About Your Texas Medical Center - Vanguard Urologic Institute Clinic
As part of the Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG), the Vanguard Urologic Institute-Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center provides highest-quality care for patients in the Inner Loop and Texas Medical Center area. We provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for urological conditions, but the heart of our practice is caring and empathetic relationships with patients based on two-way communication and trust.
Why should MHMG be your first choice for health care? As an MHMG Vanguard Urologic Institute-Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center patient, you have access to:
- State-of-the-art care, diagnosis and treatment at a conveniently located doctor's office for urology patients in the Inner Loop, West University, Rice Village, River Oaks, Museum District, Hermann Park, Braeswood, Bellaire and TMC areas
- The wealth of clinical resources provided by the Memorial Hermann Medical Group – one of the Houston area’s largest and most experienced physician networks
- MHMG’s convenient 24/7 online patient portal
Our team of specialists treats diseases affecting the urinary tract of both males and females as well as male reproductive organs. We provide prevention, diagnosis and treatment for kidney stones, urinary infections, prostate enlargement and other conditions.
Dr. Jason Au graduated cum laude from The University of Miami and received his medical degree from The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed his urology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed his fellowship in pediatric urology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Au sees patients ages newborn to 18 years old, treating all pediatric urologic conditions, including congenital and acquired genitourinary abnormalities. His clinical interests include hypospadias, ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, kidney trauma, and neurogenic bladder.
Native Houstonian Dr. Peter Hinh earned a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University in New Orleans and his medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences School of Medicine in Lubbock. He completed his residency in urology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Dr. Hinh sees patients suffering from any condition related to general urology including endourology, stone therapy, male sexual dysfunction, voiding dysfunction and incontinence. He places special emphasis on minimally invasive approaches with the aim of incorporating the latest technological advances into managing urologic diseases.
Dr. Dung Pham earned his medical degree and completed his residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UT Health) Medical School. He completed advanced training in pediatric urology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. Dr. Pham uses minimally invasive laparoscopic and single-port surgical techniques, resulting in smaller incisions, minimal scarring and shorter hospital stays.
Dr. Tung Shu earned his medical degree and did a residency in general surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. He completed fellowships in endourology-minimally invasive surgery-robotic surgery and in prostate-kidney-bladder cancer at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and a third fellowship in urologic oncology with a focus on bladder and testicular cancer at Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. Board certified in urologic oncology, Dr. Shu’s primary clinical interests are minimally invasive surgery, robotics, kidney, prostate and bladder cancers, kidney stones, infections and other benign urologic conditions. He was the first physician in Texas to perform single site laparoscopic radical nephrectomy.
Dr. Kevin M. Slawin earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and did advanced training in general and reconstructive surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He completed a residency in urology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship studying the development and treatment of prostate cancer at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Slawin is known for his expertise in urologic oncology, diseases of the prostate and reconstructive surgery. He was the first surgeon to perform robotic radical prostatectomy in the Texas Medical Center.
Certified physician assistant John Dodge earned his bachelor’s degree in medicine from Western Michigan University’s Physician Assistant Program and his master’s in physician assistant studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center PA Program. He treats urological conditions mainly related to male sexual health and wellness, including erectile dysfunction, low testosterone levels and routine prostate checkups.
Certified physician assistant Eugenia (Gena) Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology-motor behavior from Texas A&M University and her master’s in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. She works with medical and surgical treatment for disorders affecting the urinary system and genital tract of newborns, infants, children and adolescents.
Certified physician assistant Orli Roth earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and her master’s in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. She focuses on managing cases of prostate cancer, sexual health and incontinence disorders and other urologic conditions.
The Vanguard Urologic Institute-Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center is conveniently located in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza between Fannin and Main at Cambridge. The building is right across from Memorial Hermann-TMC and near Rice University, Hermann Park and the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Ample parking facilities offer valet or self-park options and patient drop-off at the main entrance.