Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology

Dr. Christopher Wood reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Wood is an Associate Professor of Urology and Cancer Biology and the Deputy Department Chairman of Urology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Education and Training

MD: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1989

Internship: Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Clinical Residency in General Surgery: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1989–1991

Clinical Residency in Urology: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1991–1995

Clinical Fellowship in Urologic Oncology: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1995–1998

Certifications

American Board of Urology

Academic Appointments

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX:

  • Professor, Department of Urology, Division of Surgery, 2010–present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Urology, Division of Surgery, 2004–2010
  • Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Division of Cancer Medicine, 2004–2009
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Division of Surgery, 1998–2004
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Division of Cancer Medicine, 1998–2004

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Wood receives grant support from Ono Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Argos Pharmaceuticals.

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