Vitaly Margulis MDProfessor of Urology, Paul C. Peters, M.D., Chair in Urology, Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, Program Director, Urologic Oncology Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Vitaly Margulis, MD is from the University of Texas at Austin and UT Southwestern Medical School. He trained in the highly competitive urology residency program at UT Southwestern and completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where he was previously a Clinical Specialist in Urologic Oncology. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2009.
An expert surgeon, Dr. Margulis uses minimally invasive techniques to treat patients with soft-tissue tumors and kidney, upper urinary tract, prostate, bladder, testicular, penile, and adrenal cancers. His research projects include clinical and lab research focused on the biology of kidney cancer and upper tract urothelial carcinoma, the genetic changes that occur and cause them to spread, and how to stop them.
Dr. Margulis travels frequently to lecture on urologic care and procedures. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, Endourologic Society, American Urological Association, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Texas Urologic Association, Dallas County Medical Society, and Harris County Medical Society.
He has authored several book chapters and published research in a variety of medical journals, including the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Urologic Oncology, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, Cancer, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, Urology, Journal of Urology, and British Journal of Urology. He also serves as a reviewer for those publications.