Christopher M. Manakas, MD

Credentials: Assistant Professor (CHS)
UW Health Physician Informaticist, Urology

Position title: Specialties: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), General Urology
Clinical Information at UW Health


Phone: (608) 263-9534


  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2005
  • General Surgery Internship, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2006
  • Urology Residency, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, 2010

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Manakas is certified by the American Board of Urology and focuses on delivering quality general urology care. His practice is broad, managing a wide variety of adult conditions. He has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry and takes a value-driven, patient-centered approach to medical and surgical management of urologic conditions.

Dr. Manakas offers skilled treatment for incontinence, prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer prevention and treatment. His clinical interests include:

  • Kidney Stones
  • Blood in Urine
  • Circumcisions
  • Inflamed or Enlarged Prostate
  • Inflammation of the Testicle & Epididymis
  • Low Testosterone
  • Urinary Control Issues
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Bladder/Urinary Tract Infections
  • Vasectomy
  • Cancers of –
    • Kidney
    • Bladder
    • Prostate
    • Testicle
    • Penis

Research Interests

Dr. Manakas’ research interests include improving the patient and physician experience by optimizing EMR workflows. He also collaborates with Drs. Gralnek and Grimes on Male Voiding Dysfunction clinical outcomes research. Further, Dr. Manakas and Dr. Gralnek are researching techniques to improve the on HoLEP learning curve.