University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Brian Irwin, M.D.
Brian Irwin, M.D.

Brian Irwin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology
Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office Location:
Dept. of Surgery, Dv. of Urology, FAHC- ACC East Pav. Rm 5


M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 2001
Residency in Urology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, 2002-
Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy/Robotic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2008-2009

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery,College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2009 - present

Awards and Honors

Best Video Award, 1st Prize. “Transvesical Robotic Radical Prostatectomy” American Urological Association National Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2009
Best Video Award, Honorable Mention. “E-NOTES Ureteral Reimplantation” American Urological Association National Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2009
Gerald P. Murphy Memorial Scholar, American Urological Association, National Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA 2007
Chief Resident in Urology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine  2007 - 2008


Hagop Sarkissian M.D., Brian H. Irwin M.D. Scar-Less Surgery, 2013, Chapter 2, pp 13-24.

Hagop Sarkissian, Brian H Irwin. Complications of laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery in urology. Indian Journal of Urology 2013;29(2):100-104.

Irwin B
, Cadeddu J, Tracy C, Kim F, Molina W, Rane A, Sundaram C, Raybourn J, Stein R,  Gill I, Kavoussi L, Richstone L, and Desai M. Complications and conversions of upper tract urological laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (less): multicentre experience: results from the NOTES Working Group.  BJU Int. 2011;107(8):1284-9.

R. Stein, A. Berger, R. Brandina, N. Patel, D. Canes, B. Irwin, M. Aron, R. Autorino, G. Shah, M. Desai.  Laparoendoscopic single-site pyeloplasty: a comparison with the standard laparoscopic technique.  BJU Int.  2011;107(5):811-5.

Gettman MT, White WM, Aron M, Autorino R, Averch T, Box G, Cadeddu JA, Canes D, Cherullo E, Desai MM, Frank I, Gill IS, Gupta M, Haber GP, Humphreys MR, Irwin BH, Kaouk JH, Kavoussi LR, Landman J, Liatsikos EN, Lima E, Ponsky LE, Rane A, Ribal M, Rabenhalt R, Rao P, Richstone L, Sawyer MD, Sotelo R, Stolzenburg JU, Tracy CR, Stein RJ; Endourological Society NOTES and LESS Working Group; European Society of Urotechnology NOTES and LESS Working Group. Where do we really stand with LESS and NOTES? Eur Urol. 2011;59(2):231-4.

Desai MM, Fareed K, Berger AK, Astigueta JC, Irwin BH, Aron M, Ulchaker J, Sotelo R. Single-port transvesical enucleation of the prostate: a clinical report of 34 cases. BJU Int. 2010;105(9):1296-300.

Irwin BH, Berger AK, Brandina R, Stein R, Desai MM.Complex percutaneous resections for upper-tract urothelial carcinoma. J Endourol. 2010;24(3):367-70.