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Faculty

Steven K. Wilson, MD

Steven K. Wilson, MD is most recognized for his inventions of new surgical techniques making the complex implantation of penile implants and sphincters minimally invasive. Many of the modern enhancements to the penile implant and special implantation instruments/retractors are the result of Dr Wilson’s inventions and research. In 40 years of practice and over 11,000 implants, he has performed prosthetic surgery in 49 countries and been visiting professor at 83 American training programs and numerous foreign centers.

Allen F. Morey, MD

Allen F. Morey, MD is Professor and Paul C. Peters, M., Chair in Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in reconstructive urologic surgery. He has extensive clinical experience in reconstructive urology with emphasis in urethral stricture disease, Peyronie’s disease, male incontinence, urologic trauma, erectile dysfunction, and prosthetic urology. He is actively involved in research to improve outcomes and enhance safety for reconstructive urology procedures.

Walsh Tom

Thomas J. Walsh, MD, MS is a University of Washington Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Urology, Director of The UW Men’s Health Center and Program Director for the University of Washington Andrology Fellowship. Walsh is an internationally recognized reconstructive surgeon having lectured widely on topics pertaining to male reproductive and sexual health. He has extensive experience with complex penile reconstruction and prosthetic surgery and has been teaching prosthetic urology for more than a decade. Walsh continually seeks to enhance his students’ surgical skills toward greater precision and reliability. He has a robust and extramurally funded research program that emphasizes epidemiology, health services, clinical outcomes and surgical simulation. He is an active contributor to the medical literature as both author and editor.

Eugene Y. Rhee, MD

Eugene Y. Rhee, MD is a Urology Specialist in San Diego, California. He graduated with honors from Emory University School of Medicine in 1993. Having more than 25 years of specializing in urology, Dr. Eugene Y Rhee affiliates with Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Diego. He has extensive experience in the treatment of persistent post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence and especially with placing the Virtue sling.

O. Lenaine Westney, MD

O. Lenaine Westney, MD is Professor, Department of Urology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Her areas of clinical expertise are post-prostatectomy incontinence, neurogenic voiding dysfunction, post-radiation urinary tract reconstruction and urinary diversion. She emphasizes clinical and research collaborations with Colorectal, Gynecologic Oncology and Plastics Surgery with the goal of improving management and outcomes of urinary tract structural and functional disorders in patients with pelvic malignancy.

Tobias S. Kohler, MD, MPH

Tobias S. Kohler, MD, MPH is a urologist, with specialty interest and fellowship training in men's health (andrology). He has widely published on various subjects, including erectile dysfunction, low testosterone, BPH, surgical education and penile prostheses and is the author of "Wilson's Pearls, Perils and Pitfalls of Penile Prosthesis Surgery." He is a member of the Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration (PROPPER) Study, sponsored by American Medical Systems/Boston Scientific.

Brian S. Christine, MD

Brian S. Christine, MD is a urologist at Urology Centers of Alabama, in Birmingham. His practice is exclusively centered on erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, premature ejaculation, low testosterone, male genital aesthetic surgery (circumcision, scrotal aesthetics, penile girth/length enhancement), erectile dysfunction in patients who have undergone female-to-male gender reassignment, and the treatment of urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy. Dr. Christine’s surgical volume is among the highest in the world and is a sought-after expert, routinely is asked by medical device companies to give his opinions and insights to help improve existing prosthetic implants and develop future devices.

L. Dean Knoll, MD

L. Dean Knoll, MD has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters. He has delivered numerous lectures and operated both nationally and internationally. Dr. Knoll has been a principle investigator in over 110 basic science and clinical trials of new devices and pharmacotherapies for various urological diseases including new devices and pharmocotherapies for the diagnosis and treatment of male erectile dysfunction, male and female urinary incontinence and benign prostatic hypertrophy.

Laurence Levine

Laurence A. Levine, MD is a recognized authority in the treatment of Peyronie’s disease, where he has pioneered a revolutionary new treatment option, and erectile dysfunction (ED). His cutting-edge surgical procedures, including penile prosthetics and length restoration, have been monumental in his success at achieving optimum patient outcomes. His primary focus for the past 25 years has been in the fields of Andrology and Reconstructive Urology; including disorders of male sexual function, male infertility, congenital deformities, and Peyronie’s disease.

Robert J. Valenzuela, MD

Robert J. Valenzuela, MD is Director of Penile Prosthesis Surgery for Mount Sinai West Hospitals. He specializes in the treatment and management of sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, urinary incontinence and implantation of prosthetic devices. He is one of the most prolific implanters of penile prosthesis, artificial urinary sphincters and male slings in the Northeast region. He provides expertise and training to physicians, nationally and internationally, on his unique surgical techniques of inflatable penile prostheses insertion, male slings, Artificial Urinary Sphincters, Urolift procedures as well as management of complex prosthetic cases.

 

Jaimie Noe, CST earned her certification at Bevill State in Birmingham, Alabama. She started working at Saint Vincent in 2014 doing General, Vascular, Plastic, Robotic and Gynecological surgeries. She immediately started working alongside Dr. Brian Christine and has had the honor of being part of his team for 4 years. They have implanted over 500 Inflatable Penile Prosthesis, Male Slings, and Artificial Urinary Sphincters together. She taught at the 2016 SMSNA Cadaver Lab on Device Prep in Scottsdale, Arizona and again in 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. She strives to be the best in her field due to her passion for the cases and desire to provide the best outcome to their patients. Wanting and willing to learn new techniques and procedures to continue to stay on top of Prosthetic surgery! 

She is a mother of two handsome young boys, Tripp 4 and Finn 1; a wife of 7 years to the most amazing, sexiest man alive, TJ Noe. 

 

 

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