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Michael R Abern, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: 40 Duke Medicine Circle, DUMC Box 3707, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC 200 Trent Drive, DUMC Box 2804, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Urologic Oncology Fellow, Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Urology Resident, Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, 2006 - 2011
  • M.D., Rush University, Medical College, 2006
  • B.S., University of Illinois, 1996

Publications

Madueke, Ikenna, Wen-Yang Hu, Lishi Xie, Donald Vander Griend, Michael Abern, and Gail Prins. “SPINK1 IS ASSOCIATED WITH CASTRATION RESISTANCE IN PROSTATE CANCER.” In Journal of Urology, 203:E770–E770, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Naha, Ushasi, Michael Abern, and Daniel Moreira. “THE ASSOCIATION OF CANCER SPECIFIC ANXIETY WITH DISEASE AGGRESSIVENESS IN MEN ON ACTIVE SURVEILLANCE OF PROSTATE CANCER.” In Journal of Urology, 203:E340–41, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Schwarzman, Logan S., Rodrigo L. Pagani, Samuel J. Ohlander, Mahmoud Mima, Michael R. Abern, Gerald L. Andriole, Stephen J. Freedland, and Daniel M. Moreira. “Diagnostic Properties of Total and Free Prostate-Specific Antigen to Predict Overall and Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer Among Men With Low Testosterone and Prior Negative Biopsy.” Urology 137 (March 2020): 97–101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2019.11.004.

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Morgantini, Luca A., Ushasi Naha, Heng Wang, Simone Francavilla, Ömer Acar, Jose M. Flores, Simone Crivellaro, et al. “Factors contributing to healthcare professional burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic: A rapid turnaround global survey.” Plos One 15, no. 9 (2020): e0238217. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0238217.

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Setia, Shaan, Carol Feng, Christopher Coogan, Srinivas Vourganti, and Michael Abern. “Urology Residents' Experience With Simulation: Initial Evaluation of MRI/US Fusion Biopsy Workshop.” Urology 134 (December 2019): 51–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2019.09.004.

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Madueke, Ikenna, Wen-Yang Hu, Danping Hu, Steven M. Swanson, Donald Vander Griend, Michael Abern, and Gail S. Prins. “The role of WNT10B in normal prostate gland development and prostate cancer.” Prostate 79, no. 14 (October 2019): 1692–1704. https://doi.org/10.1002/pros.23894.

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Madueke, Ikenna, and Michael R. Abern. “Counterpoint: Should Active Surveillance Be Used for Gleason 3+4 Prostate Cancer?” Oncology (Williston Park) 33, no. 6 (June 19, 2019): 235–42.

Scholars@Duke

Bhat, Abhishek, and Sanoj Punnen. “Point: Should Active Surveillance Be Used for Gleason 3+4 Prostate Cancer?” Oncology (Williston Park) 33, no. 6 (June 19, 2019): 235–36.

Scholars@Duke

Tan, Wei Phin, Dimitri Papagiannopoulos, Kalyan C. Latchamsetty, Nathaniel Wilson, Nicholas O’Block, Lester Raff, Alfredo Mena Lora, Christopher L. Coogan, and Michael R. Abern. “Correction: Predictors of fluoroquinolone-resistant bacteria in the rectal vault of men undergoing prostate biopsy.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 22, no. 2 (May 2019): 350. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41391-019-0133-6.

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Dobbs, Ryan W., Neha R. Malhotra, David T. Greenwald, Alice Y. Wang, Gail S. Prins, and Michael R. Abern. “Estrogens and prostate cancer.” Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 22, no. 2 (May 2019): 185–94. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41391-018-0081-6.

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