Current Residents

Awet Gherezghiher

Chief Resident
PGY 5 (URO 4)

 

Class Year: 2016

 

Department/Institute/Center(s):

  • Urology

 

Biographical Information:

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
 
Memberships/Societies: American Urological Association, American Medical Association, Gold Humanism Honor Society
 
Honors/Awards:
  • Ungerman Medical Scholar (2008-2009)
  • Carolyn and Olaseinde Sawyerr Medical Scholar (2008-2009)
 
Interests: Basketball, golf, soccer, travel
 

 

Education:

 

Undergraduate Education:
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    Oklahoma City, OK
Medical Education:
  • University of Asmara College of Pharmacy-Eritrea
    B.S. in Pharmacy, with Distinction
    Licensed Pharmacist

 

 

Research Interests:

Surgical education, reconstructive urology, urologic oncology, surgical outcomes

 

Publications:

Expression of AKR1C3 in renal cell carcinoma, papillary urothelial carcinoma, and Wilms' tumor (International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology)  Joseph T. Azzarello, Hsueh-Kung Lin, Awet Gherezghiher, Vladislav Zakharov, Zhongxin Yu, Bradley P. Kropp, Daniel J. Culkin, Trevor M. Penning, and Kar-Ming Fung
 
Wilms' tumor metastatic to bilateral testes at presentation: Case and review of the literature (Journal of Urology)
Blake W. Palmer, Yan Xiong, Awet Gherezghiher, David Buethe, Adam Metwalli, Dominic Frimberger and Bradley P. Kropp
 
Abstracts/Presentations:
 
Is Younger Patient Age Still Associated With Benign Renal Tumor Histology? Podium Presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association 72nd Annual Meeting, September 2014, Baltimore, MD.
 
Book Chapter:
 
Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection for Prostate Cancer
PROSTATE CANCER: Science and Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition, Chapter 33
Jay D. Raman, M.D. and Awet Gherezghiher, M.D.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology

 

 

 

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