Craig Peters, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as Chief of Pediatric Urology at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He specializes in pediatric urology.
Dr. Peters earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, where he also completed residencies in surgery and urology. He received advanced training through clinical and research fellowships in surgical urology at Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston.
Certified by the American Board of Urology, Dr. Peters joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015. Previously, he served as the John E. Cole Professor of Urology and Director of Pediatric Urology at the University of Virginia and later as Chief of Surgical Innovation at Children’s National and as an investigator at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation in Washington, DC.
Dr. Peters’ clinical and research interests include pediatric urinary obstruction, bladder development, and vesicoureteral reflux. He has extensive experience with developing minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robot-assisted procedures, for the treatment of pediatric urologic problems.
The author of more than 185 original articles and 100 book chapters, as well as numerous local and international invited lectures, Dr. Peters serves as a reviewer for academic journals and is on the advisory board of Practice Update Urologyand the editorial board of Urology Case Reports. He is the pediatrics editor of the textbook Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology.
Dr. Peters is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Nephrology, the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, the National Kidney Foundation, the Society for Basic Urologic Research, the Society of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeons, the Society of Pediatric Urologic Surgeons, and the Societies for Pediatric Urology.