UW Urology WInnovations Series

WInnovations is a webinar series presented by nationally-recognized physicians and scientists from the University of Wisconsin Department of Urology.

The purpose of these webinars is to educate urology providers and patients on novel therapeutics, devices, surgical treatments, clinical care pathways, and innovative clinical research being performed in our department.

These interactive lectures will also help participants deepen their understanding of complex issues in the urology and urologic oncology field while providing opportunities for collaboration and an exchange of ideas via live Q&A.

Watch Previously recorded lectures here

WInnovations Series Host

Kyle A. Richards, MD, FACS

Credentials: Associate Professor (CHS)
Chief of VA Urology

Position title: Specialties: Urologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Upcoming Webinars

Coming in December 2022



Previously Recorded Webinars

MRI Urodynamics: The Future of Personalized Medicine for BPH

August 26, 2022 – Matthew Grimes, MD presents a 30-minute lecture and Q&A on our novel MRI-based method to simultaneously and non-invasively define the anatomy and function of the lower urinary tract.

Pushing the Envelope in Surgical Education: Producing High Fidelity Models for Surgical Simulation

October 19, 2022 – Vinaya Bhatia, MD presents a 30-minute lecture and Q&A that includes a model for hypospadias education and a discussion of adaptations to make surgical simulation more accessible in a virtual environment.

Using Novel Technology to Improve Outcomes Following Cystectomy

September 27, 2022 – Tudor Borza, MD presents a 30-minute lecture and Q&A on how to leverage novel technology to improve patient outcomes following a cystectomy.


New Frontiers in Laser Technology


November 15, 2022 – Margaret Knoedler, MD presents a 30-minute lecture and Q&A. Dr. Knoedler discusses what new laser technology is available and how you can use it to maximize efficiency and safety in the operating room.