Dr. Jeffrey Holzbeierlein, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Holzbeierlein, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Jeffrey Holzbeierlein, MD is an urology specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1994 and specializes in urology.Read his story

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66160

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas


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Bladder Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Holzbeierlein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Holzbeierlein "Dr. Jeffrey Holzbeierlein is the John W. Weigel Endowed Professor of Urology, the Director of Urologic Oncology, and the Interim Chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma and received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma. He joined the faculty at KU after completing his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University and a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York. Dr. Holzbeierlein is the current President of the South Central Section of the American Urological Association. He is the Secretary of the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO), where he is the past Chair of the Fellowship Committee and serves on the Executive Board of the SUO. For this work, he received the SUO Distinguished Service Award, in 2013. He has served on the American Board of Urology Examination Committee and is a past Assistant Editor for the Journal of Urology. He currently is a member of the Oral Boards Committee for the American Board of Urology and has served on numerous AUA Committees, including the Practice Guidelines Committee and the Public Media Committee, and he has completed the AUA Leadership Program. He is the Chair-elect for the Program Committee for GU ASCO. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and serves on the Kansas section of the ACS selection committee. Dr. Holzbeierlein is also the past Chair and founding member of the Young Urologic Oncologists Section of the Society of Urologic Oncology. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Urology, Cancer, and Urologic Oncology. He has also been awarded the Resident Mentoring Award for faculty at The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Holzbeierlein serves on numerous hospital committees at the University of Kansas Health System and is the past co-director of the K-Inbre Translational Research Core, and the Director of the Genitourinary Disease Working Group. He is also the Director of the Burns and McDonnell High Risk Prostate Cancer Prevention and Survivorship Clinic at the University of Kansas Cancer Center. Dr. Holzbeierlein has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, and has numerous presentation and abstracts in journals and textbooks dealing with urologic oncology. He has been an annual lecturer for an AUA Course focusing on the Management of High Risk Superficial Bladder Cancer that was selected as one of the "best courses" at the AUA. He has intramural and extramural grant support including a co-investigator on an R01, and as PI on several investigator initiated trials. Dr. Holzbeierlein specializes in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies including prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, and penile cancers. His research interest includes the androgen receptor as a target of Hsp90 inhibitors in prostate cancer and clinically decreasing the morbidity associated with cystectomy. He lives in Kansas City with his wife Jill, and their 4 children, and is civically active at the Hope Lodge of Kansas City and Maison de Naissance."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Holzbeierlein "I specialize in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies including prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, and penile cancers. My research interest includes the androgen receptor as a target of Hsp90 inhibitors in prostate cancer and clinically decreasing the morbidity associated with cystectomy."


  • Urology

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laser Ablation
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tumor Ablation
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urostomy
  • Vaginal Surgery


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Vanderbilt Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Vanderbilt Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holzbeierlein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holzbeierlein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holzbeierlein to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Holzbeierlein's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great experience. Being young and having cancer for the second time Dr Holzbeierlein couldn't have been more reassuring and helpful!
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Jeff has been my urologist since I was diagnosed with Bladder Cancer in 2004. He is always pleasant and has a wonderful bedside manner. I credit his treatment - post transurethral resection of tumors with being cancer-free for 17 years.
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Awesome Doctor, kind, caring, courteous, and very Knowledgeable in his field. Would recommend him to my family and friends.
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