Thomas A. Stamey, MD
Thomas A. Stamey, MD was born April 26, 1928 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina. He attended The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 1952. After his internship at Hopkins, he entered the urology residency program under William W. Scott, MD, and in 1958, joined his full-time faculty. Dr. Stamey left Hopkins in 1961 to become chairman of the division of urology at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. After 26 years as chairman, he is now Professor Emeritus. Dr. Stamey has garnered multiple awards from American urology groups including the Hugh Hampton Young Award and the Ramon Guiteras Award from the AUA, and the Valentine Award from the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Stamey was president of the Clinical Society of Genito-Urinary Surgeons from 1988 to 1989.
Dr. Stamey's early interest was in the field of renal vascular