Meet Our Team

 




Faculty


Victoria Bird_MCM_5323Victoria Y. Bird, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
Residency: University of Iowa, School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Clinical Interests: Kidney Stone Disease, Metabolic Work Up and Medical Management of Kidney Stones, Hematuria, Urinary Tract Infection, Prostate Diseases, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Voiding Dysfunction

Official Spanish Translator for the University of Florida/ Traductora Oficial de Espanol de la Universidad de Florida

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Vincent Bird

Vincent G. Bird, MD
Professor
David A. Cofrin Endowed Chair in Endourology
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Medical School: State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Fellowship: Endourology & Laparoscopy University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
Clinical Interests: Urinary Stone Disease, Renal Obstruction and Renal Cancer

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Michael Blute_MCM_2914Michael L. Blute, Jr., MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
Residency: North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY
Fellowship: Urologic Oncology, University of Wisconsin Department of Urology, Madison, WI
Clinical Interests: Kidney cancer including locally advanced disease, cytoreductive surgery, and nephron sparing surgery; Bladder cancer; Testicular cancer; and Retroperitoneal masses

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Canales 4-7-16 white coatBenjamin K. Canales, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Fellowship: Laparoscopy and Endourology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Clinical Interests: Urologic Stone Disease, Endourology and Laparoscopy

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Paul Crispen, M.D.Paul L. Crispen, MD
Associate Professor
UF Health Cancer Center Scientific Review and Monitoring Committee Chair

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, Kidney Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Penile Cancer, Adrenalectomy, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Testicular Cancer and Robotic Surgery

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Romano T. DeMarco, MDRomano T. DeMarco, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology

Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MI
Residency: Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship: Pediatric Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Urology

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Michael Dennis_MCM_8680Michael A. Dennis, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director, UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Clinical Interests:  Male and Female Adult Urology, Erectile Dysfunction,  Kidney Stones, Hematuria, Evaluation of Kidney, Bladder and Prostate Cancer


DR SERGEI KUSMARTSEV

Sergei Kusmartsev, PhD
Assistant Professor

PhD: Immunology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russia
BS: Biophysics, Tomsk State University, Russia
Research Interests: Cancer Immunology

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Dr. Lou Moy

M. Louis Moy, MD
Assistant Professor
Residency Program Director

Medical School: Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Clinical Interests: Female Urology and Reconstructive Surgery

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Brandon Otto, MDBrandon J. Otto, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Residency:  Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Fellowship: Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Clinical Interests: Endourology, Robotic and laparoscopic surgery, Kidney Stones, Prostate and Kidney cancer

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DR. TOM STRINGERThomas F. Stringer, MD
Associate Chair
Clinical Associate Professor

Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Residency: University of Florida, Department of Urology, Shands Hospital, Gainesville FL
Fellowship:  Uro-oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Clinical Interests: Prostate Cancer Screening, Benign Prostate Disease, Erectile Dysfunction,  and Urinary Tract Infections


Li-Ming Su_MCM_5453-editLi-Ming Su, MD
David A. Cofrin Professor of Urologic Oncology
Chairman, Department of Urology

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, New York, NY
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery, Urologic Oncology

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Lawrence Yeung_MCM_8799Lawrence L. Yeung, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Residency: University of Florida Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship: Reconstructive Urology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Interests: Reconstructive surgery of the genitals and urinary tract for defects that result from trauma, cancer, infections and other causes

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Adjunct Faculty


Michael Binder_MCM_5335Michael A. Binder, MD
Assistant Professor
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School: SUNY-Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY; University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Residency: SUNY-Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Clinical Interests: Neurourology and Female Urology


picture of dr. hendersonC. Gerry Henderson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor
The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart

Medical School: MD, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington, DC
Fellowship: Barry Belman Pediatric Urology Fellow (Inaugural) Children’s National Medical Center Washington, DC
Clinical Interests:  Pediatric Urology

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Saeed Khan, PhDSaeed R. Khan, Ph.D., FASN
Director, Training Program in Urological Research

Bachelor of Science: Agra University, India
Graduate School:  Peshawar University, Pakistan
Ph.D.: Botany, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Post-Doctoral Fellowship: University of Adelaide, South Australia
Research Interests: Pathogenesis of Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stone Disease


DR JB MASONJ.B. Mason, MD
Assistant Professor
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School:  Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN
Residency:  University of Florida Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship:  Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery, University of Iowa Healthcare, Iowa City, IA
Clinical Interests: Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery, Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Trauma, Erectile Dysfunction, Male/Female Urinary Incontinence, Prosthetics

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Ahmad Vafa_MCM_5354Ahmad Z. Vafa, MD
Assistant Professor
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Residency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Clinical Interests: Sexual Medicine, General Urology


