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Urologists pay tribute to Dr. Alan W. Partin

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“He’s had just such a huge impact for me as a role model, a teacher, a wonderful support system, just such a kind-hearted person,” says Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc, PhD (hon).

Urologist Alan W. Partin, MD, PhD, died at the age of 62 on March 28, 2023. Dr. Partin served as director of the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, as well as urologist-in-chief at Johns Hopkins Medicine.1

Dr. Partin is known for having created the Partin Tables, “a computer model that utilizes mathematical formulas to help prostate cancer patients get accurate estimates for the success of treatment.”2

To pay tribute to Dr. Partin, Urology Times® reached out to several urologists who knew and worked with and/or for Dr. Partin during his long and distinguished career:

• Marisa Clifton, MD, FACS, director of Women’s Health at the Brady Urological Institute and associate professor of urology, Johns Hopkins Medicine

• Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc, PhD (hon), professor of urology and population health at NYU Langone Health and the Manhattan Veterans Affairs, New York, New York

• Joel B. Nelson, MD, professor and chair of urology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

• Michelle Jo Semins, MD, professor at West Virginia University School of Medicine and chief of urology at West Virginia University Wheeling Hospital

• Edward M. Schaeffer, MD, PhD, Harold Binstein Professor of Urology and chair of urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

References

1. Rasmussen FN. Dr. Alan W. Partin, surgeon and former director of Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins, dies at 62. Baltimore Sun. April 16, 2023. Accessed April 19, 2023. https://www.baltimoresun.com/obituaries/bs-md-ob-alan-partin-20230416-oupqxt4wtzcy7g4p6kvjst4cqi-story.html

2. Dr. Alan Partin MD PhD. Legacy Rememers. April 2, 2023. Accessed April 19, 2023. https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/legacyremembers/alan-partin-obituary?id=51519455

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