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February 2019

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Surgery or Radiation?

Dr. Herbert Ballentine Carter, professor of urology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses prostate cancer surgery options and treatment side effects with U.S. News & World Report. 

January 2019

New Premature Ejaculation Spray Uses an Old Approach

Dr. Amin Herati, Director of Male Infertility and Men's Health at the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins, sheds light on premature ejaculation and discusses topical treatments with Men's Health magazine. 

New Prostate Cancer Test Scoring System Explained

Dr. Jonathan Epstein, professor of pathology, oncology and urology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and researcher at their Kimmel Cancer Center, discusses a new scoring system for prostate cancer with Men's Health magazine. 

September 2018

Kidney Stones Are More Beautiful Than You Might Think

Dr. Brian Matlaga, urologist and director of the Gerald D. and Helen M. Stephens Center for Stone Disease, contributes to The New York Times’ feature on kidney stones research.

NorthShore University HealthSystem, Ambry Genetics Announce New Prostate Cancer Risk Test

NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Center for Personalized Medicine and Ambry Genetrics Corporation launch AmbryScore, the first commercially available polygenic risk score designed to estimate a man’s individualized risk for prostate cancer. The validation of this test was made possible through a collaboration with Dr. William Isaacs of the Department of Urology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

August 2018

The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ranked #3 Nationally by U.S. News

Johns Hopkins Urology was ranked #3 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report on their 2018–19 Best Hospitals list. Urology is among the 13 Johns Hopkins specialty areas recognized by this publication among the top 10 in the nation.

Erectile dysfunction: How Porn, Bike Riding, Alcohol and Ill-Health Contribute To It, and Six Ways to Maintain Peak Performance

Dr. Amin Herati, director of male infertility, weighs in on the psychological factors contribute to erectile dysfunction, including pornography’s impact on expectations.

April 2018

55th Annual AUA Award Winners Announced

Surgeons at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, including urologic surgeons Arthur L. Burnett II, MD, and Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, have performed the world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant.

January 2018

55th Annual AUA Award Winners Announced

The American Urological Association presents Arthur L. Burnett II, MD, with the Distinguished Contribution Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the fields of prostate cancer, sexual medicine and urologic mentoring.

Press Releases

April 2018

Johns Hopkins Performs First Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant in the World

The Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.


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