Seth P. Lerner, MD

Seth P. Lerner, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Seth P. Lerner, MD, professor of urology at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified urologist specializing in urologic oncology and urinary tract reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, and management of patients with bladder, testicular, and kidney cancer. After earning his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lerner received his residency training in the Scott Department of Urology. He was awarded an National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) fellowship and completed fellowship training in urologic oncology and urinary tract reconstruction at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He has since received post-graduate training in minimally invasive surgery and offers both laparoscopic surgery for kidney and testicular cancer, and robotic prostatectomy. A leader in collaborative multi-institutional studies of bladder cancer, he is senior editor of the recently published Textbook of Bladder Cancer. He holds the Beth and Dave Swalm Chair in Urologic Oncology.

Articles by Seth P. Lerner, MD

Neoadjuvant/ Adjuvant Chemotherapy—Are We Ready to Accept Neoadjuvant as the Gold Standard?

Seth P. Lerner, MD, argues for adopting neoadjuvant chemotherapy as the standard of care for metastatic bladder cancer patients. Dr. Lerner believes the urological community needs to define a better range of risk-stratification and more accurate diagnostic methods in order to do this. He discusses current developments in prognostic biomarkers and expression subtypes that he believes will make these necessary improvements possible.

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