Dr. Chehval named chief of urology, Saint Louis University

July 30, 2009

Micheal Chehval, MD, has been appointed chief of urology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Micheal Chehval, MD, has been appointed chief of urology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chehval, who has 42 years of experience in clinical and academic urology, previously directed St. Louis urology residents during their rotations at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center.

"We are absolutely ecstatic about Dr. Chehval’s decision to return to St. Louis University as chief of urology," said Robert Johnson, MD, chair of the department of surgery at the university. "He has long been cited by the residents as a great mentor and role model for them, and as such has been a critical member of our part-time faculty."

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Chehval was chief of staff, chairman of the department of surgery, and chairman of the division of genitourinary surgery at St. John’s Mercy. His research includes work in male infertility and prostate cancer.

A 1967 graduate of the St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Chehval completed his residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and a fellowship at the American Cancer Society. He has an MA in health service management from Webster University.