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Prospective residents interested in our well rounded and challenging residency program can get information here. Any questions that are not answered on our web site, please feel free to contact us with a phone call or write us. We hope this site is beneficial to you. Thank you for your interest.

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New Chief of Urology Named

Dr. Richard J. Andrassy, Professor and Chairman of The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that after an extensive search, we  are pleased to announce that Dr. Steven E. Canfield has accepted the position of Chief of the Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Dr. Steven CanfieldDr. Canfield is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College.  Upon graduation, he completed his internship and residency in surgery and urology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York.  He then completed a three year fellowship in urologic oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and further trained in robotic assisted radical prostatectomy. 

Presently Dr. Canfield is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, as well as, Director of the Residency Program in Urology.  Dr. Canfield is certified by the American Board of Urology and has received numerous honors, awards and editorial responsibilities.  He is an investigator in a number on ongoing clinical trials and has published over 70 manuscripts and chapters.  He has been an invited lecturer on numerous occasions, both nationally and internationally and he is a well-respected clinician and educator. 

It is indeed a pleasure to have worked with him in the last few years while he was Program Director of the Division of Urology, and we are very pleased that he has accepted the position of Chief of Urology.


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