Jack W. McAninch, MD, FACS, FRCS (Hon)
Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Jack W. McAninch, MD received his undergraduate BS degree at the Texas Tech University, an MS degree from the University of Idaho, and his MD degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch where he was an honor graduate and recipient of the Gold Headed Cane Award in recognition as the outstanding graduating senior. He received his general surgery and urology training at Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco. He joined the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) faculty in 1977 and currently is a Professor of Urological Surgery at UCSF.
McAninch is recognized as a national and international leader in the field of genitourinary trauma and reconstructive surgery. He has directed a highly recognized surgical team that has led the development of numerous new surgical techniques and new management methods in the field. He continues to be a principal investigator for many active research projects. His textbook, Traumatic and Reconstructive Urology, is a worldwide acclaimed publication. He is an active member of numerous medical societies, and has served as President of American Urological Association, American Board of Urology, Society of International Urology and the Western Section of the AUA, and Vice President of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. He also has been a Vice President and Regent of the American College of Surgeons. He has received the Harry Spence Medal from the American Association of Genitourinary, the Saint Paul’s Medal awarded by the British Association of Urological Surgeons, and in 2009, he received the Ramon Guiteras Award, given by the American Urological Association, for contribution to the art and science of urological surgery. He was awarded the Felix Guyon Medal from the Society of International Urology, it’s highest award in 2013. He is also the recipient of the Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal from the New York Academy of Medicine and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.