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Brian Richard Matlaga, M.D., M.P.H.

Brian Richard Matlaga, M.D., M.P.H.

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4.9out of 5
79 Ratings
  • Director, The Stephens Center for Stone Disease
  • Professor of Urology
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Expertise

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Endourology, Kidney Stones, Urology ...read more

Research Interests

Epidemiology of stone formation; Pathophysiology of stone formation; Minimally invasive surgical techniques; Kidney stones; Metabolic stone disease; Urinary calculi; Urinary stone disease; Endourology; Urology ...read more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6100
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-7710 | Fax: 410-502-7711

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6100
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-7710 | Fax: 410-502-7711

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6100
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-502-7710 | Fax: 410-508-7711

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-6100
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 3300
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-616-7600

Background

Dr. Brian Matlaga is a Professor of Urology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and also is the Director of the Stephens Center for Stone Disease as well as the Executive Vice Chair of the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute. Dr. Matlaga is an internationally recognized expert in the medical and surgical management of patients with urinary stone disease. A frequent contributor to the medical press, with over 180 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Matlaga’s research has received national and international awards.  

Dr. Matlaga sits on numerous editorial boards as well as advisory committees and guidelines panels for the American Urological Association, the American Board of Urology, the Endourological Society, and the National Institutes of Health, amongst others.  

Dr. Matlaga serves as Executive Medical Director of Clinical Affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the arm of Johns Hopkins Medicine that manages its global presence.  In this capacity, he delivers clinical care as well as project leadership across the globe.  

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Titles

  • Director, The Stephens Center for Stone Disease
  • Executive Vice Chair, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
  • Professor of Urology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Tulane University School of Medicine (1999)

Residencies

  • Urology; Wake Forest University School of Medicine (2004)

Fellowships

  • Endourology; Indiana University School of Medicine (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology (Urology) (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Matlaga’s research aims to better understand the pathophysiology and epidemiology of urinary stones and to advance the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in treating them.

Clinical Trial Keywords

Kidney Stones

Clinical Trials

Trial Comparing Three Different Devices for Kidney Stone Removal During Percutaneous Surgery

Selected Publications

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Matlaga BR, Meckley LM, Kim M, Byrne TW. “Management Patterns of Medicare Patients Undergoing Treatment for Upper Urinary Tract Calculi.” J Endourol. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Matlaga BR. “Editorial Comment on de la Rosette et al.” J Endourol. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Semins MJ, Matlaga BR. “Management of urolithiasis in pregnancy.” Int J Womens Health. 2013 Sep 30;5:599-604. eCollection 2013. Review.

Semins MJ, Matlaga BR. “Kidney stones and pregnancy.” Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2013 May;20(3):260-4. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2013.01.009. Review.

Knoepp LR, Semins MJ, Wright EJ, Steele K, Shore AD, Clark JM, Makary MA, Matlaga BR, Chen CC. “Does bariatric surgery affect urinary incontinence?” Urology. 2013 Sep;82(3):547-51. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.04.042. Epub 2013 Jul 9.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Minimally Invasive and Endourology Fellowship

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Best Poster Award, 105th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, 2010
  • Best Poster Award, 104th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, 2009
  • Resident Teaching Award, the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, 2008
  • Best Overall Paper Award, 24th Annual World Congress of Endourology, 2006
  • Outstanding Graduate Scholar, American Urological Association Foundation Research Scholar Program, 2006
  • Outstanding Research Scholar, American Foundation for Urologic Disease, 2004
  • Outstanding Resident Surgeon Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 2004
  • Gerald P. Murphy Scholar, Praecis Pharmaceuticals/American Urological Association, 2003
  • Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award, 2003
  • Second Place Award (“Percutaneous water-cooled radiofrequency ablation of renal cell carcinoma”), 3rd Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, 2003
  • Gerald P. Murphy Scholar, Praecis Pharmaceuticals/American Urological Association, 2002
  • Second Place Award (“A novel technique of local anesthesia for extensive prostate biopsy”), 2nd Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, 2002
  • Second Place Award (“Epithelioid leiomyoma”), 1st Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, 2001

Memberships

  • American Urological Association
  • American Urological Association, Mid-Atlantic Section
  • Endourological Society
  • Society of Engineering and Urology

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

This webcast highlights the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and examines mens issues such as prostate cancer, BPH, stone disease and erectile dysfunction.
Men's Health - What Every Man Needs to Know

Patient Ratings & Comments

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  • 4.9 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 5.0 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.9 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 5.0 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.9 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.9 Overall Rating by Patient

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