bhandari is a noted Indian surgeon who has made substantial contributions to the specialty of urology, medical training, hospital administration, and medical ethics. For his efforts, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the government of India in 2000. Bhandari is currently Senior Bio-scientist and Director of Robotic Surgery Research & Education at the Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) in Detroit, MI. He was the Symposium coordinator of the International Robotic Urology Symposium. He also has been the CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation since 2010.


Mani Menon

Mani Menon, born July 9, 1948 in Trichur, India, is an American surgeon whose pioneering work has helped to lay the foundation for modern robotic cancer surgery. He is the founding director and the Raj and Padma Vattikuti Distinguished Chair of the Vattikuti Urology Institute at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, where he established the first cancer-oriented robotics program in the world. Menon is widely regarded for his role in the development of robotic surgery techniques for the treatment of patients with prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers, as well as for the development of robotic kidney transplantation.Menon is the recipient of the Gold Cystoscope award, Hugh Hampton Young award, the Keyes Medal, the prestigious B.C. Roy award. He has been inducted into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, the highest honor awarded by the University. The Society of Urologic Robotic Surgery instituted a Gold Medal in Menon's name in 2017, of which he was the first recipient. An exhibit titled Many Voices, One Nation at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History incorporates some of Menon's person effects.


Warren Snodgrass

Warren Snodgrass is a pediatric urologist specializing in the repair of hypospadias, the second most common birth defect. In 1994 he described the tubularized incised plate (TIP) repair of hypospadias, which has become known as the Snodgrass repair and has become the most common approach to repairing most forms of hypospadias. Snodgrass is internationally known for his advocacy of evidence-based surgery, and was the editor of a textbook on pediatric urology. He is in private practice near Dallas, Texas.

Science, Health

Hugh H. Young

Hugh Hampton Young, M.D. was an American surgeon, urologist, and medical researcher.


Greg Murphy (politician)

Gregory F. Murphy is an American urologist currently serving as a Republican Representative in the North Carolina General Assembly.

Politics, Health

Mohammad-Reza Khatami

Mohammad-Reza Khatami is an Iranian politician and nephrologist.


Otto Zuckerkandl

Otto Zuckerkandl was an Austrian urologist and surgeon. He was a younger brother of anatomist Emil Zuckerkandl (1849-1910).


Harry Martin (urologist)

Harry Watson Martin was a urologist and third husband of Louella Parsons.


Frère Jacques Beaulieu

Frère Jacques Beaulieu ; 1651–1720), also known as Frère Jacques Baulot, was a travelling lithotomist with scant knowledge of anatomy and was also a Dominican friar. Beaulieu performed the frequently deadly procedure in France into the early 18th century.


Sunil Shroff

Sunil Shroff is the managing trustee of a non-government and non-profit organisation called MOHAN Foundation and is well known for his work in the field of deceased donation transplantation in India. He has worked towards improving the deceased organ donation rate in India.


Jean Casimir Félix Guyon

Jean Casimir Félix Guyon was a French surgeon and urologist born in Saint-Denis, Ile-Bourbon (Réunion).