Kevin T. McVary, MD, illustrates that while nocturia is the leading lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) complaint that prompts men to seek out urological care, the condition persists without improvement in 50% of patients, even after treatment. Therefore, there is a significant unmet need in nocturia management practices. He discusses the condition’s financial and quality of life (QOL) burdens, its multifactorial etiology, and his perspective on treatment approaches.Read More
Kevin T. McVary, MD, FACS
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Dr. Kevin T. McVary received his MD from Northwestern Medical School. He joined the faculty at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and was a Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for 23 years. He served as the Director of the Center for Sexual Health at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and was Director of the Andrology Fellowship Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In 2013, he joined the faculty of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois, his hometown. He currently serves as Chair of the Division of Urology and Professor of Urology there. Dr. McVary’s primary clinical areas of interest include prostate cancer and BPH, as well as the evaluation and treatment of sexual dysfunction. Dr. McVary has had extensive experience conducting clinical trials for the National Institutes of Health as well as numerous private and industry foundations. Dr. McVary is the Chairman of the AUA’s BPH Clinical Guidelines Committee, the Co-Chair of the International Consultation on Male LUTS, and the Associate Editor of the Journal of Urology. He is also Chairman of the Special Emphasis Urology Study Section for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), as well as Co-Chairman of the Clinical Section of the NIDDK Strategic Pathway for Prostate Basic and Clinical Science. He also served on the American Board of Urology Exam Committee for four years. He was named a Sommer Lecturer at the University of Oregon in 2008.