Dr. Jeffrey Cadeddu received his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and in 1993 received his Doctor of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he also completed his urology and surgery residencies. He then joined The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1999, and currently holds the dual appointments of Professor of Urology and Professor of Radiology at that institution. In addition, he holds the Ralph C. Smith, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery. His affiliations include membership in the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, and the Society for Urologic Oncology. He currently serves as Associate Editor on behalf of the Journal of Endourology, and serves as a Survey Section Editor for the Journal of Urology. His publications include over 290 peer-reviewed articles; over 75 invited articles and book chapters; book reviews and original surgical videos. He is the recipient of the American Urological Association’s 2007 Gold Cystoscope Award for outstanding contributions to the science of urology and was elected to active membership in the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS).  He received the UT Southwestern Medical Center Watson Award recognizing him as the exemplary clinician of 2018. He also served as a panel member for the 2017 AUA small renal mass guidelines, and was vice-chair of the 2017 AUA localized prostate cancer guidelines.


Medical School
Johns Hopkins University (1993)
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1994), General Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1995), General Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1998), Urology

Research Interest

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Techniques
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Surgical Education


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Characterization of renal ischemia using DLP hyperspectral imaging: a comparison of artery-only occlusion (AO) versus artery and vein occlusion (AV)
Tracy, CR, Terrell JD, Francis RP, Wehner EF, Smith J, Lirotja M, Hawkins DL, Pearle MS, Cadeddu JA J Endourol 2010 24 321
Radiofrequency ablation of small renal cortical tumors in healthy adults: renal function preservation and intermediate oncologic outcome
Stern JM, Gupta A, Raman JD, Cost N, Lucas S, Lotan Y, Raj GV, and Cadeddu JA BJUI 2009 104 786
Magnetic resonance spectroscopy predicts the histologic assessment of radiofrequency ablated renal tissue
Stern JM, Merritt ME, Zeltser I, Raman JD, Cadeddu JA Eur Urol 2009 55 433
Optical reflectance spectroscopy to differentiate benign from malignant renal tumors at surgery
Bensalah K, Peswani D, Tuncel A, Raman JD, Zeltser I, Liu H, and Cadeddu JA Urology 2009 73 178

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Super Doctors, Urology
  • Gold Cystoscope Award
    For Significant Contributions to the Field of Urology within 10 Years of Residency (2007)
  • Ralph C. Smith, MD, Distinguished Chair in Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery
  • Alpha Omega National Medical Honor Society
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1998)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    2007 - 2012 (0)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Urological Association
  • Endourological Society
  • Society for Urologic Oncology