W. BLAIR TOWNSEND, M.D, M.B.A.

Fellowship:

  • Robotic Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Residency:

  • Urology, Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health

Medical School:

  • George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Business School:

  • Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia

Undergraduate:

  • University of Virginia

Specialties:

  • Urologic Oncology
  • da Vinci® Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Partial and Radical Nephrectomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Urologic Reconstruction Surgery
  • SpaceOAR™ for Prostate Cancer Radiation
  • General Urology
  • Kidney Stones
  • Men’s Health (ED and Penile Implants)
  • Overactive Bladder and Incontinence (Urinary Sphincters, Botox®, Interstim™)
  • BPH (Aquablation®, Rezūm™, da Vinci® Robotic Simple Prostatectomy)
  • Vasectomy

Memberships:

  • American Urological Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Government Service Urologists

Honors:

  • Resident Humanitarian Award, Southeast Section of the AUA (2021)
  • Resident Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education, UNC Chapel Hill (2021)
  • AUA Resident & Fellow Essay Contest, Honorable Mention (2020)
  • AUA Resident & Fellow Essay Contest, Honorable Mention (2019)
  • Promotion to Lieutenant Commander, US Navy (2019)
  • IVUmed Scholarship, International Volunteers in Urology (2019)
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2017)
  • Submarine Medical Officer Insignia (2015)
  • Dive and Undersea Medical Officer Insignia (2013)
  • Paul DeWitt Award in Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine (2012)

Naval Medical Training:

  • Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center
  • Naval Undersea Medical Institute
  • Officer Development School