Tulane Urology has a long history of being the regional and national leaders in providing minimally invasive surgical procedures for various urologic maladies. From Nephroscopy to Ureteroscopy to Laparoscopy to Laser Surgery, and more, Tulane Urology strives to be the first and the most experienced in minimally invasive procedures in the entire Gulf South.

This same spirit of innovation and experience brought the da Vinci™ robot to Tulane University Hospital in November of 2002 as Tulane Urology became the first center in the entire Gulf South to provide this cutting edge technology, primarily for management of prostate cancer. Over 10 years later, the Tulane Urology team brings our vast experience in robotic and laparoscopic urologic surgery to manage your prostate cancer.


Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Center for Higher Learning

Tulane Urology is the only officially approved Fellowship training site for robotic urologic surgery in Louisiana.
The Department of Urology at Tulane University is in the forefront of educational activities related to robotic urologic surgery. This includes being on the faculty of national and international robotic symposia, publications in peer-reviewed urologic journals, textbook chapters and several Continuing Medical Educational (CME) activities.




  • Joseph Oretenberg, MD
  • Christopher Roth, MD
  • Aaron Martin, MD
  • Jennifer Reifsnyder, MD
  • Donald Bell, MD
  • Ronald Brown, MD
  • Byron Crawford, MD
  • Harold Fuselier, MD
  • Arthur Matthews, MD
  • Richard J. Paddock, MD
  • Anil Paramesh, MD
  • J. Christian Winters, MD
  • Ralph Benson, MD
  • Gregory Lacy, Jr., MD