Clinical Faculty

Gainesville Faculty

Victoria BirdVictoria Y. Bird, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
Residency: University of Iowa, School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Clinical & Research Interests: Hematuria, Kidney Stone Disease, Prostate Diseases, UTI’s, Urinary Tract Obstruction, Voiding Dysfunction, and Erectile Dysfunction


Vincent BirdVincent G. Bird, MD
Associate Professor

Medical School: State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine
Fellowship: Endourology & Laparoscopy University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
Clinical & Research Interests: Urinary stone disease, renal obstruction and renal cancer


Benjamin Kirk CanalesBenjamin Kirk Canales, MD, MPH
Associate Professor

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Fellowship: Laparoscopy and Endourology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Clinical Interests: Urologic Stone Disease, Endourology and Laparoscopy


Paul CrispenPaul Crispen, MD,
Assistant Professor
Director of the SUO Fellowship Program

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, Kidney Cancer, Bladder Cancer and Robotic Surgery


Romano DeMarcoRomano DeMarco, MD
Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology

Medical School: University of Missouri, Kansas City, MI
Residency: Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Fellowship: Pediatric Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Urology


DR DENNIS PROFESSIONAL PIC 1Michael Dennis, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Co-Medical Director, UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Clinical Interests: Male and Female Adult Urology, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Hematuria, Evaluation of Kidney, Bladder and Prostate Cancer


Sergei Kusmartsev, PhDSergei Kusmartsev, PhD
Assistant Professor

PhD: Immunology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russia
BS: Biophysics, Tomsk State University, Russia
Clinical & Research Interests: Cancer Immunotherapy


Louis MoyM. Louis Moy, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Female Urology & Reconstructive Surgery Program

Medical School: Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Clinical & Research Interests: Female Urology and Reconstructive Surgery


Jason Sea, MD
Assistant Professor
UF Urology – Orlando Health

Medical School: University of Calgary, Canada
Residency: University of British Columbia, Canada
Fellowship: Laparoscopic/Robotic Urology, Indiana University, IN
Clinical Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic/Robotic Procedures), Urologic Oncology, and Endourology


Thomas F. StringerThomas F. Stringer, MD, FACS
Vice Chairman
Co-Medical Director, UF Health Urology – Medical Plaza

Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Residency: University of Florida, Department of Urology, Shands Hospital, Gainesville FL
Fellowship: Uro-oncology, Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan
Clinical Interests: Urological Cancer, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Erectile Dysfunction


Li-Ming SuLi-Ming Su, MD
David A. Cofrin Professor and Chairman

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell,
New York, NY
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive/Robotic Surgery, Urologic Oncology


Larry L. YeungLarry L. Yeung, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Residency: University of Florida Department of Urology, College of Medicine
Fellowship: Reconstructive urology, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri
Clinical Interests: Reconstructive surgery of the genitals and urinary tract for defects that result from trauma, cancer, infections and other causes


Adjunct Faculty

Michael A. Binder, MDMichael A. Binder, MD
Assistant Professor

Medical School: SUNY-Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn, NY; University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Residency: SUNY-Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Clinical Interests: Neurourology and Female Urology


Robert NewmanRobert C. Newman, MD
Professor Emeritus

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Clinical Interests: Endourology, Laparoscopy, Urologic Stone Disease


Ahmad Z. VafaAhmad Z. Vafa, MD
Assistant Professor
Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Residency: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Clinical Interests: Sexual Medicine, General Urology


Zev WajsmanZev Wajsman, MD
Professor Emeritus
Staff Urologist, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

Medical School: Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Israel
Residency: Central Hospital, Israel
Fellowship: Urologic Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY
Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, General Urology