Department of Urology

Paul H. Lange Endowed Lectureship in Urology

The Autumn Visiting Professor in the Department of Urology presents the annual Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS, Endowed Lectureship. The Visiting Professor is nominated by the Department faculty for his or her expertise in a sub-field of urology.

The goal of the Visiting Professorship is to expose our residents to a leader in urology who can provide role modeling around a successful academic career and reinforce our emphasis on innovation in teaching. Secondly, the lectureship will honor Dr. Paul Lange and his innovative contributions throughout his career.

The 2018 Visiting Professor and Lange Lectureship will be presented by:

Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS

Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgical Oncology
G. Willing “Wing” Pepper Chair in Cancer Research
Kidney, Bladder, and Prostate Cancer TRDG Member
Senior Vice-President, Physician Services
President, FCCC Medical Group, Inc.
Professor of Surgery, Temple University Health System

“Adjuvant Therapies for Renal Cancers – What We Think We Know”

Thursday, September 27, 2018
UW Medicine South Lake Union
Orin Smith Auditorium
850 Republican Street,
Seattle WA 98109

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Reception will begin at 6:00 PM

Speaker Biography

Dr. Uzzo is Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Fox Chase Cancer
Center – Temple Health where he is the G. Willing “Wing” Pepper Endowed
Professor of Urological Oncology. He also serves as organization’s Deputy
Chief Clinical Officer and President of the Medical Group. Regionally Dr
Uzzo is the Chair of the Fox Chase/Einstein Urologic Institute of
Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Executive Director of the nation’s second
largest urologic quality collaborative (the Pennsylvania Urologic Regional
Collaborative or PURC). Dr. Uzzo’s work focuses on the surgical management
of genitourinary malignancies.

Dr. Uzzo graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian from Union
College’s accelerated 6 year biomedical program. He attended Cornell
University Medical College where he was a New York State Finalist for the
Rhodes Scholarship Competition. He completed general surgical training
followed by urologic surgical training at New York Hospital – Cornell Medical
Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He was an American
Foundation for Urological Diseases Scholar in Urological Oncology and
completed both Oncological and Renal Transplantation Fellowships at the
Cleveland Clinic under Dr Andrew C. Novick.

Dr. Uzzo’s primary research has been in renal cell carcinoma (RCC), with a
special focus on clinical decision making, surgical management and adjuvant
therapies. Dr. Uzzo has been involved in multiple national and international
trials in kidney cancer. He has authored nearly 400 peer-reviewed articles and
chapters in urologic oncology. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of
Urology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and an elected
member of both the prestigious American Association of Genitourinary
Surgeons and the Clinical Society of GU Surgeons.