OUR PROVIDERS
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STEVEN M. DRESNER
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Dresner, originally from Tennessee, obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northwestern University and his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Following his internship and residency training in the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Medical Center and Wright State University in Dayton, OH, Dr. Dresner completed his Urology training at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Dr. Dresner is certified by the
American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 1987. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the American Lithotripsy Society. Dr. Dresner has conducted research in the areas of bladder and kidney cancer and has authored or co-authored numerous presentations, articles, and book chapters. He has previously held academic appointments as a consultant to the Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA, as a clinical faculty member at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, and he currently is a clinical instructor in the Urology Division at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, MO. Dr. Dresner's areas of special interest and experience are in urologic oncology, including the diagnosis and surgical management of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer, reconstructive urology, and the management of urinary stone disease, and he offers the latest techniques in robotic and laser surgery for urologic disease, cancerous and benign. Dr. Dresner and his wife, Lisa, have three children and one grandchild. In his little free time available, he enjoys reading, tennis, and racquetball, and every now and then has been known to go snow-skiing in Wyoming or salmon-fishing in Alaska.

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JERROLD A. SCHERMER
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Schermer is from St. Louis and received his medical degree from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed surgical residency at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, and Urology residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Schermer is certified by the American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 1990. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, and the American Association of Clinical Urologists. Dr. Schermer also serves as the Medical Director for the Mid-Missouri Continence Center. Dr. Schermer's areas of special interest include female urology and neurourology. Dr. Schermer and his wife, Judy, have three children and a dog. Dr. Schermer enjoys running, tennis, bicycling, fitness, backpacking, music, painting and reading.

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MICHAEL R. CUPP
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Cupp was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri and received both his undergraduate degree in chemistry and his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Cupp received his urology and general surgery training from Mayo Clinic. Dr. Cupp is certified by the American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 1996. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the American Lithotripsy Society. Dr. Cupp's areas of special interest and experience are in urologic oncology, including the diagnosis and surgical management of prostate cancer and the management of urinary stone disease. Dr. Cupp and his wife, Joni, have four children. An avid Mizzou Tiger fan, Dr. Cupp enjoys football Saturdays in Columbia along with attending Mizzou's basketball games in the winter. Dr. Cupp's other hobbies include hunting and fishing.

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SIOBHAN HYLAND
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Hyland received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her Urology residency was completed at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Hyland is certified by the American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 2002. Dr. Hyland is a member of the American Urological Association, Society of Women in Urology, and the American Association of Clinical Urologists. Well-trained in all areas of urology, Dr. Hyland enjoys the diversity of practicing general urology, including treatment of tumors of genitourinary tract, kidney stones, urinary incontinence and infections. Dr. Hyland is the only practicing female Urologist in the Mid-Missouri area. Dr. Hyland was raised in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Hyland has two children and when time allows she enjoys traveling (Ireland is of special interest), reading and ballet.

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ROBERT E. REMIS
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Robert Remis is a urologist in private practice. In addition to practicing general urology, he specializes in urinary incontinence problems in women and men and robotic and laparoscopic urological cancer surgery. He is based at Boone Hospital Center and Columbia Regional Hospital. These skills are reflected in Dr. Remis's involvement with several medical supply companies. He is an instructor and consultant for female and male incontinence surgery products and participates with product research and design for one of the companies. Dr. Remis's greatest strengths are his commitment and wide range of experience. Just as important, Dr. Remis enjoys his job, particularly successfully dealing with patient problems. Dr. Remis gained his medical degree at the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. He completed his surgical and urological residency at the University of Oklahoma Teaching Hospitals and VA Hospital in Oklahoma City. Dr. Remis is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the Missouri State Medical Association, and the Boone County Medical Society. Dr. Remis lives in Columbia with his wife, Jackie, and their three children. When not working, Dr. Remis likes to travel, golf, and watch Big 12 sports (Go OU!).

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TAZ J. HARMON
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Harmon was born and raised in Clarksville, MO and received his undergraduate and medical degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Harmon received his general surgery and urologic surgery training from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Harmon is certified by the American Board of Urology and has been practicing Urology since 1999 in Phoenix. Dr. Harmon's areas of special interest and experience are in urologic oncology. Performing the daVinci Prostatectomy since 2003, he offers the latest techniques in robotic and laser surgery for urologic disease, cancerous and benign. Dr. Harmon will be seeing patients at our Columbia office. Dr. Harmon enjoys spending time with his two children & outdoor adventure activities, including skiing, snowmobiling, fishing and physical fitness.
Areas of special interest: Kidney stone disease, both prevention of stones and treatment of complex stone procedures.

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CLAY W. MECHLIN
MD


Dr. Mechlin was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia with Honors in Biology. After obtaining a Master's of Science in Anatomy at Saint Louis University, Dr. Mechlin received his medical degree from Saint Louis University in 2007. Following his general surgery internship and urologic residency at Albany Medical College in New York, He went on to complete a fellowship in Andrology and Male Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center and the Stratton VA Medical Center in New York. Dr. Mechlin is a member of the American Urological Association and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America. He has held previous academic appointments at Albany Medical College as a clinical instructor in urology where he supervised resident training at Albany Medical Center and at the Stratton VA Medical Center in New York. He has conducted clinical and basic science research on the medical treatment of male hypogonadism (low testosterone), bladder cancer, urethral stricture disease, and erectile dysfunction. His areas of special interest include male infertility and microsurgery, urethral stricture disease, prosthetic surgery, erectile dysfunction, and men's health. Dr. Mechlin and his wife, Michele, have two young boys. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, running, and mountain biking.

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AMANDA SCHMIDT
PA-C


Amanda is originally from Northern Virginia and obtained her undergraduate degree in Community Health from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She went on to attend Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin where she received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. During this time, Amanda gained extensive experience in various fields of medicine, including urology, women's health, general surgery, and emergency medicine. Amanda's areas of special interest include urologic cancers, urinary stone disease, and incontinence, in addition to general urology. Amanda is certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, as well as the Urological Association of Physician Assistants. Amanda has one daughter and enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, hiking, and learning to cook new foods.



STEVEN M. DRESNER
M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Dresner, originally from Tennessee, obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northwestern University and his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Following his internship and residency training in the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Medical Center and Wright State University in Dayton, OH, Dr. Dresner completed his Urology training at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Dr. Dresner is certified by the
American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 1987. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the American Lithotripsy Society. Dr. Dresner has conducted research in the areas of bladder and kidney cancer and has authored or co-authored numerous presentations, articles, and book chapters. He has previously held academic appointments as a consultant to the Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA, as a clinical faculty member at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, and he currently is a clinical instructor in the Urology Division at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, MO. Dr. Dresner's areas of special interest and experience are in urologic oncology, including the diagnosis and surgical management of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer, reconstructive urology, and the management of urinary stone disease, and he offers the latest techniques in robotic and laser surgery for urologic disease, cancerous and benign. Dr. Dresner and his wife, Lisa, have three children and one grandchild. In his little free time available, he enjoys reading, tennis, and racquetball, and every now and then has been known to go snow-skiing in Wyoming or salmon-fishing in Alaska.