Solomon Woldu, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in urologic malignancies including bladderkidneyprostate, and testicular cancers.

Dr. Woldu grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and stayed in New York City for his general surgery internship and urology residency at Columbia University Medical Center.

After his residency, he came back to Dallas to pursue a fellowship in oncology at UT Southwestern. The two-year Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship included both research and advanced clinical training in complex open and minimally invasive surgery. During this fellowship, he was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health training grant. His research interests are broad, and he has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and multiple book chapters in urology. He regularly presents his research findings at national medical conferences and was voted "Teacher of the Year" by the urology trainees in 2022. 


Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2010)
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (2011), General Surgery
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (2016), Urology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Urologic Oncology

Research Interest

  • Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer

Honors & Awards

  • Resident Teacher of the Year
  • NIH T32 Grant

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Urology (2020)
  • American Urological Association (2006)
  • International Bladder Cancer Network (2022)
  • Society of Urologic Oncology (2016)