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.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
Stanford University School of Medicine
Internship and Residency
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago (general and urologic surgery)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (urologic oncology)
American Urologic Association
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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.
View a partial list of Dr. Eggener's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.