Lunch with Leaders - Florida Healthcare Specialists
Hugo H. Davila, MD
A Board-certified urologist and clinical assistant professor at Florida State University College of Medicine, Dr. Hugo Davila completed his surgery and urology training at University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center. He currently practices at Florida Healthcare Specialists(an affiliate practice of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute)and Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital. Dr. Davila is a leading physician-researcher, having previously completed clinical studies on fibrosis, aging and nitric oxide, which were published in prestigious journals such as Biology of Reproduction, Cardiovascular Research, Urology and British Journal of Urology.
In 2004-5, Dr. Davila was awarded a Pfizer research grant about the “Effects of long-term therapy with Sildenafil on the histological and functional alterations of the aged corporal tissue; implications for reversal of corporal veno-occlusive dysfunction.” His most recent investigations have included the evaluation of robotic surgical techniques and pelvic floor ultrasonography for the correction of pelvic organ prolapses, with several publications in the Urology Gold Journal, Journal of Robotic Surgery and Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Recently, Dr. Davila described a robotic and laparoscopic single-site approach to apical prolapses using native tissue. He also presented a new robotic technique without mesh for pelvic organ prolapses at the European Association of Urology.
An active member of the American Urology Association (AUA), European Association of Urology(EAU), Society of Robotic Surgery (SRS) and Latin-American Society of Pelvic Floor (ALAPP), he has a special interest in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. His most recent publications in the Journal of Robotic Surgery and Urology Gold Journal describe a new approach using ultrasonography, assisted robotic surgery with pubo cervical fascia plication and the description of the pubo cervical fascia injury on 3D endovaginal ultrasound. He has presented multiple videos, podiums and posters at the AUA, EAU, SRS and many international meetings.
Dr. Davila's Topic:
Raul E. Storey-Rojas, MD
Dr. Storey-Rojas has dedicated himself to continuously striving for excellence and offering his patients the most advanced and personalized care possible. Upon initiating his career, he served as the research project coordinator for an oncology group in Houston, TX. During his residency and fellowship, Dr. Storey-Rojas gained experience with the MD Anderson Cancer Center Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Department.
He has published in many prestigious publications, including the Journal of Oncology and Medical Oncology, and has presented at conferences in the United States and internationally. He is a Board Member of the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation. Dr. Storey-Rojas is a sports enthusiast who enjoys running, paddle surfing and polo, as well as traveling and playing guitar.
Dr. Storey’s Topic:
"The Harmony of Healing: Embracing the Integrative Path to Recovery from the C-word"