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Murali Ankem, MD, Urology, Louisville, KY, Norton Children's Hospital


Urology Louisville, KY

Male Sexual Dysfunction, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stone Disease

Professor & Chairman Program Director Urology residency program Department of Urology, U of L School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of LouisvilleMBA, Healthcare, Distinction, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Wisconsin
    University of WisconsinFellowship, Endourology, 2003 - 2004
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolResidency, Urology, 1999 - 2003
  • Mercy Catholic Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1999
  • Rangaraya Medical College NTR
    Rangaraya Medical College NTRClass of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2011 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2004 - 2009
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2001 - 2013
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 2000
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Faculty Teaching Award Department of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-UMDNJ, 2007
  • Endourology Fellows Essay Contest-Third Prize World Congress on Endourology and ESWL, 2004
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Extra corporeal shockwave lithotripsy resulting in skin burns-a report of two cases  
    Rao SR, Ballesteros N, Short KL, Gathani KK, Ankem MK, Int Braz J Urol, 1/1/2014
  • Laparoendoscopic single site orchiopexy  
    RC Sultan, KC Johnson, MK Ankem, JG Barone, J Ped Surg, 1/1/2011
  • Ureteral fibrin sealant injection of the distal ureter during laparoscopic nephroureterectomy-a novel and simplemodification of the pluck technique  
    Mueller TJ, DaJusta DG, Cha DY, Kim IY, Ankem MK, Urology, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Prostate mechanical imaging: Clinical results.
    Egorov V, Sarvazyan N, Weiss RE, Ankem M, Slaton LW, Mynderse LA, Sieber PR, Efros MD, Patel M,  Sarvazyan AP, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on the Ultrasonic Measurement and Imaging of Tissue Elasticity, Snowbird, UT, 1/16/2010
  • Laparoendoscopic Single-site Neprectomy in Children.
    Kelly Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ, Daniel DaJusta, Dallas, TX, Doh Cha, Murali Ankem, Joseph Barone, New Brunswick, NJ, World Congress on Pediatric Urology, San Francisco, 1/1/2010
  • Is peripheral enhancement a sign of recurrence of renal cell carcinoma post cryoablation?
    Ankem MK, Moon TD, Hedican SP, Lee FT, Sadowski EA, Nakada SY, Journal of Urology, 1/1/2004
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  • "Single Access Surgery" 
    Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA - 1/1/2011
  • "Single Site Surgery, Current Role in Urology" 
    New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY - 1/1/2010
  • Ureteral fibrin sealant injection produces dependable block during laparoscopic nephroureterectomy. 
    Shanghai - 1/1/2008
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Press Mentions

  • Top Doctors 2019
    Top Doctors 2019August 3rd, 2019


  • Alternate member, southeastern section american urological association 2015 - Present
  • President, Kentucky Urological Association 2015 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Telugu

Hospital Affiliations