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Edward Schaeffer, MD, Urology, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

EdwardMatthewSchaefferMDPhD

Urology Chicago, IL

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor and Chair of Urology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Genitourinary Oncology Program Director at the Luire Comprehensive Cancer Center. Urologist in Chief Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Summary

  • I am the Chair of the Department of Urology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. I have devoted my career to providing exceptional care for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer and investigating the molecular mechanisms of the disease.
  • Edward (Ted) Schaeffer, MD, PhD

    Dr. Ted Schaeffer discusses his care philosophy and approach to caring for patients who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineResidency, Urology, 2002 - 2007
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineInternship, Surgery, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2007 - 2017
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Rising Star in Urology AUA / Astellas
  • Top Doc Baltimore Magazine, 2014
  • Clinical Cancer Advace American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Original Contribution TP53 Missense Mutation Is Associated with Increased Tumor-Infiltrating T-cells in Primary Prostate Cancer☆  
    Tamara L Lotan, Mario Eisenberger, Harsimar B Kaur, Scott A Tomlins, Edward M Schaeffer, ScienceDirect
  • “Real-World” Practice Makes Perfect: Ensuring the Active Component of Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer  
    Edward M Schaeffer, Scott E Eggener, European Urology
  • Transcriptomic Heterogeneity of Favorable-Risk Prostate Cancer: Time to Move Past Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment (CAPRA) to Clinical-Genomic Risk  
    Edward Schaeffer, MD, European Urology
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Lectures

  • Association of Presalvage Radiotherapy PSA Levels After Prostatectomy with Outcomes of Long-Term Antiandrogen Therapy in Men with Prostate Cancer 
    ASCO Annual Meeting 2019 - Chicago, IL - 6/2/2019

Authored Content

  • SUO 2020: Prostate and Bladder Cancer UpdatesDecember 2020
  • Association of Presalvage Radiotherapy PSA Levels After Prostatectomy with Outcomes of Long-Term Antiandrogen Therapy in Men with Prostate CancerMarch 2020
  • Clinical and Genomic Characterization of Low–Prostate-Specific Antigen, High-Grade Prostate CancerFebruary 2018

Press Mentions

  • Northwestern Medicine Opens Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute
    Northwestern Medicine Opens Polsky Urologic Cancer InstituteJanuary 28th, 2019
  • Ben Stiller Shares Prostate Cancer Battle, Tackles Controversial PSA Test
    Ben Stiller Shares Prostate Cancer Battle, Tackles Controversial PSA TestNovember 25th, 2016
  • Ben Stiller on Prostate Cancer and the PSA Test: ‘Every Guy Should Get Tested’
    Ben Stiller on Prostate Cancer and the PSA Test: ‘Every Guy Should Get Tested’November 22nd, 2016
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