Urology News

Urology News

July 1, 2013 - With a very memorable and exciting year behind us, we look forward to the new academic year with new students, faculty, guest speakers, challenges, opportunities and growth that 2013-2014 will bring. We hope you will check back often and be sure to check out our Facebook page to see what's happening at the University of Louisville Department of Urology and UofL Urology Residency Program.

June 21, 2013 - The University of Louisville Urology Residency Program held its inaugural graduation ceremony since becoming a department. The celebration, held at The University Club in Louisville, Kentucky was a great success. Attendees included many urology alumni, former UofL professors, graduates Benjamin Barckley Storey, Jr., MD, and John Tyler Roseman, MD with their families and friends, and prestigious guests from all over the world.

May 1, 2013 - The University of Louisville Department of Urology would like to welcome our newest faculty member, Sandhya R. Rao, MD, MCh to our department. Dr. Rao has had extensive training in urology. We are excited to have her join our team and to continue providing providing a variety of urological services to the community. For more information about Dr. Rao, click here.

March 19, 2013 - The University of Louisville Department of Urology, University of Louisville Physicians-Urology, faculty, staff, and residents would like to congratulate our own pediatric urology specialist, Daniel G. DaJusta, MD, for his recent success in becoming board certified by the American Board of Urology. We are honored to have the only board certified pediatric urologist in Kentuckiana. Congratulations Dr. DaJusta!

January, 2013 - The University of Louisville Department of Urology and Urology Residency Program are both off to a busy start and is excited to see what the new year has in store. Our clinical practice ULP-Urology is accepting new patients! Physicians or patients with inquiries or referrals should contact our clinical offices at 502-629-4220 for pediatric and 502-817-6300 for adult patients. For more information on services provided, go to our practice website at http://www.uoflphysicians.com/urology.

November 17, 2012 - Dr. John David Pumphrey (1932 - 2012) - University of Louisville Urology Residency graduate of 1960, Dr. John David Pumphrey, 80, died Saturday night, Nov. 17, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas. He attended the University of Texas and graduated from Texas Christian University in 1953. He met Virginia Robinson in 1954 on the Queen Elizabeth, married his Ohio bride in 1955 and lived happily ever after for 57 years. Dr. Pumphrey graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1957, interned at Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans and completed his urology residency at the University of Louisville in Kentucky in 1960.

August 18, 2012 - University of Louisville Department of Urology's newest member, urologic oncologist Jamie Messer, MD, speaks about daVinci robotic surgery at the Kentucky State Fair. Great Job Dr. Messer! Click here to see Dr. Messer in action!

August 8, 2012 - The University of Louisville Department of Urology would like to welcome our newest faculty member, Jamie C. Messer, MD to our department. Dr. Messer is a fellowship trained urologic oncologist. Dr. Messer's training and skills will compliment the department and provide much needed services to the community. For more information about Dr. Messer, click here.

June, 2012 - University of Louisville Urology Residency Program awarded ACGME full-cycle accreditation!

Since accepting his appointment as chairman of the Department of Urology, Dr. Murali Ankem has brought about exciting changes to both the department and to University of Louisville Hospital.

March 29, 2012 - WHAS11 Great Day Live! host Laura Rogers speaks to Dr. Ankem about common urinary problems, and new treatments by University of Louisville Physicians. Click here to view

Dr. Ankem has been featured in the Courier Journal and on WHAS11 for performing two of the first minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgeries in Kentucky, both at University of Louisville Hospital. His first was a radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in November 2011 and removal of the kidney (nephrectomy) in January, 2012. Click on the links below for more information.

February 15, 2012 -New procedure for kidney failure - WHAS11

December 27, 2011 -Radical cystectomy for bladder cancer - UofL Physicians

Check back often for news on what's happening, because at the University of Louisville....It's Happening Here.