Scott Eggener, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Director of Translational and Outcomes Research, Section of Urology

Dr. Scott Eggener is an experienced robotic and open surgeon who specializes in the care of patients with prostate, kidney, and testicular cancer.

His research focuses on prostate cancer screening and treatment patterns, evaluating novel tools to assist patients in treatment decisions, and clinical trials for active surveillance and focal therapy.

Dr. Eggener's research -- which has resulted in over 100 publications -- has been presented at national and international meetings. He is the chairman of the University of Chicago Cancer Committee, senior faculty scholar at the Bucksbaum Institute, and has participated in volunteer educational and surgical missions to Congo, Cuba, Honduras, Morocco, Myanmar, Rwanda, and the West Bank.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

2008

Board Certification

Urology

Medical School

Stanford University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago (general and urologic surgery)

Fellowship

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (urologic oncology)

Memberships

American Urologic Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Chicago Urologic Society
International Volunteers in Urology

Language Spoken

English

Email

seggener@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-1860

Office Fax

(773) 702-1001

Office Postal Address

Scott Eggener, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6038
Chicago, IL 60637


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Read More About Dr. Eggener

An active member of IVUMed (International Volunteers in Urology), Dr. Eggener has participated in volunteer, educational and surgical missions to Cuba, Honduras, Morocco, Myanmar, Rwanda, Congo and the Palestinian territories.

Dr. Eggener performs robotic minimally invasive surgical procedures, using the da Vinci Surgical System.

Dr. Eggener discussed the results of his study on age and prostate cancer screening in The New York Times.

When Steven Fisher was diagnosed with prostate cancer, Dr. Eggener recommended an innovative new treatment. Read the story in Chicago magazine.

CNN featured Dr. Eggener in an article about why unnecessary prostate cancer screening remains common.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Eggener's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.