About the Duke Department of Urology

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About the Duke Department of Urology

Welcome from the Chair

Dr. Gary Faerber

A message from Gary Faerber, MD, Interim Chair of the Department of Urology:

Welcome to the Duke Department of Urology.

Duke Urology has been long recognized—and continues to be—as a leader in providing outstanding clinical care, performing cutting-edge clinical and basic science research, and training the next generation of outstanding clinical and academic leaders in the field of urology. We are proud and honored to be a Department within the Duke School of Medicine. We will continue to be leaders in our missions of clinical care, education and research.  

Our Mission, Vision, and Values


Advancing urologic health as a leader in world-class multidisciplinary research; innovative education; and compassionate, exceptional urologic care for all patients


Duke Urology, to be a world leader in transformational urologic care for all patients


Duke Urology guiding principles: Integrity, Quality, Respect, Diversity, and Innovation

Our Faculty

Urology faculty

Duke Urology's multidisciplinary team provides compassionate, state-of-the-art medical and surgical care in myriad areas of adult and pediatric urology.

Our faculty consists of leaders in their fields, who are dedicated to advancing urologic care to all patients through innovative technologies, and training the next generation of urologists.

History of Duke Urology

Learn about our history

Evolution of the Urologic Residency System and the Southeast's First Urologic Residency

Presented by Paul W.F. Coughlin, MD, FACS