David Wood, Jr., MD

Professor, Urology


Dr. Wood served as executive vice president and chief medical officer at Beaumont Health where his responsibilities included oversight of the Beaumont Medical group and Beaumont Physician Partners. In addition, he oversaw the educational and research programs for Beaumont.

A nationally and internationally recognized cancer surgeon, he was chief of U-M’s Division of Urologic Oncology from 2002-2011. Before joining U-M Health System, Dr. Wood held a series of leadership positions with the Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University and the Karmanos Cancer Institute, including chief medical officer of the Karmanos Cancer Hospital.

An active researcher, he has participated in 25 grant-funded studies and served as principal investigator or co-investigator of three clinical trials at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. He has presented at numerous conferences around the world, authored more than 175 articles in peer-reviewed journals and more than 20 book chapters and has co-authored two books.

Dr. Wood received his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He served his residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a three-year fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.


VA Ann Arbor Section of Urology

Clinical Interests

bladder cancer, prostate cancer


Medical School

  • University of Michigan, 1983


  • Cleveland Clinic, 1988


  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Urologic Oncology, 1991

Board Certification

  • Urology

Web Sites

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