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New Urologist at Urology Specialists in Sioux Falls

Sep 02, 2018 11:27AM ● By Alyssa McGinnis
Dr. Lauren Wood Thum grew up in Newport News, Virginia. She received both her undergraduate degree with distinction and medical degree from the University of Virginia. She completed her urology residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles as a member of the inaugural residency class.

She joined Urology Specialists in August after completing a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California Los Angeles. She is board eligible in both urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.


Dr. Joseph Thum was born and raised in Sioux Falls, SD.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Sioux Falls.  He went on to receive his Medical Degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.  After medical school, Dr. Thum completed his general surgery internship and urologic surgery residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.   Dr. Thum joined Urology Specialists in August 2018.