Message From the Chair

Raj S. Pruthi, MD, Professor and Chair of Urology

The last 10 years have been very important for UNC Urology. We have experienced significant growth in the breadth, complexity, and volume of our clinical care. During this time, UNC Urology has attracted a diverse faculty who have received extensive training at some of the most acclaimed academic and clinical programs in the country. Because of our high degree of specialization and technical proficiency in applying innovative clinical care, our surgeons and physicians are able to treat the most complex urologic conditions. For many conditions, we collaborate with physicians from other specialties to create multidisciplinary patient care programs. The combined expertise from multiple UNC specialists with the state-of-the-art facilities and technologies of the UNC Health Care System provides our patients with the very best in high-quality, cutting-edge, compassionate care…
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Remembering Adjunct Professor Dr. Paul Alphonso Godley

Dr. Paul Alphonso GodleyIn his more than 30 years at Carolina, Dr. Godley made significant contributions as a clinician, scholarly researcher, and leader. He was deeply committed to the development of diverse scholars and was a role model and generous mentor to many junior faculty and trainees. The passion he brought to his multi-role profession was evident to all those who had the pleasure of interacting with him. His tireless dedication to his patients was evident in a profile for “The New Face of Cancer Care” exhibit in 2009 when he said, “I like working with young physicians and research trainees, but it’s interacting with the wonderful patients and families in and around the UNC Health System that really keeps me going. I’ve learned a lot from individuals facing difficult circumstances and tough decisions with resilience and dignity.”
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