Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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William J Catalona, MD

William J Catalona, MD

Professor of Urology

Focus of Work

Bio

I am currently conducting research into the genetics of prostate cancer which could lead to new tests for the disease as well as possible new means of treating or preventing prostate cancer. I specialize in prostate cancer surgery and am recognized as an expert in performing the "nerve-sparing" radical prostatectomy that can preserve sexual potency.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Yale University School of Medicine (1968)
  • Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Surgery (1969)
  • Residency: Univ. of CA-San Francisco Med. Ctr., Surgery (1970)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Urology (1976)
  • Board Certification: Urology