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 Fellows


DR PAUL GUITERREZPaul R. Dominguez Gutierrez, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow

PhD: Molecular Immunology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Dual BS: Chemistry and Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Research Interest: Kidney Stones

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Allison O'Kell, DVM, MSAllison O’Kell, DVM, MS, DACVIM
T-32 Fellow

Veterinary School: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
M.S: Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Residency: Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Research Interests: Kidney stones

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DR NITIN SHARMA Nitin Sharma, MD
Endourology/MIS Fellow

Medical School:  New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Residency:  Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY
Clinical Interests: Nephrolithiasis, Endourology, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Professor Emeritus


Robert C. NewmanRobert C. Newman, MD
Professor Emeritus

Medical School: Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) – Oklahoma City, OK
Residency: Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) – Oklahoma City, OK
Fellowship:  University of Florida
Masters of Science in Health Services Administration – University of Colorado (Denver)
Clinical Interests: Endourology, Laparoscopy – Adrenal, Ureteral, and Renal, Ureteral Strictures, Urologic Stone Disease, Urologic Aspects of Renal Transplantation


Picture1R. Dixon Walker, III, MD
Professor Emeritus

Medical School: University of Miami Medical School; Wake Forest University
Residency: University of Florida Department of Urology, College of Medicine


 Zev Wajsman

Zev Wajsman, MD
Professor Emeritus
Staff Urologist, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School: Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Israel
Residency: Central Hospital, Israel
Fellowship: Urologic Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY
Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, General Urology

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Extenders


Mitsu Andre, PA-C

Mitsu Andre, PA-C

 

 

 

 

 

 Michelle Doran, RN

Michelle Doran RN, BSN
ONN-CG (Oncology Nurse Navigator-Certified Generalist)

 

 

 

Lindsay Rohan, ARNP

Lindsay Rohan, ARNP


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Clinical Staff


Urology Medical Clinic

2000 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
Clinic Main Line: 352-265-8240
Clinic Main Fax: 352-265-8236


Alfaro, Rosario PA
Andre, Mitsu PA
Browning, Joyce Radiology Technician
Carnevale, Rhea Clinic Manager
Cason, Audrey Surgical Coordinator
Chiriboga, Monique Nurse Supervisor
Clay, Amy Office Representative
Cleaver, Rosa Surgical Coordinator
Dataram, Nandini LPN
Doran, Michelle “Shelley” ONN-CG (Oncology Nurse Navigator-Certified Generalist
Early, Kathy Office Representative
Elkins, Joshua PRN
Frost, Jerry LPN
Gillum, Leslie MA
Guinn, Kimvia Financial Counselor
Haviaras, Emely LPN
Hawks, Judy LPN
Iliff, William MA
Jamerson, Kentwana LPN
Johnson, Hayley PA
Morgan, Vernice Office Representative
Rohan, Lindsay ARNP, CPNP Pediatric Urology
Roundtree, Lindsay PRN
Salm, Christina Office Representative
Spitzer, Tiffany MA
Stacy, Elizabeth PA
Theophin, Carole CMA
Thompson, Jennifer Clinical Service Representative
Turner, Kayla LPN

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Administrative Staff


1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610
Office Main Line: 352-273-6815
Office Main Fax: 352-273-7515


Bennett, Jean Assistant to Dr. Tom Stringer, Dr. Mike Dennis and Dr. Larry Yeung; UroGators Administrative Contact 352-273-8239
Carrigan, Kelly Assistant to Dr. Romano DeMarco, Dr. Michael Binder, Dr. Ahmad Vafa, Dr. Allison O’Kell and Dr. William Donelan 352-273-6881
Foster, Jenna Administrative Intern; Fiscal 352-273-6815
Henao, Alejandro Grants Specialist; Human Resources 352-273-7834
Horne, Linda Assistant to Chairman Dr. Li-Ming Su and Michelle Van Leer 352-273-6870
Patton, Ronda Assistant to Dr. Michael Blute, Jr., Dr. Benjamin Canales and Dr. Paul Crispen; PCAC Administrative Contact; UroGators Administrative Contact; Event/Marketing/Website Coordinator 352-273-8236
Pridgeon, Kaley Fiscal Assistant II 352-294-5561
Stenner, Stephanie Assistant to Dr. Lou Moy; Residency Program Coordinator 352-273-8634
Van Leer, Michelle Director, Health Care Administration; Director, Patient Quality & Safety 352-273-7492
Wolford, Kathy Assistant to Dr. Victoria Bird, Dr. Vincent Bird, Dr. Paul Dominguez, Dr. Saeed Khan, Dr. Sergei Kusmartsev and Dr. Brandon Otto 352-273-7608

 

 

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