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Andrew Peterson MD, FACS

Andrew C. Peterson MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Reconstructive Urology and Genito-Urinary Cancer Survivorship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Dr. Peterson received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1995. He completed his surgery internship at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1996. He completed his urology residency at Madigan in 2002 and subsequently completed a fellowship in Reconstructive Urology at Duke University in 2003.

He then returned to Madigan Army Medical Center where Dr. Peterson served as the Chief of Reconstructive Urology and the director of the urology residency. He also served as the chairman of the institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC), and on the institutional review board (IRB), the American Urologic Association guidelines committee as well as the Board of Directors for the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS), the Western Section of the AUA and the Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU).

Dr. Peterson joined the faculty at Duke in 2010 where he served as the Vice Chief of Medical Operations until 2018, and has been the Urology Residency Program Director since 2013. In addition to these duties he also directs the “Reconstructive Urology and Genitourinary Cancer Survivorship Fellowship”. His research and clinical interests include improving the care of cancer survivors and the prevention of genitourinary side effects from various medical, surgical and radiation therapies for cancer. He has published over 150 publications and abstracts in the peer reviewed literature in addition to 8 book chapters and a textbook on urodynamics. He currently serves on the review panel of multiple peer reviewed journals. He was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in 2019 because of his dedication to teaching and improving health for cancer survivors. He completed his Masters in Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019 graduating with honors and was inducted into the public health honor society Delta Omega.

During his 23 years of service in the active Army and Army Reserves, Dr. Peterson achieved the rank of Colonel retiring in 2015. He is a graduate of the Advanced Course for medical officers, the Command and General Staff College and has been inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). He has been awarded the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Meritorious Service Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit.


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