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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

Vasavada, Shaleen R., Ryan W. Dobbs, André A. Kajdacsy-Balla, Michael R. Abern, and Daniel M. Moreira. “Inflammation on Prostate Needle Biopsy is Associated with Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: A Meta-Analysis.” J Urol 199, no. 5 (May 2018): 1174–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.11.120.

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Greenwald, David T., Jyotsna S. Jagai, Achal P. Patel, Daniel M. Moreira, and Michael R. Abern. “ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND PROSTATE CANCER STAGE AT DIAGNOSIS.” In Journal of Urology, 199:E264–E264, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Nettey, Oluwarotimi, Austin Walker, Mary Kate Keeter, Aishwarya Nugooru, Iman Martin, Maria Ruden, Pooja Gogana, et al. “BLACK RACE PREDICTS SIGNIFICANT PROSTATE CANCER INDEPENDENT OF CLINICAL SETTING, AND CLINICAL AND SOCIOECONOMIC RISK FACTORS: EVIDENCE FOR A BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF DISPARITIES.” In Journal of Urology, 199:E269–E269, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Dobbs, Ryan W., Neha R. Malhotra, Brandon M. Caldwell, Raymond Rojas, Daniel M. Moreira, and Michael R. Abern. “Determinants of Clinic Absenteeism: A Novel Method of Examining Distance from Clinic and Transportation.” J Community Health 43, no. 1 (February 2018): 19–26. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-017-0382-z.

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Papagiannopoulos, Dimitri, Michael Abern, Nathaniel Wilson, Nicholas O’Block, Lester Raff, Christopher Coogan, and Kalyan C. Latchamsetty. “Predictors of Infectious Complications after Targeted Prophylaxis for Prostate Needle Biopsy.” J Urol 199, no. 1 (January 2018): 155–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.08.040.

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Chow, Alexander K., Benjamin A. Sherer, Emily Yura, Stephanie Kielb, Ervin Kocjancic, Scott Eggener, Thomas Turk, et al. “Urology Residents' Experience and Attitude Toward Surgical Simulation: Presenting our 4-Year Experience With a Multi-institutional, Multi-modality Simulation Model.” Urology 109 (November 2017): 32–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2017.05.037.

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Abhyankar, Nikita, Kent F. Hoskins, Michael R. Abern, and Gregory S. Calip. “Descriptive characteristics of prostate cancer in patients with a history of primary male breast cancer - a SEER analysis.” Bmc Cancer 17, no. 1 (September 25, 2017): 659. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3640-7.

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