Murali K. Ankem, MD, MCh, FACS, named Professor and Chairman of University of Louisville Department of Urology on October 1, 2011, previously served as Director of Endourology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-UMDNJ in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He received his medical degree from the Rangaraya Medical College, Andhra University, India. He completed his four-year urology residency at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, two-year general surgery residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, Pennsylvania and a one-year fellowship in endourology at The University of Wisconsin in Madison. He has published more than 30 papers, abstracts and book chapters relating to urologic surgery. Dr. Ankem is a member of numerous professional and scientific societies such as the American Urological Association, the American College of Surgeons, the Endourological Society and the Society for University Urologists. Dr. Ankem specializes in minimally invasive approaches for urinary stone disease, laparoscopic surgery for kidney, adrenal disorders and prostate cancer. He has special interest in the management of male erectile dysfunction. Dr. Ankem is certified by the American Board of Urology and the Indian Board of Urology.
The University of Louisville Department of Urology welcomed, Ahmed Q. Haddad, MBChB, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urology in May, 2016. Dr. Haddad earned his medical degree at University of Sheffield Medical School, United Kingdom in 1997 and his PhD from the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Haddad completed a two-year fellowship in urologic oncology at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Haddad's interests are prostate cancer, urothelial cancer, both upper and lower tract, as well as renal cell carcinoma. We are pleased to have the addition of a second urologic oncologist to our team of dedicated physicians. Dr. Haddad specializes in Urologic Oncology. Dr. Haddad has published numerous articles on this sub-specialty which can be reviewed by clicking here.
The University of Louisville Department of Urology welcomed, Jamie C. Messer, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology in September, 2012. Dr. Messer is a native Kentuckian and earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed his urology residency at Penn State University and his urologic oncology fellowship at the University of Texas at San Antonio.Dr. Messer's interests are urothelial cancer, both upper and lower tract, as well as renal cell carcinoma. We are pleased to have the addition of a urologic oncologist to our team of dedicated physicians. Dr. Messer is certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Messer specializes in Urologic Oncology.
- The University of Louisville Department of Urology welcomed pediatric urologist,Ahmad Z. Mohamed, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology in November, 2014. He completed his training at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio after graduating with honors from Cairo University Medical School, Egypt. Dr. Mohamed’s areas of interest include reconstructive surgery for various congenital anomalies, as well as the management of obstructive uropathy, voiding dysfunction, stone disease and urological tumors in children and adolescents. Dr. Mohamed is certified by the Egyptian Board of Urology.