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John W. Brock, III, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Director of Pediatric Urology
Monroe Carell Jr. Professor and Surgeon-in-Chief, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Brock, JohnPatient Care Emphasis
Pediatric Urology
Reconstructive Surgery
Antenatal Hydronephrosis
Bladder Exstrophy

• M.D. – Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 1978
• B.A. – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1974

Postgraduate Training
• Surgery Internship, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, 1979
• Assistant Resident Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, 1982
• Chief Resident Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, 1983

Research Interest
Urologic outcomes in the NIH-funded MOMS trial. MOMS is a research study designed to compare two approaches to the treatment of babies with spina bifida: surgery before birth (prenatal or fetal surgery) and surgery after birth (postnatal surgery).

Board Certification
American Board of Urology

American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow
American College of Surgeons - Fellow
American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons
American Urological Association
AOA Faculty Elected
Cumberland Pediatric Foundation
Middle Tennessee Urology Society
Society for Pediatric Urology
Society of Fetal Urology
Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
Tennessee Urological Association
Vanderbilt Urology Society – President (past)

VUMC Reporter profile: Intensity, compassion drive Brock’s success