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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


Koontz, B. F., N. S. Kalman, L. L. Bañez, K. P. Livengood, M. S. Anscher, J. W. Moul, and W. R. Lee. “Image Guidance Affects Biochemical Outcome for Postprostatectomy Radiation Therapy.” In International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 87:S362–63. Elsevier BV, 2013.

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Halabi, S., C. Y. Lin, W. K. Kelly, K. Fizazi, J. W. Moul, E. Kaplan, M. J. Morris, and E. J. Small. “A validated prognostic model for predicting overall survival in patients with metastatic chemotherapy naive castrate-resistant prostate cancer.” In European Journal of Cancer, 49:S679–S679. ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2013.


Fizazi, Karim, Celestia S. Higano, Joel B. Nelson, Martin Gleave, Kurt Miller, Thomas Morris, Faith E. Nathan, Stuart McIntosh, Kristine Pemberton, and Judd W. Moul. “Phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled study of docetaxel in combination with zibotentan in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer..” J Clin Oncol 31, no. 14 (May 10, 2013): 1740–47.

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Azrad, Maria, Robin T. Vollmer, John Madden, Mark Dewhirst, Thomas J. Polascik, Denise C. Snyder, Mack T. Ruffin, Judd W. Moul, Dean E. Brenner, and Wendy Demark-Wahnefried. “Flaxseed-derived enterolactone is inversely associated with tumor cell proliferation in men with localized prostate cancer..” J Med Food 16, no. 4 (April 2013): 357–60.

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Fu, Qiang, Judd W. Moul, Lionel Bañez, Leon Sun, Vladimir Mouraviev, Donghua Xie, and Thomas J. Polascik. “Preoperative predictors of pathologic stage T2a and pathologic Gleason score ≤ 6 in men with clinical low-risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy: reference for active surveillance..” Med Oncol 30, no. 1 (March 2013).

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Abern, M. R., M. R. Bassett, M. Tsivian, L. L. Bañez, T. J. Polascik, M. N. Ferrandino, C. N. Robertson, S. J. Freedland, and J. W. Moul. “Race is associated with discontinuation of active surveillance of low-risk prostate cancer: results from the Duke Prostate Center..” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 16, no. 1 (March 2013): 85–90.

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Kimura, M., L. L. Bañez, T. J. Polascik, R. M. Bernal, L. Gerber, C. N. Robertson, C. F. Donatucci, and J. W. Moul. “Sexual bother and function after radical prostatectomy: predictors of sexual bother recovery in men despite persistent post-operative sexual dysfunction..” Andrology 1, no. 2 (March 2013): 256–61.

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Kalman, Noah S., Lionel L. Banez, Leah Gerber, Judd W. Moul, Mitchell Steven Anscher, W Robert Lee, and Bridget F. Koontz. “Image guidance for post-prostatectomy radiotherapy: Are we missing the mark?.” In Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 31. AMER SOC CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 2013.

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