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Benjamin J. McCormick
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Benjamin J. McCormick, MD

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Clinical Locations

University of Utah Hospital

Urology, Area E
Salt Lake City
801-581-2121
  • Benjamin McCormick, MD, is a urologic surgeon at the University of Utah specializing in gender-affirming surgery, complex GU reconstruction, and trauma. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine prior to completing his training in Urology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed further fellowship training in reconstructive urology and gender-affirming surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. McCormick’s clinical interests include:

    • Complications of Urologic Surgery

    • LGBTQ - Health & Surgery

    • Male Incontinence

    • Pelvic Fracture & Urethral Injury

    • Robotic Kidney surgery

    • Robotic Reconstruction

    • Robotic Ureteral Re-implant

    • Trauma & Reconstructive Urology

    • Ureteral & Urethral Stricture

    Dr. McCormick’s research interests include:

    • GU Trauma

    • Gender Affirmation Surgery

    • Urethral Strictures

    Board Certification

    American Board of Urology

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 125 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 11, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    I¿ve been working with Dr. McCormick for over a year and still have not found the cause of my pain. It takes weeks for communication from him and he commonly expresses that he does not know how to proceed.

    April 11, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very kind courteous helpful and knowledgeable about the situation. Was able to help with the situation and explain in a way that was understandable. Would highly recommend to others

    March 29, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Excellent presentation, very professional.

    March 29, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Excellent communication and answered all of our questions regarding my upcoming surgery.

    March 15, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very well in all aspects of the treatment.

    March 15, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He makes sure I understand. Kinda actually cares.

    March 08, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. McCormick communicates very well, is very amiable, listens to the patient¿s concerns, interacts quite well with me and my wife, and is very encouraging and quite professional.

    February 15, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    This team is an amazing team of professionals. Caring and understanding as well as extremely talented.

    January 30, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He's caring, informative, and patient wit his explanations.

  • Benjamin McCormick, MD, is a urologic surgeon at the University of Utah specializing in gender-affirming surgery, complex GU reconstruction, and trauma. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine prior to completing his training in Urology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed further fellowship training in reconstructive urology and gender-affirming surgery at the University of Utah.

    Dr. McCormick’s clinical interests include:

    • Complications of Urologic Surgery

    • LGBTQ - Health & Surgery

    • Male Incontinence

    • Pelvic Fracture & Urethral Injury

    • Robotic Kidney surgery

    • Robotic Reconstruction

    • Robotic Ureteral Re-implant

    • Trauma & Reconstructive Urology

    • Ureteral & Urethral Stricture

    Dr. McCormick’s research interests include:

    • GU Trauma

    • Gender Affirmation Surgery

    • Urethral Strictures

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery -Primary
    Academic Divisions Urology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Urology

