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Dr. Jeremy Myers grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO and he graduated with honors in biochemistry. He then stayed in Colorado for Medical School at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After medical school, he completed 2 years of general surgery training and 4 years of urology residency, also at University of Colorado.
After completing his residency, Dr. Myers spent an additional fellowship year training with Dr. Jack McAninch at University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco General Hospital. His specialty training with Dr. McAninch was in urologic trauma and reconstruction. The emphasis of Dr. Myers' specialty training dealt with the management of acute trauma, as well as reconstruction of the urinary tract in patients with problems from urethral strictures, radiation complications, incontinence, ureteral strictures, and neurogenic bladder.
Dr. Myers has been very active in academic urology and has published numerous articles dealing with the treatment of urethral strictures, neurogenic bladder, and acute genitourinary trauma. He has also made several contributions to textbooks in urology. He has served as a clinical instructor at the University of California, San Francisco and is currently an associate professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is board certified in urology and a member of the American Urologic Association. He is a member of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Myers is a founding member and previous president of the Trauma and Urinary Reconstructive Network of Surgeons (TURNS - http://turnsresearch.org). University of Utah is one of 12 centers that collaborate in the study of patients treated for a variety of conditions in trauma and reconstructive urology. This network is designed to collect centralized data and provide sophisticated analysis of both surgical and patient reported outcomes from urethral stricture surgery, male incontinence and a variety of other conditions. He is also primary investigator in two large multi-institutional studies examing the outcomes and managment of bladder, renal, and pelvic fracture urethral injury sponsored by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST - http://www.aast.org/Research/MultiInstitutionalStudies.aspx). He is also the primary investigator of a multi-institutional study on patient reported outcomes for different bladder management strategies in patients with spinal cord injury; a study that is supported by a grant from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI - http://www.pcori.org/research-results/2015/patient-reported-outcomes-bladder-management-strategies-spinal-cord-injury).
In addition, Dr Myers is co-director of the University of Utah Center for Reconstructive Urology and Men's Health. The center's mission is to provide exceptional care for a variety of difficult conditions encountered in reconstructive urology and to translate our current research efforts into innovative surgical approaches as well as improved patient outcomes.
University of Utah
Division of Urology
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132