Meet Our Team


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Faculty


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Christopher E. Bayne, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Residency Program Director

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Medical School:  Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) Norfolk, VA
Residency:  The George Washington University (GWU) Washington, DC
Fellowship: Pediatric Urology, Children’s National Health System (CN) Washington, DC
Clinical Interests: Adolescent and Transitional Urology, Hydronephrosis, Hypospadias, Kidney Stones, Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery, Neuropathic Bladder and Bowel​, Spina Bifida, Upper Urinary Tract and Ureteral Anomalies, Urinary Tract Infection, Vesicoureteral Reflux

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

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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, IA
Clinical Interests: Urinary Stone Disease, Renal Obstruction, Renal Cancer

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Benjamin K. Canales, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

Director of Urologic Research
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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, Laparoscopy

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Paul L. Crispen, MD
Associate Professor

Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs
Institutional Principal Investigator with NRG Oncology
UF Health Cancer Center Scientific Review & Monitoring Committee Chair

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

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

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Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
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 A. Dennis, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director, UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza

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


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William L. Donelan, PhD
Assistant Scientist

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PhD: Biomedical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Post Doctoral Fellowship: Biochemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Research Interest: Kidney Stone Disease

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Joseph R. Grajo, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Joint Assistant Professor, UF Urology
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Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
Residency: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Fellowship: Abdominal Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Clinical Interests: Prostate mpMRI, Noninvasive Characterization of Renal Masses

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

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M. Louis Moy, MD
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
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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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Padraic O’Malley, MSc, MD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
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Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine, Dutch Antilles
Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Fellowship:  Urological Oncology, Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Penile Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Robotic Surgery, Continent Diversions

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Thomas F. Stringer, MD
Associate Professor

Associate Chair of Philanthropy and Alumni Affairs
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Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Residency: University of Florida, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Fellowship:  Uro-oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Clinical Interests: Prostate Cancer Screening, Benign Prostate Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Urinary Tract Infections


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Li-Ming Su, MD
David A. Cofrin Professor of Urologic Oncology
Chairman, Department of Urology
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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 L. Yeung, MD
Associate Professor

Medical Director, UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza
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Medical School: University of Florida, College of Medicine, 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


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C. Gerry Henderson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor
The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart

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Medical School: 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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Kelly Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
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Medical School: University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Residency: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Clinical Interests: General Urology, Urologic Stone Disease, Voiding Dysfunction, Sexual Medicine


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J.B. Mason, MD
Acting Chief, Urology Section, Surgical Service
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
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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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Michael J. Wehle, MD
Associate Professor
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Medical School:  University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Internship:  University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency: University of Florida, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Clinical Interests: Prostate Cancer Detection and Management, Benign Prostate Enlargement, General Urology, Stone Disease


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 Fellows


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Paul R. Dominguez Gutierrez, PhD
Post Doctoral Fellow
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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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Jason P. Joseph, MD
Endourology/Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
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Medical School:  University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency:  Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Clinical Interests: Minimally-Invasive Urologic Surgery, Localized Prostate Cancer, Surgical Management of Kidney Cancer, Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma, Stone Disease of the Urinary Tract, Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Ureteral Stricture


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Professor Emeritus


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Robert 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, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Masters of Science in Health Services Administration: University of Colorado , Denver, CO
Clinical Interests: Endourology, Laparoscopy – Adrenal, Ureteral, and Renal, Ureteral Strictures, Urologic Stone Disease, Urologic Aspects of Renal Transplantation


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R. Dixon Walker, III, MD
Professor Emeritus

Medical School: University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL; Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Residency: University of Florida, Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL


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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


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Mitsu Andre, PA-C


Hala Assar, DNP is wearing a white doctors coat.  she has on a dark blue shirt.   she is in her early 30's.  she has long blond hair.  the background of the photo is medium blue.

Hala Assar, APRN


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Whitney Brophy, APRN


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Starr Dix, APRN


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Brittany Fowler, APRN


Candie Le is wearing a white doctors coat.  she has on a dark blue shirt. she is in her late 20's or early 30's. she has long dark hair.   the background of the photo is medium blue.

Candie Le, PA


Lindsay Rohan, ARNP is wearing a white doctors coat.  she is wearing a light blue shirt.  she is in her 30's.  she has long blond hair.  the background of the photo is medium blue.

Lindsay Rohan, RN, APRN
Director, Pediatric Continence Center


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Betsy Stacy, PA-C


Oncology Nurse Navigator-Certified Generalist


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


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UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza

2000 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
Clinic Main Line: 352.265.8240
Clinic Main Fax: 352.265.8236


Clinical Staff

NAME TITLE
Addison, Kimberly LPN
Alley, Haliey RN Supervisor
Ames, Haven Financial Specialist
Andre, Mitsu Physician Assistant
Assar, Hala APRN
Bogden, Kelsey LPN
Brophy, Whitney APRN
Browning, Joyce Radiology Technician
Caldwell, Tera Medical Assistant
Carnevale, Rhea Clinic Manager

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UF Urology


1600 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32610
Office Main Line: 352.273.6815
Office Main Fax: 352.273.7515


Administrative Staff

name title
Bennett, Jean Administrative Assistant for Drs. Dennis, Stringer Yeung; UroGators Administrative Contact
Carrigan, Kelly Administrative Assistant for Drs. Bayne & DeMarco
Faron, Daniel Operations Manager
Horne, Linda Administrative Assistant for Chairman Dr. Li-Ming Su & Michelle Van Leer
Patton, Ronda Administrative Assistant for Drs. Ahmad, Crispen & O’Malley; Administrative Contact for PCAC & UroGators; Coordinator for Events, Marketing, Website & Social Media
Pridgeon, Kaley Fiscal Assistant II
Kwenda,Elizabeth Research Assistant
Stenner, Stephanie Administrative Assistant for Dr. Lou Moy; Residency Program Coordinator
Van Leer, Michelle Director, Health Care Administration; Director, Patient Quality & Safety
Wolford, Kathy Administrative Assistant for Drs. Bird, Canales, Donelan, Johnson, Kusmartsev, Mason & Wehle

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