Stephen A. Boorjian, M.D.

  1. Urologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Dr. Stephen A. Boorjian is the Carl Rosen Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology as well as the Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and was a resident in Urology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Boorjian has co-authored over 450 manuscripts and book chapters, and was recognized as "Teacher of the Year" in Urology for 2012 by the Mayo Clinic Fellows' Association. He received the Young Urologist of the Year award from the AUA in 2014 and 2018, as well as the 2016 Young Investigator Award from the Society of Urologic Oncology. He is a member of the NCCN Guidelines Panels for Bladder Cancer and Penile Cancer, has served on the AUA Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Guidelines Panel, co-chaired the AUA Microhematuria Guideline Panel, and is a former Associate Editor of European Urology.

  • Surgical management of advanced renal cell carcinoma, including with tumor thrombus
  • Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer
  • Nephron-sparing surgery with partial nephrectomy
  • Nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy
  • Management and outcomes of high risk prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer: surgery for invasive disease, orthotopic neobladder reconstruction
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Urologic OncologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2006
    Chief Resident - UrologyWeill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
  3. 2005
    Resident - UrologyWeill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
  4. 2002
    Resident - SurgeryWeill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
  5. 2001
    Internship - General SurgeryWeill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
  6. 2000
    MDHarvard Medical School
  7. 1996
    BSDuke University

