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Urology Program Newsroom

Milestones and Accolades

  • Graham VerLee, MD and Matthew Hayn, MD of Maine Medical Partners – Urology have been awarded Board certification by the American Board of Urology 
    Graham VerLee, MD Dr. VerLee specializes in Endourology, Reconstructive Urology, Male Factor Infertility and General Urology. Matthew Hayn, MD Dr. Hayn specializes in Urologic oncology, Robotic surgery, laparoscopy and General Urology.
  • Dr. Moritz Hansen gave an interview on MPBN - Listen to the interview about prostate cancer
     Moritz H. Hansen, MD
  • U.S. News & World Report names Urology Program to the high-performing category.U.S. News & World Report lists MMC among places "where other hospitals send the toughest cases."
    Urology Program is named to the publication's "high-performing" category.
  • An Impressive Roster of Firsts
    The urologic specialists at MMC have achieved an impressive roster of clinical firsts in Maine, including the first use of laparoscopic surgery for radical nephrectomy (kidney removal), partial nephrectomy, and orchiopexy; the first percutaneous nephrostolithotripsy (removing very large kidney stones through a tube in the back rather than a large flank incision), the first use of ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, the first use of kidney stone lithotripsy, and the first robotic-assisted prostatectomy, among others.
  • Dr. Samuel Broaddus Named Hometown Hero 
    Samuel Broaddus, MD
  • The 1000th Robotic Procedure
    In 2011 Maine Medical Center urologists performed their 1000th robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy using the da Vinci surgical robot. Our robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy program is the largest in Maine and the second largest in northern New England.  Additionally, MMC urologists perform robotic-assisted partial nephrectomies, cystectomies, and reconstructive surgery.
  • National Recognition for Prostate Cancer Care
    The MMC Genitourinary Cancer Program was recognized as one of five model prostate cancer programs nationally by the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ (ACCC). Our program was chosen for its multidisciplinary approach to prostate cancer care, open communication, and patient access to state-of-the-art treatment within the community. 





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