The Ruth Bohan Teaching Professorship is the most prestigious teaching award in the School of Medicine. The award recognizes excellence in teaching and seeks to continue the tradition of outstanding education in the School of Medicine.
The University of Kansas Alpha Omega Alpha Chapter annually elects medical students, residents, and faculty physicians for membership in recognition of outstanding achievement in medicine.
The University of Kansas GHHS Chapter, sponsored by the Arnold P Gold foundation, annually elects medical students, residents, and faculty physicians for membership in recognition of outstanding professionalism and other aspects of humanism in medicine.
Dr Mirza received a Clinincal and Translational Science Award for a pilot study to look at the role of Lithium in the treatment of prostate cancer.
These doctors were listed among 30 doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital that are the best in their field according to US News and World Report. View the complete list
Drs Thrasher, Holzbeierlein, Griebling, Duchene and Nangia were named by Kansas City Business Journal as top urologists in Kansas City, KS and MO this year. We congratulate our faculty for this honor.
The Dept of Urology was again recognized by the US News and World Report as providing the best urological care in Kansas City and Kansas. This is based on a number of criteria. For details go to: US News and World Report University of Kansas
The University of Kansas Hospital remains the leader in the field of minimally invasive surgery, with increasing number of cases being performed to the point that they have had to purchase a third DaVinci robot. This is the most in the region and reflects the expertize in the Department of Urology and other Departments.
Drs Thrasher, Holzbeierlein and Griebling we named by U S News and World Reports as top urologists in Kansas City, KS and MO this year. We congratulate our faculty for this honor. The roster of Top Doctors listed in the U S News and World Report is assembled by an independent research company that solicits nominations from physicians in academic medical centers, specialty hospitals, regional hospitals and physicians in private practice. The research team then reviews the nominee's training, achievements, and appointments along with other credentials to receive the distinction. View the website link for further details: US News and World Report Top Doctors
The Dept of Urology moves into the beautiful new patient friendly Medical Office Building (MOB) at the University of Kansas Hospital. The clinic is now located on the second floor of the MOB just across from the new Olathe Blvd parking garage (park and use walkway on the second floor of the garage). The MOB is located on the south side of the complex, just behind the main hospital entrance. More details and directions can be obtained from the website: http://www.kumed.com/default.aspx?ID=5120
DIRECTIONS TO THE UROLOGY CLI NIC: http://www.urologyatkumed.com/TopNav/Directions.aspx
Dr Thrasher was recently honored by being elected to this very important committee that oversees the training of urologists in the United States. This Committee evaluates urology training programs and has a role in ensuring standards of training requirements.
The new clinic has the goal of reducing men's risk of prostate cancer. This clinic that was established with a generous gift from Burns and McDonnell is specifically aimed at men who may be at high risk of developing prostate cancer based on their family history. The clinic, the first of its kind in the region, utilizes dietary therapy, drug therapy, and supplements as well as possible clinical trials as options to men. In addition, beginning in February the clinic will begin working with survivors of prostate cancer to reduce their risk of recurrence, evaluate side effects of previous prostate cancer treatment with a focus on cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors.