Douglass Clayton, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Urologic Surgery

Patient Care EmphasisClayton
Management of children with myelomeningocele, the fetal diagnosis of urologic anomalies and minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery


  • M.D. - University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Memphis, TN, 2004

Postgraduate Training

  • General Surgery Internship-University of Alabama - Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
  • Urologic Surgery Residency-University of Alabama - Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Urology, Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, 2011

Research Interest

  • The role of hypoxia in the potentiation of bladder wall fibrosis, as well as epigenetic changes following partial bladder outlet obstruction.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Urology


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Urology
  • American Urological Association
  • Southeastern Section American Urological Association
  • Society for Fetal Urology
  • Society for Pediatric Urology