Lane C. Childs, MD, FACS
Dr. Childs received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1987. He served his
surgical internship and his Urology residency at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Childs was certified by the American Board of Urology in 1994 and re-certified in 2002. He maintains
memberships in both regional and national medical societies including the American Urological Association, the American College
of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. He has been listed in The Consumers Guide to Top Doctors in
America as selected by his peers.
Dr. Childs is very active in his profession and in the local community. He is the past Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St.
Mark's Hospital, and currently serves as President of Western Intermountain Lithotripsy, Inc. He serves on the Board of Directors
for the Salt Lake Surgical Center, and is a member of the Health Policy Coding and Reimbursement Committee for the American
Urological Association. His practice focuses on treatment of cancers of the prostate, kidney, bladder, and testis; BPH,
including minimally invasive microwave thermotherapy; kidney stone therapy; vasectomy; and vasectomy reversal. He
conducts clinical drug trials through Salt Lake Research and continues to present educational lectures to both professional
societies and the general public.
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Steven N. Gange, MD, FACS
Dr. Gange received his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine in 1986. He served his surgical internship and his
urology residency at the University of Kentucky, Albert B. Chandler Medical Center. He entered the U.S. Army as a urologist
fulfilling an ROTC obligation, and among other honors was twice awarded the military medal of meritorious service. He joined
Western Urological in 1996.
Dr. Gange was certified by the American Board of Urology in 1994 and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He maintains memberships in both regional and national medical
societies including the American Urological Association and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Gange is involved in advancing the field of urology by conducting clinical research trials (prostate cancer, BPH, prostatitis,
and others) and has published professional articles and presented numerous papers at professional urological assemblies. His
strong interest in community service led to the creation of the Utah Healthy Living Foundation, dedicated to improving the standard of health and well-being in Utah through education and
health screenings. His team of volunteers organized the first Men's Health and Fitness Expo (featuring Sen. Bob Dole as keynote
speaker) held in Salt Lake in June, 1999. Dr. Gange also chairs the Prostate Cancer Task Force for the Salt Lake chapter of the
American Cancer Society. He is a frequent community lecturer on topics such as prostate cancer, BPH, and erectile dysfunction.
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Scott A. Hopkins, MD
Dr. Hopkins was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He attended the University of Utah where he was awarded a B.A. degree in
1990 and an M.D. degree in 1994. He served his internship and residency in general surgery and his residency in urology at
Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. He returned to Salt Lake City in July of 2000. Dr. Hopkins was certified by the American Board of Urology in February 2002.
Dr. Hopkins maintains memberships in regional and national medical societies including the American Urological
Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Hopkins practices all aspects of adult and pediatric urology with a special interest in urinary stone
disease and urologic oncology. He has recently presented lectures on prostate cancer, benign
prostate disease, and testicular cancer.
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Peter C. Fisher, MD
Dr. Fisher received his medical degree from the University of Utah, then completed training with the University of Michigan Urologic Center. During his medical and residency education, Dr. Fisher was involved in scientific research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and urologic research at both the University of Utah and the University of Michigan. He returned to Salt Lake City in July of 2006 to join the Western Urological Clinic.
Dr. Fisher has presented and published at multiple national urologic forums and peer-reviewed texts. His clinical practice includes all aspects of adult and pediatric urology with particular experience in the field of robotic surgery, urologic laparoscopy, kidney stones, and incontinence. Dr. Fisher is an advocate of community cancer awareness and is on the executive board of the Utah Cancer Action Network. He has been the UCAN Prostate Cancer Committee Chairman and continues to serve on that committee. To promote excellence in minimally invasive urology, Dr. Fisher serves as the chairman of the robotic surgery committee at St. Marks Hospital and continues to provide surgical instruction to urologists around the country as a proctor for robotic prostatectomy and incontinence procedures.
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