Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Urology
College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant
The Graduate School
Witherington Distinguished Chair in Urology, Surgery, Urology
Dr. Terris received her general surgery training at Duke University and urologic surgery training at Stanford University. Her urologic oncology fellowship training, also at Stanford, focused on prostate cancer diagnosis and staging. After completion of her training, she remained at Stanford as faculty member in the Department of Urology and Chief of Urology at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she was successful in accrual funding, mentoring resident/student research, published extensively, participated in numerous clinical trials, and maintained a busy clinical practice. Dr. Terris joined the faculty at GHSU and the Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 2002. She was named 2003-2004 Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar. Dr. Terris assumed the position of Program Director for the Urology Residency Training Program in 2003, Chief of Urology and serves as president of the Society of Urology Chairs and Program Directors and is a member of the Residency Review Committee for Urology. She has been repeatedly named to Top Doctors in America and America’s Best Doctors.
Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer and Bladder Cancer, Robotic Surgery