Education & Training

Medical School

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine


Surgery (General Surgery)

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine-Kansas City


Surgery, Urological

  • University of Kansas Medical Center-Kansas City


Surgical Oncology

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


American Board of Urology


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Bladder cancer quality of life outcomes
  • Life after radical cystectomy
  • Urinary diversion options after radical cystectomy
  • High risk kidney cancer treatments
  • Minimally invasive techniques for urological malignancies
  • MRI fusion biopsy and prostate cancer

Areas of Expertise

  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney (renal) cancer
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Prostate cancer
  • Robotic surgery
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urologic oncology
  • Urologic reconstructive surgery

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Top 10 Abstract Award Engineering in Urology (EUS)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Urological Oncology Fellowship Didactics Coordinator 2015


  • 2010 Missouri Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 1st Place in Poster Presentation Competition.
  • 2011 SMRU (Society for Male Reproduction and Urology) Travelling Scholars Program Award Recipient to attend ASRM 2011.
  • 2012 Resident Essay 2nd place winner at South Central Section of the American Urological Association
  • Selected to The Leading Physicians of the World 2012
  • 2013 Best of AUA Annual Meeting Abstract Award
  • 2014 Urology Resident Preceptorship in Robotic Surgery-Ohio State University
  • 2014 The Right Fit H.E.R.O. Resident Award Nominee and top 100 finalist
  • British Journal of Urology International Featured Article of the Week August 2015.
  • Abstract chosen for publication on UroToday.com August 2015.


Deputy Editor, Urological Oncology section of Urology

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