Meet Our Urologic Oncologists


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 

Our urologic oncologists and oncology specialists not only focus on 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.

Chesapeake Urology physicians also partner with a board-certified medical oncologist, Dr. Kavita Kalra, to provide comprehensive medical oncology care. 



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. 



GayedBishoy Gayed, M.D. 

Dr. Gayed is the director of urologic oncology at St Agnes hospital. Dr. Gayed completed his fellowship training in urologic oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern.  He specializes in the treatment and management of  kidney, prostate, bladder, ureteral, testicular, penile, and adrenal cancers, including the use of robotics, laparoscopy, focal therapy, and open surgical techniques. He also focuses on urinary diversion (continent and incontinent). Dr. Gayed has published over 25 articles, written multiple book chapters, and presented at numerous local and national meetings in the field of urologic oncology.

Read more about Dr. Bishoy Gayed 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. 



Uro-Oncology Specialist

SklarGeoffrey Sklar, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Sklar is Chesapeake Urology's medical director and is also experienced in complex surgical procedures and treatments for urologic cancers. 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.

Read more about Dr. Geoffrey Sklar here.