News and Media : 2010

Mark Soloway, M.D.

Dr. Mark Soloway Steps Down as Urology Chair

After nearly 19 years at the helm of an internationally recognized department, Dr. Mark Soloway is stepping down as chairman of the Department of Urology at the Miller School to focus on his successful clinical practice and developing the Outpatient Multidisciplinary Clinic (OMC) of UHealth in Coral Gables as its chief medical officer.

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Dr. Bruce Kava Named Interim Chair of Urology

Bruce R. Kava, M.D., has been named interim Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. An Associate Professor of Urology, he has served as Chief of Urology at the Miami VA Medical Center since 2002.

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Victor A. Politano, M.D. 1919 - 2010

Former UM Urology Chair Dies

Victor Politano, M.D., chairman of urology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine from 1972 – 1990 and professor emeritus, died this weekend at the age of 91. Politano earned numerous accolades and awards during his lengthy career, including the Ramon Guiteras Award from the American Urological Association in 2003 and the Pediatric Urology Medal in 1996.

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