Education: Pediatric Urology Fellowship: Our Fellows

Our Fellows

Current Fellows

  • Benjamin Abelson, MD

    Fellow
    Pediatric Urology Fellowship

    Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    Residency: Cleveland Clinic

  • Viktor Flores, MD

    Fellow
    Pediatric Urology Fellowship

    Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical University, Brooklyn, NY

Former Fellows

  • Belinda Li, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Division of Pediatric Urology, Columbia University Medical Center, NYC

    Medical School: State University of New York Downstate
    Residency: Loyola
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

  • Carmen Tong, DO

    Assistant Professor
    University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital

    Medical School: Einstein Healthcare Network
    Residency: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Shuvro De, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Georgia Urology

    Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School
    Residency: UT Southwestern
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Abby S. Taylor, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Urology
    Fellowship Director
    Pediatric Urology Fellowship
    Assistant Residency Program Director
    Department of Urology
    Division of Pediatric Urology

    Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio
    Residency: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Jacksonville, FL
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Nashville, TN
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric Urology, Genitourinary Reconstruction

    Dr Taylor is associate program director for the residency program, director of medical student education in urology, and currently working on completing her Masters of Public Health with an emphasis in epidemiology.

  • Anne Dudley, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Connecticut Children's

    Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
    Residency: University of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Daniel Casella, MD

    Assistant Professor, Fellowship Director
    Children's National Medical Center

    Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency: University of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Matthew Mason, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Upstate Medical University Hospital

    Medical School: State University of New York Upstate 
    Residency: University of Virginia HSC, Charlottesville, VA
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Christina Ching, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Nationwide Children's Hospital 

    Medical School: Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency: Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Heidi Stephany, MD

    Associate Professor
    UC Irvine

    Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Beth Drzewiecki, MD

    Associate Professor
    Montefiore Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    Medical School: New York Medical College
    Residency: Boston University Medical Center
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Douglass B. Clayton, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Urology
    Division of Pediatric Urology

    Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN
    Residency: University of Alabama - Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Nashville, TN
    Clinical Interests: Neurogenic Bladder, Pediatric Urology, Urinary Incontinence, Urodynamics, Laparoscopy and Robotics

    Dr. Clayton has dedicated the last 10 years of his career to basic science research in the area of bladder inflammation. He has been funded by the National Institutes of Health through a K08 Career Development Award. 

  • Lynn Woo, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

    Medical School: University of Iowa
    Residency: Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Stacy T. Tanaka, MD, MS, FACS

    Professor
    Department of Urology
    Director
    Spina Bifida Clinic
    Division of Pediatric Urology

    Medical School: University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
    Residency: University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Nashville, TN
    Clinical Interests: Neurogenic Bladder, Pediatric Urology

    Dr. Tanaka is an accomplished researcher, focusing on bladder dysfunction in children. She is the site principal investigator of two multi-center studies on spina bifida in the pediatric population. She also serves in leadership roles on several editorial boards and national organizations.

  • John Makari, MD

    Associate Professor, Chief of Pediatric Urology
    Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Omaha

    Medical School: The Ohio State
    Residency: George Washington University, Washington DC
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Siam Ottamasathien, MD

    Associate Professor
    Harvard University

    Medical School: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center-Denver
    Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center-Denver
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • John C. Thomas, MD

    Professor
    Department of Urology
    Chief of Staff
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
    Division of Pediatric Urology

    M.D. Degree: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
    Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Nashville, TN
    Clinical Interests: Reconstructive Urology, Spina Bifida, Pediatric Stone Disease, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

    Dr. Thomas is the Chief of Staff at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and serves in leadership roles in numerous state-wide and national organizations focused on pediatric urology.

  • Jeff Donohoe, MD

    Associate Professor
    Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital

    Medical School: New York Medical College
    Residency: State University of New York Downstate
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt Pediatric Urology Fellowship

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  • Romano DeMarco, MD

    Associate Professor
    Chief of Pediatric Urology
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
    Residency: Indiana University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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