Kenneth Ogan, MD



Dr. Ogan has pioneered various surgical techniques for laparoscopic, robotic and thermal ablation kidney cancer surgery to cure patients from cancer while preserving their kidney function.

Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Emory Comprehensive Stone Center
Emory University School of Medicine
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Kenneth Ogan, MD, performs robotic surgery for the treatment of kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. Patients attending Emory Urology for cancer treatment have the unique opportunity to be cured of their disease while at the same time preserve their vital organs, their functionality and quality of life. As co-director of the Stone Clinic, Dr. Ogan is also involved in the prevention and endoscopic/percutaneous management of patients with kidney stones. He serves as President of the Georgia Urological Association.

Dr. Ogan has lectured both nationally and internationally. He is closely involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, urology residents and post-graduate fellows. He is the recipient of the Golden Apple Teaching Award from Emory University Department of Urology in 2008 and again in 2012.


Dr. Ogan attended and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT for his undergraduate education. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York followed by urology residency training at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Ogan completed his fellowship training in endourology, minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Ogan is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology (2003).


Dr. Ogan's research involves the utilization of innovative virtual reality systems to train surgeons to perform surgical procedures. His innovative work in teaching and training surgeons is well recognized nationally.

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Dr. Ogan has authored multiple book chapters and scientific journal articles.

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Dr. Ogan has received the following awards:

  • Atlanta Magazine's "Top Doctors", 2016-2020
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Emory University Department of Urology, 2008 and 2012
  • Research Prize Essay Contest, American Urological Association, 2010
  • Pfizer Scholars in Urology Grant, The George Washington University School of Medicine, 2001
  • The Leonard Paul Wershup MD Memorial Award, New York Medical College, 1995
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Society, New York Medical College, 1994 and 1995
  • New York Medical College Trustee Merit Scholarship, New York Medical College, 1993-1995

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