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Judd Wendell Moul, MD

James H. Semans, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Urologic Surgery, in the School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery
Professor in Anesthesiology
Office: 1573 White Zone, Duke South, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3707 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Dr Judd Moul joined the Duke faculty in mid 2004 after a career in the US Army Medical Corps mainly at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  He is a retired colonel and a noted researcher and clinician in the area of prostate cancer and is a urologic oncologist. He served as the division chief of Duke Division of Urology from 2004 to 2011 and was named the James H Semans MD Professor of surgery in 2009 becoming Duke's first named endowed chair for urology.  He was awarded the Gold Cystoscope Award from the American Urologic Association as well as Castle Connelly Physician of the year for Clinical Medicine in 2009.  He has performed more than 1300 radical prostatectomies since joining the Duke faculty and is committed to outcomes research on this series and in other areas of prostate cancer.  He served as the Editor for Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Dissease, a Nature Medicine journal, for more than a decade and is a popular speaker and lecturer having been visiting professor and keynote speaker throughout the US and the World.  He is very committed to training residents and mentoring students and trainees. 

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, Duke University, 1988 - 1989
  • Residency, Urology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1983 - 1987
  • Residency, Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1982 - 1983
  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 1982
  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1979


Fu, Qiang, Judd W. Moul, Lionel L. Bañez, Leon Sun, Vladimir Mouraviev, Dongha Xie, and Thomas J. Polascik. “Association between percentage of tumor involvement and Gleason score upgrading in low-risk prostate cancer.” Med Oncol 29, no. 5 (December 2012): 3339–44.

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Stewart, S. B., C. D. Scales, J. W. Moul, and S. D. Reed. “Does variation in either age at start of therapy or duration of therapy make chemoprevention with finasteride cost-effective?” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 15, no. 4 (December 2012): 380–85.

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Moul, Judd W., Hans Lilja, O John Semmes, Raymond S. Lance, Robert L. Vessella, Martin Fleisher, Clarisse Mazzola, et al. “NADiA ProsVue prostate-specific antigen slope is an independent prognostic marker for identifying men at reduced risk of clinical recurrence of prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy.” Urology 80, no. 6 (December 2012): 1319–25.

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Nelson, Joel B., Karim Fizazi, Kurt Miller, Celestia Higano, Judd W. Moul, Hideyuki Akaza, Thomas Morris, Stuart McIntosh, Kristine Pemberton, and Martin Gleave. “Phase 3, randomized, placebo-controlled study of zibotentan (ZD4054) in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer metastatic to bone.” Cancer 118, no. 22 (November 15, 2012): 5709–18.

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Campbell, Lisa C., Francis J. Keefe, Daphne C. McKee, Sandra J. Waters, and Judd W. Moul. “Masculinity beliefs predict psychosocial functioning in African American prostate cancer survivors.” Am J Mens Health 6, no. 5 (September 2012): 400–408.

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Djavan, Bob, James Eastham, Leonard Gomella, Bertrand Tombal, Samir Taneja, Seyed Saeid Dianat, Amir Kazzazi, et al. “Testosterone in prostate cancer: the Bethesda consensus.” Bju Int 110, no. 3 (August 2012): 344–52.

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Catalona, W. J., A. V. D’Amico, W. F. Fitzgibbons, O. Kosoko-Lasaki, S. W. Leslie, H. T. Lynch, J. W. Moul, M. S. Rendell, and P. C. Walsh. “What the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force missed in its prostate cancer screening recommendation.” Annals of Internal Medicine 157, no. 2 (July 17, 2012): 137–38.