Michael Coburn, MD

Michael Coburn, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, Texas

Dr. Coburn received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and went on to earn his MD from New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. From 1990 to 2012, Dr. Coburn was Chief of Urology at Ben Taub Hospital, Houston, TX. He continues to treat patients in the Houston area. Dr. Coburn is also a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons and is on the Executive Committee of the ACS Committee on Trauma. His clinical interests include urologic trauma, genital and urethral reconstructive surgery, and male infertility and reproductive disorders. In his research, he is interested in discovering better techniques for reconstructive surgery of the genitourinary tract. A respected educator, Dr. Coburn currently serves as a Professor and the Russell and Mary Hugh Scott Chair of the Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also the Urology Residency Program Director there. His excellence in education is widely recognized, and the awards he has received include three Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Awards, and the Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education.

Articles by Michael Coburn, MD

Management of High Grade Renal Trauma

Michael Coburn, MD, discusses decision-making for urologists consulted in kidney trauma cases. He defines indications for active observation, nephrectomy, and non-operative interventions, as well as practical techniques for gaining vascular control and reconstruction.

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Urethral Strictures Guidelines Update

Michael Coburn, MD, highlights key points from the 2016 American Urological Association (AUA) male urethral stricture guidelines. He also brings attention to certain controversial statements and evidence-based treatment approaches in special circumstances.

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