Urologic Surgical Associates of Delaware
We are pleased to announce our expanded office hours offering evening appointments on Tuesdays in addition to same day/next day appointments during 12-1pm. Please call us now for an appointment at (302) 571-8958 or by using our online appointment form.

USA Delaware is pleased to announce that Fran Schanne, MD, FACS has been voted a "2013 Top Doc" by the readers of Delaware Today.

We are proud to be the first urologists in Delaware to offer robotic surgery for prostate cancer, bladder cancer and kidney cancer using the da Vinci Surgical system.

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"Smooth Operators" article featuring Dr. Schanne!

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Featuring Dr. Schanne describing prostate cancer treatment using the da Vinci Surgical System.

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Francis J. Schanne, MD, FACS
Francis J. Schanne, MD

- Curriculum Vitae -

spacer Specialty: Urology

Subspecialty/Special Interest:

  • Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery for Bladder Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery for Kidney Cancer
  • No Scalpel Vasectomies
  • Treatment for Incontinence
  • Kidney Stone Treatments

Board Certification: Urology


Professional Memberships:

Professional Information:
Dr. Schanne is the first urologist in Delaware to perform the da Vinci robotic prostatectomy. He has performed over 500 Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic surgeries and is the first urologist in Delaware to perform daVinci Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Robotic Prostatectomy, Robotic Cystectomy, Robotic Nephrectomy, Robotic Ureteral Reimplantation, Robotic Nephroureterectomy and Robotic Fistula Repair. Dr. Schanne is the Chairman of Urology at St. Francis Hospital and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr Schanne completed four years on active duty as a Urologist at Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia in May 2003. Prior to that he was a resident in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania Health Center. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical College and attended Villanova University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

Personal Information:
Dr. Schanne enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, particularly in outdoor activities such as hiking, golf and rock climbing.