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Benjamin I. Chung

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center
  • Masters Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Autumn 2011

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Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> Urologic Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer - Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Kidney Cancer - Urologic Oncology
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Single Port Laparoscopy
  • Robotics
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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Robotic Surgery (2009 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Recognition, Who's Who in America (2007-present)
  • Third Place, Max K. Willscher Prize, New England Section, American Urological Association (2002)
  • First Place, Basic Science Research, Philadelphia Urologic Society (2002)

Professional Education

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital MA (2001)
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation OH (2006)
Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital MA (2000)
Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (2008)
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery (2006)
Residency: Lahey Clinic Hospital MA (2005)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr Chung is interested in outcomes and epidemiology of renal cell carcinoma and carcinoma of the prostate. He is also developing new technologies in the treatment of both prostate and kidney cancer. He is studying the efficacy of minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques for kidney tumors, including cryotherapy, and in developing robotic and laparoscopic novel therapies in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Current Clinical Interests

  • Robotics
  • Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive
  • Epidemiologic Studies
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Prostate Cancer

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