Chesapeake Urology's Advanced Urologic Oncology Program


A urologic oncologist or uro-oncologist is a urologist with advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic cancers. Uro-oncologists treat patients with general urology issues as well as complex cancers of the urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. 

Chesapeake Urology's dedicated urologic oncologists are fellowship trained in urologic oncology, have done extensive research in the field of urologic oncology and possess advanced clinical and surgical skills. As surgeons, they specialize in surgical techniques including open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of all types of urologic cancer.

Our highly trained urologic oncologists have indepth knowledge of advanced diagnostics and treatment protocols as well as clinical research trials.


Comprehensive Cancer Care 


Drs. Rian Dickstein, Bishoy Gayed, Geoffrey Sklar, and Anup Vora not only specialize in the treatment of complex urologic oncology patients, but follow patients through their entire journey with cancer. Working together with a patient's cancer care team, these specialists are able to provide patients with a superior continuum of care, working with other Chesapeake Urology physicians and care providers including radiation oncologistspatient navigators and support networks to deliver the most comprehensive care to our cancer patients.  



Rian DicksteinRian Dickstein, M.D.

Dr. Dickstein is a urologic oncologist who trained at the world-renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all urologic cancers including prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular and penile cancers.
Dr. Dickstein has published numerous articles on urologic cancers in multiple medical journals and has presented at national meetings.

Read more about Dr. Dickstein here. 



SklarGeoffrey N. Sklar, M.D., FACS

Dr. Sklar is a local leader in bladder cancer treatment as well as continent urinary diversion and neobladder, and performs blue light cystoscopy, a new technology for detecting and diagnosing bladder tumors. He is well known for his focus on and treatment of kidney and bladder cancers, in addition to practicing general urology and focusing on other male urologic conditions such as erectile dysfunction and Peyronnie's disease. 

Read more about Dr. Sklar here. 


VoraAnup A. Vora, M.D.

Dr. Vora is a urologic oncologist who completes his fellowship training at the preeminent Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all urologic cancers including, adrenal, bladder, kidney/ureteral, prostate, penile and testicular cancers. Dr. Vora received certification in the principles and practice of clinical research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and has published numerous articles on urologic oncology in multiple medical journals.

Read more about Dr. Vora here.