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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
kidney stones, benign prostatic hyperplasia, genitourinary reconstruction, benign renal pathology


Biography

Dr. Wood joined UAB Urology in July 2016. He completed his undergraduate degree at Brown University, graduating with honors. He then attended medical school at University of Massachusetts, and completed his residency at Wake Forest University. Dr. Wood is fellowship trained in endourology with a primary focus on kidney stone disease.

His surgical expertise is in complex kidney stone disease and surgeries. He is a trained open, endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgeon. Dr. Wood and nephrology have one of the only multidisciplinary metabolic kiney stone clinics in the Southeast. The focus of this clinic is on the workup of kidney stone formers and implementing dietary, medical and lifestyle modifications to prevent future kidney stones.

He is an AUA research scholar and is conducting kidney stone research. His focus is on the metabolic pathways that lead to kidney stone disease, specifically evaluating the role of obesity in kidney stone disease. His research has basic, translational and clinical projects.  

Education & Training

Medical School
University of Massachusetts

Residency
Wake Forest University

Contact Information

Location
816 Kaul Genetics Building

Phone
205-975-0254