The University of Chicago Medicine, with a history dating to 1927, is a not-for-profit academic medical health system based on the campus of the University of Chicago in Hyde Park, and with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and its suburbs. UChicago Medicine unites five organizations to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.
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Chair, Department of Radiology
Aytekin Oto, MD, MBA, is an expert in abdominal radiology — imaging of the liver, pancreas, prostate and bowel. Working with colleagues in medical and surgical subspecialties, he provides optimized patient care for adults with abdominal and pelvic disorders. He has a special interest in imaging of the prostate, magnetic resonance (MR) guided biopsies and MR guided focal therapy.
Chief Section of Urology; Director, Minimally Invasive Urology; Director, Robotic Surgery
Arieh Shalhav, MD, is a pioneer in minimally invasive laparoscopic/robotic urologic surgery. He has extensive experience in laparoscopic surgery of the kidney. He is also an expert in performing prostate cancer surgery with the Da Vinci Surgical System – a robotic device used to perform minimally invasive surgeries. Dr. Shalhav was the first urologic surgeon in the region to use this advanced technique for prostate cancer surgery.
Urology, Director, Prostate Cancer Program
Gregory Zagaja, MD, specializes in urologic oncology, with particular expertise in the management of prostate cancer and bladder cancer. He performs minimally invasive surgical techniques designed to preserve urinary control and sexual function for prostate cancer patients. A national leader in the development of robotic assisted laparoscopic prostate cancer surgery, he has been instrumental in the development of the University of Chicago Robotic Surgery Program