Barry A. Kogan, MD

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208, USA

Dr. Kogan is the Chair of Urology at Albany Medical College, is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and holds the Falk Family Chair in Urology. He went to medical school at Northwestern University and did his residency at the University of Michigan. After a fellowship in Pediatric Urology in Liverpool, England, he joined the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco where he was promoted from Assistant Professor to Professor of Urology and Pediatrics over 15 years. In 1997, he came to Albany Medical College.

Dr. Kogan has an active clinical practice in Pediatric Urology, with a wide range of primary to tertiary care cases. These include the full range of pediatric urology, including hypospadias, undescended testes, childhood neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, vesicoureteral reflux, prenatal and neonatal hydronephrosis and especially disorders of sex development. He has developed a number of new techniques that have altered pediatric urology.

Dr. Kogan is also an active investigator with experience in NIH funded basic and clinical research, investigator initiated clinical research and industry-sponsored clinical trials. He has published extensively in many areas of pediatric urology and investigative urology.

Dr. Kogan has also been a major contributor to many organizations within urology, including the Northeastern Section (Past-President), American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Urology (Past-Chair), Society for Pediatric Urology (President), the Society of University Urologists (President), the Residency Review Committee for Urology (Vice-Chair) and the American Board of Urology (former trustee and Vice President). His personal motto and the one he teaches is: “Make a Difference.”