C. Buckley Gillock, M.D.
A native of Roanoke, Dr. Gillock has been with Blue Ridge Urological since 1996. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and his doctorate in medicine from the Medical College of Virginia/VCU in 1990. He remained in Richmond for his residency training, which he completed in 1995.
Dr. Gillock practices general urology, with interests in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), urologic cancers, stone disease, bladder control issues, and vasectomy. He is a past president of the Virginia Urologic Society and the Augusta Health Medical Staff.
Sam Graham, M.D.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Graham first came to the Southwestern Virginia area for college. He attended the University of Virginia and received his bachelor’s degree in Economics and then stayed at UVA to earn his M.D. degree from the medical school. He completed his internship years at Strong Memorial Hospital in New York and then moved to Durham for his residency in Urologic Surgery at Duke University. He has a wide range of experience in his professional career and worked for Emory University School of Medicine for several years before moving back to Virginia to join The Virginia Urology Center in Richmond. In 2006, he left Richmond and in October of 2011 he joined Blue Ridge Urological. He has worked with a number of different societies and associations throughout his career and has a wide range of interests in the field of urology. He is a Chair at Emory University as well as the Medical Director at Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital. Among his many achievements, he was voted Best Doctor in both Atlanta, Georgia and Richmond, Virginia for several years.
William R. Jones, III, M.D.
After growing up in Amherst, Virginia, Dr. Jones attended Hampden-Sydney College where he received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. He then graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine with his M.D. degree before moving to Minnesota to complete his residencies in General Surgery and then Urology at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He then returned to Virginia to join Blue Ridge Urological in 2001. Today he is married with two children and enjoys coaching high school football and little league baseball in his spare time.Dr. Jones’ professional interests include urological oncology and treatments for kidney stones. He has worked with several other doctors on a number of different research projects dealing with these areas as well as teaching a variety of lectures at different schools over the years.
Brian Stisser, M.D.
Dr. Stisser is originally from Darien, Connecticut, but after attending Washington and Lee University in Lexington for his bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Music, he fell in love with the Shenandoah Valley. After graduating, he worked at the Columbia University Medical Center doing research with the Department of Urology in the Molecular Urology Laboratory. He then attended Georgetown University School of Medicine for his M.D. degree and completed both his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Urology at the Georgetown University Hospital. After finishing his residency, he moved back to Virginia to join Blue Ridge Urological in the fall of 2012. His professional interests are minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopy and robotic assisted laparoscopy; urologic oncology including prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer; metabolic and advanced surgical management of kidney stones including percutaneous surgery; medical and surgical management of BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms. He enjoys the way that the field of urology includes a variety of patients and illnesses with some management challenges that require life-saving procedures while others deal more with the patient’s day-to-day lifestyle. To him, urology mixes a variety of office based procedures, medical therapies and surgeries and all can have long-standing and excellent outcomes. Dr. Stisser is the Chairman of the Credentials Committee at Augusta Health and is an active member of the Ethics Committee. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters doing activities outdoors, watching sports and movies, listening to music and trying new things.
Mark R. Anderson, MD, MSC
Starting June 2019
Dr. Anderson was born in the District of Columbia and raised in Annapolis, Maryland. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Psychology in 1991, Dr. Anderson earned a Master’s degree in Physiology and completed Research at the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1995. Dr. Anderson’s continued pursuit of medicine culminated in his certification as a Physician Assistant in 1998, followed by matriculation into medical school in 2004 at Drexel University College of Medicine. After graduating medical school with Honors, he spent 11 years on Active Duty in the United States Army which included Residency training in Urologic Surgery at Duke University from 2009 to 2014 and General Urology practice in Fort Hood, Texas. In addition to starting the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center’s Robotic Surgery program, he served as the Service Chief of Urology for one year, Chief of the Department of Surgery for 2 years, and Deputy Commander for Surgical Services for one year. This administrative experience made him a better leader, physician, and champion of high reliability organizing principles and unnecessary patient harm initiatives. He was Honorably Discharged from the Army in 2019. His dedication to his patients is made possible by the love and support of his wife of 25 years and their 4 beautiful children. Dr. Anderson enjoys lots of activities with his family such as hiking, mountain biking, watching movies, and the occasional friendly political debate. His professional interests are minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopy and robotic assisted laparoscopy; urologic oncology including prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancer; metabolic and surgical management of kidney stones; medical and surgical management of BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms. Dr. Anderson is thrilled to call the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia his new home serving its community at Blue Ridge Urological.
Emily is a Shenandoah Valley native with a special love for rural Virginia. She attended University of Mary Washington with a degree in Biology. After working in Richmond at The Fan Free Clinic and taking various mission trips including to New Orleans, Mexico and Bolivia, she returned to James Madison University for her Physician Assistant degree. In 2009, Emily joined Blue Ridge Urological. She enjoys working with both men and women and strives for patient comfort and education. Open to seeing all urologic disorders, she has an interest in urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis, pelvic pain syndrome and incontinence. She has a close working relationship with the four surgeons at Blue Ridge Urological and collaborates with them on patient care. Dedicated to educating future PAs, she is also adjunct faculty at Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences and James Madison University. As full medical staff at Augusta Health, she is on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and the former President of the Augusta Medical Society. Emily lives in Afton with her husband and dog. She enjoys vegetable and flower gardening and anything that lets her spend time outside.