About Us

2021 - 2022 OFFICERS

PRESIDENT
Sean P. Elliott, MD, MS
Urologic Surgery
420 Delaware St SE, MMC 394
Minneapolis, MN 55455

VICE PRESIDENT
David Richard Vandersteen, MD
2530 Chicago Ave.
Suite 550
Minneapolis, MN 55404

SECRETARY
Joseph W. Akornor, MBChB
6025 Lake Road, Suite 200
Woodbury, MN 55125

TREASURER
Nathan Hoffman, MD
3900 Park Nicollet Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

PAST PRESIDENT
R. Jeffrey Karnes, MD
Dept of Urology
200 1st Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

MEMBER-at-LARGE
Candace F. Granberg, MD
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

History of C. Donald Creevy and the Creevy Memorial Lectures

Dr. C. Donald Creevy established the Department of Urology at the University of Minnesota in 1934 and was its Chairman and until his retirement in 1967. Dr. Creevy was known for his ingenuity and brilliance as a clinician and his patience with his students and residents. Many of the urologists he trained became prominent in their field, not only in Minnesota but throughout the country. The Creevy Memorial Lecture was established by the Minnesota Urological Society in 1977 in his memory.

  • 2018 Larry Baskin
  • 2017 Marshall Stoller
  • 2016 W. Marston Linehan
  • 2015 Manoj Monga
  • 2014 Steven C. Campbell
  • 2013 Alfons Gunneman
  • 2012 David Bloom
  • 2011 Jeffrey Cadeddu
  • 2010 Donald S. Coffey
  • 2009 Christian Chaussy
  • 2008 Richard Hautmann
  • 2007 Patrick C. Walsh
  • 2006 Craig Peters
  • 2005 Jeff Cohen
  • 2004 Claus Roehrborn
  • 2003 Peter Carroll
  • 2002 David C. Utz
  • 2001 David F. Badenoch
  • 2000 Donald Lamm
  • 1999 Arie Belldegrun
  • 1998 Ricardo Gonzalez
  • 1997 George Webster
  • 1996 Richard Schmidt
  • 1995 Jonathan Jarow
  • 1994 Paul Lange
  • 1993 William Cooner
  • 1992 Ralph Clayman
  • 1991 Herbert Lepor
  • 1990 Schlomo Raz
  • 1989 Richard Williams
  • 1988 Robert Kay
  • 1987 Julian Ansell
  • 1986 Thomas Stamey
  • 1985 Willet Whitmore
  • 1984 John Woodard
  • 1983 Nasser Javadpour
  • 1982 Bernard Churchill
  • 1981 Jay Gillenwater
  • 1980 John Grayhack
  • 1979 Carl Olsson
  • 1978 Julian Ansell
  • 1977 Terry Allen

David C. Utz Award for Excellence in Urological Advancement and Innovation

Dr. Utz was Professor of Urology at the Mayo Medical School, and a consultant in the Department of Urology at the Mayo Clinic from 1957 to 1988. He holds an MD degree form St. Louis University School of Medicine and an MS degree in Urology from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Utz has served in many medical and professional urological associations and received numerous prestigious awards in the field of urology. Many current and past MUS members have benefited from Dr. Utz’s leadership and dedication to teaching.

  • 2018 - Douglas A. Husmann, MD
  • 2017 - Pratap Reddy, MD
  • 2016 – Deborah J. Lightner, MD
  • 2015 – David Patterson, MD
  • 2014 – Roland Ugarte, MD
  • 2013 – Robert Geist, MD
  • 2012 – Stephen A. Kramer, MD
  • 2011 – Gerald Timm, PhD
  • 2010 – Robert P. Myers MD
  • 2009 – Ahmad Orandi MD
  • 2008 – Joel Slaton, MD
  • 2007 – Reza Malek, MD
  • 2006 – John Hulbert, MD
  • 2005 – Joseph Segura, MD
  • 2004 – Horst Zincke, MD
  • 2003 – Steve Seigel, MD

