Carl A. Olsson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
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Carl A. Olsson, M.D., F.A.C.S.

ABOUT US

Dr. Carl A. Olsson is the Chief Medical Officer at Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC, the largest Urology group practice in the United States. Dr. Olsson's expertise in Urology spans more than 40 years. He received his Medical Degree from Boston University in Massachusetts and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Olsson worked at some of the most prominent hospitals in the country including Columbia University Medical Center as Lattimer Professor & Chairman of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital as Chief of Urology & Chief of the Squier Urological Clinic, Boston University School of Medicine as Professor & Department Chairman - Urology and at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Boston as Chief, Urology section.

Dr. Olsson's many career accomplishments and affiliations established him as a leader in the field of Urology. As past president of the American Board of Urology, the Society of University Urologists, the Society of Urologic Oncology and numerous other affiliations, he built a reputation of excellence. A leader in the field, Dr. Olsson was the first to use immunotherapy in bladder cancer and made technological advances with the development of the first laser cystoscope to diagnose bladder stones and the first flow rate nomogram for the interpretation of urinary flow data.

Dr. Olsson is the recipient of numerous prestigious honors and awards for his research in Prostate Cancer and has authored over 350 publications, including books, book chapters and articles in peer review scientific journals (including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, The Journal of Urology and Journal of Clinical Oncology.)

 
Education:
M.D. - Boston University - 1963
 
Employment:
Chief Medical Officer
Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC
2008 - Present
 
Lattimer Professor & Chairman of Urology, emeritus
Columbia University Medical Center
2006 - Present
 
Chief of Urology & Chief of the Squier Urological Clinic
New York Presbyterian Hospital
1980 - 2006
 
John K. Lattimer Professor & Chairman of Urology
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University
1980 - 2006
 
Professor & Department Chairman - Urology
Boston University School of Medicine
1974 - 1980
 
Urologist-in-Chief
University Hospital of Boston
1971 - 1980
 
Director, Urology Department
Boston City Hospital
1974 - 1977
 
Chief, Urology Section
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
1969 - 1975
 
Honors & Awards:
1966 - Citation from U.S. Department of State, Republic of Vietnam and American Medical Association for Service in Project Vietnam
1971 - First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1973 - First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1977 - First Prize, Grayson Carroll Essay Contest Sponsored by American Urological Association
1979 - Gold Cystoscope Award - American Urological Association
1985 - Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University School of Medicine
1993 - CapCURE Research Awards
1995 - CapCURE Research Awards
1996 - John K. Lattimer Award, National Kidney Foundation
1997 - CapCURE Research Awards
1997 - John K. Lattimer Award, American Urological Association
2001 - Hugh Hampton Young Award, American Urological Association
2002 - Michael DeBakey Award, Baylor College of Medicine
2004 - Honorary Diploma, Bowdoin College
2006 - Service Award, Society of Basic Urologic Research
2007 - Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University
And numerous other work related and personal awards.
 
Published Works:
Olsson, C.A., et al: The Use of nephrostomy in renal transplantation - Am. J. Surg. 121:467-472, 1971
 
Olsson, C.A. et al: Immunological reduction of bladder cancer recurrence rate. Trans. Amer. Assoc. G.U. Surg. 65:66-69, 1973
 
Benson, M.C. and Olsson, C.A.: Urinary Diversion. Chapter in Campbell's Urology. Eds. Walsh, P.C., Gittes, R.F., Perlmutter, A.D. and Stamey, T.A. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia 2654-2720, 1992
 
Total publications - Over 350: Available upon request
 
Affiliations:
-Fellow, American College of Surgeons
-American Urological Association, Honorary 2007
-New York Section, American Urological Association
-Southeast Section, American Urological Association, Honorary, l978
-South Central Section, American Urological Association, Honorary, 1980
-Urologic Society of Australia & New Zealand, Honorary, 1982
-By invitation, American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, 1978
-By invitation, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, l981
-By invitation, American Surgical Association, l990
-Past President, American Board of Urology
-Past President, Society of Urologic Oncology
-Past President, Society of University Urologists
-Past President, The Intersociety Council
-Past President, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons
-Past President, New York Section, American Urological Association
-Past Secretary, American Urological Association
-Past Chairman, Prostate Cancer Research Program, SAIC, Department of Defense
 
Career Accomplishments:
-First use of alpha sympathetic blockade in urinary outlet obstruction - 1973
-First use of immunotherapy in bladder cancer - 1973
-Developed first laser cystoscope - 1977
-Developed first flow rate nomogram - 1979
-Co-developer concept of PSA Density - 1989
-Leader in continent urinary diversion-coined term 'orthotopic neobladder' - 1989
-Co-developer of RT-PCR technology to detect circulating tumor cells - coined terms 'molecular prognosis' and 'molecular staging' - 1994
-First to describe use of absorbable staples to create urine pouches/neobladders - 1993
-Co-author of first use of docetaxel in prostate cancer - 1999
-Co-author of first study showing paternal age influences incidence of Down syndrome - 2003
-Co-author of first use of intravesical docetaxel for superficial bladder cancer - 2007
 
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