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Vignesh Packiam, MD

About

Vignesh Packiam, MD received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, followed by residency at the University of Chicago, and a two-year Society of Urologic Oncology accredited fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Packiam treats genitourinary malignancies including bladder, prostate, kidney, and testicular cancer, and is experienced in open and robotic surgery. He has a background in clinical trials and feels it is important to educate his patients about all available options. He has a clinical interest in bladder cancer and supports patient centered groups such as the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. He is an active member of numerous cancer societies, serves as a reviewer for multiple urology journals, and has authored over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Languages

English

Services and Clinics

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Cancers Treated

Specialties

Adult Specialties

  • Urologic oncology
  • Urology

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Prostate imaging
  • Reconstructive urology
  • Robotic surgery
  • Urologic surgery (minimally invasive)

Diseases and Conditions

  • Adrenal masses
  • Bladder cancer
  • Elevated PSA (prostate-specific antigen)
  • Genitourinary cancers
  • Hematuria
  • Kidney cancer
  • Penile cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Upper tract urothelial cancer
  • Urethral cancer

Locations


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242


105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241

Credentials

Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Urologic Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology

Degrees

  • MD, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh
  • BS, Biology and Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

Residencies

Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago

Fellowships

Urologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Ratings

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Overall Rating

4.70 out of 5 (67 ratings)