Lindsey Herrel, MD

Medical Director, Operating Rooms
Assistant Professor, Urology


Lindsey Herrel MD, MS is a practicing urologic oncologist at the University of Michigan.  She is a graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine and completed her residency in urology at Emory University.  She received a Master’s of Science in Health and Health Care Research at the University of Michigan where she completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology and Health Services Research.  Her clinical interests focus on the care of patients with urologic malignancies, including cancers of the kidney, testis, prostate, bladder, adrenal gland and penis.  Her primary areas of research interest focus in health policy and include understanding the impact of payment reform for safety net hospitals and vulnerable populations. 


Dow Health Services Research
Urologic Oncology

Areas of Interest

Research Interests: Dr. Herrel’s research focuses on population-based analyses to assess and anticipate the impact of healthcare reform on safety net hospitals and vulnerable or underserved populations. She also has research interests in understanding how organizational structure within a health system (e.g. Accountable Care Organizations) impacts delivery of care.
Clinical Interests: Kidney cancer, testis cancer, bladder cancer, adrenal cancers, penile and urethral cancer


Medical School

  • Saint Louis University, 2005-2009


  • Emory University, 2009-2014


  • Urologic Oncology and Health Services Research, University of Michigan, 2014-2017

Professional Organizations

  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Association of Academic Surgeons
  • Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation

Published Articles or Reviews

Web Sites

Cancer Center Floor B1 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5913
Ann Arbor MI 48109

7500 Challis Rd

Brighton, MI  48116

Taubman Center Floor 2 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5330
Ann Arbor MI 48109