Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

William J Catalona, MD

William J Catalona, MD

Professor of Urology


Clinic (for patients): 312-695-1995
Administrative office: 312-695-2903

NMH/Galter Room 20-150
675 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

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Education and Certification

MD: Yale University School of Medicine (1968)
Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Surgery (1969)
Residency: Univ. of CA-San Francisco Med. Ctr., Surgery (1970)
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Urology (1976)
Board Certification: Urology


Description of Interests

Dr. Catalona is currently conducting research into the genetics of prostate cancer which could lead to new tests for the disease as well as possible new means of treating or preventing prostate cancer. He specializes in prostate cancer surgery and is recognized as an expert in performing the "nerve-sparing" radical prostatectomy that can preserve sexual potency.

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