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Michael S. Cookson, M.D.
Urology

Michael S. Cookson, M.D., FACS

Professor & Chairman



Academic Office
920 Stanton L. Young BLVD,  WP ​2140
Oklahoma City, OK, 73104
 

405-271-2140

Holly-Weldon@ouhsc.edu


Michael S. Cookson, M.D. is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and holds the Donald D. Albers Endowed Chair in Urology. An accomplished researcher and lecturer, he is the author of 211 peer-reviewed journal publications and 29 chapters of various textbooks in urology and urologic surgery, and has been recognized nationally for his outstanding contributions to urologic oncology.

Dr. Cookson completed his Urology residency at the University of Texas, San Antonio and completed his Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He was a member of the faculty at Vanderbilt University from 1998 to 2013, where he served as the Vice Chairman of Urologic Surgery and Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Cookson has devoted a significant portion of his academic career to the management of patients with urologic cancers, with a strong emphasis on Clinical Guidelines, Education and Evidenced Based Medicine. He was a member of the AUA/ABU examination committee for 10 years, including a member of Task for Cancer, Oncology Consultant and Pathology editor. He also serves on the ABU Oral Examination Committee. He is a co-founder of the OKAT, an SUO mandated oncology examination that is the standard for benchmarking for members and oncology fellows in training and served as Chair of that OKAT committee for 5 years. In 2011, he received the President’s Distinguished Service Award from the SUO for educational contributions. For his efforts in teaching at Vanderbilt, he was awarded the Michael Rodriquez Award.

Dr. Cookson recently served as the Chair of the AUA Guidelines Committee on Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer, and has previously served as the member of the AUA Guidelines on localized prostate cancer.  He currently serves as Treasurer for the Society of Urologic Oncology.


Academic Section(s):

Department of Urology


Education:

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine


Board Certification(s):

American Board of Urology


Residency:

University of Texas at San Antonio
 


Fellowship:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center



Associate Members

Zain Asad, MD

Zain Asad, MD

Assistant Professor

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Guilherme Barreiro, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
 

Heather Burks, MD

Heather Burks, MD

Assistant Professor,
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amanda Celii, MD

Amanda Celii, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

4th Year Surgery Clerkship Director

Associate Director, Trauma Post-Acute Care, EMS liaison

Associate Director, Trauma Outreach/Education

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Stephen M. Clayton, Jr., MD

Assistant Professor

Kelley A. Curran, MD

Kelly A. Curran, MD

Associate Professor

M. Blake Evans, DO
Karl Huebner, M.D.

Karl Huebner, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
 

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Jeremy Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Co-Director, Third Year Surgical Clerkship

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Kellie R. Jones, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Assistant Chief of Medicine, Oklahoma City VA Healthcare System
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Edgar LeClaire, MD, MS, FACOG

Assistant Professor

Fellowship Director

Amy Lee, M.D.

Amy Lee, M.D.

Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Kathryn Lindsay, MD

Assistant Professor

Yashas Nathani, MD

Yashas Nathani, MD

Assistant Professor

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Shashank S. Shettar, MD

Assistant Professor
Division Chief, Transplant Anesthesiology
Interim Division Chief, Obstetric Anesthesiology

Christine Vo, MD

Christine Vo, MD

Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director
Medical Student Clerkship Co-Director

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor, Medicine
Interim Section Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section
Director of the Interventional Pulmonary Program, Oklahoma City VAHCS
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, OUHSC
President, Oklahoma Thoracic Society
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians