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The Urologic Specialists of Catalina Foothills, Arizona (AZ)

If you live in or around the Catalina Foothills of Arizona (AZ) and suffer from a chronic condition of the urinary tract, kidney, prostate, bladder, or pelvic floor, it is time to regain control of your health and well-being. With the help of the elite specialists of Academic Urology and Urogynecology of Arizona, it is possible to attain a better quality of life through evidence-based, state-of-the-art care.

As board-certified urologists, the physicians of Academic Urology and Urogynecology of Arizona specialize in the full spectrum of urologic conditions. Furthermore, the practice’s continual pursuit of the latest proven treatment technologies ensure Catalina Foothills residents have access to the most current minimally invasive treatments, such as robotic surgery for prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and vaginal prolapse.

Conditions Treated at AUUA:



Enlarged Prostate

Microwave ablation (thermal therapy), transurethral needle ablation, Green Light™ laser ablation, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Prostate Cancer

Brachytherapy, cryotherapy, external beam radiation therapy, hormone therapy, robotic prostatectomy 

Kidney Cancer

Laparoscopic nephrectomy, robotic nephrectomy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, cryoablation

Kidney & Ureter Stones

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, holmium laser lithotripsy, ureteroscopy

Ureteral Obstructions, Strictures & Cancer

Robotic pyeloplasty, ureterectomy, ureteral stenting

Fertility Treatments & Surgery

Vasectomy, vasovasostomy, ejaculatory duct obstruction surgery, varicocelectomy, hydrocelectomy surgery, sperm retrieval


Minimally invasive slings, burch, vesicovaginal fistula repair, bulking agents, sacral neuromodulation


For exceptional urologic care in the Catalina Foothills of Arizona and the surrounding West Valley, choose Academic Urology and Urogynecology of Arizona. Our caring staff understands a urology condition affects patients physically and emotionally. Through the application of compassionate and scientific care, we help patients cope with, manage, and overcome the symptoms of their condition. Call today to learn more about the practice and offered services: 623-547-2600.

Prostate Cancer

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da Vinci Robotic

The da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy represents the next revolution in surgery for prostate cancer. Powered by state-of-the-art robotic technology, it allows the surgeon to remove the prostate using small incisions instead of the traditional large incision. For the patient, this typically means less blood loss, a shorter hospital stay, less pain, and a quicker return to normal activities after the procedure.

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Meet the Providers


Jeffrey A. Stern, MD, FACS

Aaron W. LaTowsky, MD

David J. Kaplan, MD

Chandan Kundavaram, MD

John Mai, MD

Paul M. Papoff, MD, FRCS(C)

Amy Schlaifer, MD


Jennifer Klauschie, MD

Keri Wong, MD


Loren L. Faaborg, MD, FACOG

Advanced Practice Providers:

Tyler W. Chavez, MHS, PA-C

Katie Gillies, MMS, PA-C

Madison Palmer, PA-C

Debbie Sullivan, PhD, RN, PA-C

Jamie Tumbleson, ANP

Areas of Expertise

Prostate Cancer
da Vinci Robotic Surgery
GreenLight Laser
Female Vaginal Prolapse
Erectile Dysfunction
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy

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