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Dr. Preminger's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Preminger "Glenn M. Preminger, MD completed his Urologic training at the University of North Carolina in 1983. He was an AUA Scholar (1983-1985) in Mineral Metabolism at UT Southwestern Medical Center, concentrating on the medical management of nephrolithiasis. He ultimately spent 10 years on the Faculty in Dallas, returning to NC in 1993 as Professor of Urologic Surgery and Director of the Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center at Duke University Medical Center. He has had extensive experience in the development of endoscopic instrumentation for minimally invasive urologic procedures and holds eight patents in shock wave lithotripsy design. Dr. Preminger, along with Pei Zhong, Ph.D., established The Lithotripsy Laboratory within the Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center to study shock wave physics and tissue effects within the realms of shock wave lithotripsy and intracorporeal lithotripsy devices. Drs. Preminger and Zhong have been awarded over $10 million in research support from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Preminger has published more than 350 manuscripts, 100 book chapters and 10 books, as well as 30 videos that review complex endoscopic techniques. He is a member of 15 professional societies and holds Editorial positions with UROLOGY and the JOURNAL OF ENDOUROLOGY. He has served as Co-Chairman of VIII International Symposium on Urolithiasis (1996) and Co-Chairman of the 1st and 2nd International Consultations on Stone Disease, (2001 & 2007). He was Chairman of the AUA Nephrolithiasis Guidelines Panel, which released four sets of guidelines for the management of staghorn calculi (1994, 2004) and ureteral calculi (1997, 2007). From 2004-2007, he was Co-Chairman of the joint AUA/EAU International Nephrolithiasis Guidelines Pane"
This content was provided by Dr. Preminger "The Duke Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center provides all-encompassing management of kidney stone disease, including the minimally invasive management of urinary tract stones such as shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous and ureteroscopic stone removal. In addition, to virtually eliminate recurrent stone formation, the Stone Center offers comprehensive metabolic evaluation and preventative medical treatment of kidney stone disease."
Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Pediatric Kidney Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Flexible and Rigid Uretero Renoscopy
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
New York Medical College
Medical School | Graduated 1977
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
University Tex Sw Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
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