Andrew C. Peterson, MD



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Associate Professor of Surgery
Department / Division:
Surgery / Urology
DUMC 3146
Durham, NC 27710
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  • MD, Dartmouth Medical School (New Hampshire), 1995
  • Urology, Madigan Army Medical Center (Washington), 2002
  • Reconstructive Urology, Female Urology, and Urodynamics, Duke University Medical Center, 2003
Other Training:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Clinical Interests:
Female urology with emphasis on urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse (combined urology and gynecologic approach); reconstructive urology and bladder dysfunction in men and women; urinary incontinence in men; reconstruction for urethral stricture and trauma; new bladder construction and urinary diversion; video urodynamic study, of particular value to patients with bladder-emptying problems and bladder-outlet symptoms; care of prostate cancer survivors with respect to sexual function and urinary continence, including penile prosthesis
Representative Publications:
  • Lentz, AC; Peterson, AC; Webster, GD. Outcomes following artificial sphincter implantation after prior unsuccessful male sling. The Journal of Urology. 2012;187:2149-2153.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Chen, Y. Patient reported incontinence after radical prostatectomy is more common than expected and not associated with the nerve sparing technique: results from the Center for Prostate Disease Research (CPDR) database. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2012;31:60-63.  Abstract
  • Tausch, TJ; Peterson, AC. Early aggressive treatment of lichen sclerosus may prevent disease progression. The Journal of Urology. 2012;187:2101-2105.  Abstract
  • Nelson, DM; Peterson, AC. Lichen sclerosus: epidemiological distribution in an equal access health care system. The Journal of Urology. 2011;185:522-525.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Webster, GD. Artificial urinary sphincter: lessons learned. Urologic Clinics of North America. 2011;38:83-vii.  Abstract
  • Nelson, DM; Peterson, AC. Changes in bone health and skeletal-related events following implementation of a multidisciplinary consensus statement guiding surveillance and treatment of men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. The Aging Male (Informa). 2010;13:120-123.  Abstract
  • Pugliese, JM; Greene, RN; Peterson, AC. Intravesical therapy use in the high risk patient: practice patterns in an equal access healthcare institution before and after national guidelines. Canadian Journal of Urology. 2009;16:4927-4931.  Abstract
  • DeCastro, BJ; Costabile, RA; McMann, LP; Peterson, AC. Oral ketoconazole for prevention of postoperative penile erection: a placebo controlled, randomized, double-blind trial. The Journal of Urology. 2008;179:1930-1932.  Abstract
  • DeCastro, BJ; Peterson, AC; Costabile, RA. A 5-year followup study of asymptomatic men with testicular microlithiasis. The Journal of Urology. 2008;179:1420-1423.  Abstract
  • Pugliese, J; Peterson, AC. Massive steinstrasse after treatment of a staghorn calculus. TheScientificWorldJournal. 2007;7:504-505.  Abstract
  • Pugliese, JM; Morey, AF; Peterson, AC. Lichen sclerosus: review of the literature and current recommendations for management. The Journal of Urology. 2007;178:2268-2276.  Abstract
  • Pugliese, JM; Peterson, AC; Philbrick, JH; Allen, RC. Ureteral endometriosis in patients after total abdominal hysterectomy: presentation and diagnosis: a case series. Urology. 2006;67:622.e13-622.e15.  Abstract
  • Raj, GV; Peterson, AC; Webster, GD. Outcomes following erosions of the artificial urinary sphincter. The Journal of Urology. 2006;175:2186-2190.  Abstract
  • Uribe, PS; Costabile, RA; Peterson, AC. Progression of renal tumors after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation. Urology. 2006;68:968-971.  Abstract
  • Raj, GV; Peterson, AC; Toh, KL; Webster, GD. Outcomes following revisions and secondary implantation of the artificial urinary sphincter. The Journal of Urology. 2005;173:1242-1245.  Abstract
  • Evans, KC; Peterson, AC; Ruiz, HE; Costabile, RA. Use of oral ketoconazole to prevent postoperative erections following penile surgery. International Journal of Impotence Research. 2004;16:346-349.  Abstract
  • Flynn, MK; Peterson, AC; Amundsen, CL; Webster, GD. Functional outcomes of primary and secondary repairs of vesicovaginal fistulae via vaginal cuff scar excision. 2004;15:394-398.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Palminteri, E; Lazzeri, M; Guanzoni, G; Barbagli, G; Webster, GD. Heroic measures may not always be justified in extensive urethral stricture due to lichen sclerosus (balanitis xerotica obliterans). Urology. 2004;64:565-568.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Webster, GD. Management of urethral stricture disease: developing options for surgical intervention. Bju International. 2004;94:971-976.  Abstract
  • Davis, R; Peterson, AC; Lance, R. Clear cell adenocarcinoma in a female urethral diverticulum. Urology. 2003;61:644.  Abstract
  • Gibson, BR; Peterson, AC; Costabile, RA. Priapism associated with hemoglobin C trait. The Journal of Urology. 2002;168:2122.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Lance, RS; Ahuja, S. Laparoscopic hand assisted radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion. The Journal of Urology. 2002;168:2103-2105.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Bauman, JM; Light, DE; McMann, LP; Costabile, RA. The prevalence of testicular microlithiasis in an asymptomatic population of men 18 to 35 years old. The Journal of Urology. 2001;166:2061-2064.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Joyner, BD; Allen, RC. Plastibell template circumcision: a new technique. Urology. 2001;58:603-604.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Lance, RS. Malignant lymphoma of the kidney presenting with pain and acute renal failure. Techniques in urology. 2000;6:218-220.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Lance, RS; Ruiz, HE. Outcomes of varicocele ligation done for pain. The Journal of Urology. 1998;159:1565-1567.  Abstract
  • Peterson, AC; Ruiz, HE; Soderdahl, DW. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with bladder involvement. Urology. 1997;50:444-445.  Abstract