Faculty & Clinical Providers

Katie Ballert, MD

Associate Professor of Urology

Medical School
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency
University of Florida
Fellowship
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, New York University
Board Certification
American Board of Urology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

John Roger Bell, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Medical School
Tulane University - New Orleans, LA
Residency
Ochsner Clinic Foundation & Louisiana State University School of Medicine - New Orleans, LA
Fellowship
University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Medicine & Public Health Department of Urology - Madison, WI

Amul Bhalodi, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Medical School
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Residency
New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center
Fellowship
University of Kentucky/Chandler Medical Center

Jason Bylund, MD

Associate Professor of Urology, Urology Residency Program Director, Endourology Fellowship Program Director

Medical School
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Fellowship
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Amber Davis, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, RNC-OB

Female Urology Nurse Practitioner

Education            
University of Kentucky
Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Kentucky

Jon Demos, MD

Associate Professor of Urology

Medical School
University of Kentucky
Internship
General Surgery: University of Miami, Florida
Residency
Urology: University of Miami, Florida
Associations
American Association of Clinical Urologists
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Kentucky Urologic Society
American Urological Association

Deborah Erickson, MD

Professor of Urology

Medical School
University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine
Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio, Texas
Fellowship
University of California - Los Angeles, California
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Shubham Gupta, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Degree
All India Institute of Medical Sciences - New Delhi, India
Residency
University of Mississippi, School of Medicine - Jackson, MS
Fellowship (Reconstructive Urology & Genitourinary Cancer Survivorship)
Duke University - Durham, NC
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Andrew Harris, MD

Clinical Instructor, Urology Fellow

Medical School
University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Lexington, KY
Residency
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Andrew James, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Degree
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Little Rock, Arkansas
Residency
University of Kansas School of Medicine - Kansas City, Kansas
Fellowship
Urologic Oncology, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Natasha Kyprianou, MD

Regular Faculty

Medical School
University of Leeds - Leeds, UK
Graduate School
University of Wales College of Medicine
PhD in Molecular Endocrinology
Fellowship
Urologic Oncology Fellowship
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine - Baltimore, Maryland
Molecular Oncology Fellowship
Imperial Cancer Research Institute - London UK

Matthew Lawson, PA-C

Physician Assistant Surgical/UKHC

Professional Training
University of Kentucky
BHS, Physician Assistant Studies
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants

David Preston, MD

Associate Professor of Urology, Chief of Urology (Lexington VA Medical Center)

Medical School
Emory University School of Medicine - Atlanta, Georgia
Internship
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam - Houston, Texas
Residency
Walter Reed Army Medical Center - Washington, DC
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Lauren Hicks, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

Education
University of Kentucky
Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Kentucky

Hannah L. Puntney, MSN, APRN, PNP-C

Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner

Education
Belmont University
Master of Nursing Practice
Northern Kentucky University

Alison Rasper, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

Medical School
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - Cincinnati, OH
Residency
Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA
Fellowship
Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine - Winston-Salem, NC

Elizabeth Smith, PA-C

Advanced Practice Provider II/UKHC

Professional Training
University of Kentucky
BHS, Physician Assistant Studies
Board Certification
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Mary Kate Stafford, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Provider I/UKHC

Education
University of Kentucky
Doctor of Nursing Practice
University of Kentucky

Stephen Strup, MD

James F. Glenn Professor & Chair of Urology, Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, Indiana
Residency
Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellowship
National Cancer Institute - Bethesda, Maryland
Board Certification
American Board of Urology

Ali Ziada, MD

Associate Professor of Urology

Medical School
Cairo University - Cairo, Egypt
Residency
Cairo University - Cairo, Egypt
Fellowship
University of Colorado - Denver, Colorado
Children’s Medical Center, University of Texas-Southwestern - Dallas, Texas
Board Certification
European Board of Urology (FEBU)