Peter Nieh, MD


Dr. Nieh's clinical and research interests include urological oncology, urinary diversion, cryotherapy, stones, endourology, and minimally invasive surgery.

Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Peter Nieh, MD, is an Associate Professor of Urology at Emory University School of Medicine, practicing at The Emory Clinic and Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. Dr. Nieh coordinates and directs the monthly Genitourinary Tumor Board; a multidisciplinary meeting to discuss newly diagnosed urologic cancers. He has held faculty positions at Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Connecticut, and Lahey Clinic prior to joining Emory in 2003. Dr. Nieh is a diplomate of The American Board of Urology (1980), member of the American Urological Association (1981), and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (1983).

Dr. Nieh serves on the Urology Curriculum Committee and the Search Committee for Chair of Urologic Research at Emory Department of Urology, and the Emory University Hospital Cancer Committee. He is a member of American Association of Clinical Urologists, American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association and Society of University Urologists.


Dr. Nieh received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York.  He did his General Surgery training at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  He obtained his Urology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.


Dr. Nieh has been involved in teaching and mentoring medical students and urology residents. He has authored book chapters and scientific journal articles on urologic cancers.

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