Congratulations to our 2021 chief residents, Luke Ellenburg, M.D., and Ava Saidian, M.D.! They are graduating after five years of training with the Department of Urology Residency Program. We appreciate all your hard work and dedication over the past several years and wish you the best in your future endeavors. 

Luke Ellenburg, M.D.

Luke Ellenburg, M.D.

EllenburgNext Steps: Private Practice, East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, AL

Residency: Department of Urology, UAB

Medical School: UAB

Ava Saidian, M.D.

Ava Saidian, M.D.

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Next Steps: Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, UC San Diego

Residency: Department of Urology, UAB

Medical School: University of Kansas 

Graduation Ceremony

To honor our graduates, the department hosted a graduation ceremony Saturday, June 19, at the Country Club of Birmingham. 



Most Outstanding Research Presentation

Andrew Fang, MD

Highest In-Service Score 2021

Luke Ellenburg, M.D. 

Most Outstanding Educator

Patrick Selph, M.D.
Assistant Professor