Albany Med Pediatric Urologist to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Barry Kogan, MD, interim chair of the Department of Urology at Albany Med, will be honored with the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Urological Association (AUA) for his leadership and contributions to the practice, science and education of pediatric urology.

He will receive the award at the AUA’s annual meeting in New Orleans next May.

“For more than two decades, Dr. Kogan has modeled the three pillars of Albany Med’s mission by providing exceptional patient care, mentoring the next generation of physicians, and contributing important research to the field of urology,” said Vincent P. Verdile, MD, ’84, The Lynne and Mark Groban, MD, ’67 Distinguished Dean of Albany Medical College and Senior Executive Vice President for System Care Delivery at Albany Med. “We are proud to see him receive the recognition he deserves through this prestigious award.”

Prior to being named interim chair of the new Department of Urology earlier this year, Dr. Kogan had been chief of the Division of Urology since 1997. He is also professor of pediatrics and of surgery, the Falk Family Chair in Urology, and director of the Urology Residency Program.

Dr. Kogan has been a trustee and vice president of the American Board of Urology and has served as an expert for many professional societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Societies for Pediatric Urology, the National Kidney Foundation, the European Society of Pediatric Urology and the American Urological Association. The recipient of numerous national awards, he has been an invited visiting professor at major academic medical centers worldwide, is the author of more than 220 professional peer-reviewed publications and 39 book chapters, and is co-editor of the Handbook of Pediatric Urology.

Dr. Kogan completed a fellowship in pediatric urology at the Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, and a residency in urology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago.