Urology-What's New


 Abstracts Accepted for Presentation

 The 34rd World Congress of Endourology held in Conjunction with the
South African Urological Association (SAUA) Meeting in 2016
will be held in Cape Town, South Africa (WCE 2016)

November 8-12, 2016

 First Reported Case of Cotyledonoid Leiomyoma after Hysterectomy Involving the Ureter (Hugh Smith, Nathan Jung, Amanda Carter, Amar Singh, Juan Class)

Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteroneocystostomy: A Singh Center Experience (Nathan Jung, Hugh Smith, Amanda Carter, Juan Class, Christopher Keel, Amar Singh)

A Novel Transmesenteric Approach to Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Horseshoe Kidney (Juan Class, Dana Butler, Nathan Jung, Hugh Smith, Amanda Carter, Amar Singh)

Nephron Sparing Surgery for Larger Renal Tumors: Outcome and Initial Experience (Nathan Jung, Amanda Carter, Hugh Smith, Juan Class, Christopher Keel, Amar Singh)



Congratulations to Hugh Smith, MD for placing 1st in the poster presentation category at the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga Annual Resident Research Week on Friday, May 13, 2016. Dr. Smith presented " Post Hysterectomy Extauterine Cotyledonoid Leiomyoma in a 42 year old Female"

We are very proud of his accomplishments!!




80th Annual Meeting * Nashville, TN * March 2016

Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association   

Dr. Nathan Jung (first year urology resident) and Dr. Hugh Smith (preliminary surgery resident) represented the Department of Urology at the Southeast Section of the American Urological Association (SESAUA) in Nashville in March 2016.  Dr. Jung presented two posters - Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Ureteronecystostomy: A Single Center Experience and Nephron Sparing Surgery for Larger Renal Tumors: Outcome and Initial Experience. Dr. Hugh Smith presented a video -  Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Diverticulectomy for Symptomatic Calyceal Diverticulum: Technique and Initial Experience – DVD Titled: Botic-Assisted Laparoscopic Calyceal Diverticulectomy.  Dr. Amar Singh and Dr. Chris Keel are members of the SESAUA and attended the presentations. Drs. Jung and Smith were the first residents in the Department of Urology to present at an association meeting. We are very proud of their accomplishments.




  July 2015


The Department of Urology was selected by the American Urological Association's Residency Grant Program to receive a $500 dollar grant to support our new residency program.  There were (2) winners - University of TN College of Medicine Chattanooga and the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville.  This grant will be used to support the educational necessities of our new residency program.


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