Department of Urology

Michelle J. Semins, MD

  • Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Director of the UPMC Kidney Stone Center

Dr. Michelle Jo Semins is an Assistant Professor and Urologic Surgeon in the Department of Urology and Director of the Kidney Stone Clinic at Mercy Hospital. She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan and her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She then completed her internship in surgery and residency urology training at Johns Hopkins Hospital with additional specialty training in the field of endourology. Dr. Semins is a current board member of the Northeastern Section of the AUA, and is a member of the American Urological Association, Society of Endourology, the Pittsburgh Urological Society, Research on Calculus Kinetics Society, and the Society of Women in Urology. She has a clinical research focus in kidney stones and is a past awardee of a Young Investigator Research Grant by the Northeastern Section of the AUA. She was also named the Young Urologist of the Year by the AUA in 2016. Dr. Semins is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology and many other peer-review journals. She is a published author of over 40 articles, over 50 abstracts, and 9 book chapters.

Clinical Specialties

  • Kidney Stones and Endourology
  • General Urology