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VCU Urology is committed to providing the absolutely highest level of care to all patients regardless of race, color, creed, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

We strive to diversify our workplace at all levels including staff, faculty, and trainees. The clinical, hospital, and academic environment will be a safe place for all people to feel comfortable and able to receive the expert level care that our urologists provide. We will follow all guidance in regard to infection prevention and ensure that our patients are safe and provided state of the art urology services either in person or by telehealth.

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Welcome to Surgical Urology

VCU Division of Urology faculty represent the best and brightest from multiple subspecialties within urology.

All of our surgeons are board certified or eligible by the American or European boards of urology and represent subspecialty interests that include urologic oncology, robotic surgery, male infertility, andrology, reconstructive surgery, pediatric urology, neurourology, and pelvic reconstructive surgery.

VCU Health Surgical Urology | American Board of Urology

To make an appointment

VCU Medical Center is ranked No. 20 for Urology by U.S. News & World Report 2018–19

Adult Appointments: (804) 828-9331
Pediatric Appointments: (804) 828-2467
Patient Transfer Center: 1-866-628-9337 (toll free)
Urology Robotic Surgery: (804) 628-ROBOT
Urology Tumor Center: (804) 828-5116

VCU Health

Surgery Education

Our urology residency is a five-year teaching program that encompasses all phases of adult and pediatric urology, leading to American Board of Urology certification eligibility.

Urology Residency Program

Research

Our faculty are actively involved in state-of-the-art clinical and basic science research projects, and our research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications. We also work directly with two laboratories investigating bladder smooth muscle physiology and urologic tissue engineering.

From the Chair

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From the Chair

“The VCU Division of Urology has experienced multiple changes over the past decade or so.  We are now recognized as a top 20 Urology program nationwide and the top Urology program in Virginia and Washington DC area.  We have fellowship trained physicians in all subspecialty areas of urology and provide all aspects of general urology and men's health across all ages from newborns to seniors.  Our research continues to advance patient care in many areas including cancer care, neurophysiology, and clinical outcomes.  Our trainees are the best and brightest from all regions of the country and are committed to providing the highest level of compassionate care to patients in their future endeavors.”


Lance Hampton, M.D., FACS
Barbara and William B. Thalhimer, Jr., Professor of Urology
Director of Robotic Surgery, VCU Health

Surgical Urology at VCU Health

Urology Faculty

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Associate Professor

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Associate Professor

Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Urologic Oncology

Email: riccardo.autorino@vcuhealth.org

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John D. Edmondson, MD

John D. Edmondson, MD

Assistant Professor

John D. Edmondson, MD

John D. Edmondson, MD

Assistant Professor

Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Urologist, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Email: john.edmonson@vcuhealth.org

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B. Mayer Grob, MD

B. Mayer Grob, MD

Professor

B. Mayer Grob, MD

B. Mayer Grob, MD

Professor

Surgery

Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Urologic Oncology

Email: baruch.grob@vcuhealth.org

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Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD

Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD

Professor

Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD

Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD

Professor

Surgery

Professor VCU School of Medicine, Director Urologic Oncology, Massey Cancer Center, Surgical Urologist

Email: georgi.guruli@vcuhealth.org

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Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS

Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS

Professor and Urology Chair

Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS

Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS

Professor and Urology Chair

Surgery

Barbara and William Thalhimer Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Director of Robotic Surgery, VCU Health

Email: lance.hampton@vcuhealth.org

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C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD

C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD

Professor

C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD

C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD

Professor

Surgery

Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Chief, Section of Pediatric Urology and Co-Surgeon-in-Chief Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Email: claude.herndon@vcuhealth.org

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Adam P. Klausner, MD

Adam P. Klausner, MD

Professor

Adam P. Klausner, MD

Adam P. Klausner, MD

Professor

Surgery

Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Eminent Scholar and Warren W. Koontz MD, III Professor of Urologic Research, Associate Chair (Department of Surgery) for Clinical & Translational Research

Email: adam.klausner@vcuhealth.org

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Sarah Krzastek, MD

Sarah Krzastek, MD

Clinical Faculty

Sarah Krzastek, MD

Sarah Krzastek, MD

Clinical Faculty

Division of Urology

Surgical urology, male infertility

Email: sarah.krzastek@vcuhealth.org

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Eric D. Nelson, MD

Eric D. Nelson, MD

Assistant Professor

Eric D. Nelson, MD

Eric D. Nelson, MD

Assistant Professor

Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Pediatric Urologist, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Email: eric.nelson1@vcuhealth.org

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Stephen A. Ortlip, MD

Stephen A. Ortlip, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Stephen A. Ortlip, MD

Stephen A. Ortlip, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Surgery

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine

Email: stephen.ortlip@vcuhealth.org

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John T. Roseman II, MD

John T. Roseman II, MD

Assistant Professor

John T. Roseman II, MD

John T. Roseman II, MD

Assistant Professor

Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine

Email: John.rosemanii@vcuhealth.org

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Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD

Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor

Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD

Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor

Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Email: luriel.smithharrison@vcuhealth.org

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Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD

Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD

Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, pediatric urologist, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Email: rebecca.zee@vcuhealth.org

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Affiliated Faculty

Ashley Carroll, MD

Ashley Carroll, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Ashley Carroll, MD

Ashley Carroll, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pelvic Health; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Urogynecology; Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Email: ashley.carroll@vcuhealth.org

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Lauren Siff, MD

Lauren Siff, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Lauren Siff, MD

Lauren Siff, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pelvic Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urogynecology, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Email: lauren.siff@vcuhealth.org

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Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Affiliated Faculty

Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Affiliated Faculty

Pathology

Urologic Pathology, Soft Tissue Pathology

Email: steven.smith@vcuhealth.org

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Jinxing Yu, MD

Jinxing Yu, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Jinxing Yu, MD

Jinxing Yu, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Radiology

Abdominal CT, abdominal MRI, prostate MRI and oncology imaging

Email: jinxing.yu@vcuhealth.org

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43rd Annual Bunts-Hackler Conference | February 21

Guest Speakers

Contact Us

Lance Hampton, M.D., FACS
Chair, Division of Urology
lance.hampton@vcuhealth.org

Tina Hamlet, MA
Associate Administrator
tina.hamlet@vcuhealth.org
804.828.5320

Nicole Palat, MHA
Division Supervisor
nicole.palat@vcuhealth.org
804.628.1559

Office Location
West Hospital
1200 E. Broad Street
7th Floor, East Wing

Mailing Address 
Box 980118
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0118

Phone: 804.828.3277
Fax: 804.828.2157