Dr. LaGrange named chief of urologyChad LaGrange, M.D., has been named chief of the Department of Surgery's Division of Urology.
The appointment was effective Jan. 1.
|Chad LaGrange, M.D.|
"With UNMC's plans for a comprehensive cancer center and the important role that urology plays in the treatment of cancer, we are indeed fortunate to have Dr. LaGrange and his family's commitment to Nebraska."
Dr. Mercer praised Dr. LaGrange for being the only fellowship-trained laparoscopic urologist on the UNMC faculty and one of only three such urologists in the state of Nebraska.
Dr. LaGrange -- who joined the UNMC faculty in 2008 -- succeeds George Hemstreet, M.D., who served as division chief for eight years before he stepped down in October 2010.
Congratulations Dr. LeGrange!