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John T. Stoffel, MD

  • Medical Education:   Washington University School of Medicine (1993 – 1997)
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital/Lahey Clinic (1997 – 2003)
  • Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Neurourology (2003-2004). Mentor: Edward McGuire, University of Michigan

Current Positions:

  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Chair of Ambulatory Urology
  • Service Chief, Department of Urology
  • Associate Medical Director of Ambulatory Care, University of Michigan Health System


Dr. John Stoffel grew up Moline, IL.  He attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and graduated with academic distinction and departmental honors in biology.  He then attended Washington University School of Medicine where he received his MD.  After medical school, he completed 2 years of general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston MA followed by 4 years of urologic surgery at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington MA.  After completion of his residency, he did fellowship training in neurourology, urinary incontinence, and reconstructive urology with Dr Edward McGuire at the University of Michigan.  He received accreditation by the American Board of Urology as being fellowship trained in Female Pelvic Medicine/Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS).  He then was Director of the Continence Center and Department of Urology Vice Chairman at Lahey Clinic in Burlington MA for several years.  He then joined University of Michigan Department of Urology, where he now practices.  He is currently an Associate Professor, Service Chief, and Associate Chair of Ambulatory Urology at the University of Michigan Department of Urology.

Dr Stoffel’s clinical practice focuses on care for patients with a neurogenic bladder (including spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida) and patients with refractory urinary incontinence.  He specializes in reconstructive urologic surgery and routinely treats patients with previous urologic surgery/injuries, fistula/diverticulum, urethral strictures, and neurogenic bladder.

Dr Stoffel has published numerous scientific articles and has written text book chapters on urinary incontinence and neurogenic bladder.  He has given lectures at national and international conferences.  He is an active member of the American Urological Society and serves on the Practice Guideline Committee and Quality Improvement and Safety Committee.  He is also a member of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction and the  Society of  Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.

Dr. Stoffel is a co-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 Res earch Institute (PCORI = outcomes-bladder-management-strategies-spinal-cord-injury).

In addition, Dr Stoffel is part of the University of Michigan Division of Neurourology,Pelvic Reconstruction, which is a nationally regarded referral center for patients with all types of urinary incontinence.  He is active in research examining efficacy on treatments of neurogenic bladder. 



University of Michigan, Department of Urology
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5330
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-936-7030
Fax: 734-647-9885