Daniel A. Barocas

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Daniel A. Barocas, MD, MPH, FACS is Associate Professor of Urologic Oncologiy at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Vanderbilt Ingraham Cancer Center. He has clinical and research interests in urologic cancers, particularly in the detection and treatment of localized cancers, and the measurement of patient outcomes and quality of care. He is co-director of the Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes research, an intellectual home for surgeon scientists at VUMC. Dr. Barocas has received grants from NIH to study active surveillance for prostate cancer care, and to study variation in the evaluation of hematuria. He is currently co-PI of the CEASAR study (Comparative Effectiveness Assessment of Surgery And Radiation), funded by AHRQ to study patient-reported outcomes in a large prospective, population-based cohort study. In addition to his activities as a urologic oncologist and health services researcher, Dr. Barocas is involved with national organizations, including the American Urological Association and Commission on Cancer, in development of quality measures for urologic cancer care.

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