Craig Rogers


Dr. Craig Rogers received his medical degree from Stanford University and completed his urology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Rogers specializes in surgery for kidney, prostate, and adrenal tumors. He performed the first live webcast of a complex robotic partial nephrectomy (RPN) and the first live surgical demonstration of RPN surgeries at the American Urological Association National Meetings. He has demonstrated techniques of robotic kidney surgery at numerous national and international meetings. He published the first descriptions of RPN for complex tumors and patients. He has led international invited expert reviews on partial nephrectomy techniques. He has authored over 180 publications and 20 book chapters and is a reviewer and editorial board member for several urologic journals. He is Co-Director of the Michigan Urologic Surgery Improvement Collaborative for kidney cancer (MUSIC-KIDNEY), a quality initiative funded through Blue Cross Blue Shield to evaluate and improve kidney cancer care in the state of Michigan. Dr. Rogers helped to develop robotic ultrasound probes, robotic bulldog clamps, and other novel techniques that have become routinely used during RPN. Dr. Rogers is currently the Chair of the Department of Urology, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health. He is the Director of the Robotic Oncology. He also serves as President of the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons.