Dr. Christian P. Pavlovich is Bernard L. Schwartz Distinguished Professor in Urologic Oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Director of the Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Program and Fellowship Director of Urologic Oncology for the Brady Urological Institute.
Dr. Pavlovich treats cancer with an emphasis on minimizing morbidity and maximizing quality of life while offering patients the latest treatment options and techniques. His current clinical focus is on prostate and kidney cancer, and on clinical trials regarding cancer detection, surveillance, and immunotherapy. He is expert in robotic surgery and has more than 20 years of experience with minimally-invasive surgery for the treatment of urologic cancers. In addition, he offers patients modern diagnostic biopsy techniques, active surveillance, and ablative options including cryotherapy and prostate ablation.
Dr. Pavlovich grew up in Washington DC, went to Harvard University, and then earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. He then completed a urology residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and a National Cancer Institute fellowship in urologic oncology before joining the Hopkins faculty in 2001.
Dr. Pavlovich has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and is on the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Urology International. He is most proud of his three best teaching/research mentor awards given him by the Urology residents at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Pavlovich speaks English, French, Spanish, German, Serbian, and Croatian. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children, following their pursuits, and skiing, diving, running, wildlife, and the great outdoors.