Dr. Michael Whalen, MD

Urologic Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
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Dr. Michael Whalen, MD
Michael J. Whalen, MD is Assistant Professor of Urology at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Science. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Neurobiology from Harvard College and received his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He completed his residency in Urology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Whalen has received fellowship training in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and a completed a second fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Whalen is actively involved in clinical outcomes research focusing on cancer of the prostate, bladder, and kidneys. He has published numerous original research articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Urologic Oncology, Urology Practice, Prostate, Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, and BJU International. His research interests include robotic surgery techniques, optimization of pathologic reporting of urological cancers, and multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mp-MRI) and its role in prostate cancer management—active surveillance, post-treatment biochemical recurrence, focal ablation, and comparison to/integration with commercially-available serum-based and tissue-based genomic assays. Dr. Whalen has presented at numerous conferences in the US and internationally, including the American Urological Association (AUA) National Conference, the AUA New York Section Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal & Resident Essay Meeting, the 2016 World Cancer Congress in Shanghai, China, and the 2014 AUA National Chief's Debate, which he won as a representative of the New York Section. He is a member of the American Urological Association and serves on the Editorial Board of the ARC Journal of Urology (AJU), as a reviewer for Current Urology, and as a reviewer/statistical consultant for the Journal of Urology.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 741-3100

Dr. Michael Whalen, MD

Dr. Michael Whalen, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
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more than 17% of peers
Urinary Disorders
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more than 7% of peers
Hydronephrosis
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more than 6% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urology
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Tumor
  • Male Genital System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal Pelvis and Ureter - Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureter Tumor
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery
  • Bladder Reconstruction
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection or Biopsy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Cystectomy and Prostate Removal
  • Radical Inguinal Orchiectomy
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsy (TRUS)
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopy With Laser Lithotripsy of Kidney Stones
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • da Vinci® Nephrectomy
  • da Vinci® Prostate Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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Education

  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale New Haven Hosp-Yale U Sch Med
    Other Education | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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5255 Loughboro Rd NW
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