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Judd Wendell Moul, MD

James H. Semans, M.D. 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


Moul, J. W., and D. G. McLeod. “Negative pressure devices in the explanted penile prosthesis population..” J Urol 142, no. 3 (September 1989): 729–31.

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Moul, J. W., B. J. Miles, S. J. Skoog, and D. G. McLeod. “Risk factors for perineal seeding of prostate cancer after needle biopsy..” J Urol 142, no. 1 (July 1989): 86–88.

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Moul, J. W., R. Davis, J. A. Vaccaro, S. A. Sihelnik, W. D. Belville, and D. G. McLeod. “Acute urinary retention associated with prostatic carcinoma..” J Urol 141, no. 6 (June 1989): 1375–77.

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Dejter, S. W., R. E. Cunningham, P. D. Noguchi, R. V. Jones, J. W. Moul, D. G. McLeod, and J. H. Lynch. “Prognostic significance of DNA ploidy in carcinoma of prostate..” Urology 33, no. 5 (May 1989): 361–66.

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Peppas, D. S., J. W. Moul, and D. G. McLeod. “Candida albicans corpora abscess following penile prosthesis placement..” J Urol 140, no. 6 (December 1988): 1541–42.

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Moul, J. W., and A. B. Belman. “A review of surgical treatment of undescended testes with emphasis on anatomical position..” J Urol 140, no. 1 (July 1988): 125–28.

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