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Research

It is our philosophy that resident education must include some participation in urologic research. In regard to this philosophy, although not protected time, all residents are required to participate in research and produce at least one abstract and/or publication prior to graduation.

Grants

  • Bladder and Bowel Function in Patients with Anorectal Malformations, $20,000, 2009-present.
  • Effect of Novel Paxillin Modulators for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer. February, 2015. $100,000/1 year. iRISE
  • Effect of Novel Paxillin Modulators for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer. February, 2015. $1,250,000/5 years. NCI. R01

Research Projects

  • Clinical Predictors of Benign Histology in Small Renal Tumors
  • Avoiding Foley Catheter Trauma
  • Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Database
  • Follow-up Study of Inpatient PSA Testing After New Guidelines
  • Factors Affecting Ureteral Stent Symptoms Questionnaire
  • Comparison of Upper Tract PCC
  • Factors Contributing to Decisional Regret and Quality of Life in Men Undergoing Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer
  • Pediatric Urolithiasis: Risk Factors and Treatment
  • Self-Esteem and Feelings of Loss and Shame in Adolescents with Testicular Loss due to Testicular Torsion
  • Retrospective Review of Pathologic and Radiographic Sequelae of Deflux Sequelae
  • The Socio-Economics of Circumcision in Neonates. Does Insurance Status Affect the Occurrence of Circumcision in Neonates?
  • Imaging in Workup of Undescended Testis: Did the Choosing Wisely Campaign Recommendation Improve Patterns of Imaging Use?
  • Effect of Intradetrusor botulinum toxin injection on rates of augmentation cystoplasty in patients with pediatric neuropathic bladder
  • What Post Void Residual Value is Associated with Adverse Urological Outcomes
  • Stenosis of the Malone Antegrade Continence Channel: Stoppable with a Stopper?
  • Management and Diagnosis of Testicular Rupture in the Setting of Blunt Scrotal Trauma at a High Volume, Level 1 Trauma Center: a 15-year Review
  • Risk Factors for Hypospadias: A Single-Institution Assessment
  • Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Blunt Renal Trauma
  • Survey of Parent Perceptions and Primary Care Referral Patterns for Voiding Dysfunction
  • Health Disparities in Pediatric Surgical Outcomes: A Local and National Evaluation
  • Long Term Urological Complications from the Development of Hemorrhagic Cystitis in Pediatric Patients with Catastrophic Diseases
  • Risk Factors for No-Shows in the Pediatric Urology Clinic
  • Parental Perceptions of Urological Imaging
  • Assessment of Stretched Penile Length Before and After Hypospadias Repair
  • Time is Testicle: Does hospital transfer for testicular torsion affect salvage rates?
  • Longitudinal Pediatric Urologic Patient Outcome Database
  • Postoperative Ambulation in Pediatric Urologic Patients
  • Dorsal penile block for minor penile surgery: does the timing of block placement affect short term pain outcomes and analgesic use?
  • The Impact of the State of Hydration on the Degree of Hydronephrosis in Children: Towards a Uniform Standard of Ultrasonographic Assessment
  • Totally Tubeless Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy for Complex Renal Stone Disease: Single Center Experience
  • Intravenous Fluid Use in Pediatric Urology: A Tale of Two Practices

Last Published: Dec 5, 2017