Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD, reviews the current society recommendations addressing when to intervene with surgical management in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). He provides an overview of new minimally-invasive surgical therapy technologies for these patients.Read More
Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD
Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD, is Chair and Professor of the Department of Urology at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. He holds dual appointments in the Department of Urology at the Mayo College of Medicine and in Clinical and Translational Sciences at the Mayo Graduate School. In addition, he serves as Dean of the Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development and as the Endourology Fellowship Director. Dr. Humphreys completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and an Endourology and Stone Disease Fellowship at Indiana University in Bloomington. Since that time, he has been on staff at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. His clinical focus is on surgical and metabolic stone disease, BPH (with a special focus on HoLEP), and minimally invasive GU oncology. In addition to the publication of over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and multiple book chapters, he is a journal editor and reviewer for several international urology journals. He is an active member of the Endourology Disease Group for Excellence (EDGE) research consortium. Outside of his work with the Mayo Clinic, he is on the Board of Directors of GSD Healthcare, an LLC promoting basic healthcare initiatives in underserved and impoverished areas around the globe. He also serves as a Board of Trustees member for Columbia College, which attends to a student population of over 30,000.
Articles by Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD
Posted by Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD | Dec 2019
Mitchell R. Humphreys, MD, describes the shifting landscape of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) management from a symptom-focused approach to a paradigm of altering the underlying disease progression. He focuses on changes in the medical management of nocturia and bladder outlet obstruction due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).Read More