Gregory E. Tasian

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Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of Urology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty Member, Kidney Stone Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty Member, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Urology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
3rd Floor, Wood Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-7890
Fax: 215-590-3985
Education:
BA (Biology and English)
Trinity University, 2000.
MSc (Neuroscience)
University of Oxford, 2004.
MD
Baylor College of Medicine, 2005.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dietary and environmental determinants of nephrolithiasis

Changing behavior to reduce kidney stone recurrence among adolescents

Reduction of inappropriate CT utilization for children with suspected nephrolithiasis

Selected Publications

Kolon TF, Tasian GE: Cryptorchidism. The Kelalis-King-Belman Textbook of Clinical Pediatric Urology, 6th Edition. Docimo SG, Canning DA, Khoury AE (eds.). New York: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Feb. 2017 (in production).

Tasian GE, Kabarriti AE, Kalmus A, Furth SL: Kidney stone recurrence among children and adolescents. Journal of Urology 197(1): 246-252, Jan. 2017 Notes: (Epub Aug. 10, 2016).

Van Batavia JP, Tasian GE: Clinical effectiveness in the diagnosis and acute management of pediatric nephrolithiasis. International Journal of Surgery (London, England) 36(Pt D): 698-704, Dec. 2016 Notes: (Epub Nov. 14, 2016).

Tasian GE: Editorial comment. Journal of Urology 197(3 Pt 2): 950, Mar. 2017 Notes: (Epub Nov. 4, 2016).

Tasian GE, Ross ME, Song L, Grundmeier RW, Massey J, Denburg MR, Copelovitch L, Warner S, Chi T, Killilea DW, Stoller ML, Furth SL: Dietary zinc and incident calcium kidney stones in adolescence. Journal of Urology 197(5): 1342-1348, May 2017 Notes: (Epub Nov. 23, 2016).

Chu DI, Zderic SA, Shukla AR, Srinivasan AK, Tasian GE, Weiss DA, Long CJ, Canning DA, Kolon TF: Does varicocelectomy improve semen analysis outcomes in adolescents without testicular asymmetry? Journal of Pediatric Urology 13(1): 76e1-76e5, Feb. 2017 Notes: (Epub Oct. 26, 2016).

Chu DI, Zderic SA, Shukla AR, Srinivasan AK, Tasian GE, Weiss DA, Long CJ, Canning DA, Kolon TF: The natural history of semen parameters in untreated asymptomatic adolescent varicocele patients: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Pediatric Urology 13(1): 77e1-77e5, Feb. 2017 Notes: (Epub Oct. 24, 2016).

Chu DI, Canning DA, Tasian GE: Race and 30-day morbidity in pediatric urologic surgery. Pediatrics 138(1): pii: e20154574, July 2016 Notes: (Epub June 17, 2016).

Scales CD, Tasian GE, Schwaderer AL, Goldfarb DS, Star RA, Kirkali Z: Urinary stone disease: Advancing knowledge, patient care, and population health. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 11(7): 1305-1312, July 2016 Notes: (Epub Mar. 10, 2016).

Chu DI, Tasian GE, Copelovitch L: Pediatric kidney stones: Avoidance and treatment. Current Treatment Options in Pediatrics 2(2): 104-111, June 2016 Notes: (Epub Mar. 21, 2016).

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