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Geoffrey Habermacher     MD PhD

Urologic Surgeon


A superbly trained urologist working at UAB Multispecialty Clinic in Montgomery Alabama. I am a seasoned, board certified urologist with 10 years of post-residency experience. My focus is providing compassionate care to adults with a wide range of urological needs.  I have special interests in male health including kidney stones, BPH, ED, urinary incontinence and prostate cancer.

Work experience



UAB Multispecialty Clinic, Montgomery Alabama

Started a new branch of UAB system offering urologic care in central Alabama. 


Urologist, private practice

Urological Associates LTD, Charlottesville Virginia

Urologist in a group practice with privileges at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and Monticello Community Surgery Center.



Urology Residency

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL

Internship, General Surgery

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL

Doctorate of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA

Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA

B.S. in Biology with Honors

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem NC

Medical Licensure and Certification

  • Board Certified in Urology via American Board of Urology, 2008
  • Medical Licensure
    • Alabama 2016-present
    • Virginia 2008-2018, License #0101243039
    • Illinois 2006-2008


  • 2015 Best Bedside Manner Award: Recognized as top urologist across 12 counties in VA. Thousands voted via OurHealth magazine across Shenandoah Valley and Charlottesville to honor physicians for medical expertise and compassionate care exemplified by "kindness, empathy and attentiveness"
  • Leander W. Riba Urology Award for Outstanding Performance, Empathy, and Skill (2008, Northwestern University School of Medicine)
  • Charles Huggins Award for Urologic Research (2006, Chicago IL)
  • Joseph B. Whitehead Scholarship in Surgery (2002, Emory University School of Medicine)
  • American Society for Cell Biology Travel Award (1995, 1996, 1997)
  • Genetics Society Symposium Speaker, Germany (1996 & Travel Award 1994)
  • Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship (1990)
  • NIH Intramural Research Training Grant (1990)

Surgical Proficiencies

  • BPH TURP, Laser TURP, and Open Simple Prostatectomy
  • ED Penile Prosthesis Placement
  • Incontinence TOT, TVT, Interstim, Botox injections
  • Office-Based Procedures Cystoscopy, TRUS-Prostate biopsy, Renal/Bladder Ultrasound, Vasectomy
  • Scrotal Surgery Inguinal Orchiectomy, Hydrocele repair, Spermatocele Excision, Abscess I & D  
  • Urethral Stricture Disease OIU, Excision and Primary Re-anastamosis, Buccal mucosa grafting
  • Urolithiasis Ureteroscopy w/ Laser Lithotripsy, ESWL, PCNL
  • Urologic Oncology 
    • Prostate Cancer- Radical Prostatectomy (open and robotic) and Brachytherapy
    • Bladder Cancer- TURBT, Partial Cystectomy/Diverticulectomy, Radical Cystectomy w/ Ileal Conduit
    • Renal Cancer- Lap Hand-Assisted Nephrectomy, Open Partial Nehrectomy, Lap Cryotherapy
    • Testis Cancer- Inguinal Orchiectomy
  • Urologic Trauma SP tube placement, Ureteral Reimplantation, Scrotal Exploration


  • Piedmont Stone Center - Quality Assurance Committee Member (2015-16)
  • Womens Health Care Search Committee Member, Martha Jefferson Sentara Hospital (2016)
  • Oncology Care Evaluation Committee Member, Martha Jefferson Hospital (2009-10)


  1. U19/Eaf2 binds to and stabilizes von hippel-lindau protein. Cancer Research - Xia W, Ai J, Habermacher G, Volpert O, Yang X, Zhang AY, Hahn J, Cai X, Wang Z 2009 March 15
  2. Delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer with neuroendocrine differentiation after laser TURP. Urology. Meeks JJ, Habermacher GM, Le B, Smith ND. 2008 Oct
  3. The toll-like receptor pathway: a novel mechanism of infection-induced carcinogenesis of prostate epithelial cells. Prostate. Kundu SD, Lee C, Billips BK, Habermacher GM, Zhang Q, Liu V, Wong LY, Klumpp DJ, Thumbikat P. 2008 Feb 
  4. Prostatitis/Chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Annual Reviews in Medicine. Habermacher GM, Chason JT, Schaeffer AJ- 2006
  5. North American white mitochondrial haplogroups in prostate and renal cancer. J. Urology. Booker LM, Habermacher GM, Jessie BC, Sun QC, Baumann AK, Amin M, Lim SD, Fernandez-Golarz C, Lyles RH, Brown MD, Marshall FF, Petros JA. 2006 Feb
  6. Intravesical Holmium laser fragmentation and removal of detached resectoscope sheath tip. J. Urology. Habermacher G, Nadler RB. 2005 Oct
  7. The mechanism for regulation of the F-actin binding activity of IQGAP1 by calcium/calmodulin. J. Biological Chemistry. Mateer SC, McDaniel AE, Nicholas V, Habermacher GM, Lin MJ, Cromer DA, King ME, Bloom GS. 2002 April 5
  8. Regulation of Flagellar Dynein by Phosphorylation if a 138kDa Inner Arm Dynein Intermediate Chain. J. Cell Biology. GM Habermacher and WS Sale. 1997
  9. Regulation of Flagellar Dynein by an Axonemal Type-1 Phosphatase in Chlamydomonas. J Cell Science. GM Habermacher and WS Sale. 1996.
  10. Regulation of Chlamydomonas Flagellar Dynein by an Axonemal Protein Kinase. J. Cell Biology. DR Howard, GM Habermacher, and WS Sale