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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.

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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.


Greg Murphy (politician)

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


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.

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Hugh H. Young

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


Jean Casimir Félix Guyon

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


Jean Civiale

Jean Civiale (1792–1867) was a French surgeon and urologist, who, in 1832, invented a surgical instrument and performed transurethral lithotripsy, the first known minimally invasive surgery, to crush stones inside the bladder without having to open the abdomen (lithotomy). To remove a calculus, Civiale inserted his instrument through the urethra and bored holes in the stone. Afterwards, he crushed it with the same instrument and aspired the resulting fragments or let them flow normally with urine.


Joaquín Albarrán

Joaquín Albarrán, full name Joaquin Maria Albarrán y Dominguez was a Cuban urologist born in Sagua La Grande, Cuba. He received the Order of the Legion of Honour of France.


Otto Zuckerkandl

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


Michael Palese

Dr. Michael A. Palese, is an American urologist specializing in robotic, laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery, with a special emphasis on robotic surgeries relating to kidney cancer and kidney stone disease.


Harry Martin (urologist)

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


Maximilian Nitze

Maximilian Carl-Friedrich Nitze was a German urologist born in Berlin.


Craig G. Rogers

Craig G. Rogers, is an American urologist and the director of renal surgery at the Vattikuti Urology Institute at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. and director of Urologic Oncology at West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan. Rogers is known for pioneering minimally invasive robotic kidney surgeries using da Vinci Surgical System including single incision robotic surgeries. He was the first surgeon to utilize ultrasound probe in robotic kidney surgery. He is actively researching other robotic kidney surgery innovations such as utilization of barbed suture for knotless kidney wound closure or nanoknife technology. On February 9, 2009 he performed the first twittered live robotic surgery. Rogers is listed “Top Doc” of Hour Detroit Magazine, featured on the TV series of "Minds of Medicine".


John Wickham (urologist)

John Ewart Alfred Wickham was a British urologist and surgeon, who was a pioneer of keyhole surgery and the autonomous transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) robot, foreseeing the subsequent revolution in robotic surgery.


Leopold Ritter von Dittel

Leopold Ritter von Dittel was an Austrian urologist born in Fulnek, a community now located in the Czech Republic.