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Urologic Trauma & Reconstruction Fellowship (Non-ACGME accredited)

We would like to welcome you the Department of Urology at Detroit Medical Center. Our department consists of 13 ACGME faculty urologists, a large group of affiliated attending urologists, 12 residents, ancillary and administrative staff, and researchers, who are all dedicated to providing the best training and  health care possible.

About Us

History and leadership: DMC Urology department was found in 2008. When it started, it only had 6 full time faculty, and 5 residents. Currently, our department has 13 ACGME faculty and 12 residents.

Dr. Richards A. Santucci, M.D., FACS,  is the Director of the Center for Urologic Reconstruction™ and Specialist-in-Chief for Department of Urology at the 8-hospital Detroit Medical Center. He runs the Urology residency training program centered at the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSCOM) and is a full clinical professor.

Dr. Santucci’s clinical practice focuses on urologic reconstruction and trauma, including urethral stricture disease, ureteral injury, spinal cord injury and urinary fistula. He has a keen interest in surgical education, and has been active in lecturing and demonstrating surgeries at training centers in the United States, Europe, South America and Africa.

As an author of more than 100 scientific articles, Dr. Santucci has served on the editorial boards of twelve journals. He is the co-editor of the texts Emergencies in Urology, the Atlas of Urethroplasty, and Penile Reconstructive Surgery.  He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the online open-access Urology journal “Advances in Urology”, and co-creator of the world’s first high definition surgical video website, 

Dr. Santucci is a graduate of the AUA Leadership Program Class of 2009, was a member of the AUA Urotrauma Guidelines panel, the AUA Urotrauma Legislation Task force, the WHO International Consultation on Urologic Diseases (ICUD-urethra), and is an advisor to the US Marines Dismounted Blast Injuries Task Force. He is currently the co-Chairman of the AUA Urethroplasty Guidelines panel.   Dr. Santucci sat on the Board of Chairman of the Societé Internationale D’Urologie (SIU) and the Executive Committee of the Michigan Urologic Association (MUS) and currently serves as its President.

Latest News

2/20/2016 – DMC-Urology received ACGME Accreditation, for a total of 12 positions.


Administrative contact info (not for patient contact)

Christine Bassett
Phone 313-745-4123
Address: Harper Professional Bldg., 4160 John R Street, Suite 1017, Detroit Michigan 48201
Patients, please call (866) 437-4227.