Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Urology
Dr. Stephen M. Schatz is an assistant professor of urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He practices general urology, with interests in benign prostate enlargement, kidney stone treatment and prevention, and urologic oncology—cancers of the urinary tract, including prostate, kidney, bladder and testis.
Dr. Schatz received his B.A. in history from Columbia College and his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his internship in surgery and residency in urology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Schatz joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2009. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Schatz was in private practice in San Francisco.
Dr. Schatz''s research is focused on prostate cancer treatment and prostate function. He has conducted research on specific treatments, including permanent prostate brachytherapy (PPB), hormonal therapy and laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Schatz was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Minority Medical Faculty Development Program Scholarship and was recognized as an American Foundation for Urologic Disease Scholar. He received two Research Merit Awards, one from the Society of University Urology Residents and another from the American Society of Andrology.