Acclaimed Urologic Oncologist, Michael Whalen, MD, to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Washington, D.C.

Michael Whalen, MD, Urologic Oncologist at GW Medical Faculty Associates, and affiliated to George Washington University Hospital, has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Washington, D.C. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.


Dr. Michael Whalen is an experienced and acclaimed Urologist whose practice focuses on the treatment of genitourinary malignancies. He has quickly become renowned for his clinical and surgical skills, as well as his earnest dedication to superlative patient care. His medical career began when he graduated from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. After an internship and residency in Urology at the Columbia University Medical Center, he completed fellowships in Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and in Urologic Oncology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut.


Dr. Whalen is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is an elected member of the Society of Urologic Oncology. He has become renowned across the District of Columbia and beyond for his expertise in the surgical management of high-risk genitourinary cancer patients and in the use of robotic-assisted surgery with the DaVinci robotic platform. Conditions treated by him include bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, adrenal cancer, testicular cancer, and ureteral cancer.  He has integrated the growing arsenal of genomic predictive tools and biomarkers into his clinical practice to bring the cutting edge of Precision and Personalized medicine to his patients.


Alongside his practice, Dr. Whalen serves as Assistant Professor of Urology and Urologic Oncology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is also the Director of the Genitourinary Oncology Multi-Disciplinary Clinic at the GW Cancer Center and serves as GW Site Director for the National Cancer Institute Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program, which is dedicated to training future generations of Urological cancer surgeons.  He is an active member of the American Urological Society, and has presented lectures across the world, as well as being a manuscript reviewer and statistical consultant for multiple peer-reviewed medical journals. His dedication and expertise makes Dr. Michael Whalen a very worthy winner of a 2018 Top Doctor Award.


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