Obituary: Renowned Mayo Clinic urologist Dr. David Utz

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Dr. David C. Utz, 87, a renowned urologist, died in his home Sunday, reported the Star Tribune.

Utz was born in 1923. During his career, Utz treated heads of state, celebrities, Supreme Court justices, and more.

"He treated every patient the same," his son, William Utz, told the Star Tribune. "He had a great heart and that was manifested by his kindness."

Dr. Utz spent 31 years at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The Mayo Clinic praised him as a pioneer because of his performance of a type of prostate surgery that formed the basis of the world's largest surgical prostate surgery database, according to the Star Tribune.

The physician was the author of 143 publications and 28 abstracts and editorials. After his retirement in 1988, Dr. and Mrs. Utz settled in Scottsdale, Ariz., reported the Post Bulletin.

Dr. Utz will be remembered as loving, of strong faith, and committed to his family. Dr. Utz will also be remembered for his devotion to his patients and friends who played an important role in his life, said the Post Bulletin.

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