LUGPA Series

LUGPA Virtual Crossfire Discussion and Debate Series


Presentations


Speakers

  • Sukumar Ethirajan

    Sukumar Ethirajan

    Sukumar Ethirajan

    Medical Director

    Sukumar Ethirajan, MD, has over 25 years of clinical and scientific experience and has co-authored numerous scientific publications. He founded Dr.E.T.’s Concierge Care, LLC in Overland Park, Kansas and serves on multiple boards, including the Center for Practical Bioethics and the NCCN State Oncology Society Forum. Dr Ethirajan earned his MBBS (medical) degree at the University of Madras – Stanley Medical College in India and completed post-graduate training at Boston University, Harvard University, University of California – Los Angeles, and University of Minnesota.
  • Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

    Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

    Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

    Medical Director, CPI

    Neal Shore, MD, is the Medical Director for the Carolina Urologic Research Center and practices with Atlantic Urology Clinics in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dr. Shore has conducted more than 400 clinical trials, focusing on GU Oncology indications. He is the Chief Medical Officer, Surgery/Urology, for GenesisCare,US. Dr. Shore serves on the SITC Guidelines Committee for Bladder Cancer and the boards of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network and the Duke Global Health Institute. He is the Chair of the LUGPA Education Committee. Dr. Shore is on the editorial boards of Reviews in Urology, Urology Times, Chemotherapy Advisor, OncLive, PLOS ONE, Urology Practice, World Journal of Urology, and serves as Editor for Everyday Urology-Oncology. Also, he’s a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
  • Aaron Berger, MD

    Aaron Berger, MD

    Aaron Berger, MD

    Vice President and Director of Advanced Prostate Cancer

    Aaron D. Berger, MD, is vice president and director of Advanced Prostate Cancer with Associated Urological Specialists in the Southwest suburbs of Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California – Los Angeles. Dr Berger went on to complete his residency in Urology at New York University’s Langone Medical Center and his fellowship at the University of California – San Francisco.
  • Steven Canfield, MD

    Steven Canfield, MD

  • Scott Sellinger, MD, FACS

    Scott Sellinger, MD, FACS

    Scott Sellinger, MD, FACS

    President, Advanced Urology Institute

    Scott Sellinger, MD, FACS, is president of the Advanced Urology Institute (AUI) in Tallahassee, Florida, chairs the Advanced Prostate Cancer (APC) Committee, and oversees seven APC clinics within AUI. In addition, he has served on the board of directors for the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) for the past six years. Dr Sellinger has developed a special interest in risk management and prevention of medical errors and has lectured extensively on these subjects during the past several years. He is also interested in large group practice development and management.
  • Tian Zhang, MD, MHS

    Tian Zhang, MD, MHS

    Tian Zhang, MD, MHS

    Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology

    Tian Zhang, MD, MHS, received her medical degree from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) program at Harvard Medical School and completed post-graduate training at Duke University, where she remained on faculty for 6 years. Currently, Dr. Zhang is an Adjunct Associate Professor within the Division of Medical Oncology and Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Also, she is a member of the Duke Cancer Institute as a medical oncologist. In addition, Dr. Zhang is an active clinical researcher focused on improving novel therapies and biomarkers for patients with prostate, kidney, and urothelial cancers. Some projects include circulating tumor cells as biomarkers and aiding patients to make informed decisions on cancer treatment options.
  • Benjamin Lowentritt, MD, FACS

    Benjamin Lowentritt, MD, FACS

    Benjamin Lowentritt, MD, FACS

    Vice president of Physician Services

    Benjamin Lowentritt, MD, FACS, serves as vice president of Physician Services and director of Prostate Cancer Services for United Urology Group in Baltimore, Maryland. He also serves as the medical director of the Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Care Program at Chesapeake Urology. Dr Lowentritt has been at the forefront of robotic urology procedures and was the first surgeon in Maryland to perform robot assisted surgery for bladder cancer. He has authored articles on a variety of urologic topics. Dr Lowentritt has served as past president of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association. He serves on the board of directors for MedChi and the Maryland State Medical. Dr Lowentritt has been recognized as a Top Doctor in multiple publications.
  • Deepak Kapoor, MD

    Deepak Kapoor, MD

    Deepak Kapoor, MD

    Market President

  • Scot Davis

    Scot Davis

    Scot Davis

    CEO

  • Jonathan Henderson, MD

    Jonathan Henderson, MD

    Jonathan Henderson, MD

    CEO

    Jonathan Henderson, MD, is the CEO of Regional Urology, LLC in Shreveport, Louisiana. He received his MD at Louisiana State University Medical Center (LSUMC) in Shreveport, and he completed his internship and residency in urology at LSUMC Hospital. Dr Henderson spent the following 6 years in practice in Alabama, specializing in treating disorders of the female bladder and laparoscopy. During this time, he served as a representative of Alabama to the Southeastern Section of the American Urology Association, and was an assistant clinical professor of urology at the University of Alabama. Dr Henderson is a member of the American Urologic Association, Shreveport Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.