Education: Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship: Our Fellows

Our Fellows

Current Fellows

  • Amy Reed, MD, Capt, USAF, MC

    Fellow
    Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

    Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
    Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Consortium, San Antonio, TX

Former Fellows

  • Connor Forbes, MD

    Assistant Professor
    University of British Columbia/Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC

    Medical School: University of British Columbia
    Residency: University of British Columbia
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • Naren Nimmagadda, MD

    Instructor
    Department of Urology
    Division of Endourology and Stone Disease

    Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

  • Nicholas Kavoussi, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology
    Division of Endourology and Stone Disease

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn NY
    Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
    Clinical Interests: BPH, Endourology, Laparoscopic and Robotics, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer

    Dr. Kavoussi is a minimally invasive surgeon specializing in the application of novel technologies in the treatment of urologic diseases. He is a member of the Vanderbilt Institute of Surgery and Engineering and is actively involved in multiple research projects furthering the integration of technology and surgery.

  • Chad M Gridley, MD

    UNC Specialty Care

    Medical School: University of Illinois at Rockford
    Residency: Ohio State University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Smita De, MD, PhD

    Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

    Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
    Residency: Stanford University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Joseph Kuebker, MD

    Urology specialist
    Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio

    Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
    Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Jennifer A. Robles, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology
    Surgical Quality Officer and Chief of Urology
    Tennessee Valley (VA) Healthcare System
    Division of Endourology and Stone Disease

    Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
    Residency: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

    Dr. Jennifer Robles, MD MPH is an Assistant Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and is the Surgical Quality Officer and Chief of Urology of the Tennessee Valley (VA) Healthcare System. Her training includes a Urologic Surgery residency at Washington University in Saint Louis, clinical fellowship in Endourology and Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and research fellowship in Quality Improvement via the Veterans Affairs Quality Scholar program. Dr. Robles served as the American Urological Association (AUA) Science and Quality Fellow from 2018-2020 and is a current member of the AUA Quality Improvement and Patient Safety committee. Her professional goal is to achieve meaningful systems-based improvements in the quality of surgical patient care. Her primary clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical management of kidney masses, kidney stones, hydronephrosis, ureteral abnormalities and obstruction.

  • Tracy Marien, MD

    Sharp Rees-Stealy Scripps Ranch

    Medical School: New York University
    Residency: New York University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Christopher Mitchell, MD

    Brandywine Urology Consultants

    Medical School: University of Maryland
    Residency: Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Aaron D Benson, MD

    OSF Medical Group - Urology

    Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    Residency: Urology - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine 
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Ryan B Pickens, MD

    The University of Tenneessee Medical Center

    Medical School: University of Kentucky, University of Louisville College of Medicine
    Residency: University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Mark Sawyer, MD

    Associate Professor, Surgery-Urology
    University of Colorado

    Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Davis Viprakasit, MD, FACS

    Associate Professor of Urology
    UNC Urology Medical Center

    Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Erica Lambert, MD

    Trinity Health Of New England

    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency: New York Presbyterian - Columbia
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Hernan O. Altamar, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Uniformed Services University

    Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; MD in Medicine
    Residency: Naval Medicine Center San Diego
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Paul M. Milhoua, MD

    Hawthorn Medical Associates

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
    Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Lincoln J Maynes, MD

    Kaiser Permanente

    Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Lee R. Schachter, MD

    Director of Robotic Surgery
    Abington Memorial Hospital

    Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
    Residency: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Brian M. Levin, MD, FACS

    Chesapeake Urology

    Medical School: University of Maryland
    Residency: University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Todd Webster, MD

    Urologist
    Owen Sound, ON

    Medical School: Queen's University, Kingston Ontario
    Residency: University of Ottawa
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship
     

  • Jason K. Sprunger, MD, FACS

    Urology of Indiana

    Medical School:  Indiana University School of Medicine
    Residency: Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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  • Dalton D. Baldwin, MD

    Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Clinics

    Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Residency: Loma Linda University - GME Office
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship

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