The Department of Urology is composed of physicians and scientists, who offer the entire spectrum of clinical management of urologic problems as well as performing a broad scope of research to include both basic science and translational components.

Assimos_Dean_0309A

Chair, Department of Urology
Professor

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Complex Stone Disease
  • Endourology

bryant_james_2009

Assistant Professor

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • General Urology
  • Endourology
  • Complex Stone Disease

joseph_davis

Clinical Assistant Professor

205-996-8765

Clinical Interests

  • General Urology

holmes

Professor

205-996-2291
rholmes@uab.edu 

Research Interests

  • Oxalate Handling and Synthesis and its Relationship to Health and Disease

joseph

Chief of Pediatric Urology
Professor of Surgery

205-939-9840

Clinic Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Pediatric Urology
    • Urinary reconstruction
    • Disorders of Sex Development
    • Neurogenic dysfunction of the bladder

kitchens

Assistant Professor

205-939-9840

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Pediatric Urology
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Hypospadias
  • Complex Genitourinary Reconstruction

knight

Assistant Professor

205-996-2295
knight74@uab.edu 

Research Interests

  • Calcium oxalate kidney stone disease
  • Bacterial oxalate degradation
  • Oxalobacter formigenes
  • Endogenous oxalate synthesis
  • Primary hyperoxaluria

kolettis

Professor of Urology
Residency Program Director

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Male infertility
  • Vasectomy reversal
  • Microsurgery
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • General urology

lloyd

Professor

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Areas of Interest

  • Neurourology
  • Female Urology and Incontinence
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome

mitchell

Instructor

205-996-2292
taneciam@uab.edu

Research Interests

  • Mitochondria
  • Oxidative stress
  • Inflammation
  • Kidney stones
  • Interstitial cystitis

nix

Assistant Professor

(205) 996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Areas of Interest

  • Prostate Cancer
  • MRI in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Adrenal Cancer and Adrenal mass

soroush

Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests

  • Urologic Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Advanced Imaging for Urologic Cancers

Research Interests

  • Improving prostate cancer detection by integrating image-guided biopsy into prostate cancer screening
  • Integrating multiparametric prostate MRI interpretation to improve selection of active surveillance candidates among patients with prostate cancer
  • Investigating the role of advanced imaging technologies to improve staging of various urologic cancers
  • Developing novel biomarkers for better risk-stratification and treatment counseling of patients with urologic diseases

JSelph

Assistant Professor

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Reconstructive Urology
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Rectourethral fistula disease
  • Urethral Stricture Disease
  • Hydronephrosis

Sudarshan_06

Associate Professor

(205) 934-9175

Clinical Subspecialty and Areas of Interest

  • Urologic Oncology
  • Scientific research understanding the molecular basis of renal cancer

tracey wilson web

Associate Professor of Urology

205-996-8765

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

  • Female Urology
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Geriatric Urology
  • Neurolurology

wood web 2

Assistant Professor

(205) 975-0254

Areas of Interest

  • kidney stones
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • genitourinary reconstruction
  • benign renal pathology