Urology Faculty

Eduardo Orihuela, MDEduardo Orihuela, MDMichael M. Warren Distinguished Professor of Urology



About Eduardo Orihuela, MD

E-mail: eorihuel@utmb.edu
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0540
Telephone: (409) 772-2091
Fax: (409) 772-5144

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Medical School: Cayetano Heredi University, Lima, Peru

Residency Program: General Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; Urological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fellowships: Urologic Oncology; University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981; Urologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1982-84.

Awards/Honors: First Prize, Pittsburgh Urological Association, 1981; Honorable Mention, Pittsburgh Urological Association, 1982; First Prize, Northeastern Section, American Urological Association, 1981.

Special Interests: Urological oncology; nerve-sparing radical surgery; laser therapy; adaptive immunotherapy; percutaneous-endourological management of upper tract urinary tumors; intravesical BCG therapy; continent urinary diversion; reconstructive urologic surgery; prostate ultrasound; screening for prostate cancer; cryotherapy of prostate cancer.

Research Projects: Mechanisms of action of cancer immunotherapy; flow cytometry; tumor cell surface antigens; analysis of DNA determinants of androgen receptors in prostate cancer; laser treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; cryotherapy of urological tumors.