Certifications

  1. 2010
    UrologyAmerican Board of Urology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    SS MOLE Award, Examination CommitteeAmerican Board of Urology
  2. 2019
    Prince Beach AwardSociety of Government Services Urologists
  3. 2019
    Distinguished Service AwardSociety of Urologic Oncology
  4. 2019
    Platinum AwardEuropean Urology
  5. 2018
    Young Urologist of the YearAUA Young Urologist Committee
  6. 2016
    Carl Rosen Professor in UrologyMayo Clinic
  7. 2016
    Young Investigator AwardSociety of Urologic Oncology
  8. 2014
    Young Urologist of the YearAUA Young Urologist Committee
  9. 2014
    AUA-EAU Academic Exchange Program ScholarAUA-EAU
  10. 2013
    Best Poster of sessionEuropean Association of Urology Annual Meeting
  11. 2013
    Best Poster of sessionEuropean Association of Urology Annual Meeting
  12. 2013
    Reviewer of the YearEuropean Urology
  13. 2012
    Reviewer of the MonthEuropean Urology
  14. 2012
    Teacher of the Year in the Department of UrologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  15. 2012
    Outstanding ReviewerBasic Science, The Journal of Urology
  16. 2011
    Best AbstractAmerican Urological Association/ Japanese Urological Association
  17. 2011
    Best AbstractAmerican Urological Association/ Japanese Urological Association
  18. 2011
    Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors, Inc.
  19. 2010
    Best Reviewer, Prostate CancerThe Journal of Urology
  20. 2009
    CaPSURE Scholar MentorCancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor
  21. 2009
    America's Top Urologists - Urologic OncologyConsumer Research Council of America
  22. 2008
    First Prize Kelalis Essay CompetitionMinnesota Urological Society
  23. 2007
    First Prize Kelalis Essay CompetitionMinnesota Urological Society
  24. 2007
    Best Reviewer, Prostate CancerThe Journal of Urology
  25. 2006
    Gerald P. Murphy ScholarAmerican Urological Association/Threshold Pharmaceuticals
  26. 2006
    Second Prize for Best PosterSociety of Urology Oncology 7th Annual Meeting
  27. 2005
    Second Prize for Clinical Investigation, Ferdinand C. Valentine Resident Essay ContestNew York Academy of Medicine
  28. 2005
    TAP CaPSURE Scholarship for prostate cancer outcomes researchCancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor
  29. 2005
    Second Prize for Clinical Investigation, Ferdinand C. Valentine Resident Essay ContestNew York Academy of Medicine
  30. 2003
    Traveling Fellowship AwardSociety for the Study of Male Reproduction
  31. 1998
    Finalist for Basic Research AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  32. 1996
    Summa Cum Laude and ValedictorianDuke University
  33. 1995
    Phi Beta KappaDuke University
  34. 1992
    Dean's List with DistinctionDuke University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - 2024
    Practice Guidelines CommitteeAmerican Urological Association
  2. 2021 - 2022
    Representative to American College of Radiology Committee on Appropriateness Criteria for Pretreatment Staging Muscle-Invasive Bladder CancerAmerican Urological Association
  3. 2021 - 2022
    Immediate Past ChairGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  4. 2021 - present
    ExaminerAmerican Board of Urology
  5. 2020 - 2021
    ChairGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  6. 2020 - 2021
    Chair, Task Force C Examination CommitteeAmerican Board of Urology
  7. 2020 - present
    Abstract Review Team for the AUA Annual Meeting, Kidney Cancer: AdvancedAmerican Urological Association
  8. 2020 - present
    Director of Disease Site SubcommitteesGlobal Society of Rare GU Tumors
  9. 2019 - 2022
    Member-at-Large, Executive CommitteeSociety of Urologic Oncology
  10. 2019 - 2022
    Member, Policy CommitteeSociety of Urologic Oncology
  11. 2019 - 2022
    Vice Chair, Localized/Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer Guideline PanelAmerican Urological Association
  12. 2019 - 2020
    Chair-ElectGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  13. 2019
    Abstract Review Team for the AUA Annual Meeting, Prostate Cancer: Localized: Surgical TherapyAmerican Urological Association
  14. 2019
    Chair, Renal Cancer ProgramGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  15. 2018 - 2024
    Genitourinary Cancer Guideline Advisory GroupAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  16. 2018 - 2020
    Co-Chair, Asymptomatic Microscopic Guideline PanelAmerican Urological Association
  17. 2018 - 2019
    Nominating Committee MemberSociety of Urologic Oncology
  18. 2018
    Co-Chair, Renal Cancer ProgramGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  19. 2018 - present
    Guidelines Updated Literature Review Panel MemberAmerican Urological Association
  20. 2018 - present
    Guidelines Peer Reviewer for Testicular CancerAmerican Urological Association
  21. 2017 - 2021
    Examination CommitteeAmerican Board of Urology
  22. 2016 - 2022
    Representative Society of Urologic OncologyGenitourinary Cancers Symposium Program Committee
  23. 2016 - 2019
    Chair, Fellowship CommitteeSociety of Urologic Oncology
  24. 2016 - 2019
    Executive CommitteeWorld Urologic Oncology Federation
  25. 2016
    Guidelines Peer Reviewer for Renal Mass and Localized Renal CancerAmerican Urological Association
  26. 2016
    Guidelines Peer Reviewer for Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Metastatic Muscle-Invasive Bladder CancerAmerican Urological Association
  27. 2015 - 2017
    Membership and Bylaws CommitteeAmerican Joint Committee on Cancer
  28. 2015 - 2016
    Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Guideline PanelAmerican Urological Association/Society of Urologic Oncology
  29. 2015 - 2016
    Awards Committee MemberSociety of Urologic Oncology
  30. 2014 - 2021
    MemberClinical Trials Consortium, Society of Urologic Oncology
  31. 2014 - 2017
    Representative Society of Urologic OncologyAmerican Joint Committee on Cancer
  32. 2014 - 2016
    LiaisonCenter for the Science of Healthcare Delivery
  33. 2014 - 2016
    North Central Section RepresentativeAmerican Urological Association Young Urologists Committee
  34. 2014 - 2016
    Vice ChairYoung Urologist Committee, North Central Section, American Urological Association
  35. 2014 - present
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Urology
  36. 2014 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Clinic, Department of Urology
  37. 2014 - present
    Guideline Panel: Bladder Cancer/Penile CancerNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  38. 2013 - 2016
    MemberOffice of Access Management Executive Committee, Outpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  39. 2013 - 2016
    MemberFellowship Committee, Society of Urologic Oncology
  40. 2013 - 2014
    ChairCancer GU Upper Specialy Council
  41. 2013 - 2014
    PresidentYoung Urologic Oncologists Steering Committee, Society of Urologic Oncology
  42. 2013 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  43. 2013 - present
    MemberOutpatient Practice Executive Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester
  44. 2013 - present
    Minnesota RepresentativeYoung Urologist Committee, North Central Section, American Urological Association
  45. 2013 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Quality Collaborative of Society of Urologic Oncology-American Urological Association-Committee on Cancer
  46. 2012 - 2013
    Co-ChairBladder/Kidney Cancer Subcommittee, Manage to Reimbursement Project, Department of Urology
  47. 2012
    Peer ReviewerHematuria Guideline, American Urological Association
  48. 2012
    MemberCommittee on Treatment of Localized High-Risk (Invasive) Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma, International Consultation on Urological Diseases
  49. 2012 - present
    ChairOutpatient Procedure Re-design Committee, Department of Urology
  50. 2011 - 2021
    Board of DirectorsClinical Trials Consortium, Society of Urologic Oncology
  51. 2011 - 2014
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Urology
  52. 2011 - 2014
    MemberClinical Trials Consortium, Society of Urologic Oncology
  53. 2011
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Abstract Review Committee: Prostate Cancer Basic Research, American Urological Association
  54. 2011 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  55. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  56. 2010
    MemberSociety of Urologic Oncology
  57. 2010
    MemberClinical Trials Consortium, Society of Urologic Oncology
  58. 2010
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  59. 2010
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Abstract Review Committee: Prostate Cancer Basic Research, American Urological Association
  60. 2010
    MemberBladder Cancer Think Tank, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
  61. 2010 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Urology
  62. 2010 - present
    MemberNorth Central Section, American Urological Association
  63. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  64. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  65. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  66. 2009 - 2014
    MemberYoung Urologic Oncologists Steering Committee, Society of Urologic Oncology
  67. 2009 - 2010
    MemberEastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  68. 2009
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Abstract Review Committee: Prostate Cancer Basic Research, American Urological Association
  69. 2009 - present
    MemberSociety for Basic Urologic Research
  70. 2008 - 2018
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Abstract Review Committee: Prostate Cancer Basic Research, American Urological Association
  71. 2008 - 2010
    MemberInformation Technology Physicians' Advisory Committee, Fox Chase Cancer Center
  72. 2008 - 2010
    MemberPartners' Continuing Medical Education Committee, Fox Chase Cancer Center
  73. 2008 - 2010
    MemberProstate Cancer Risk Assessment Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center
  74. 2008 - 2010
    MemberCancer Genetics and Signaling Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center
  75. 2008 - 2010
    MemberMid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association
  76. 2008 - 2010
    MemberPhiladelphia Urological Society
  77. 2008
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Abstract Review Committee: Prostate Cancer Basic Research, American Urological Association
  78. 2008
    MemberGenitourinary Steering Committee, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, National Institutes of Health
  79. 2003 - 2006
    New York Section RepresentativeResidents' Committee, American Urological Association
  80. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Urological Association

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.