Ferrandino Appointed Urology Residency Training Program Director
Michael Ferrandino, MD, associate professor of Surgery, has been appointed Director of Duke Urology’s Residency Training Program. Over the past eight years, Ferrandino served as the associate program director of the program.
“I’m very excited to start this new role with Duke Urology,” said Ferrandino. “The program is already in great shape thanks to Dr. Peterson’s leadership over the last seven years. I hope to continue building on his strong foundation and moving the program forward. Over the next few years, my goals are to increase residency program diversity, expand upon the current mentorship program and foster ways for improved feedback and resident development.”
Ferrandino joined the faculty at Duke in August 2009 and has served as the vice chief of education for the division of Urology since 2014. He recently completed leadership programs for both Duke and the American Urological Association. Both programs select physicians who serve in leadership roles and indicate interest in developing skills to serve their, institutions, Sections and the AUA as future leaders.
Ferrandino received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery and urology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He also completed an Endourology fellowship at Duke University. As faculty with Duke Urology, Ferrandino has held many committee and leadership positions and is currently Director of Duke Urology’s Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery program. He is the author of multiple articles, which have been published in The Journal of Urology, Journal of Endourology, and European Urology.