Ralph Clayman Mentor Award Winner

Stephen Y. Nakada, MD, FACS, FRCS(Glasg) is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology and the David T. Uehling Chair of Urology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Dr. Nakada went on to complete his Endourology Fellowship at Washington University prior to joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1995. Dr. Nakada has been the Chairman of Urology in Madison since 2001.

Dr. Nakada's research focuses on urolithiasis and renal aspects of minimally invasive urology. He has authored or co-authored over 250 scientific articles, 50 book chapters, and he has edited more than 10 textbooks in those areas. In 2004, Dr. Nakada received the Gold Cystoscope Award from the AUA and in 2017 the AUA Distinguished Service Award. He is currently an editorial consultant for Urology Times and an assistant editor of the Journal of Endourology.

Dr. Nakada has served as president of the R.O.C.K. Society, Society of Academic Urologists, the Endourological Society and the American Board of Urology. He has served on the AUA Staghorn Stone and Ureteral Stones Guidelines Committees, the AUA/ABU Examination Committee, and he served as the Chair of the AUA Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery Committee. Currently, Dr. Nakada is a member of the Advisory Council in Urology to the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Nakada is an active member of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons and the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, among other societies.


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