Speakers

Shubham Gupta, Andrew Peterson, David Preston, Alison Rasper

Shubham Gupta, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Shubham Gupta received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He finished his urology residency at the University of Mississippi. Subsequently, he completed an advanced fellowship in reconstructive urology and genitourinary cancer survivorship at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Additionally, Gupta has completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he worked on animal models of prostate cancer progression and treatment.

Gupta's clinical interests include urethral stricture disease, erectile dysfunction, and urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer (surgery or radiation). He is specifically skilled in the management of complex genitourinary complications including scar tissue (bladder neck contracture, ureteral stricture), fistulas, radiation cystitis, and voiding dysfunction that survivors of genitourinary cancers face today. Gupta is able to offer advanced surgical care including urethroplasty, bladder augmentation and replacement, ileal conduit urinary diversion, artificial urinary sphincter, male sling, penile prosthesis, ureteral reimplantation, peyronie’s plaque excision and grafting, peyronie’s plication and concealed penis repair.

Gupta is a member of the American Urological Association, American Medical Association, and Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.

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Andrew Peterson, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Residency Program Director
Department of Surgery
Division of Urology
Vice Chief of Clinical Operations
Duke University
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 was on the institutional review board (IRB), the American Urologic Association guidelines committee as well as the program and essay committee for the Western Section of the American Urologic Association.

Dr. Peterson joined the faculty at Duke in 2010 where he serves as the Vice Chief of Medical Operations, and Urology Residency Program Director. 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 100 publications and abstracts in the peer reviewed literature in addition to 8 book chapters and is the editor for “Clinical Urodynamics for the Clinician”. He currently serves on the review panel of multiple peer reviewed journals. He serves on the board of directors for the Society for Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons and the Society for Government Service Urologists.

During his time in the military Dr. Peterson achieved the rank of Colonel retiring from the Army Reserves in 2014. He is a graduate of the Advanced Course for medical officers, the Command and General Staff College, and 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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David Preston, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
Chief
Division of Urology
VA Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr David Preston received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta He completed residency training in Urology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC Dr Preston is board certified by the American Board of UrologyDr Prestons clinical interestsareas of specialty are general urology and male sexual dysfunction He is the Chief of Urology at the VA Medical Center in Lexington and also serve on Urology Faculty at the UK Albert B Chandler Hospital

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Alison Rasper, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
College of Medicine
Surgeon
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Alison M. Rasper, MD received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her general surgery internship and urology residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. Dr. Rasper completed her fellowship in urologic reconstruction, prosthetic urology, and infertility at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. She is an active member of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. Her special interests include treatment of male incontinence, sexual functioning, and infertility as well as management complex urethral stricture disease.

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