David J. Grossklaus, MD



Dr. David J. Grossklaus, MDDr. Grossklaus is certified by the American Board of Urology and is also a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Grossklaus is a general urologist but his practice emphasis is on urologic oncology: prostate cancer, renal cancer, and bladder cancer. He is an expert in Robotic Assisted Surgery for Urologic Cancer, and also utilizes laparoscopic and open approaches.

Dr. Grossklaus is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at Mayo Clinic and has been in charge of vasectomy training for urology residents at Mayo Clinic Phoenix since 2005.

Dr. Grossklaus treats patients with all forms of urologic stones; kidney stones, ureteral stones and bladder stones utilizing minimally invasive techniques such as the holmium laser and ESWL (lithotripsy). He also treats voiding and urinary problems in both men and women and treats benign prostate disease with a wide variety of methods.

Dr. Grossklaus has been named to the "Phoenix Magazine" Top Doctors list (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016) and the list of America's Top Urologists. He has served as the President of the Phoenix Urological Society and Chairman of Surgery at Banner Baywood Medical Center.


Education

  • Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
    A.B., 1988-1992, Cum Laude
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
    M.D., 1992-1996, Alpha Omega Alpha

Training

  • Internship
    Dept. of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN1996-1997
  • Residency
    Dept. of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN1997-1998
  • Residency
    Dept. of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN1998-2001
  • Chief Resident
    Dept. of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN2001-2002

Academic Appointment

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

David J. Grossklaus, MDProfessional Memberships

  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • American Medical Association
  • American Urological Association
  • Western Section, AUA
  • Arizona Medical Association
  • Arizona Urologic Association
  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Phoenix Urologic Society
  • Vanderbilt Urologic Society

Medical Staff Leadership Positions

  • President, Phoenix Urologic Society, 2010-2012
  • Arizona Representative, Board of Directors, Western Section of the American Urologic Association, 2010-2014
  • Secretary, Phoenix Urologic Society
    2008 – 2010
  • Chairman, Department of Surgery: Banner Baywood Medical Center
    January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2005
    January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2007
  • Member, Oncology Council: Banner Baywood Medical Center
    January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2005
    January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Phoenix "Top Doc" (Phoenix Magazine), 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Award for Excellence in Prostate Cancer Research, 2002
  • Pfizer Scholar in Urology Award, Vanderbilt University, 200

