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Aaron Berger

Aaron D. Berger, M.D. earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin with a major in biochemistry and molecular biology. Dr. Berger attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine to earn his M.D. His postgraduate education included studies at New York University for general surgery where he also completed his residency in urology. Dr. Berger completed his fellowship at the University of California San Francisco in Laparoscopy, Endoroulogy and Robotic Surgery. Dr. Berger is a member of the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, the American Medical Association and the Chicago Urologic Society.

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John DeFranco

Dr. John N. DeFranco earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Loyola University and graduated cum laude. He went on to obtain his Medical degree from University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School. Dr. DeFranco went on to complete his residency in both Surgery and Urology at St. Louis University Hospital. After residency, Dr. DeFranco completed a Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. Dr. DeFranco is Board Certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology. He is an Associate Clinical Professor in Urology as the University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital and a member of the American Urologic Association, the Illinois State Urologic Society, the Chicago Urologic Society, the Illinois State Medical Society, the Chicago Medical Society and the American College of Surgeons.

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Michael Herzog

Michael E. Herzog, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Urology. He earned his undergraduate degree at University of Illinois and obtained his Doctor of Medicine from Rush Medical College. Dr. Herzog is a part of the American Urology Association, the American Medical Association, the Endourologic Society, and the Chicago Urological Society. Dr. Herzog went on to train at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, completing his General Surgery and Urology training there in addition to completing advanced training at Karmanous Cancer Center in Urologic Oncology. He has a special interest in minimally invasive prostate surgery and female voiding dysfunction as well as pelvic floor reconstruction.

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Jae Kim

Dr. Jae Hong Kim attended the University of Chicago to obtain his Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Kim then earned his M.D. from the Pritzker School of Medicine in the University of Chicago. He finished his internship and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center in general surgery and urology before completing his fellowship in urodynamics, reconstruction, and female urology at the University of California’s Davis School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is a member of the American Medical Association, the Chicago Medical Association, the Illinois Medical Society, the North Central Section of the AUA and the American Urologic Association. Dr. Kim is licensed in the state of Illinois.

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Pathologist

Srinarong Kittisopikul

Dr. Srinarong Kittisopikul, MD-PhD, is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Chemistry with Distinction in Chemistry and Cellular Biology at the University of Michigan in 1977, PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry at the University of Chicago in 1981, and MD from the Rush Medical College in 1985. Dr. Kittisopikul completed his residency in Pathology at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, in 1989, and served as a consultant at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Department of Soft Tissue, Walter Reed Medical Center. He is the medical director of the Associated Urologic Specialists Laboratory since 2008. He is also a member of American Society of Clinical Pathology.
Dr. Kittisopikul has reviewed over 10,000 pathology cases to date.

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Mark Lyon

Mark Lyon, M.D. Specializing in Urology as a physician and a part of the Associated Urological Specialists. Dr. Lyon earned his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Chicago. He then became a doctor of medicine while attending medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His graduate work continued at University of Chicago, Section of Urology. Dr. Lyon is a fellow of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, Austin Hospital, Section of Urology. He is other professional memberships include the American Urological Association, the North Central Section of the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society.

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Antonio Mancini

Dr. Antonio Mancini is Board Certified in Urological Surgery. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in biochemistry from Marquette University. He continued his medical education n at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he also completed his internship and training in urological surgery. Additional sites of training during his residency include Children’s Memorial Hospital, Cook County Stroger Hospital and St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. He is a member of the American Urological Association, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and Chicago Urological Society. His areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy, female urology, urologic oncology, urinary stone disease, erectile dysfunction, and men’s health.

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Ikechukwu Oguejiofor

Ikechukwu K. Oguejiofor, M.D. earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Bowling Green State University with a major in biochemistry and graduated summa cum laude. Dr. Oguejiofor attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine (formerly Medical College of Ohio) to earn his M.D. His postgraduate education included studies at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for general surgery where he also completed his residency in urology. Dr. Oguejiofor completed his fellowship at the Loyola University Medical Center in Laparoscopy, Endourology and Robotic Surgery. Dr. Oguejiofor is a member of the American Urological Association and the Endourological Society. Dr. Oguejiofor has a special interest in Stone disease, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgical Techniques for treatment of urologic conditions.

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Steven Pierpaoli

Steven M. Pierpaoli, M.D. earned his Bachelors of Science of biology degree from Boston College, MA where he graduated Cum Laude. Dr. Pierpaoli attended graduate school at the Medical College of Virginia at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed his internship and residency, eventually becoming Chief Resident at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Dr. Pierpaoli is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology and a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is currently a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urology Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, the Chicago Urological Society and the Medical Society of Virginia.
Dr. Pierpaoli specializes in all Men’s Health issues including penile surgery, Endourologic Management of complex renal stone disease, Advanced Prostate Cancer Management and Diagnosis of prostate cancer using MRI fusion technology.

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Physician

David Raminski

Dr. David A. Raminski earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Loyola and attended medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathis Medicine where he also completed his residency in urology. During Dr. Raminski's fellowship at Roswell Park Memorial Institute's Department of Urologic Oncology he was named Chief Fellow. Dr. Raminski is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the Chicago Medical Society and the Chicago Urologic Society.

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Physicians

Aaron Berger

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Aaron Berger
John DeFranco

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John DeFranco
Michael Herzog

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Michael Herzog
Jae Kim

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Jae Kim
Srinarong Kittisopikul

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Pathologist

Srinarong Kittisopikul
Mark Lyon

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Mark Lyon
Antonio Mancini

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Antonio Mancini
Ikechukwu Oguejiofor

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Ikechukwu Oguejiofor
Steven Pierpaoli

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Steven Pierpaoli
David Raminski

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David Raminski
Robert Share

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Robert Share
George Sreckovic

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George Sreckovic
Jay Steinberg

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Jay Steinberg
James Sylora

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President, Physician

James Sylora
Herme Sylora

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Herme Sylora
Charles Turk

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Charles Turk
Herbert User

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Herbert User

Midlevel and Clinical Support Team

Ewa Blachowicz

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Nurse Practitioner

Ewa Blachowicz
Bashir Pothiawala

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Physicist

Bashir Pothiawala
Beth Glavac

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Chief Radiation Therapist

Beth Glavac
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