This is a one year clinical fellowship at Chesapeake Urology that focuses on the medical and surgical management of stone disease.
Academic Affiliation: University of Maryland
Location: Hanover/Baltimore, MD
Now Accepting Applications for: 2022-2023 Fellowships
A particular emphasis will be on the percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) in the following areas: Outpatient same day discharge PCNL, Ambulatory (ASC) PCNL; multi-tract PCNL; Single Incision Multiple Access (SIMA) PCNL; Tubeless PCNL; Totally Tubeless PCNL; and Minimally Invasive PNCL (MIP). Case volumes are expected to exceed 300 per year.
Renal access is specifically highlighted. Anatomic guided, fluoroscopic, ultrasound and endoscopically visualized access will be covered. Ultrasound access is a developing technique; all other techniques will be used on nearly every case. An excess of 400 percutaneous "sticks" can be expected during the year of training.
Additional areas covered: Retrograde endoscopic surgery (Ureteropyeloscopy case volume 150), percutaneous and endoscopic management of upper tract urothelial cancer, endoscopic management of stricture disease, metabolic workup and management of urolithiasis aimed at prevention.
Opportunities for robotic assisted laparoscopic (RAL) training in upper tract reconstruction and benign disease will also be offered, including RAL Pyeloplasty, Ureteroureterostomy, Ureteroneocystotomy, Renal Cyst Decortication, heminephrectomy, nephrectomy.
The fellow is expected to obtain an unrestricted medical license in the State of Maryland and will be credentialed at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center and Summit ASC. The fellow will serve as a junior attending urologist with responsibilities as follows:
1) Prepare for surgical cases
2) Care of hospitalized patients
3) Take the lead in a metabolic stone clinic
4) Take associate physician weekend call
5) Take the lead in a research project
6) Assist with additional research
7) Present at an M&M conference
8) Present at the national and regional AUA and WCE conferences
Fellowship Program Director:
Julio G. Davalos, M.D.
Director, University of Maryland - Chesapeake Urology Endourology Fellowship
Medical Director, Kidney Stone Program, Chesapeake Urology Associates
Medical Director, University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center Kidney Stone Program
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
The applicant must be on the track to complete a accredited urology residency-training program in the United States. The applicant must have completed residency and be board eligible upon the start date of the fellowship.
Internal Number: Fellow 2022-2023
About Chesapeake Urology
University of Maryland - Chesapeake Urology Clinical Fellowship in Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery. This is a one year clinical fellowship at Chesapeake Urology that focuses on the medial and surgical management of stone disease.
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