Bruno Machado, M.D., Joins UAMS Urology

By Amy Widner

Machado sees patients in the Urology Clinic and is an assistant professor in the Department of Urology in the College of Medicine.

Machado specializes in treating benign and malignant prostate diseases, surgical bladder diseases and vasectomy reversal. He uses minimally invasive techniques to treat kidney, ureter and bladder stones. He also screens for prostate cancer and uses the latest management practices for benign prostate enlargement and vasectomy procedures.

“We are happy to welcome someone with Dr. Machado’s training and expertise to our team,” said Rodney Davis, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Urology. “He strengthens the care we are able to offer our patients and the training that is part of our educational mission.”

Machado received his medical degree at the Fluminense Federal University in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He completed a residency in general surgery at Hospital Geral de Nova Iguacu, Brazil, and a residency in urology at the Hospital Universitario Clementino Fraga Filho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Machado completed a laparoscopic robotic surgery fellowship at the Clinique Saint Augustin, Bordeaux, France.

The Department of Urology evaluates and treats diseases and anomalies of the genital and urinary systems. The department specializes in: urinary incontinence; impotency; male infertility; vasectomies; vasectomy reversal; reconstructive urology; stone diseases; urinary infections; geriatric urology; cancers of the kidney, bladder, prostate and testes; laparoscopic and endourologic surgery.

 


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