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Peter Albertsen, M.D.

Dr. Albertsen has obtained an international reputation for his work on prostate cancer and is the author of numerous publications. He is on the editorial board of several journals and frequently reviews manuscripts for the major urological journals. Furthermore, he holds the prestigious honor of being a trustee of the American Board of Urology as well as a member of the Residency Review Committee of ACGME for Urology. He is a member of the American Urological Association, American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons and the Society of Urologic Oncology among others.

Dr. Albertsen is a graduate of Princeton University and earned his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1978. After two years of surgical training at Harvard’s Deaconess Hospital in Boston he completed his residency training in urology at the Johns Hopkins University Brady Urological Institute in 1984. He subsequently received an M.S. in medical administration and preventative medicine from University of Wisconsin in 1990.

Appointments

  • Chief and Program Director, Division of Urology
  • Director, Urology Residency Program
  • Medical Director, UConn Medical Group
  • Professor of Surgery

Specialty

Certification
Urology

Education
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency
Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital

Hospital Affiliation
John Dempsey Hospital

Honors and Awards
2005 UConn Board of Directors Faculty Recognition Award

Clinical Interests
Treatment of prostate cancer

Research Interests

Clinical Research

  • Prostate cancer treatment options

Office Location

UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

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