Publications

  • Grossklaus, D.J., Smith, J.A., Jr., Shappell, S.B., Coffey, C.S., Chang, S.S. and Cookson, M.S. "The Free/Total Prostate-Specific Antigen Ratio is the Best Predictor of Tumor Involvement in the Radical Prostatectomy Specimen Among Men with an Elevated PSA." Urologic Oncology: Journal of the Society for Urologic Oncology. (2002) 7(5): 193-196.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Jack, G.S., Chang, S.S., and Cookson, M.S. "Percent of Cancer in the Biopsy Set Predicts Pathologic Findings After Prostatectomy." Journal of Urology. (2002) 167(5): 2032-2036.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Pope, J.C., IV, Adams, M.C., and Brock, J.W., III. "Is Post-Operative Cystography Necessary Following Ureteral Reimplantation?" Urology. (2001) 58(6): 1041-1045.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Jack, G.S., and Cookson, M.S. "Prediction Of Tumor Volume and Pathologic Stage in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens is not Enhanced by Increasing the Number of Prostate Needle Biopsy Cores." BJU International. (2001) 88(7): 722-726.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Shappell, S.B., Adams, M.C., Brock, J.W., III, and Pope, J.C., IV,. "Small Intestine Submucosa as a Urethral Coverage Layer." Journal of Urology. (2001) 166(2): 636-639.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Shappell, S.B., Gautam, S., Smith, J.A., Jr., and Cookson, M.S. "Ratio of Free-to-Total Prostate Specific Antigen Correlates with Tumor Volume in Patients With Increased Prostate Specific Antigen." Journal of Urology. (2001) 165(2): 455-458.
  • Cookson, M.S. and Grossklaus, D.J. Adrenal Physiology in Urology: Pearls of Wisdom. Levy, D. (ed.), Lincoln, NE. Boston Medical Publishing Corp. (2001) pp. 195-200.
  • Grossklaus, D.J. and Franke, J.J. "Vesical Necrosis After Hydrodistension of the Urinary Bladder In a Patient with Interstitial Cystitis." BJU International. (2000) 86: 140-141.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Holzbeierlein, J.M., Roth, B.J., and Smith, J.A., Jr. "Abnormal Mammogram As the Presenting Sign of Renal Cell Carcinoma." Journal of Urology. (2000) 163(4): 1239-1240.
  • Cookson, M.S. and Grossklaus, D.J. "Prostate Cancer—In Whom is Surveillance Appropriate?" American Urological Association News. (2000) 5(1): 24-32.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Dutta. S.C., Shappell, S.B., and Kirchner, F. "Cutaneous Mucormycosis Presenting as a Penile Lesion in a Patient with Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia." Journal of Urology. (1999) 161(6): 1906-1907.
  • Warneke, J., Grossklaus, D., Davis, J., Stea, B., Bebb, G., Taylor, C., Hastings, R., and Villar, H. "Influence of Local Treatment on the Recurrence Rate of DCIS." Journal of the American College of Surgeons. (1995) 180(6): 683-688.
  • Grossklaus, D.J. "Penile Strangulation by Metal Rings." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the AUA. Lake Las Vegas, NV. November 6, 2003.
  • DeMarco, R.T., Grossklaus, D.J., Pope, J.C., IV, Adams, M.C., and Brock, J.W. III. "Is Post-Operative Voiding Cystourethrogram Necessary Following Ureteroneocystostomy?" Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. Savannah, GA. March 27, 2003.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Jack, G.S., Chang, S.S., and Cookson, M.S. "Percent of Cancer in the Biopsy Set Predicts Pathology Following Prostatectomy." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Orlando, FL. May 28, 2002.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Pope, J.C., IV, Adams, M.C., and Brock, J.W., III. "Is Post-Operative Cystography Necessary Following Ureteral Reimplantation?" Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA. October 20, 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Jack, G.S., and Cookson, M.S. "Prediction Of Tumor Volume and Pathologic Stage in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens is Not Enhanced by Increasing the Number of Prostate Needle Biopsy Cores." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association, Anaheim, CA. June 5, 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Smith, J.A., Jr., and Cookson, M.S. "Percent Free PSA Correlates with Prostate Cancer Pathology in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association. Anaheim, CA. June 5, 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Jack, G.S., and Cookson, M.S. "Prediction Of Tumor Volume and Pathologic Stage in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens is Not Enhanced by Increasing the Number of Prostate Needle Biopsy Cores." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. New Orleans, LA. April 3. 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Coffey, C.S., Shappell, S.B., Smith, J.A., Jr., and Cookson, M.S. "Percent Free PSA Correlates with Prostate Cancer Pathology in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. New Orleans, LA. April 1, 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Shappell, S.B., Adams, M.C., Brock, J.W., III, and Pope, J.C., IV. "Small Intestine Submucosa as a Urethral Coverage Layer." Presented at the Annual Meeting Of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. New Orleans, LA. March 31, 2001.
  • Hatfield, R.W., Grossklaus, D.J. and Smith, J.A., Jr. "Metastatic Pure Seminoma Found in The Prostate." Presented at the 48th Annual James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar. San Diego, CA. January 15, 2001.
  • Grossklaus, D.J., Shappell, S.B., Gautam, S., Smith, J.A., Jr., and Cookson, M.S. "Correlation Between Percent Free PSA and Tumor Volume in Radical Prostatectomy Specimens." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association. Atlanta, GA. May 2, 2000.
  • Grossklaus, D.J. and Smith, J.A., Jr., "Recurrent Seminoma Presenting as a Prostate Mass." T. Leon Howard Pyelogram Section. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the AUA. Orlando, FL. April 1, 2000.






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