Dr. Ralph V. Clayman, a world renowned urologist specializing
in the treatment of kidney stones, served as Midwest
Stone's founding Medical Director and Research Director
until 2001. Dr. Clayman, a pioneer in minimally
invasive kidney stone surgery, is author of a textbook
on minimally invasive stone removal, has published more
than 70 articles on nonoperative stone removal, taught
classes, and presided over numerous national and international
meetings on this subject. He received his training on
the lithotripter from Dr. Christian Chaussy, who developed
the first Dornier machine.
RALPH V. CLAYMAN, M.D.
the Medical Director of MSI was Dr. Jaime Landman.
The urology program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital was ranked
ninth in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
activities were also directed by Dr. Jaime Landman. As Medical and Research Director Of Midwest Stone Insitute, Dr. Landman provided dirction in the further study of kidney stone treatment and managment.