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Dean Assimos, M.D.

Clinical care of the kidney stone patient • Metabolic causes of kidney stones • Kidney stone research

Media contact: Savannah Koplon, skoplon@uab.edu 

dean assimos expertsDean Assimos, M.D.

Chair, Department of Urology

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Clinical care of the kidney stone patient
  • Metabolic causes of kidney stones
  • Kidney stone research

 

 

As chair of the department of Urology, Assimos’s clinical practice is focused on kidney stone disease including stone removal, metabolic stone evaluation and preventive therapy. He conducts research on why kidney stones form and has received NIH funding for these investigations.

Assimos has led the American Urological Association Guidelines Committee on the surgical management of patients with kidney stones. These guidelines provide practicing urologists with care directives for this patient cohort. He can speak regarding care of patients with such stones as well as kidney stone research.

 

 

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