Department of Urology

Timothy D. Averch, MD

  • Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Vice Chairman of Quality
  • Director of Endourology
  • Director of the UPMC Kidney Stone Center

Timothy D. Averch, MD, is professor of urology and director of Endourology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is also director of the UPMC Kidney Stone Center, whose members treat and manage kidney stone disease over the long term.

Dr. Averch earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989. Between 1989 and 1996, he completed surgical and urologic residencies at New York Medical College, and a fellowship in endourology at the Brady Urological Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Before joining with UPMC in 2000, Dr. Averch was assistant professor of urology and director of Endourology at the Medical College of Virginia. His clinical interests include endourology, stone disease, and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Averch is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Clinical Specialties

  • Endourology
  • Kidney stone disease
  • Holmium laser applications in urology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive approaches to renal tumors
  • Telesurgery
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery