E. Jason Abel, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Abel is board certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in the surgical treatment of urologic malignancies. He has advanced training to surgically manage all types of genitourinary cancers, including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testis cancer and penile cancer.
Dr. Abel performs open and laparoscopic surgery, including surgery using the daVinci robot. His philosophy is to provide maximal quality of life to patients by using minimally invasive approaches to cancer therapy whenever appropriate. He has a special interest in the treatment of localized and locally advanced kidney cancer.
UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Urology|
Professional Certifications and Education
Urologic Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, UT
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, UT
University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, 2003
|Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.|
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
Dr. Abel conducts clinical, translational and basic research in urologic oncology. He currently is involved in several projects focusing on the development and metastasis of kidney cancer.
Wells SA Wong VK Wittmann TA Lubner MG Best SL Ziemlewicz TJ Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Abel EJ .
Renal mass biopsy and thermal ablation: should biopsy be performed before or during the ablation procedure? Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Feb 9;
[PubMed ID: 28184961]
Blute ML Jr Ziemlewicz TJ Lang JM Kyriakopoulos C Jarrard DF Downs TM Grimes M Shi F Mann MA Abel EJ .
Metastatic Tumor Burden Does Not Predict Overall Survival Following Cytoreductive Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma: a Novel 3-Dimensional Volumetric Analysis. Urology. 2017 Feb;100:139-144
[PubMed ID: 27667156]
Klapperich ME Abel EJ Ziemlewicz TJ Best S Lubner MG Nakada SY Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr Wells SA .
Effect of Tumor Complexity and Technique on Efficacy and Complications after Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Stage T1a Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Single-Center, Retrospective Study. Radiology. 2017 Jan 11;:160592
[PubMed ID: 28076721]
Wittmann TA Abel EJ .
Percutaneous biopsy in large, locally advanced or metastatic renal tumors. Urol Oncol. 2016 Nov 23;
[PubMed ID: 27889280]
Bauman TM Huang W Lee MH Abel EJ .
Neovascularity as a prognostic marker in renal cell carcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2016 Nov;57:98-105
[PubMed ID: 27436827]
Abel EJ .
Erratum to: Percutaneous biopsy facilitates modern treatment of renal masses. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Oct;41(10):2087
[PubMed ID: 27259337]
Abel EJ .
Editorial Comment. Urology. 2016 Oct;96:113
[PubMed ID: 27561850]
Grimes MD Blute ML Jr Wittmann TA Mann MA Zorn K Downs TM Shi F Jarrard DF Best SL Richards KA Nakada SY Abel EJ .
A Critical Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes in Morbidly Obese Patients Following Renal Mass Surgery. Urology. 2016 Oct;96:93-98
[PubMed ID: 27339026]
Blute ML Jr Zorn K Grimes M Shi F Downs TM Jarrard DF Best SL Richards K Nakada SY Abel EJ .
Extreme obesity does not predict poor cancer outcomes after surgery for renal cell cancer. BJU Int. 2016 Sep;118(3):399-407
[PubMed ID: 26589741]
Richards KA Abel EJ .
Surveillance following surgery for nonmetastatic renal cell carcinoma. Curr Opin Urol. 2016 Sep;26(5):432-8
[PubMed ID: 27467135]
Lubner MG Stabo N Abel EJ Del Rio AM Pickhardt PJ .
CT Textural Analysis of Large Primary Renal Cell Carcinomas: Pretreatment Tumor Heterogeneity Correlates With Histologic Findings and Clinical Outcomes. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2016 Jul;207(1):96-105
[PubMed ID: 27145377]
Abel EJ Margulis V Bauman TM Karam JA Christensen WP Krabbe LM Haddad A Golla V Wood CG .
Risk factors for recurrence after surgery in non-metastatic RCC with thrombus: a contemporary multicentre analysis. BJU Int. 2016 Jun;117(6B):E87-94
[PubMed ID: 26305276]
Abel EJ .
Re: Lorenzo Marconi, Saeed Dabestani, Thomas B. Lam, et al. Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Diagnostic Accuracy of Percutaneous Renal Tumour Biopsy. Eur Urol 2016;69:660-73: The Search for Accurate Diagnostic Rates in Renal Mass Biopsy. Eur Urol. 2016 Jun;69(6):e117-8
[PubMed ID: 26778464]
Karam JA Devine CE Fellman BM Urbauer DL Abel EJ Allaf ME Bex A Lane BR Thompson RH Wood CG .
Variability of inter-observer agreement on feasibility of partial nephrectomy before and after neoadjuvant axitinib for locally advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC): independent analysis from a phase II trial. BJU Int. 2016 Apr;117(4):629-35
[PubMed ID: 26033220]
Cristescu M Abel EJ Wells S Ziemlewicz TJ Hedican SP Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Brace CL Lee FT Jr .
Percutaneous Microwave Ablation of Renal Angiomyolipomas. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016 Mar;39(3):433-40
[PubMed ID: 26390876]
Blute ML Jr Abel EJ .
The evolving role of renal mass biopsy. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Feb;4(4):83
[PubMed ID: 27004230]
Blute ML Jr Rushmer TJ Shi F Fuller BJ Abel EJ Jarrard DF Downs TM .
Renin-Angiotensin Inhibitors Decrease Recurrence after Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor in Patients with Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer. J Urol. 2015 Nov;194(5):1214-9
[PubMed ID: 26173101]
Abel EJ Heckman JE Hinshaw L Best S Lubner M Jarrard DF Downs TM Nakada SY Lee FT Jr Huang W Ziemlewicz T .
Multi-Quadrant Biopsy Technique Improves Diagnostic Ability in Large Heterogeneous Renal Masses. J Urol. 2015 Oct;194(4):886-91
[PubMed ID: 25837535]
Blute ML Jr Abel EJ Downs TM Kelcz F Jarrard DF .
Addressing the need for repeat prostate biopsy: new technology and approaches. Nat Rev Urol. 2015 Aug;12(8):435-44
[PubMed ID: 26171803]
Potretzke AM Wong KS Shi F Christensen W Downs TM Abel EJ .
Highest risk of symptomatic venous thromboembolic events after radical cystectomy occurs in patients with obesity or nonurothelial cancers. Urol Ann. 2015 Jul-Sep;7(3):355-60
[PubMed ID: 26229325]