GEORGE P. HEMSTREET III, MD, Ph.D.
Site Director: Omaha Veterans Administration Medical Center Rotation
Certified by the American Board of Urology
Clinic Location: Omaha Veterans Administration Medical Center (4101 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska 68105)
Dr. George Hemstreet is an active clinician, practicing in all areas of urology, while specializing in prostate and bladder cancer. He served as the Chief of Urologic Surgery at UNMC from 2002 - 2010. He is on staff at the Omaha Veterans Administration Medical Center and serves as the Site Director for the UNMC Urology residency program's VA Medical Center rotation.
Dr. Hemstreet is a dedicated researcher, internationally known for his work in molecular markers for prostate and bladder cancer risk assessment and detection via quantitative fluorescence image analysis. He is also recognized for his research in diabetes biomarkers. He has been the recipient of more than four dozen major research grants and awards. Many of these studies have been funded by the National Institutes of Health and are international in scope.
Dr. Hemstreet is a prolific journal contributor, and a much-requested speaker. He has authored more than 150 journal articles and book chapters, and frequently presents at both national and international urologic conferences.
Before coming to UNMC in early 2002, Dr. Hemstreet was the George Lynn Cross Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OHSC), Oklahoma City. He was also Residency Program Director for the Department of Urology at OHSC.
1973-1976: Urology Residency at Duke University Medical Center
1975: Ph.D. earned at Duke University Medical Center
1968-1970: Internship and General Surgery Residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1968: MD earned at Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital
1963: Bachelor of Science earned at Wake Forest University