Dr. Anthony John Atala MD Urologist

Dr. Anthony Atala is an urologist in Winston Salem, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Louisville School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Atala accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital and one of 3 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center who specialize in Urology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology

Clinical Interests: Prostate cancer, Cosmetic surgery, Incontinence, Prostate, Post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence-penile prosthesis and artificial urinary sphincter placement; prostate cancer treatment; office prostate thermotherapy for BPH symptoms

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #45 in Urology

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Ranked #35 in Urology

Wake Forest University Health Service

Education & Medical Training

University of Louisville
Residency, General Surgery, 1990

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1992

University of Louisville
Internship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 1985 - 1986

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Mastership (MACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

6th Annual Urology Today Conference
2012 10 4

Abdominal Radiology Course
2012 3 25

3rd Annual Wake Forest Urology Symposium: Robotic Surgery Symposium
2012 3 9

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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