Victoria Y. Bird, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology
Department of Urology


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Education:

  • 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

Postdoctoral Training:

  • Chief Resident, University of Iowa, School of Medicine, IA, Department of Urology, Completed: 2005
  • Resident, University of Iowa, School of Medicine, IA, Department of Urology, Completed: 2004
  • Resident, University of Iowa, School of Medicine, IA, Department of General Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Completed: 2001

Present Hospital Affiliations:

  • UF Health Shands
    Department of Urology
    University of Florida
    College of Medicine
    1600 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, Florida 32610
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
    University of Florida
    Clinical Preceptorship in Biomedical Engineering
    Role: Mentor PhD student

Honors and Awards:

  • Research Opportunity Seed Fund Award​, College of Engineering: “Mitigating Bacterial Growth on Urinary Catheters with Smart Hydrogels”, UFIRST ID#5442, 2016 
  • University of Florida Health Customer Service Key Award, 2016
  • National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR001427., 2016
  • University of Florida #-16048 Approved Provisional Patent “Device for Urinary Catheter Bacterial Detection Using pH-and Nitrite sensitive, Colorimetric Hydrogel, 2016
  • University of Florida Faculty Senate, 2016
  • University of Florida HCC/Institute on Aging/NCI SEED Grant entitled, “Endotype Discovery in Prostate Cancer and Multi-Domain Analysis of Age Related Comorbidities”. 2016
  • University of Florida Health “Customer Service is the Key” Award, 2015
  • National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health Award for REDCap Project Award Number UL1TR001427, 2015
  • Castle Connolly: Americas Top Doctor Recognition, 2012
  • Pfizer Urology Resident Research Award, 2004
  • Highest Achievement on In-Service Urologic Examination Award, 2002-2004
  • Pacific Energy Association Scholarship Award, San Francisco, CA, 1999
  • Medical School Association Leadership Award, Madison, WI, 1997
  • The Business Forum Scholarship Award, Madison, WI, 1996
  • Inter-American College of Physicians and Surgeons, Youth Initiative in Health and Policy Development Award, Bethesda, MD, 1994
  • Stanley Foundation: research funding award, NAMI, NIMH, NIH, 1993
  • Argonne National Laboratory Traveling Research Award, Chicago, IL, 1993
  • Exceptional Summer Student Research Award, NINDS, NIH, 1993
  • Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Award, Stevens Point, WI, 1992
  • Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship, LAS, NINDS, NIH, 1992
  • Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship, LAS, NINDS, NIH, 1991

Professional Memberships:

  • American Urological Association
  • Association for Academic Women
  • Endourological Society
  • Florida Urological Society
  • Society of Women in Urology
  • Southeastern Section of American Urological Association