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Director of Pediatric Robotic Surgery Assistant Professor of Urology

Dr. Hans Arora received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, followed by Urology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Glickman Urologic & Kidney Institute. He went on to complete a pediatric urology fellowship at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University. As part of his fellowship, he completed the Health Services & Outcomes Research program at Northwestern University. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Arora joined UNC as an Assistant Professor of Urology, and Director of Robotic Surgery in Pediatric Urology within the Department of Urology.

Dr. Arora specializes in both pediatric and adult urology. His practice encompasses simple and complex reconstruction including hypospadias, hernias and hydroceles, undescended testicles, vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, varicoceles, and spina bifida. He specializes in minimally-invasive surgical techniques including robotic surgery for both benign and malignant conditions in children and adults. In addition, he has a special interest in developing better care models for patients with chronic urologic conditions transitioning from childhood and adolescence to adulthood.

Dr. Arora’s research interests include improving access to care for pediatric patients with urologic conditions, as well as improving care models through the use of telemedicine/telehealth technologies. He is a reviewer for multiple academic peer-reviewed publications, including the Journal of Urology, Urology, Urology Practice, and the Journal of Graduate Medical Education. He has authored numerous book chapters and manuscripts, and has been an invited lecturer on topics related to both urologic disease and health policy. His expertise in health policy and legislation has been recognized through his service nationally with both the American Medical Association and American Urological Association.


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Fellowship: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Pediatric Urology
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Glickman Urologic & Kidney Institute
MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
PhD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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