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

ChristopherFilsonMDMS

Urology Atlanta, GA

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Assistant Professor 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 Department of UrologyFellowship, Urologic Oncology, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersFellowship, Health Services Research, 2012 - 2013
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersResidency, Urology, 2007 - 2012
  • University of MichiganMS, Health and Health Care Research, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersInternship, General 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 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2013 - 2017
  • 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

  • Prostate Active Surveillance Study Start of enrollment: 2008 Jul 01Daniel W. Lin, MD, James D. Brooks, MD, Martin E. Gleave, MD, Ian M. Thompson, MD, Peter R. Carroll, MD, Michael D. Fabrizio, MD, Andrew A Wagner, MD, Todd M. Morgan, MD, Lisa F Newcomb, PhD, and Christop...

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

  • More Metastatic Prostate Cancers Diagnosed Following USPSTF Screening Recommendations
    More Metastatic Prostate Cancers Diagnosed Following USPSTF Screening RecommendationsFebruary 3rd, 2020
  • USPSTF Prostate Screening Guidance Had Impact
    USPSTF Prostate Screening Guidance Had ImpactMay 22nd, 2018
  • New Study Shows Declines in Prostate Cancer Screening, Diagnoses and Treatment
    New Study Shows Declines in Prostate Cancer Screening, Diagnoses and TreatmentMay 21st, 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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