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Charles Douglas Scales Jr., MD, MSHS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Office: 40 Medicine Circle, Duke South, White Zone, Suite 1570, Durham, NC 27707
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 3707, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundatin/VA Scholar, University of California, School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Resident, Urology, Duke University, 2006 - 2011
  • Intern, Surgery, Duke University, 2005 - 2006
  • Research Associate, Urology, Duke University, 2004 - 2005
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 2004


Reed, Shelby D., Charles D. Scales, Suzanne B. Stewart, Jielin Sun, Judd W. Moul, Kevin A. Schulman, and Jianfeng Xu. “Effects of family history and genetic polymorphism on the cost-effectiveness of chemoprevention with finasteride for prostate cancer.” J Urol 185, no. 3 (March 2011): 841–47.

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Barnett, Jason C., John P. Judd, Jennifer M. Wu, Charles D. Scales, Evan R. Myers, and Laura J. Havrilesky. “Cost comparison among robotic, laparoscopic, and open hysterectomy for endometrial cancer.” Obstet Gynecol 116, no. 3 (September 2010): 685–93.

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MacDonald, Susan L., Charles D. Scales, Philipp Dahm, and Philipp Evidence-Based Urology (EBU) Working Group. “Evidence-based urology in practice: P-values vs confidence intervals.” Bju Int 106, no. 6 (September 2010): 758–59.

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Mancini, J. G., M. E. M. Raymundo, M. E. Lipkin, M. N. Ferrandino, C. D. Scales, C. Gerardo, and G. M. Preminger. “WHAT FACTORS CAN BETTER PREDICT THE INCIDENCE OF UROSEPSIS FOLLOWING AN ACUTE STONE EPISODE?” In Journal of Endourology, 24:A179–A179. MARY ANN LIEBERT INC, 2010.


Breau, Rodney H., Isabelle Gaboury, Charles D. Scales, Susan F. Fesperman, James D. Watterson, and Philipp Dahm. “Reporting of harm in randomized controlled trials published in the urological literature.” J Urol 183, no. 5 (May 2010): 1693–97.

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Scales, Charles D., Aravind S. Chandrashekar, Marnie R. Robinson, David A. Cantor, Jennifer Sullivan, George E. Haleblian, Victor A. Leitao, et al. “Stone forming risk factors in patients with type Ia glycogen storage disease.” J Urol 183, no. 3 (March 2010): 1022–25.

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Robinson, Marnie R., Charles D. Scales, Benjamin D. Lack, Michael N. Ferrandino, Dorit E. Zilberman, and Glenn M. Preminger. “DOES RISING URINE PH INCREASE THE STONE FORMATION RATE?” In Journal of Urology, 181:521–22. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2009.

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