Brian W. Cross, MD, is an assistant professor of urology at the OU Health Sciences Center. Following undergraduate and graduate degrees in Charlotte, NC, Dr. Cross earned his medical doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in urologic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and his urologic oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Cross treats all urologic cancers (adrenal, kidney, ureter, bladder, prostate, urethra, penile, and testis) utilizing both open and minimally-invasive techniques. He has a particular interest in complex open surgery for advanced retroperitoneal and pelvic malignancies, including complex renal tumors, locally-advanced kidney cancer, and re-operative abdominal surgery.
He holds memberships in the Society of Urologic Oncology and the American Urological Association, and serves as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals. He has authored numerous publications, abstracts, and book chapters, including chapters on molecular markers in kidney cancer, and surgical atlas chapters on open radical prostatectomy.
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency: Emory University Hospitals, Atlanta, GA
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Surgical treatment of complex and locally-advanced kidney cancer, IVC thrombectomy, cytoreductive nephrectomy
Hereditary kidney cancer
Prostate cancer, including advanced imaging techniques, screening, and active surveillance
Healthcare disparities in treatment of urologic malignancies
Molecular profiling and genetic-based treatments
Post-graduate surgical education
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Urologic Association
Oklahoma State Urological Association
Society of Urologic Oncology
South Central Section of the AUA