Past Presidents

  • 2020 – 2021   R. Jeffrey Karnes
  • 2019 – 2020   Mark Fallen
  • 2018 – 2019   Stephen J Lukasewycz
  • 2017 – 2018   Jane Lewis
  • 2016 – 2017   Badrinath Konety
  • 2015 – 2016   Sheila Gemar
  • 2014 – 2015   Matthew Gettman
  • 2013 – 2014   Dan Zapzalka
  • 2012 – 2013   Suzette Sutherland
  • 2011 – 2012   Hossein Aliabadi
  • 2010 – 2011   Manoj Monga
  • 2009 – 2010   Lance Mynderse
  • 2008 – 2009   Abe Kern
  • 2007 – 2008   Gregory S. Parries
  • 2006 – 2007   William Utz
  • 2005 – 2006   Yuri Reinberg
  • 2004 – 2005   Neil Stein
  • 2003 – 2004   Ajay Nehra
  • 2002 – 2003   Joe Lee
  • 2001 – 2002   Roland R. Ugarte
  • 2000 – 2001   Leslie Rainwater
  • 1999 – 2000   Michael L. Blute
  • 1998 – 1999   Cesar J. Ercole
  • 1997 – 1998   Michael H. Wipf
  • 1996 – 1997   John K. Matsuura
  • 1995 – 1996   Carl S. Smith
  • 1994 – 1995   David E. Patterson
  • 1993 – 1994   Harold J. Hoppmann
  • 1992 – 1993   John D. Holstine
  • 1991 – 1992   William L. Engel
  • 1990 – 1991   Stephen A. Kramer
  • 1989 – 1990   John A. Soucheray
  • 1988 – 1989   James J. Meyer
  • 1987 – 1988   H. Curtis Hutchens
  • 1986 – 1987   David J. Dunlap
  • 1985 – 1986   Thomas A. Love
  • 1984 – 1985   Robert P. Myers
  • 1983 – 1984   Bruce E. Linderholm
  • 1982 – 1983   Robert W. Geist
  • 1981 – 1982   John M. Streitz
  • 1980 – 1981   Joseph W. Segura
  • 1979 – 1980   C. Richard McKinley
  • 1978 – 1979   Stanley J. Antolak
  • 1977 – 1978   William E. Price
  • 1976 – 1977   Warren J. Brooker
  • 1975 – 1976   Laurence F. Greene
  • 1974 – 1975   Alexander S. Cass
  • 1973 – 1974   Rodger R. Lundblad
  • 1972 – 1973   Paul R. Hartig
  • 1971 – 1972   Everett J. Duthoy
  • 1970 – 1971   David M. Anderson
  • 1969 – 1970   Clyde E. Blackard
  • 1969 – 1970   Clyde E. Blackard
  • 1968 – 1969   Robert A. Flynn
  • 1967 – 1968   John P. Cooper
  • 1966 – 1967   Samuel Beirstein
  • 1965 – 1966   Gerald D. McEllistrem
  • 1964 – 1965   Bruce E. Linderholm
  • 1963 – 1964   Theodore H. Sweetser
  • 1962 – 1963   William H. Card
  • 1961 – 1962   Marcus L. Shelander
  • 1960 – 1961   William E. Price
  • 1959 – 1960   George L. Garske
  • 1958 – 1959   Brian J. McGroarty
  • 1957 – 1958   E. J. Richardson
  • 1956 – 1957   E. A. Webb
  • 1955 – 1956   Murray P. Ersfeld
  • 1954 – 1955   Samuel Beirstein
  • 1953 – 1954   R. T. Soderlind
  • 1952 – 1953   Gordon W. Strom
  • 1951 – 1952   Richard S. Rodgers
  • 1950 – 1951   Harold A. Reif
  • 1949 – 1950   Murdach A. Nicholson
  • 1948 – 1949   Theodore H. Sweetser
  • 1947 – 1948   Baxter A. Smith
  • 1946 – 1947   F. E. B. Foley