After receiving his medical degree from the University of Leeds, Dr. Ghani trained in urology in Edinburgh and London. He also has a Master of Surgery thesis from the University of London for research on percutaneous renal stone surgery.
Following completion of his sub-specialist training in endourology and stone disease at Guy’s Hospital, London, he undertook a robotic urologic surgery fellowship at Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. He joined the University of Michigan faculty in 2013, and is in charge of the Endourology program at the Ann Arbor VA.
Dr. Ghani has authored over 110 peer-reviewed publications and is the editor of Endourology: A Practical Handbook. He is the Course Director of a national symposium on ureteroscopy for kidney stones - “Developments in Ureteroscopic Stone Treatment (DUST)” - which focuses on the Dusting technique for laser stone surgery. In addition, Dr Ghani serves as the Co-Director of the Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC), which is a statewide consortium of over 40 urology practices aiming to improve the quality of urological care in the state of Michigan.
Dr. Ghani has received numerous prizes for his presentations and research from the American Urological Association, World Congress of Endourology, and the European Association of Urology, and has lectured and taught surgeons throughout the world. He is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Urology, and serves on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Urology International, and Nature Reviews Urology.
Areas of Interest
Research: Surgical innovation in endoscopic and robotic urologic surgery, Health services research, Surgical quality improvement
Kidney stones, Kidney Cancer, Minimally-invasive surgery
Medical School or Training
- University of Leeds, 1998
- King's College Hospital, Emergency Medicine, 2000
- Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Surgery, 2003
- London Deanery, Urology, 2011
- Minimally Invasive Urology, Henry Ford Hospital, 2013