Kenneth Angermeier, MD, FACS has been a Urologist at the Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological Institute (GUKI) since 1993. He is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Genitourinary Reconstruction, a regional and national referral center for patients with disorders of the lower urinary tract and genitalia including urethral stricture, urethral fistula, urinary incontinence, Peyronie’s disease, erectile dysfunction, and congenital anomalies. He is also Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
His primary specialty interest is male lower urinary tract and genital reconstruction and prosthetic surgery, which most commonly includes urethroplasty, urethral fistula repair, implantation of genitourinary prostheses (artificial urinary sphincter, inflatable penile prosthesis, male urethral sling), correction of erectile curvature, and urinary diversion . Based on an extensive referral network, Dr. Angermeier also has significant surgical expertise in less common conditions such as genital lymphedema and penile/urethral cancer. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has authored or co-authored numerous journal articles and over 20 book chapters related to his specialty areas.
Dr. Angermeier received his Doctor of Medicine in 1985 from Indiana University with highest distinction. After completing a one-year internship in internal medicine at the Indiana University Medical Center, he served a five-year residency in urology at Cleveland Clinic. He then spent two years as a Fellow in Adult and Pediatric Reconstructive Urology at the Devine Center for Genitourinary Reconstruction and Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va.
In addition to full-time clinical responsibilities, Dr. Angermeier is Director of the GUKI Fellowship in Male Genitourinary Reconstruction and Prosthetic Surgery, and serves as Associate Urology Residency Program Director. Dr. Angermeier has been continually involved in clinical research throughout his career. His work has been published in various peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, BJU International, Annals of Surgery, Urologic Clinics of North America, International Journal of Impotence Research, Urologia Internationalis, Annals of Diagnostic Pathology and the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics.
Dr. Angermeier has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons in the past. He is also a past President of this organization and continues to be an active member of the Society.