David A. Bloom, M.D.
Professor of Urology
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Jack Lapides Professor of Urology
David A. Bloom, M.D., received the M.D. degree from the
State University of New York at Buffalo in 1971. After an internship in surgery
at the University of California, LosAngeles, he completed residencies in general
surgery (1976) and urology (1980) both at UCLA, in addition to a fellowship in
pediatric urology at the Institute of Urology of the University of London,
England. In 1980, Dr. Bloom received appointment as Assistant Professor of
Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and Staff
Urologist at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He was
promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery and named Chief of Pediatric Urology
at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1983.
In 1984, Dr. Bloom joined the faculty at the
University of Michigan as Assistant Professor of Surgery and Chief of
Pediatric Urology. In 1986, he was promoted to Associate Professor of Surgery
and achieved his present rank of Professor of Surgery in 1993. He is currently
Lapides Professor of Urology.
Dr. Bloom’s clinical and scholarly
interests are in the areas of genitourinary reconstruction, lower urinary tract
dysfunction, genital anomalies, neurogenic bladder laparoscopy, and medical
history. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the British Journal of
Urology, Urology, Contemporary Urology, and the Journal of Endourology, and has
been the urology consultant for the Stedman’s Medical Dictionary since 1992.
Dr. Bloom is well recognized in the field of pediatric urology. He is a member
of numerous organizations of the specialty, and currently serves as Chair for
the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Urology, and as historian for the
Society for Pediatric Urology. Since 1997, Dr. Bloom has been listed in the
publication Who’s Who in the World.
Dr. Bloom has a solid record of
clinical and service contributions. He served as Chief of Pediatric Urology in
the Department of Surgery from 1984-2001. He has been a member of the Medical
School Admissions Committee and has twice served on the Executive Committee on
Clinical Affairs. Dr. Bloom was appointed Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs on
July 1, 2000.
For more information, Dr. Bloom can be contacted at:
Department of Urology
University of Michigan Medical Center
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0330
Office Number: (734) 936-7025
Fax Number: (734) 615-3520
Appointments: (734) 615-0200