Vincent G. Bird

Professor
David A. Cofrin Endowed Chair in Endourology
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Department of Urology


Education:

  • Boston University, Boston, MA,  Bachelor of Arts (Biology), Bachelor of Arts (Classical Civilization), Graduated: 1991
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, Medical Doctor with Distinction in Research, Graduated: 1995

Postdoctoral Training:

  • Fellowship in Endourology & Laparoscopy, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, Completed: 2002
  • Residency in Urologic Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Present Hospital Affiliations:

  • UF Health Shands
    Department of Urology
    University of Florida
    College of Medicine
    1600 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, Florida 32610
  • Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
    1601 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, Fl 32608

Prior Hospital Affiliations:

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, June 2008 – June 2010
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology, University of Miami School of Medicine, September 2002 – June 2008
  • Fellow in Endourology & Laparoscopy, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, July 2001 – June 2002
  • Chief Resident, University of Miami School of Medicine, July 2000 – June 2001
  • Resident, University of Miami School of Medicine, June 1995 – June 2001

Honors & Awards:

Non-Institutional:

  • Castle Connolly America’s top Doctors 2008
  • Society for Male Reproduction and Urology, Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Knowledge
  • 1999 Society for Male Reproduction and Urology Prize Paper:   Reflexes and Somatic Responses as Predictors of Ejaculation by Penile Vibratory Stimulation (PVS) in Spinal Cord Injured Men.
  • Conjoint Annual Meeting, American Society for Reproductive Medicine/ Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 25-30, 1999.
  • Distinction in Research, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, May 1995.
  • Boston University Scholar, Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, August 1986.

Awards:

  • UF Health Customer Service Key Award, 2017
  • UF Health Honored Caregiver Award, 2017
  • UF Faculty Senate, 2017
  • COM Leadership Development Program, 2017
  • UF Health Customer Service Key Award, 2016
  • UF Health Customer Service is the Key Award, 2015
  • Urology Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award. University of Miami Department of Urology, 2010
  • Urology Teacher of the Year Award. University of Miami Department of Urology, 2004
  • Teaching Excellence Award. University of Miami Department of Urology, 2002-2003

Professional Memberships:

  • American Urological Association
  • Southeastern Section of American Urological Association
  • Endourological Society
  • Florida Urological Society
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • The American Board of Urology