Dr. Stephen Y. Nakada Elected Trustee of the American Board of Urology
Madison, Wisconsin - Dr. Stephen Y. Nakada, the David T. Uehling Professor and chairman of the department of urology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been elected trustee of The American Board of Urology (ABU). His six-year term began February 28, 2013. Nakada was nominated to the ABU by the American Urological Association.
Nakada specializes in the surgical and medical management of kidney stones and minimally invasive renal surgery. He has been the chairman of urology at University of Wisconsin since 2001.
Nakada completed his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his urology residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. Nakada went on to complete a fellowship in endourology and minimally invasive surgery at Washington University before joining the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1995. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association, where he serves on the board of directors, the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, and the Clinical Society of American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons. Nakada is the secretary-general of the Endourology Society and a member of the Urology Residency Review Committee. He also currently serves as an associate editor for Urology, an editorial consultant for Urology Times, and an assistant editor for the Journal of Endourology.
Founded in 1935, the American Board of Urology acts for the benefit of the public to insure high-quality, safe, efficient, and ethical practice of urology by establishing and maintaining standards of certification for urologists. Six urologic societies nominate to the ABU and sponsor its activities, including the American Urological Association, the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the American College of Surgeons, and the Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Date Published: 04/30/2013