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Thirlby Award

About the Award

Eligibility: The award is given only to member urologists in the geographic area of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association who are primarily engaged in private practice. They may hold teaching affiliations, but the material for presentation must come exclusively from their private practice. To be considered for this award, please check the appropriate place on the Application Form. Prize: The Thirlby Award consists of a commemorative plaque awarded to the member in private practice who, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, contributed the best scientific project at the Annual Meeting.

Subject Matter: Abstracts, scientific exhibits, or movies will be available for consideration of this award.

Program: All papers to be considered for the Thirlby Award will be presented on the program at the annual meeting. The Award will be announced at the Annual Banquet.

Conditions: This award shall be made every year, regardless of the number of presentations.

Judges: The papers are judged by the Editorial & Awards Committee, North Central Section, AUA.

Registration: Program participants must register for the meeting to present papers.


Ronney Abaza, MD, FACS, Ohio Health Dublin Methodist Hospital


Ronney Abaza, MD
Safety and Financial Impact of Clinical Pathway with Same-Day Discharge Following Robotic Prostatectomy


Chirag Dave, MD, William Beaumont Health System
Office Based Ultrasound Guided Renal Core Biopsy is safe and Efficacious in the Management of Small Renal Masses


Mahmood Hai, MD, FICS
Evaluation of Surgical Effectiveness and Safety of XPS Greenlight Laser: Outcomes of a Multicenter Retrospective Study


Avinash Chennamsetty, MD
Urinary Incontinence and Satisfaction with Treatments After Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy


Joel Abbott, DO
High Supracostal PCNL Access: Safety of Dilated Percutaneous Renal Access above the 11 th Rib


Richard Memo, MD
Characteristics of Patients on Non-Daily and Daily Cytoreductions Compared to Patients Cytorecution Naïve (Dustaeride & Finasteride)


Christopher Knoedler & Robert Gaertner, Metro Urology
Podium #150
1570 Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomies Performed Without the use of a Pelvic Drain