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Benjamin N. Abelson, MD

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Benjamin N. Abelson, MD

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Phoenix Children's Hospital - Thomas Campus/Rosenberg Children's Medical Plaza

1920 E. Cambridge Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
United States

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Phoenix Children's Specialty Care

3370 S. Mercy Rd.
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Gilbert, AZ 85297
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About Benjamin N. Abelson, MD

As a pediatric urologist, Benjamin Abelson, MD, is a surgeon who diagnoses, treats and cares for children's urinary and genital problems. The team of pediatric urologists and their diverse surgical expertise and interests drew Dr. Abelson to Phoenix Children's.

Dr. Abelson's parents, both physicians, were supportive of his decision to go into medicine. Dr. Abelson witnessed his parents' dedication and relationships with their patients which ultimately inspired him. In addition, Dr. Abelson saw how satisfying it was for them to serve as caregivers, educators and leaders in their fields.

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As a pediatric urologist, Benjamin Abelson, MD, is a surgeon who diagnoses, treats and cares for children's urinary and genital problems. The team of pediatric urologists and their diverse surgical expertise and interests drew Dr. Abelson to Phoenix Children's.

Dr. Abelson's parents, both physicians, were supportive of his decision to go into medicine. Dr. Abelson witnessed his parents' dedication and relationships with their patients which ultimately inspired him. In addition, Dr. Abelson saw how satisfying it was for them to serve as caregivers, educators and leaders in their fields.

After earning his medical degree at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Dr. Abelson completed a general surgery internship at the Cleveland Clinic. He completed a urology residency at the Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in pediatric urology at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Dr. Abelson is a member of the American Urological Association and the Society for Pediatric Urology.

Contributing to his field through continued research, Dr. Abelson has published numerous articles in professional journals and presented at national and regional American Urologic Association meetings.

Dr. Abelson considers it a privilege to perform life-changing surgeries. He values the opportunity to empower, educate and care for patients and their families, focusing on building a trusting relationship.

When he's not working, Dr. Abelson loves spending time with his wife and three children. He enjoys biking, hiking, waterskiing, as well as skiing in the snow, and watching his kids compete in the pool.

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+Education & Training

Medical School / Education

Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Residency

Cleveland Clinic

Fellowship

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

+Research & Publications

Publications

Reasoner SA, Enriquez KT, Abelson B, Scaglione S, Schneier B, OConnor MG, Van Horn G, Hadjifrangiskou M. Urinary tract infections in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2021 Jul 27:S1569.

Abelson B, Majerus S, Sun D, Gill BC, Versi E, Damaser MS. Ambulatory urodynamic monitoring: state of the art and future directions. Nature Reviews Urology. 2019 May;16(5):291-301.

Sun DZ, Abelson B, Babbar P, Damaser MS. Harnessing the mesenchymal stem cell secretome for regenerative urology. Nature Reviews Urology. 2019 Jun ;16(6):363-375.

Abelson B, Sun D, Que L, et al. Sex differences in lower urinary tract biology and physiology. Biol Sex Differ. 2018 Oct 22;9(1):45.

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