Board-certified urologist Anthony Woodruff, MD, is passionate about providing timely, personal, and compassionate world-class urologic care. He brings his extensive experience to the team at Urologic Surgeons of Arizona, where he sees patients from the practice's offices in Mesa and Chandler, Arizona.
Dr. Woodruff was born and raised in Arkansas, where he attended Harding University and graduated Magna Cum Laud with a B.S. in Biology. He then attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, earning his Medical Doctorate. For his post-graduate training, he completed a surgical Internship at Louisiana State University and Oschner Medical Center.
After completing his Internship, Dr. Woodruff completed his urologic Residency at both Louisiana State University and Oschner Medical Center. A portion of his training occurred at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, as a result of necessary evacuation from Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Upon completing his Residency, Dr. Woodruff completed a Robotic/Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology Fellowship at the prestigious Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. This Fellowship had a special focus on the treatment of all kinds of urologic malignancies, including prostate, bladder, kidney, penile, and testicular cancers utilizing the most up-to-date minimally invasive techniques available.
After finishing his Fellowship, Dr. Woodruff moved to Northwest Arkansas, where he practiced until 2012, serving as Director of Robotic Surgery at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Arkansas. Dr. Woodruff subsequently moved to Arizona and joined Arizona Urologic Specialists in 2013, serving the Valley with excellent care in all facets of urology since that time.
Dr. Woodruff currently holds memberships and is actively involved in many urological organizations, including the American Urologic Association, the Arizona State Urologic Society, of which he is the Immediate Past President, the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Phoenix Urologic Society, the Western Section of the American Urologic Association, and others. Dr. Woodruff is certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr. Woodruff's research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and he has presented his research and lectured at scientific meetings and conventions across the country.
Dr. Woodruff is trained in various surgical techniques, including robotic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic surgery. He provides services across all urologic subspecialties. While his practice provides treatment for all aspects of urologic diseases, he carries a significant personal passion and research interest in urinary stone disease, urologic cancers of all kinds, BPH, voiding dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, male infertility, performing vasectomies for male contraception, erectile dysfunction, and female urology.
Dr. Woodruff has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Woodruff has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as enlarged prostate. The UroLift Center of Excellence program is designed to highlight urologists who are committed to educating their patients on BPH and the UroLift System as a treatment option and consistently seek to deliver excellent patient outcomes and experiences.
Dr. Woodruff is a devoted husband and proud father of four wonderful children. When he is not engaged in urology, he can likely be found spending time with his children at a myriad of school functions, dance recitals, sporting events, skiing, or playing golf.
At Urologic Surgeons of Arizona, we accept United Healthcare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Humana, Medicare, and most other commercial insurance plans. Please call our office at (480) 409-5060 to find out if we accept your insurance plan. If your insurance plan requires you to pay a co-payment, co-insurance, and/or a deductible, you will need to pay at the time of your visit. For your convenience, we accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover.