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Featured Faculty: Paul Crispen, MD

I am proud to become a member of the Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology team at the University of Florida. Patients afflicted by genitourinary malignancies will face many challenges during the evaluation and treatment of their cancer which may be minimized by comprehensive care provided by multiple specialists. Our team…

Winterhaven Hopsital and University of Florida Department of Urology Host Robotic Assisted Microsurgical & Endoscopic Society (RAMSES) Meeting

The 2nd Annual Multispecialty Robotic Microsurgery Symposium was recently held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation
(CAMLS) in Tampa, Florida on November 9 – 10, 2012. The meeting featured podium, poster and live surgery presentations on cutting-edge applications of robotic microsurgery across surgical subspecialties including plastics and reconstructive…

Dr. Benjamin K. Canales Publishes Article in AUA News

Dr. Benjamin K. Canales, Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology, published an article in the October 2012 issue of AUANews, a monthly newsletter sent to all American urologists through the American Urological Association. The article, entitled “The Role of Genetics in Calcium Stone Disease” highlights four…

Prestigious award named after Dr. Sijo Parekattil

The Center for Reproductive Medicine at the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute & OB/GYN Women’s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic will name its prestigious best reproductive medicine research intern award by one of our faculty members. The “Dr. Sijo Parekattil Award for Excellence in Reproductive Research” is given to the most outstanding…

UF Urology Residency Program Fully Reaccredited and Expanded to 3 Residents per Year

The Department of Urology was recently notified by the Urology Residency Review Committee (RRC) on behalf of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) that its residency program has been given full accreditation for a total of 5 years through 2014. In addition, the RRC approved the Department’s proposal…

Dr. Sijo Parekattil Awarded Grant from ERBE Surgical Systems

Dr. Sijo Parekattil, Assistant Professor of Urology and Co-Director of Robotic Surgery, received a $75,000 award from ERBE Surgical Systems for his project titled “Animal Safety and Prospective Randomized Control Trial of Hemostatic Hydrodissection for Nerve Preservation during Robotic of Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy.” Founded in 1847, ERBE Surgical Systems is…

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