Urology Resident Ian Berger Highlighted in Urology Practice

Ian Berger, MD, a PGY-5 in Duke Urology’s residency program, was published in the November 2023 issue of Urology Practice.

The article, Rural For-Profit Hospitals Are Associated With Higher Commercial Prices for 3 Common Urological Procedures, focuses on access to urological services at rural hospitals and how high prices may dissuade patients from pursuing surgery.

Dr. Berger collaborated on the research with faculty members Vishnukamal Golla, MD, MPH, Michael Lipkin, MD, MBA, Gary Faerber, MD, FACS, Deborah Kaye, MD, MS, and Charles D. Scales Jr., MD, MSHS, FACS, as well as resident Alexandria Spellman, MD.