Christopher Warlick, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor, Department of Urology
Urologic Surgeon, University of Minnesota Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers
Clinical Director, Urology Clinic at Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Dr. Warlick is an associate professor and urologic surgeon at the University of Minnesota Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers and Clinical Director of the urology clinic at Fairview Lakes Medical Center. Warlick specializes in urologic oncology, prostate cancer, expectant management for prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer. He also specializes in robotic assisted laparoscopic surgeries, and is an advocate for active surveillance for low risk prostate cancer. Warlick also uses MRI for image guided prostate interventions such as MRI guided and MRI/ultrasound fusion guided prostate biopsies. A member of the Masonic Cancer Center, Warlick’s current research focuses on the use of MRI imaging in prostate cancer, the testing of the performance of new genomic tests in African-American men, and on programs to increase the use of shared decision making around PSA screening and prostate cancer treatment decision making. He is also the director of clinical trials for the Department of Urology.