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Dr. Rahul Thaly specializes in urology, and his clinical interests include urologic cancer and laparoscopy. He also specializes in the care of patients with prostate and kidney cancer. Along with his medical team at Valley Urology Associates, he entered a partnership with Arizona Center for Cancer Care in 2010. During his academic career, Dr. Thaly completed a six-year residency training program while attending the University of Illinois in Chicago. He continued to study robotics/laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery while completing his fellowship at Ohio State University. He was under the guidance of Dr. Vipul Patel, a world-renowned leader in robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Thaly has been involved in more than 400 robotic and laparoscopic surgeries, and his experience in robotic surgery makes him one of the foremost urologists in the Valley. In addition to robotic surgery for prostate cancer, he also specializes in the treatment of kidney cancer with minimally invasive, kidney-sparing alternatives, such as laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and radiofrequency ablation. With his advanced skills, he has worked as an instructor for courses on Advanced Robotic laparoscopic techniques throughout the country.
Dr. Thaly is a member of the American Urological Association and the Robotic Surgery Working Group. He has published his medical research for the Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology, the Journal of Robotic Surgery, Contemporary Urology, and Issues in Urology. Dr. Thaly is Board Certified by The American Board of Urology.