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UF Urology Establishes UF Prostate Disease Center

The Department recently received approval to establish the University of Florida Prostate Disease Center (UFPDC). The UFPDC is an inter-disciplinary, statewide research and education center that facilitates the development of state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and advanced treatment methods for prostate disease. This new Center of Excellence, the only one…

Dr. Philipp Dahm Founds the International Evidence Based Urology Working Group

The International Evidence Based Urology (EBU) Working Group is closely affiliated with the University of Florida Evidence-based Medicine and Health Outcomes Research Program. It represents an informal collaboration of individuals with an interest in advancing the evidence based clinical practice of urology through education and research. With members…

New Techniques Garner International Recognition for UF Urology Robotic Program

Dr. Sijo Parekattil, Assistant Professor of Urology, Co-Director of Robotic Surgery and Director of Microsurgery, was invited to present two keynote presentations at the Endourological Congress of Brazil at Ipinema Hospital, San Paolo in early February, 2009. His presentations focused on new techniques of hydrodissection of the neurovascular…

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…

Dr. Philipp Dahm Joins the Journal of Urology Editorial Board

Dr. Philipp Dahm, Associate Professor of Urology and Director of Clinical Research, was recently appointed to the Journal of Urology Editorial Board. Dr. Dahm will serve on the Editorial Board for a three year term, through the year 2012. He joins Dr. Raju Thomas (Tulane University) and Dr.

AUA Recognizes UF Resident for Outstanding Presentation

Dr. Charles Vincent, PGY3, was recognized at the 2009 AUA Annual Meeting for his poster, “Symptoms and risk factors associated with first UTI in college-aged women: a prospective cohort study.”  His presentation, the result of research conducted in collaboration with his faculty mentor, Benjamin Canales, MD, was selected…

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