UT College of Medicine names alumnus urology department chair

March 25, 2016 | News, UToday, Medicine and Life Sciences
By Lindsay Mahaney

Dr. Puneet Sindhwani has been named chair of the Department of Urology in The University of Toledo’s College of Medicine and Life Sciences.

Sindhwani has spent his entire professional career working in urology. He served as an associate professor of urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center since October 2005. He was the university’s chief of male infertility and andrology section and started the male reproductive health program.



Previously, Sindhwani was the surgical director of pediatric and adult renal transplantation at the Children’s Hospital and Oklahoma Transplant Center. He also headed the urology section at the VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Sindhwani was a 2009 recipient of the International Exchange Scholarship Award from the American Urology Association in the field of renal transplantation. He serves on the board of directors of LifeShare Transplant Services of Oklahoma and on the Oklahoma State Medical Association Continuing Medical Education Committee. He also is treasurer of the Indian American Urological Association.

“We look forward to welcoming Dr. Sindhwani officially as he joins the senior leadership team of the College of Medicine,” said Dr. Christopher Cooper, executive vice president for clinical affairs and dean of the college of medicine and life sciences.

Sindhwani received his medical degree from Government Medical College in India in 1988. He completed his urology residency and obtained a master of science degree in biomedical sciences in 2001 from the Medical College of Ohio.

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