Shaun Wason, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Urology

MD, Howard University

Shaun E. L. Wason M.D. FACS is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the Boston University School of Medicine. He specializes in minimally invasive urologic surgery using robotic, laparoscopic, percutaneous and endoscopic techniques to treat a wide variety of urologic disorders.

He performs laparoscopic radical nephrectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, prostatectomy and reconstruction of the urinary tract for UPJ obstruction and stricture disease. He performs laser enucleation of the prostate for BPH and has extensive experience in PCNL for large renal stones.

Dr. Wason completed his residency training in Urology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and his fellowship in endourology, laparoscopy and robotic surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). He was an Assistant Professor of Urology at EVMS prior to joining the faculty at BU/BMC.

His clinical research interests include radiation reduction in the operating room, surgical simulation and the application of 3D printing for surgical training.

Dr. Wason is board-certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the Endourological Society and American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Urological Association.
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Formica MK, Wason S, Seigne JD, Stewart TM. Impact of a decision aid on newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients' understanding of the rationale for active surveillance. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 May; 100(5):812-817. PMID: 27923674; DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.11.019;.
  2. Deal AK, Murthy S, Wason S, Vingan H, Fabrizio M. Percutaneous transhepatic holmium laser lithotripsy of a large common bile duct stone. Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Dec; 11(4):361-364. PMID: 27920862.
  3. Wason SE, Lance RS, Given RW, Malcolm JB. Robotic-Assisted Ureteral Re-implantation: A Case Series. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2015 Jun; 25(6):503-7. PMID: 25978559; DOI: 10.1089/lap.2014.0051;.
  4. Wan Y, Borsic A, Heaney J, Seigne J, Schned A, Baker M, Wason S, Hartov A, Halter R. Transrectal electrical impedance tomography of the prostate: spatially coregistered pathological findings for prostate cancer detection. Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6):063102. PMID: 23718610; PMCID: PMC3676380; DOI: 10.1118/1.4803498;.
  5. Wason SE, Seigne JD, Schned AR, Pais VM. Ureteroscopic biopsy of upper tract urothelial carcinoma using a novel ureteroscopic biopsy forceps. Can J Urol. 2012 Dec; 19(6):6560-5. PMID: 23228292.
  6. Berrondo C, Wason S, Pais VM. Urologic synechiae. J Endourol. 2012 May; 26(5):461-2. PMID: 22142267; DOI: 10.1089/end.2011.0320;.
  7. Wason SE, Schwaab T. Spontaneous rupture of a renal artery aneurysm presenting as gross hematuria. Rev Urol. 2010; 12(4):e193-6. PMID: 21234263; PMCID: PMC3020282.
  8. Steinberg PL, Wason S, Stern JM, Deters L, Kowal B, Seigne J. YouTube as source of prostate cancer information. Urology. 2010 Mar; 75(3):619-22. PMID: 19815255; DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2008.07.059;.
  9. Steinberg PL, Semins MJ, Wason SE, Matlaga BR, Pais VM. Fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous renal access. J Endourol. 2009 Oct; 23(10):1627-31. PMID: 19785549; DOI: 10.1089/end.2009.1528;.

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Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2009 and 2012 and 2016

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