John T. Stoffel

Department of Urology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Prof. John T. Stoffel is Associate Medical Director in UMHS Ambulatory Care Service, University of Michigan, USA. He received his M.D. in 1997 at the Washington University School of Medicine and then joined the Massachusetts General Hospital for internship and completed residencies at the Lahey Clinic in the Department of Urology.

Prof. Stoffel has a referral practice consisting of patients with refractory urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder conditions, and surgical or radiation injuries. He is passionate about improving both quality of life and reducing morbidity for these patients and strive to be a local and national resource for their complex medical needs. He also actives in LEAN process improvement and have interest in applying this to medical care, in general. As Associate Chair of Ambulatory Urology, Service Chief, and Medical Director of Taubman Urology clinics, he helped build LEAN systems in the Department of Urology to improve patient access, decrease patient waiting times, create inpatient care pathways, and standardize safety protocols. 

Prof. Stoffel is a member of several professional societies including American Medical Association
,Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
, International Continence Society
, American Urological Association
. He is also the board member of Massachusetts Association of Practicing Urologists and Michigan Urologic Society.

Prof. Stoffel is actively involved in the teaching and research of fellows and students. Prof. Stoffel is a manuscript reviewer for a number of international journals. He is Guest Editor of Urologic Clinics of North America, International Neurourology Journal and Translational Andrology and Urology. 

Prof. Stoffel is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and book chapters. He has received multiple honors and awards, including AUA Presidential recognition for contribution to White Paper on Catheter-Associated urinary Tract Infections: Definitions and Significance in the Urologic Patient.

Focused Issue: Controversies and Current Management of Adult Neurogenic Bladder