John Stoffel, MD
Dr Stoffel is Professor of Urology and Chief of the Division of Neurourology and Pelvic Reconstruction (NPR) within the University of Michigan, Department of Urology. He completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Lahey Clinic, followed by a fellowship in female/neuro/reconstructive urology at the University of Michigan. He is an active clinician and surgeon and his clinical and research interests include urinary incontinence, neurogenic bladder, and complex abdominal reconstructive surgery. He has received several grants, both federal and industry sponsored, and written over 110 papers, invited articles, and book chapters on these topics. He recently edited a textbook on neurogenic bladder, Urologic Care for the Patient with a Progressive Neurologic Condition.
He is certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) and a member of the Society of Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS). He currently is president of the Neurogenic Bladder Research Group (NBRG.org) which is a collaboration of researchers from across the United States and Canada who study and publish quality of life outcomes in neurogenic bladder patients. He has chaired national white paper work groups on Chronic Urinary Retention and Pre-Operative Surgical Care and been a committee member for Practice Guidelines and Quality Improvement/Patient Safety for the American Urological Association.