Neal Shore, MD, FACS, of Atlantic Urology Clinics, LLC, was recently appointed President-Elect of the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA).
“I am honored to be appointed to this prestigious position within [the Association] and look forward to furthering the organization’s goal, ensuring that quality urologic care is available for all patients,” said Dr. Shore.
An expert in systemic therapies for patients with advanced urologic cancers, Dr. Shore serves as the National Urology Research Director for 21st Century Oncology. In this role, he has taught continuing medical education courses with the American Urological Association (AUA), serving as Codirector for five courses through the Association’s Office of Education.
Having an extensive clinical research and patient care background, Dr. Shore has held many positions leading to his role as President-Elect of the LUGPA. He is currently on the board of the Society of Urologic Oncology, Urology Times, and Carolina Urologic Research Center, among other urology boards and associations.
Dr. Shore received both his bachelor’s degree in public policy sciences and his medical degree from Duke University. He completed his residency at The New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center in general surgery, where he also served as Chief Resident of Urology.
Dr. Shore was a founding board member of the Association in 2008 and was appointed Secretary of the organization in 2014. He will serve as President-Elect for 2015 and in 2016 will succeed current President Gary M. Kirsh, MD, of The Urology Group in Cincinnati. ■