Yair Lotan, M.D.
Professor of Urology UT Southwestern

Yair Lotan is holder of the Helen J. and Robert S. Strauss Professorship in Urology and Chief of Urologic Oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and did his residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  His primary clinical practice involves urologic malignancies with a focus on minimally invasive approaches.  His main research interests involve biomarkers for urologic malignancies especially bladder cancer.  He has performed multiple studies evaluating urine-based and tissue markers to improve early detection and prognostication of bladder cancer.  He also focuses on outcomes research and health economics involving urologic diseases.

He has published over 160 peer reviewed articles and has been invited to write multiple book chapters, reviews and editorials.  He leads the disease oriented team for genito-urinary malignancies at the UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center and is a member of the American Urological Association National Ultrasound Faculty and current president of the Society of Urologic Oncology Young Urologic Oncologist Steering Committee.  He is also on the steering committee of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

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