Michael B. Chancellor, MD, board-certified by the American Board of Urology, received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Chancellor completed his residency in urology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He subsequently completed his fellowship in neurourology and female urology at Columbia University and College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Chancellor is a world-renowned author and speaker, having been invited to present more than 650 papers at national and international meetings. He has appeared on CNN, in the pages of The Wall Street Journal, and in numerous television and radio interviews.
Dr. Chancellor has written over 550 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in journals including The Journal of Urology, Urology, Gene Therapy, and Lancet. He has also written 11 books and serves on the editorial board of 12 scientific journals. A prolific author and researcher, Dr. Chancellor has gained national and international recognition in the areas of stem cell and tissue engineering as well as drug discovery. He was the first urologist to use botulinum toxin to treat lower urinary tract dysfunction. His inventions founded Cook MyoSite, Inc., which is now conducting multicenter North American trials using adult autologous muscle-derived stem cells to treat stress urinary incontinence. Dr. Chancellor also founded Lipella Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focusing on localized therapy and advance drug delivery.
Dr. Chancellor has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Paul Zimskind Award from the Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, Grand Prize in the International Jack Lapides Essay Contest, and the Pfizer-American Urological Association Visiting Professorship Award. He has been recognized as Innovator of the Year by Pittsburgh magazine, listed in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors. Dr. Chancellor has received continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health for over 20 years and has trained many of today’s experts in urology.