Faculty and Providers

Gregory T. Bales, M.D.

Professor of Surgery/Urology

Director of Female Urology and Reconstructive Surgery



Dr. Gregory Bales was born in New York City. He received his B.A. degree from Cornell University and his M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his surgery and urology residency at the University of Chicago. Following a fellowship in female and reconstructive urology at the University of Wales in 1996, he joined The University of Chicago Hospital as an Assistant Professor of Surgery/Urology.


Dr. Bales’ main areas of interest are reconstructive urology and surgical interventions for male and female incontinence as well as pelvic prolapse. He is an expert in pubovaginal sling surgery for female stress incontinence and artificial urinary sphincters for post-prostatectomy male incontinence. He also specializes in surgery for urethral stricture disease.


Contact information
5841 South Maryland Ave, MC6038
Chicago, IL 60637
Office: SBRI J653
Tel: (773) 702-6325
Fax: (773) 702-1001
Primary location
Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland
Chicago, IL 60637

Special Interests

  • Reconstructive urology
  • Male and female incontinence
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • Urethral stricture disease
  • Female urology
Secondary Location
Community Diagnostic Center
10020 Donald S. Powers Drive
Munster, IN 46321

Schedule Appointments via UofC: (773) 702-6325