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Christopher Filson, MD, Urology, Atlanta, GA, Emory University Hospital

ChristopherFilsonMDMS

Urology Atlanta, GA

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Associate Professor Department of Urology Emory University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • I am a board-certified urologic oncologist with an interest in urologic oncology, robotic surgery, and health services research. My research focus is learning how to optimize use of novel imaging studies like multi-parametric MRI of the prostate to improve our ability to accurately diagnose and stage prostate cancer.

Education & Training

  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemFellowship, Health Services Research, 2012 - 2013
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Urology, 2007 - 2012
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganMS, Health and Health Care Research, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemInternship, Surgery, 2006 - 2007
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 2006

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2015 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2013 - Present
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2006 - 2016
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Member Southeastern Section of AUA, 2015-2018
  • Member Society of Urologic Oncology, 2013-2018
  • Member American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013-2018
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Association of State-Level Medicaid Expansion with Treatment of Patients with Higher-Risk Prostate Cancer  
    Christopher Filson, MD, JAMA Network Open
  • Impact of Prebiopsy Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Prostate on Cancer Detection and Treatment Patterns  
    Martin G Sanda, Christopher P Filson, Urologic Oncology

Authored Content

  • The Resurgence of Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Not So Fast, But Get ReadyJuly 2016

Press Mentions

  • Fusion Biopsy Increases Detection of High-Grade PCa
    Fusion Biopsy Increases Detection of High-Grade PCaOctober 2nd, 2015
  • Combined Imaging Approach Effectively Detects Aggressive Prostate Cancer
    Combined Imaging Approach Effectively Detects Aggressive Prostate CancerMay 18th, 2015
  • Node-Positive Prostate Cancer on the Rise
    Node-Positive Prostate Cancer on the RiseMay 23rd, 2018
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Grant Support

  • MRI-guided Prostate Biopsy: Maximizing Value and Optimizing UtilizationAmerican Cancer Society2018–2022
  • ACS Postdoctoral FellowshipAmerican Cancer Society2015
  • Ruth L Kirschstein T32 Research FellowshipNational Institutes of Health2009–2012
  • Munn Idea GrantUniversity of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center2009–2010
  • Urology Care Foundation Research Scholars Program Postdoctoral AwardAmerican Urological AssociationPresent

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