David B. Joseph, M.D.

josephChief of Pediatric Urology
 of Surgery

Clinic Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest
Pediatric Urology
    - Urinary reconstruction
    - Disorders of Sex Development
    - Neurogenic dysfunction of the bladder

Education and Degrees
Johns Hopkins University BA  1976
University of Wisconsin - Madison  MD  1980
University of Wisconsin Surgery/Urology Residency 1985
Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital  Pediatric Fellowship  1986

Awards and Honors
Phi Beta Kappa, 1976
Graduated cum laude Johns Hopkins University, 1976
Finalist -Argus Society  UASOM, 2001
    - Best Surgical Attending
Birmingham's Best Physician, 2003-09
America's Best Physician, 2003-09
ACME William Campbell Felch/Wyeth Award for Research in CME    
    - International Randomized Controlled Trial of Spaced Education:  Kerfoot, BP,
       Baker HE, Connelly, Koch MO, Joseph DB, Ritchey ML, 2007
Past President - Society for Pediatric Urology
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow Society of Pediatric Urology

Board Certification
American Board of Urology, 1987
    - Recertified, 1995|
    - Recertified, 2005
ABU Subspecialty Certification in Pediatrics, 2008

Professional Societies
American Urologic Association
Alabama Urologic Association        
Southeastern Section - AUA
Society for Pediatric Urology
Society for Fetal Urology                                
American Association of Pediatric Urologists
European Soc. for Ped. Urology - Corresponding Member
Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology
The Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons
Society of University Urologists
International Children's Continence Society
International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Birmingham Urologic Association
Jefferson County Pediatrics
Medical Association State of Alabama
Jefferson County Medical Society
Spina Bifida Foundation - Board member

Professional Committees
ABU/AUA Exam Committee - Chair
Journal of Urology - Assistant Editor
Spina Bifida Association Research Committee - Chair
SPU/AAP Section on Urology - Web Chair
World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care - Co-Director
    - Orlando  March 2009

Recent Publications - Journals

Bugg E, Joseph DB:  Bladder Neck Cinch  for Pediatric Neurogenic Outlet Deficiency, J Urol 170:1503-4 2003

Joseph DB  Bladder Rehabilitation in Children with Spina Bifida - State of the "ART"  editorial J Urol 173:1850-6 2005

Joseph DB  Urologic Management: in Spina Bifida : in Neural Tube Defects, Wyszynski Df editor, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2006

Herndon CDA , Viamonte L, Joseph DB:  Ureteroscopy in children: Is there a need for ureteral dilation and postoperative stenting?  J of Ped Urol  3:290-293 2006.

Herndon CDA, Joseph DB: Urinary Incontinence. Pediatric Clinics of NA. 53(3): 363-77, 2006 

Kerfoot BP,  Baker HE, Koch MO, Connelly , Joseph DB, Ritchey ML: Randomized Controlled Trial of Spaced Education to US and Canadian Urology Residents  JUROL 177(4): 1481-1487, 2007

Joseph DB: Practice Point commentary-Untethering of the spinal cord in children with myelomeningocele:, Nature Clinical Practice Urology in press for publication Nat Clin Pract Urol 49:472-3 2007

Kitchens DM, Herndon CDA, Joseph DB:  Pediatric Urodynamics - Basic Concepts for the Neurosurgeon.  J Neurosurgery  Neurosurgical Focus 23(2):E8, 2007

Joseph DB:  Current Challenges in Spina Bifida Care  TSW Urology 7, 1930-1931 2007

Tubbs RS, McKinley JE, Joseph DB, Atchcison J, Loukas M, Pugh J, Shoja MM: Isolated intraspinal germinoma in a child with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Spinal Cord. Mar 4 2008

Joseph DB: Current approaches to the urologic care of children with spina bifida. Curr Urol Rep. 2008 Mar;9(2):151-7. Review

Joseph DB:  This Month in Pediatric Urology.  J Urol 180:427-28 2008

Joseph DB:  Gonadal Tumors in Disorders of Sex Development.  Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 29:6  2008

Joseph DB:  This Month in Pediatric Urology.  J Urol 180:1212-1213 2008

Recent Publications - Chapters 

Joseph DB:  Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction; in Atlas of Clinical Urology, Poppas D, Retik AB editors  Current Medical Publishers, Philadelphia  2003

Adams M,  Joseph DB: Urinary Tract Reconstruction in Children. In Campbell's Urology 9th  ed Walsh, PC, Retik AB, Vaughan, ED, Wein AJ eds  WB Saunders Philadelphia 2007

Adams MC, Joseph DB:  Urinary Tract Reconstruction in Children.  In Study Guide - Campbell's Urology 3rd ed, Walsh PC, Retik AB, Vaughan ED, Wein AJ (eds), WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007

Joseph DB:   Megaureter.  In Clinical Pediatric Urology, Docimo S, Canning D, Khoury AE eds.  Informa Healthcare UK  2007 

Joseph DB:  Ureterovesical Junction Obstruction - Megaureters.  In Pediatric Urology, Gearhart JP, Rink RC, Mouriquand PDE, eds.  2nd ED Elseveir in production

Joseph DB:  Appendix. In Pediatric Urology, Gearhart JP, Rink RC, Mouriquand PDE, eds.  2nd ED Elseveir in production