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We are very excited to welcome Dr. Hans Arora to UNC Urology. Dr. Arora joins both our Adult and Pediatric Urology team – the second new peds faculty member in the last 6 months.

Dr. Arora recently completed a Pediatric Urology Fellowship at the Lurie Children’s Division of Urology through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Arora joins us as an Assistant Professor of Urology and the Director of Robotic Surgery in Pediatric Urology.

More About Dr. Arora

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.

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 using 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.