Tomas L. Griebling

Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH, FACS

Dr. Griebling is the John P. Wolf 33 Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology at the University of Kansas. He is a professor and senior associate dean of medical education, program director of urology residency training, faculty associate at the Landon Center on Aging, assistant dean of student affairs, and director of the Orr Academic Medical Society at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

Dr. Griebling completed medical school and his urology residency training at the University of Iowa. Afterwards, he remained in Iowa for a two-year fellowship in geriatric and reconstructive urology, urodynamics and outcomes research. Dr. Griebling earned his Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Kansas. His thesis research focused on predictors of urinary and fecal continence recovery after stroke.

Dr. Griebling specializes in the field of female urology and neuromodulation (InterStim), along with interstitial cystitis and care of urological issues of the aging/geriatric population.

Dr. Griebling received the prestigious William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence from the University of Kansas for the 2002-03 academic year. In May 2009, he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has previously been selected as the AUA South Central Section participant in the AUA Leadership Development Program. He is also a past recipient of the Health Policy Leadership Scholarship from the American Urogynecological Society (AUGS) and the American College of Surgeons. As part of this award, he attended the Health Policy Leadership Program at the Heller School of Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the Gerontological Society of America (FGSA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGSF). He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and is certified in public health (CPH) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He has been named to the listings of America’s Top Physicians and America’s Top Urologists consecutively every year since 2003, included in Kansas City’s Top Doctors listings consecutively every year since 2007, and was named to the listing of Best Doctors in America 2011-12. He is a past president of the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Good Samaritan Project and a past member of the board of directors of the AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City. An avid musician, Dr. Griebling is a lifetime member of the National Flute Association (NFA).



  • Education Committee of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
  • Public Media Committee and Program Committee of the AUA
  • Board of directors of the South Central Section of the AUA (state of Kansas representative)
  • Past chair of the Humanities and Arts Committee of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
  • Immediate past president of the Geriatric Urological Society of the AUA
  • Past president of the Kansas City Urological Society
  • Elected member of the Expert Committee on Urology and Nephrology for the United States Pharmacopeia
  • AUA representative of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Steering Committee on Nursing Homes and Assisted Care Facilities Measures
  • Editorial board of the Journal of Urology (urological survey section)
  • Editorial board of the International Journal of Urology and Nephrology
  • Editorial board of the Journal of Surgical Education and the Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts (JAHA)
  • Principal investigator for the Chief Resident Immersion Training (CRIT) Program in geriatrics and educational leadership at the University of Kansas
  • Co-principal investigator on the University of Kansas Reynolds Program in Aging

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