Chad Ritenour, M.D.

Chad  Ritenour, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Associate Professor of Urology

Director, Men's Health and Infertility Division

Vice Chairman of Education and Faculty Affairs

Associate Chief Medical Officer

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Urology (Board certified since 2003)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
benign prostatic hyperplasia
kidney stones
penile implant
Peyronie's disease
prostate cancer
testicular cancer
vasectomy reversal
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Rd, NE Ste 1400
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-4898
About Dr. Ritenour

Dr. Ritenour is an Associate Professor of Urology at the Emory University School of Medicine and the Director of Men’s Health and Infertility Division. He is also the Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Affairs, Director of Emory Urology Residency Program and the Associate Chief Medical Officer at Emory University Hospital.

Dr. Ritenour attended University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA as an Echols Scholar where he received BA degree with Distinction. He completed his medical degree at Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA. Thereafter he joined Emory University for urology residency following which he was appointed as an academic faculty member in the Department of Urology. Dr. Ritenour is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology (2003) a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.

As the Director of Men’s Health and Infertility Division, Dr. Ritenour established and expanded the division to become the premier Men’s health urology center in Atlanta serving patients from Georgia, neighboring states as well as international patients. The program offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of conditions such as male infertility, sexual dysfunction and prostatic conditions. As Director of Outpatient Services, he has worked to develop efficient care processes, including use of video-assisted educational tools for patients.  Dr. Ritenour’s clinical and research interests include erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction and prosthetic surgery.

As the Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Affairs, and the Director of Emory Urology Residency Program, Dr. Ritenour is closely involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, urology residents, post-graduate fellows and junior faculty members. He has built one of the most sought after residency training programs in the United States. Every year, 300 medical graduates compete for the three residency positions offered by the department of Urology. Dr. Ritenour has lectured both regionally and nationally, and has authored multiple book chapters, and scientific journal articles. In 2010, he served as a Fellow in the American Urological Association-Japanese Urological Association Academic Exchange Program. Dr. Ritenour also served as the president of Georgia Urological Association (2010) and on the Board of Directors of the American Urological Association (Southeast section) (2009-2012).

Year Started Practicing: 2001
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2001
Organizational Memberships:
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Urological Association
Golden Key National Honor Society
Sigma Zeta Honorary Science Society
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
America’s Top Urologists
Consumers Research Council of America (2010, 2011, 2012)

, American Urological Association-Japanese Urological Association Academic Exchange Program (2010)

Clinical Teaching Support Award (2002)
Woodruff Fund

Scholars in Urology Award (2000)

Award for Compassionate Patient Care (1999)
William H. Cooner
Medical School
Medical College of Virginia, VCU Health System, Richmond, VA

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta Georgia

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta Georgia
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta Georgia
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