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Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D. Brian R. Matlaga, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Director of Stone Disease
Director of Ambulatory Care

James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
Regional Director of Community Urology

Email:bmatlag1@jhmi.edu

Dr. Brian Matlaga is an Associate Professor of Urology the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and also serves as the Director of Ambulatory Care for the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute. Dr. Matlaga received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, and his Medical Degree and a Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University. He then completed his internship in surgery and residency in urology at Wake Forest University; his subsequent fellowship at Indiana University was supported by an American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Scholarship.

Dr. Matlaga is an internationally recognized expert in the medical and surgical management of patients with urinary stone disease, and he is the Director of Stone Disease for the Brady Urological Institute. This expertise is built on his academic investigations of the pathophysiology and epidemiology of stone formation, as well as his contributions to the advancement of minimally invasive surgical techniques. A frequent contributor to the medical press, Dr. Matlaga's research has received both national and international awards, and he has sat on advisory committees for the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, and the National Institutes of Health.

EDUCATION

1995 Bachelor of Arts in English
Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
1999 Master of Public Health in Health Systems Management
Tulane University School of Public Health And Tropical Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
1999 Doctor of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

1999-2000 Internship in General Surgery
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2000-2004 Residency in Urology
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
2004-2006 Fellowship in Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery
American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Scholar
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

  • Indiana

  • North Carolina

  • Maryland

PUBLICATIONS

  Free Access to abstracts at PubMe

  1. Matlaga BR, Hall MC. Testicular cancer. North Carolina Cancer Control Plan 2001-2010. American Cancer Society, 2001.
  2. Applewhite JC, Matlaga BR, McCullough DM, Hall MC. Transrectal ultrasound and biopsy in the early diagnosis of prostate cancer. Cancer Control, 8:141, 2001.

  3. Matlaga BR, Hall MC, Stindt D, Torti FM. Response of hormone refractory prostate cancer to lycopene. Journal of Urology, 166:613, 2001.

  4. Matlaga BR, Veys JA, Thacker CC, Assimos DG. Prostate abscess following intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin treatment. Journal of Urology, 167:251, 2002.

  5. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Is there a role for open stone surgery? AUA News, 7:6, 2002.

  6. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Changing indications of open stone surgery. Urology, 59:490, 2002.

  7. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. The role of open stone surgery in 2002. Brazilian Journal of Urology, 28:87, 2002.

  8. Applewhite JC, Matlaga BR, McCullough DL. Results of the five-region prostate biopsy method: the repeat biopsy population. Journal of Urology, 168:500, 2002.

  9. Matlaga BR, Veys JA, Jung F, Hutcheson JC. Subcapsular urinoma: an unusual form of Page kidney in a high school wrestler. Journal of Urology, 168:672, 2002.

  10. Matlaga BR, Zagoria RJ, Woodruff RD, Torti FM, Hall MC. Phase II trial of radiofrequency ablation of renal cancer: evaluation of the kill zone. Journal of Urology, 168:2401, 2002.

  11. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. The treatment of lower pole renal calculi in 2003. Reviews in Urology, 4:178, 2002.

  12. Matlaga BR, Eskew LA, McCullough DL. Prostate biopsy: indications and technique. Journal of Urology, 169:12, 2003.

  13. Matlaga BR, Zagoria RJ, Assimos DG. Three-dimensional imaging of the urinary tract. AUA Update Series, Lesson 11:82, 2003.

  14. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Urologic manifestations of non-urologic disease: urolithiasis. Urologic Clinics of North America, 30:91, 2003.

  15. Shah OD, Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Selecting treatment for distal ureteral calculi: shock wave lithotripsy versus ureteroscopy? Reviews in Urology, 5:40, 2003.

  16. Matlaga BR, Lovato JF, Hall MC. A randomized, prospective trial of a novel local anesthetic technique for extensive prostate biopsy. Urology, 61:972, 2003.

  17. Matlaga BR, Shah OD, Zagoria RJ, Dyer RB, Streem SB, Assimos DG. CT-guided access for percutaneous nephrostolithotomy. Journal of Urology, 170:45, 2003.

  18. Shah OD, Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Case Scenario: Twenty year old male with recurrent right flank pain. Reviews in Urology, 5:126, 2003.

  19. Shah OD, Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. Percutaneous management of calyceal diverticula. Contemporary Urology, 15:28, 2003.

