Jeffrey A. Cadeddu, M.D.: Professor, Department of Urology and Director, Clinical Center for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Urologic Cancer. Education: Dr. Cadeddu completed his undergraduate education in Biomedical Engineering at the The Johns Hopkins University and proceeded to obtain his medical school education at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also completed his urology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital under the tutelage of Dr. Patrick Walsh. Dr. Cadeddu is currently an Associate Professor of Urology and Radiology and the Director of the Clinical Center for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Urologic Cancer at UT Southwestern. During his postgraduate training he focused on minimally invasive treatments of urologic diseases. His specialty is laparoscopy and robotic surgery and focuses his research and clinical practice on the laparoscopic and minimally invasive treatment of kidney tumors, adrenal tumors, testis cancer, and prostate cancer. Dr. Cadeddu is a recognized expert in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and has published extensively in these areas.


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