Division of Urology

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. 

Meet Our Surgeons  |  American Board of Urology

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, MD, FACS
Barbara and William B. Thalhimer, Jr., Professor of Urology
Director of Robotic Surgery, VCU Health

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Congratulations to Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU!

CHoR again ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals by US News & World Report

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CHoR was nationally recognized in four pediatric specialties — urology (#28), pulmonology (#30), nephrology (#42) and cancer (#50), and "ranked higher in urology and nephrology than last year and landed at #10 out of all children’s hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia." CHoR again ranked among the-nations-best-childrens-hospitals-by-us-news-world-report

Special Message Regarding Coronavirus Pandemic and Racial Injustice

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.

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) 828-5116To make an appointment

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.

Urology Diversity Program

Historically, U.S. medical students have been overwhelmingly white. Urology Diversity Program

Urology Residency Program

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

Urology Faculty

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU [View Image]

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Professor

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU [View Image]

Riccardo Autorino, MD, PhD, FEBU

Professor

Surgery

Professor of Surgery, VCU School of Medicine, Urologic Oncology

Email: riccardo.autorino@vcuhealth.org

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John D. Edmondson, MD [View Image]

John D. Edmondson, MD

Assistant Professor

John D. Edmondson, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

B. Mayer Grob, MD

Professor

B. Mayer Grob, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD

Professor

Georgi Guruli, MD, PhD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS

Professor and Urology Chair

Lance J. Hampton, MD, FACS [View Image]

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 [View Image]

C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD

Professor

C.D. Anthony Herndon, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Adam P. Klausner, MD

Professor

Adam P. Klausner, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Sarah Krzastek, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Sarah Krzastek, MD [View Image]

Sarah Krzastek, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Division of Urology

Surgical urology, male infertility

Email: sarah.krzastek@vcuhealth.org

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Eric D. Nelson, MD [View Image]

Eric D. Nelson, MD

Assistant Professor

Eric D. Nelson, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Stephen A. Ortlip, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Stephen A. Ortlip, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

John T. Roseman II, MD

Assistant Professor

John T. Roseman II, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD

Assistant Professor

Luriel Smith-Harrison, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Rebecca Zee, MD, PhD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Ashley Carroll, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Ashley Carroll, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Lauren Siff, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Lauren Siff, MD [View Image]

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 [View Image]

Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Affiliated Faculty

Steven Smith, MD, PhD [View Image]

Steven Smith, MD, PhD

Affiliated Faculty

Pathology

Urologic Pathology, Soft Tissue Pathology

Email: steven.smith@vcuhealth.org

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Jinxing Yu, MD [View Image]

Jinxing Yu, MD

Affiliated Faculty

Jinxing Yu, MD [View Image]

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

2020 Conference Guest Speakers

Contact Us

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

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

Brandon Young
Division Supervisor
brandon.young1@vcuhealth.org
804.628.5636

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

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