Carl A. Olsson, MD, FACS

 Carl A. Olsson MD FACS - Urologist

Dr. Olsson has served as President of the American Board of Urology, the Society of University Urologists, the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, the New York Section of the American Urological Association and is presently President of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.

He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the New York Academy of Medicine. He is a member of several associations and societies including the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the American Urological Association (honorary), the Urologic Society of Australia and New Zealand (honorary), the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgery and the American Surgical Association.

He has authored more than 350 published books, book chapters and articles in such scientific journals such as The Journal of Urology ©, Urology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Olsson is the recipient of 25 honors and awards, including the prestigious Hugh Hampton Young, Gold Cystoscope, and Distinguished Contribution awards from the American Urological Association. Other awards include the CaP CURE Research Award (several years), the Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal from the NY Academy of Medicine, the Dr. Michael E. Debakey Award from Baylor College of Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation’s John K. Lattimer Award.

Dr. Olsson has been a member of the American Urological Association since 1971, and was its Secretary for four years ending 2007.

In addition to supervising clinical operations for Integrated Medical Professionals, Dr. Olsson continues to enjoy an active clinical practice focusing on Urologic Oncology. For further information on how you can see Dr. Olsson as a patient or for a second opinion, visit: www.SecondOpinionUrology.com

Education:
MD – Boston University – 1963

Employment:
Chief Medical Officer
Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC
2008 – Present

Lattimer Professor & Chairman of Urology, emeritus
Columbia University Medical Center
2006 – Present

Chief of Urology & Chief of the Squier Urological Clinic
New York Presbyterian Hospital
1980 – 2006

John K. Lattimer Professor & Chairman of Urology
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University
1980 – 2006

Professor & Department Chairman – Urology
Boston University School of Medicine
1974 – 1980

Urologist-in-Chief
University Hospital of Boston
1971 – 1980

Director, Urology Department
Boston City Hospital
1974 – 1977

Chief, Urology Section
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
1969 – 1975

Honors & Awards:
1966 – Citation from U.S. Department of State, Republic of Vietnam and American Medical Association for Service in Project Vietnam
1971 – First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1973 – First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1977 – First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1979 – Gold Cystoscope Award – American Urological Association
1985 – Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University School of Medicine
1993 – CapCURE Research Awards
1995 – CapCURE Research Awards
1996 – John K. Lattimer Award, National Kidney Foundation
1997 – CapCURE Research Awards
1997 – John K. Lattimer Award, American Urological Association
2001 – Hugh Hampton Young Award, American Urological Association
2002 – Michael DeBakey Award, Baylor College of Medicine
2004 – Honorary Diploma, Bowdoin College
2006 – Ferdinand C. Valentine Medal Award – NY Academy of Medicine
2006 – Service Award, Society of Basic Urologic Research
2007 – Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University
2009 – Russel W. Lavengood Award – NY Section, American Urological Association
And numerous other work related and personal awards.

Published Works:
Olsson, C.A., et al: The Use of nephrostomy in renal transplantation – Am. J. Surg. 121:467-472, 1971

Olsson, C.A. et al: Immunological reduction of bladder cancer recurrence rate. Trans. Amer. Assoc. G.U. Surg. 65:66-69, 1973

Benson, M.C. and Olsson, C.A.: Urinary Diversion. Chapter in Campbell’s Urology. Eds. Walsh, P.C., Gittes, R.F., Perlmutter, A.D. and Stamey, T.A. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia 2654-2720, 1992

Total publications – Over 350: Available upon request

Affiliations:
-Fellow, American College of Surgeons
-American Urological Association, Honorary 2007
-New York Section, American Urological Association
-Southeast Section, American Urological Association, Honorary, l978
-South Central Section, American Urological Association, Honorary, 1980
-Urologic Society of Australia & New Zealand, Honorary, 1982
-By invitation, American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, 1978
-By invitation, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, l981
-By invitation, American Surgical Association, l990
-Past President, American Board of Urology
-Past President, Society of Urologic Oncology
-Past President, Society of University Urologists
-Past President, The Intersociety Council
-Past President, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons
-Past President, New York Section, American Urological Association
-Past Secretary, American Urological Association
-Past Chairman, Prostate Cancer Research Program, SAIC, Department of Defense

Career Accomplishments:
-First use of alpha sympathetic blockade in urinary outlet obstruction – 1973
-First use of immunotherapy in bladder cancer – 1973
-Developed first laser cystoscope – 1977
-Developed first flow rate nomogram – 1979
-Co-developer concept of PSA Density – 1989
-Leader in continent urinary diversion-coined term ‘orthotopic neobladder’ – 1989
-Co-developer of RT-PCR technology to detect circulating tumor cells – coined terms ‘molecular prognosis’ and ‘molecular staging’ – 1994
-First to describe use of absorbable staples to create urine pouches/neobladders – 1993
-Co-author of first use of docetaxel in prostate cancer – 1999
-Co-author of first study showing paternal age influences incidence of Down syndrome – 2003
-Co-author of first use of intravesical docetaxel for superficial bladder cancer – 2007

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