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Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA
Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA Professor and Chair, Department of Urology
University of Minnesota
Dougherty Family Chair in Uro-Oncology
Director, Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers
Associate Director for Clinical Affairs, Masonic Cancer Center

Badrinath R. Konety, MD, MBA, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and holds the Dougherty Family Chair in Uro-Oncology as well as being the Director of the Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers and Associate Director for Clinical Affairs of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota.

Badrinath Konety, MD completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Following his residency training, Dr. Konety was an AFUD Research Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Urology and Cancer Institute, concurrently studying business and receiving a MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. Dr. Konety completed his medical education at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as Chief Clinical Fellow. He was on faculty at the University of Iowa and the University of California San Francisco before accepting his current position as Chair, Department of Urology at the University of Minnesota.

He has authored or co-authored over 100 original publications and numerous book chapters and been principal or co-investigator on grants funded through the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, American Geriatrics Society and Center for Disease Control. He received the Jahnigen Career Development Scholar Award, and is an active member of numerous professional medical societies including the American Urological Association, the American College of Surgeons, Societe Internationale D’Urologie and the International College of Surgeons. He is currently the Adjunct General Secretary of the SIU and Associate Editor of the Journal of Urology.