Dr. Preminger named urologic surgery chief at Duke

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Glenn M. Preminger, MD, has been appointed chief of urologic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Glenn M. Preminger, MD, has been appointed chief of urologic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Dr. Preminger became professor of urologic surgery, director of the Comprehensive Kidney Stone Center, and director of the urology residency program at Duke in 1993. Prior to joining Duke, he was an AUA scholar for 2 years in the division of mineral metabolism at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, concentrating on the medical management of nephrolithiasis. He served 8 years on the faculty in the departments of urology, medicine, and radiology at UT Southwestern.

Dr. Preminger is an international leader in the minimally invasive management of urinary tract stones, including shock wave lithotripsy, percutaneous and ureteroscopic stone removal, as well as the comprehensive metabolic evaluation and preventive medical treatment of nephrolithiasis.

The chief of urologic surgery post at Duke was previously held by Judd Moul, MD, who continues as head of the Duke Prostate Cancer.

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