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Scott Eggener, MD

Professor of Surgery and Radiology

Director, Prostate Cancer Program

Director of Translational and Outcomes Research, Section of Urology

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

His research -- which has resulted in over 200 publications – exclusively focuses on urologic cancers and primarily focuses on improving the screening and care of men with prostate cancer. Dr. Eggener's research has been presented at national and international meetings. He is a senior faculty scholar at the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, an associate editor at four medical journals, on the executive board of IVUMed, and frequently participates in volunteer educational and surgical international missions.

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


Board Certification


Medical School

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

Language Spoken



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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Clinical Interests

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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.