Fellows, December 2016
Wake Forest Baptist Urology offers four fellowship programs rich in both clinical care and academic research. As part of a high-volume tertiary referral center, the department is a leading program for index cases for both adult and pediatric urology. Training advantages also include a surgical skills learning center with mock ORs and simulated patients.
Endourology/Robotic Surgery: Two-year program offering an intensive clinical and research experience to prepare fellows for a career in academic medicine. Fellows obtain advanced experience in all aspects of endourologic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, and gain research experience, including the option for a master’s degree. Accredited by the Endourological Society.
Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery: One-year fellowship designed to prepare fellows for a career in robotic urologic surgery, laparoscopic and urology and urologic oncology. Fellows participate in a wide range of urologic procedures, from radical prostatectomy and cystectomy to partial nephrectomy and reconstructive procedures. A variety of research opportunities are available. Accredited by the Endourological Society.
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery: Two-year program for urology physicians versus a three-year program for Ob/Gyn graduates. The program includes 12 months of research. The curriculum is designed to comprehensively train pelvic surgeons to develop clinical independence through mastery of a broad range of diagnostic and surgical techniques. Accredited by ACGME. For complete details, click here.
Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery: One-year clinical program in male genitourinary reconstructive surgery, prosthetic urology, and infertility. Fellows are exposed to the most up-to-date surgical techniques to equip them to serve as an educator and leader in the field. Fellows can participate in research at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Verified by the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.