  20. Matlaga BR, Shah OD, Hart LJ, Assimos DG. Ileal ureter substitution: a contemporary series. Urology, 62:998, 2003.

  21. Matlaga BR, Shah OD, Assimos DG. Drug-induced urinary calculi. Reviews in Urology, 5:227, 2003.

  22. Matlaga BR, Zagoria RJ, Clark PE, Hall MC. Radiofrequency ablation of renal cancer. Current Urology Reports, 5:39, 2004.
  23. Matlaga BR, Assimos DG. How to perform metabolic evaluation in stone formers. Urology Times, 1:1, 2004
  24. Matlaga BR, Clark PE, Hall MC. Reducing prostate biopsy pain: options for effective analgesia. Contemporary Urology, 16(3):74, 2004.
  25. Zagoria RJ, Hawkins AD, Clark PE, Hall MC, Matlaga BR, Dyer RB, Chen MY. Percutaneous CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of renal neoplasms: factors influencing success and midterm results. American Journal of Roentgenology, 183:201, 2004.
  26. Matlaga BR, Hodges SJ, Shah OD, Passmore L, Hart LJ, Assimos DG. Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy: predictors of length of stay. Journal of Urology, 172:1351, 2004.
  27. Matlaga BR, Shah OD, Singh D, Streem SB, Assimos DG. Ureterocalicostomy: a contemporary experience. Urology, 65:42, 2005.
  28. Weizer AZ, Springhart WP, Ekeruo WO, Matlaga BR, Tan YH, Assimos DG, Preminger GM. Ureteroscopic management of renal calculi in anomalous kidneys. Urology, 65:265, 2005.
  29. Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Lingeman JE. Improving outcomes of percutaneous nephrolithotomy: access. European Association of Urology Update Series, 3:37, 2005.
  30. Kim SC, Matlaga BR, Kuo RL, Watkins SL, Kennett KM, Gilling PJ, Lingeman JE. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP): a comparison of efficiency measures at two institutions. Journal of Endourology, 19:550, 2005.
  31. Peterson MD, Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Kuo RL, Soergel TM, Watkins SL, Lingeman JE. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for men with urinary retention. Journal of Urology, 174:998, 2005.
  32. Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Kuo RL, Watkins SL, Lingeman JE. Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) for prostates greater than 125 cc. BJU International, 97:81, 2006.
  33. Kim SC, Ng JC, Matlaga BR, Lifshitz DA, Lingeman JE. Use of lower pole nephrostomy drainage following endorenal surgery through an upper pole access. Journal of Urology, 175:580, 2006.
  34. Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Watkins SL, Kuo RL, Munch LC, Lingeman JE. Changing composition of renal calculi in patients with neurogenic bladder. Journal of Urology, 175:1716, 2006.
  35. Matlaga BR, Williams JC Jr, Kim SC, Kuo RL, Evan AP, Bledsoe SB, Coe FL, Worcester EM, Munch LC, Lingeman JE. Endoscopic evidence of calculus attachment to Randall’s Plaque. Journal of Urology, 175:1720, 2006.
  36. Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Watkins SL, Kuo RL, Munch LC, Lingeman JE. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy for ectopic kidneys: over, around, or through. Urology, 67:513, 2006.
  37. Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Watkins SL, Kuo RL, Chan BW, Lingeman JE. Pre-percutaneous nephrolithotomy opacification for caliceal diverticular calculi. Journal of Endourology, 20:175, 2006.
  38. Evan AP, Coe FL, Lingeman JE, Shao Y, Matlaga BR, Kim SC, Bledsoe SB, Sommer AJ, Grynpas M, Phillips CL, Worcester EM. Renal crystal deposits and histopathology in patients with cystine stones. Kidney International, 69:2227, 2006.
  39. Matlaga BR, Shah OD, Assimos DG. Re: The use of bowel for ureteral replacement for complex ureteral reconstruction: long-term results. Journal of Urology, 175:179, 2006.
  40. Matlaga BR, Coe FL, Evan AP, Lingeman JE. New insights into the pathophysiology of urolithiasis. Journal of Urology (Accepted for Publication).
  41. Kim SC, Matlaga BR, Tinmouth WW, Kuo RL, Evan AP, McAteer JA, Williams JC, Lingeman JE. In vitro assessment of the cyberwand: a novel dual probe ultrasonic intracorporeal lithotriptor. Journal of Urology (Accepted for Publication).



  BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Matlaga B.R., Shah O.D., Assimos D.G. Complications of percutaneous approaches, including incisions. In: Advanced Endourology. Ed: Stephen Y. Nakada, 2004.

  2. Lingeman J.E., Matlaga B.R., Evan A.P. Surgical Management of Upper Tract Calculi. In: Campbell-Walsh Urology, 9th Edition. Eds: Alan J. Wein, Louis R. Kavoussi, Andrew C. Novick, Alan W. Partin, Craig A. Peters, 2005.

  3. Miller N.L., Matlaga B.R., Kuo R.L., Kim S.C., Lingeman J.E. Urologic aspects of nephrolithiasis management. In: Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 6th Edition. Ed: Murray J. Favus. Phialdelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2006.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Urological Association

  • Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association

  • Endourological Society

  • Society of Engineering and Urology

AWARDS & HONORS

September 2001 EPITHELIOID LEIOMYOMA
Second Place Award at the 1st Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, Greensboro, North Carolina
May 2002 Praecis Pharmaceuticals / American Urological Association Gerald P. Murphy Scholar
Orlando, Florida
October 2002 A NOVEL TECHNIQUE OF LOCAL ANESTHESIA FOR EXTENSIVE PROSTATE BIOPSY
Second Place Award at the 2nd Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, Greensboro, North Carolina
April 2003 Praecis Pharmaceuticals / American Urological Association Gerald P. Murphy Scholar
Chicago, Illinois
May 2003 The Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
October 2003 PERCUTANEOUS WATER-COOLED RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION OF RENAL CELL CARCINOMA
Second Place Award at the 3rd Annual North Carolina Urology Residents Seminar, Greensboro, North Carolina
June 2004 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Outstanding Resident Surgeon Award.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
July 2004 American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD) Research Scholar
Indianapolis, Indiana
May 2006 American Urological Association Foundation Research Scholar Program Outstanding Graduate Scholar.
Indianapolis, Indiana
August 2006 Best Overall Paper Award at the 24th Annual World Congress of Endourology.
Cleveland, Ohio.
June 2008

The Brady Urological Institute of Resident Teaching Award. Baltimore, Maryland

April 2009 Best Poster Award. 104th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association,
Chicago, Illinois
May 2010 Best Poster Award. 105th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association,
San Francisco, California

 

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