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Glenn Michael Preminger, MD

James F. Glenn, M.D. Professor of Urology
Chief, Division of Urology
Director, Endourology, Metabolic Stone Disease, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Office: Duke Medicine Circle, Rm1573 Duke South, White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3167 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

1. Minimally invasive management of urologic diseases
2. Minimally invasive management of renal and ureteral stones
3. Medical management of nephrolithiasis
4. Bioeffects of shock wave lithotripsy
5. Basic physics of shock wave lithotripsy
6. Intracorporeal lithotripsy for stone fragmentation
7. Minimally invasive management of urinary tract obstruction, including ureteropelvic junction obstruction and ureteral strictures
8. Enhanced imaging modalities for minimally invasive surgery
9. Digital video imaging during endoscopic surgery
10. 3-D imaging modalities for minimally invasive surgery
11. Holmium laser applications in urology

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Mineral Metabolism, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School, 1983 - 1985
  • Urology Residency, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1979 - 1983
  • Surgery Residency, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977 - 1979
  • M.D., New York University, 1977

Publications

Winship, B, Wollin, D, Carlos, E, Li, J, Peters, C, Simmons, WN, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, M. "Dusting Efficiency of the Moses Holmium Laser: An Automated In Vitro Assessment." Journal of Endourology (November 16, 2018).

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Carlos, EC, Peters, CE, Wollin, DA, Winship, BB, Davis, LG, Li, J, Scales, CD, Eaton, SH, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "Psychiatric Diagnoses and Other Factors Associated with Emergency Department Return within 30 Days of Ureteroscopy." The Journal of Urology (October 11, 2018).

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Wollin, DA, Gupta, RT, Young, B, Cone, E, Kaplan, A, Marin, D, Patel, BN, Mazurowski, MA, Scales, CD, Ferrandino, MN, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "Abdominal Radiography With Digital Tomosynthesis: An Alternative to Computed Tomography for Identification of Urinary Calculi?." Urology 120 (October 2018): 56-61.

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Aksenov, LI, Wietsma, AC, Lipkin, ME, Routh, JC, Preminger, GM, and Scales, CD. "Analgesic Prescribing Patterns for Acute Symptomatic Kidney Stones in Emergency Departments." Owen Wangensteen Scientific Forum / Annual Clinical Congress of the American-College-of-Surgeons (ACS). Boston, MA. October 21, 2018 - October 25, 2018.: ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, October 1, 2018.

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Carlos, EC, Youssef, RF, Kaplan, AG, Wollin, DA, Winship, BB, Eisner, BH, Sur, RL, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "Antibiotic Utilization Before Endourological Surgery for Urolithiasis: Endourological Society Survey Results." Journal of Endourology 32, no. 10 (October 2018): 978-985.

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Wollin, DA, Kaplan, AG, Preminger, GM, Ferraro, PM, Nouvenne, A, Tasca, A, Croppi, E, Gambaro, G, and Heilberg, IP. "Defining metabolic activity of nephrolithiasis - Appropriate evaluation and follow-up of stone formers." Asian Journal of Urology 5, no. 4 (October 2018): 235-242. (Review)

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Cone, EB, Hammill, BG, Routh, JC, Lipkin, ME, Preminger, GM, Schmader, KE, and Scales, CD. "Disproportionate Use of Inpatient Care by Older Adults With Kidney Stones." Urology 120 (October 2018): 103-108.

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Carlos, EC, Li, J, Young, BJ, Radvak, D, Wollin, DA, Winship, BB, Simmons, WN, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "Let's Get to the Point: Comparing Insertion Characteristics and Scope Damage of Flat-Tip and Ball-Tip Holmium Laser Fibers." Journal of Endourology (July 31, 2018).

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Wollin, DA, Tom, WR, Jiang, R, Simmons, WN, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "An in vitro evaluation of laser settings and location in the efficiency of the popcorn effect." Urolithiasis (June 15, 2018).

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Carlos, EC, Wollin, DA, Winship, BB, Jiang, R, Radvak, D, Chew, BH, Gustafson, MR, Simmons, WN, Zhong, P, Preminger, GM, and Lipkin, ME. "In Vitro Comparison of a Novel Single Probe Dual-Energy Lithotripter to Current Devices." Journal of Endourology (May 11, 2018).

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