Title: Urologist, Educator
Company: The University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Anthony Wayne Middleton, Jr., Urologist and Educator at The University of Utah, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in urology.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Middleton is a physician, consultant, and medical mission staff member with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Intellectual Reserve, Inc. In addition, he is a staff member in the Division of Urology, member of the admissions committee, and associate clinical professor of surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine.
Inspired to become a physician by his grandfather, Dr. Middleton worked hard to achieve his goal and is proud of how far he has come. He started by obtaining a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah in 1963 and an MD from Cornell University in 1966, at which point he became an intern at the University of Utah Hospital.
In 1968, Dr. Middleton put his career on hold to serve the U.S. Air Force as a captain, returning to the field with a residency in urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1970. He proceeded to open his own practice in urology, Middleton Urological Associates, which he maintained from 1974 to 2005. He has held a medical license in the state of Utah since 1969 and is certified by the American Board of Urology.
Outside of his profession, Dr. Middleton is very active in his community. He is a high priest and group leader for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Intellectual Reserve, Inc., a symphony honorary board member of the Utah Symphony, and a member of the board of directors of the Timpanogos Club. A respected leader in the community, Dr. Middleton has served as the president and a member of the Emeritus Alumnus Board of the University of Utah, as a delegate of the Salt Lake County GOP Convention and of the Utah State Republican Convention, the training director of the Red Butte Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the mission president of the Canada Vancouver Mission, and the chair of the Utah Crime Reparations Board and the Utah Medical Political Action Committee. He detailed some of his experiences in “Vancouver Mission Memories, 2005-2008,” in 2017, as well as in more than 180 papers. From 1992 to 2005, he was the editor of AACU-FAX and from 1960 to 1961, he was the associate editor of the Millennial Star Latter-day Saints Magazine.
In recognition of his hard work and dedication, Dr. Middleton was honored with a Distinguished Service National Award from the American Urologic Association in 2011 and Outstanding Service Awards from the American Urologic Association and the Western Section of the American Urological Association, Inc., in 2005. He also earned Distinguished Service Awards from the American Association of Clinical Urologists, Inc., in 2000 and the Utah Medical Association in 1993. His achievements were highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the West, and Who’s Who in the World.
When Dr. Middleton isn’t working, he enjoys basketball, tennis, cello, and skiing.
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