The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Urology

Ryan B. Pickens, MD

Assistant Professor

Clincal Focus

Kidney Stones, BPH, Kidney Cancer, Ureteral Reconstruction, Interstim Therapy and Female Stress Incontinence

Education

Medical School

University of Kentucky, University of Louisville College of Medicine

Internship

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Residency

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Certification

American Board of Urology

Professional Affiliations

Endourological Society
American Urological Association,
American College of Surgeons
Tennessee Medical Association
Knoxville Academy of Medicine
Kentucky Medical Association
American Medical Association
Sigma Chi Fraternity

Current Publications

Johnsen NV, Kammann TJ, Marien T, Pickens RB, Miller NL.
Comparison of holmium laser enucleation of the prostate outcomes in patients with and without pre-operative urinary retention. Journal of Urology. 2016 Apr;195(4P1):1021-6. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Current Presentations

Fisher S, Pickens R. Comparison of robotic assisted donor right nephrectomy to laparoscopic left nephrectomy in patient undergoing living donor renal transplant. Presented at 83rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2019 Mar 12-17; Phoenix, AZ.

Earl JA, Benton O, Sorensen M, Clark CJ, Pickens RB, White WM. Prostate imaging reporting and data system version 2: A predictor of biopsy outcome? Presented at 83rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2019 Mar 12-17; Phoenix, AZ.

Fisher S, Pickens R. Comparison of robotic assisted donor right nephrectomy to laparoscopic left nephrectomy in patient undergoing living donor renal transplant. Presented at 3rd Annual North American Robotic Urology Synosium; 2019 Feb 8-11; Las Vegas, NV.

Winter CA, White WM, Pickens RB. Bulb suction drainage is not necessary after routine robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy: A large case-control analysis. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

Basham KB, Pickens RB. Tubeless mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy: A single institution experience with outpatient management of renal calculi. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

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