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Brian Howard Eisner, MD

Co-Director, Kidney Stone Program

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Brian Eisner is the Co-Director of the Kidney Stone Program at the MGH. He specializes in kidney stone surgery, kidney stone prevention and related research.

  • Phone: 617-726-3512
Departments
Department of Urology
Clinical Interests
Kidney stone disease
Bladder stones
Endourology
Kidney stone surgery
Kidney stone prevention
Shock wave lithotripsy
Ureteroscopy
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy
Laparoscopic surgery
Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, University of Michigan Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
Board Certifications
Urology, American Board of Urology
Gender
Male
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. Brian Eisner was born in Miami, FL and attended Harvard College and the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed urology residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in endourology and urinary stone disease at the University of California, San Francisco. His clinical practice focuses on kidney stone prevention, minimally invasive and surgical treatments for kidney stones, and laparoscopic surgery. He is actively involved in research involving kidney stone prevention, risk factors for kidney stone disease, and surgical treatment of kidney stones

Research

Dr. Eisner's research interests include prevention of kidney stone disease, risk factors for kidney stone disease, surgical treatment for kidney stones, and radiology of the urinary tract.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Eisner BH, Asplin JA, Goldfarb DS, Ahmad A, Stoller ML. Citrate, malate, and alkali concentrations in commonly consumed diet sodas: implications for nephrolithiasis treatment. J Urol (in press)

Eisner BH, Porten SP, Bechis SK, Stoller ML. Diabetic kidney stone-formers excrete more oxalate and have lower urine pH than non-diabetic stone formers. J Urol (in press)

Eisner BH, Porten SP, Bechis SK, Stoller ML. The Role of Race in Determining 24-Hour Urine Composition in White and Asian/Pacific Islander Stone Formers. J Urol. 2010;183(4):1407-1411.

Eisner BH, Porten SP, Bechis SK, Stoller ML. Hypertension is associated with increased urinary calcium excretion in patients with nephrolithiasis. J Urol. 2010;183(2):576-9.

Chi T, Eisner BH, Berger AD, Stoller ML. An ex-vivo evaluation of the application and strength of a novel laparoscopic knot substitute device. J Endourol. 2010;24(1):95-8.

Eisner BH, Eisenberg ML, Stoller ML. Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Quantitative 24-Hour Urine Chemistries in Patients With Nephrolithiasis. Urology. 2009.

Cystectomy: A patient education video

What to expect during admission for a cystectomy procedure. A cystectomy is a surgical procedure to removal all or part of the urinary bladder.

Nephrectomy: A patient education video

What to expect during admission for a nephrectomy procedure. A nephrectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the kidney. Surgery may involve one or both kidneys.

Prostatectomy: A patient education video

What to expect during admission for a prostatectomy procedure. A prostatectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the prostate gland.

Same day surgery procedures: A patient education video

What to expect during admission for ambulatory procedures with short recovery time, allowing discharge that day.

Dept. of Urology, MGH
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-3512
Fax: 617-726-6131

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6800
Fax: 978-882-6813