    Education history

    Fellowship Trauma and Reconstructive Urology - University of Utah Fellow
    Urology - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Resident
    Residency Surgery - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Intern
    Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Biological Sciences - West Virginia University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Matta R, Keihani S, Hebert K, Horns JJ, Nirula R, McCrum M, McCormick BJ, Gross JA, Joyce RP, Rogers DM, Wang SS, Hagedorn JC, Selph JP, Sensenig RL, Moses RA, Dodgion CM, Gupta S, Mukherjee K, Majercik S, Broghammer JA, Schwartz I, Elliott SP, Breyer BN, Baradaran N, Zakaluzny S, Erickson BA, Miller BD, Askari R, Carrick MM, Burks FN, Norwood S, Myers JB, in conjunction with the Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (2024). PROPOSED REVISION OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR SURGERY OF TRAUMA RENAL TRAUMA ORGAN INJURY SCALE: SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF THE MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL GENITOURINARY TRAUMA STUDY. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. (Read full article)
    2. Snyder L, Hebert KJ, Horns JJ, Schardein J, McCormick BJ, Downing J, Dy GW, Goodwin I, Agarwal C, Hotaling JM, Myers JB (2023). Incidence and Risk Factors for Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism After Gender Affirming Vaginoplasty: A Retrospective Analysis of a Large Insurance Claims Database. Urology, 182, 95-100. (Read full article)
    3. Hebert KJ, Matta R, Fendereski K, Horns JJ, Paudel N, Das R, Viers BR, Hotaling J, McCormick BJ, Myers JB (2023). Genitourinary Radiation Injury Following Prostate Cancer Treatment: Assessment of Cost and Health Care System Burden. Urology, 179, 166-173. (Read full article)
    4. Hebert KJ, Matta R, Horns JJ, Paudel N, Das R, McCormick BJ, Myers JB, Hotaling JM (2023). Prior COVID-19 infection associated with increased risk of newly diagnosed erectile dysfunction. Int J Impot Res, 1-5. (Read full article)
    5. McCormick BJ, Keihani S, Hagedorn J, Selph JP, Figler BD, Johnsen NV, da Silva RD, Broghammer JA, Gupta S, Miller B, Burks FN, Eswara J, Osterberg EC 3rd, Carney KJ, Erickson BA, Gretzer MB, Chung PH, Harris CR, Murphy GP, Rusilko P, Shridharani A, Benson C, Alwaal A, Blaschko SD, Breyer BN, Amend GM, McKibben M, Elliott SP, Schwartz IW, Simhan J, Vanni AJ, Moses RA, Myers JB (2022). A multicenter prospective cohort study of endoscopic urethral realignment versus suprapubic cystostomy after complete pelvic fracture urethral injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg, 94(2), 344-349. (Read full article)
    6. Fendereski K, McCormick BJ, Keihani S, Hagedorn JC, Voelzke B, Selph JP, Figler BD, Johnsen NV, da Silva RD, Broghammer JA, Gupta S, Miller B, Burks FN, Eswara JR, Osterberg EC 3rd, Carney KJ, Erickson BA, Gretzer MB, Chung PH, Harris CR, Murphy GP, Rusilko P, Anderson KT, Shridharani A, Benson CR, Alwaal A, Blaschko SD, Breyer BN, McKibben M, Schwartz IW, Simhan J, Vanni AJ, Moses RA, Myers JB (2022). The Outcomes of Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries Stratified by Urethral Injury Severity: A Prospective Multi-institutional Genitourinary Trauma Study (MiGUTS). Urology, 170, 197-202. (Read full article)
    7. Hebert KJ, Matta R, Horns JJ, Paudel N, Das R, Kohler TS, Pastuszak AW, McCormick BJ, Hotaling JM, Myers JB (2022). Risk of Postoperative Thromboembolism in Men Undergoing Urological Prosthetic Surgery: An Assessment of 21,413 Men. J Urol, 208(4), 878-885. (Read full article)
    8. McCormick BJ, Horns JJ, Das R, Paudel N, Hanson HA, McCrum M, Nirula R, Myers JB (2021). Nephrectomy Is Not Associated with Increased Risk of Mortality or Acute Kidney Injury after High-Grade Renal Trauma: A Propensity Score Analysis of the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP). J Urol, 207(2), 400-406. (Read full article)
    9. Heiner SM, Keihani S, McCormick BJ, Fang E, Hagedorn JC, Voelzke B, Nocera AP, Selph JP, Arya CS, Sensenig RL, Rezaee ME, Moses RA, Dodgion CM, Higgins MM, Gupta S, Mukherjee K, Majercik S, Smith BP, Glavin K, Broghammer JA, Schwartz I, Elliott SP, Breyer BN, Becerra CMC, Baradaran N, DeSoucy E, Zakaluzny S, Erickson BA, Miller BD, Santucci RA, Askari R, Carrick MM, Burks FN, Norwood S, Nirula R, Myers JB, in conjunction with the Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (2021). Nephrectomy After High-Grade Renal Trauma is Associated With Higher Mortality: Results From the Multi-Institutional Genitourinary Trauma Study (MiGUTS). Urology, 157, 246-252. (Read full article)
    10. Ehlers ME, Mohan CS, Akerman JP, McGowan M, McCormick BJ, Hacker KE, Coward RM, Figler BD (2021). Factors Impacting Postoperative Opioid Use Among Patients Undergoing Implantation of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis. J Sex Med, 18(11), 1915-1920. (Read full article)
    11. Ehlers M, McCormick B, Coward RM, Figler BD (2019). Innovating Incrementally: Development of the Modern Inflatable Penile Prosthesis. Curr Urol Rep, 20(4), 17. (Read full article)
    12. McCormick BJ, Deal A, Borawski KM, Raynor MC, Viprakasit D, Wallen EM, Woods ME, Pruthi RS (2018). Implementation of medical scribes in an academic urology practice: an analysis of productivity, revenue, and satisfaction. World J Urol, 36(10), 1691-1697. (Read full article)
    13. Casilla-Lennon MM, Choi SK, Deal AM, Bensen JT, Narang G, Filippou P, McCormick B, Pruthi R, Wallen E, Tan HJ, Woods M, Nielsen M, Smith A (2017). Financial Toxicity among Patients with Bladder Cancer: Reasons for Delay in Care and Effect on Quality of Life. J Urol, 199(5), 1166-1173. (Read full article)
    14. McCormick BJ, Pruthi RS (2017). The Present and Future Challenges Facing Urology Departments at Academic Health Centers. Urology, 104, 25-30. (Read full article)
    15. Mitchell C, Kuebker J, McCormick B, Marien T, Herrell SD, Miller NL (2017). Lubriglide Sequential Ureteral Dilators®: A Safe and Effective Method of Ureteral Dilation. J Endourol, 31(6), 573-576. (Read full article)
    16. Owen RC, McCormick BJ, Figler BD, Coward RM (2017). A review of varicocele repair for pain. Transl Androl Urol, 6(Suppl 1), S20-S29. (Read full article)
    17. Gregg JR, McCormick B, Wang L, Cohen P, Sun D, Penson DF, Smith JA, Clark PE, Cookson MS, Barocas DA, Resnick MJ, Moses KA, Chang SS (2016). Short term complications from transurethral resection of bladder tumor. Can J Urol, 23(2), 8198-203. (Read full article)
    18. Osborn DJ, Dmochowski RR, Harris CJ, Danford JJ, Kaufman MR, Mock S, Kit LC, McCormick B, Reynolds WS (2014). Analysis of patient and technical factors associated with midurethral sling mesh exposure and perforation. Int J Urol, 21(11), 1167-70. (Read full article)
    19. Rio RV, Maltz M, McCormick B, Reiss A, Graf J (2009). Symbiont succession during embryonic development of the European medicinal leech, Hirudo verbana. Appl Environ Microbiol, 75(21), 6890-5. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. McCormick BJ, Horns J, Myers J (2022). Nephrectomy Is Not Associated with Increased Risk of Mortality or Acute Kidney Injury after High-Grade Renal Trauma: A Propensity Score Analysis of the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP). Reply. [Letter to the editor]. J Urol, 208(4), 792. (Read full article)