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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Hedican is certified by the American Board of Urology. In 2001, he performed the first laparoscopic pyeloplasty in the state of Wisconsin. His clinical specialties include reconstructive laparoscopy, minimally invasive cancer therapy, robotic surgery, and nerve sparing prostatectomy in the treatment of prostate cancer.



UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston
(608) 847-7355 | | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-4757 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Urology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Urology
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Internship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Medical School University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Hedican serves as co-director of the endourology fellowship and performs research in the areas of minimally invasive cancer treatments and gene therapy delivery systems, and the immunologic response to renal cryoablation.

PubMed Articles
Quarrier S Li S Penniston KL Best SL Hedican SP Jhagroo RA Nakada SY Lower Socioeconomic Status is Associated With Adverse Urinary Markers and Surgical Complexity in Kidney Stone Patients. Urology . 2020 Sep 28;
[PubMed ID: 32991913]
Dresner SL Iremashvili V Best SL Hedican SP Nakada SY Influence of Lower Pole Infundibulopelvic Angle on Success of Retrograde Flexible Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy for the Treatment of Renal Stones. J Endourol . 2020 Jun;34(6):655-660
[PubMed ID: 31968995]
Shapiro DD Wells SA Best SL Hedican SP Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Jarrard DF Richards KA Downs TM Allen GO Nakada SY Abel EJ Comparing Outcomes for Patients with Clinical T1b Renal Cell Carcinoma Treated With Either Percutaneous Microwave Ablation or Surgery. Urology . 2020 Jan;135:88-94
[PubMed ID: 31585198]
Dreyfuss LD Wells SA Best SL Hedican SP Ziemlewicz TJ Lubner MG Hinshaw JL Lee FT Jr Nakada SY Abel EJ Development of a Risk-stratified Approach for Follow-up Imaging After Percutaneous Thermal Ablation of Sporadic Stage One Renal Cell Carcinoma. Urology . 2019 Dec;134:148-153
[PubMed ID: 31465794]
Iremashvili V Li S Best SL Hedican SP Nakada SY Clinical and demographic predictors of repeat stone surgery. BJU Int . 2019 Nov;124(5):836-841
[PubMed ID: 31166648]
Öztürk M McDermott JC Laeseke PF Nakada SY Hedican SP Best SL Kleedehn MG Management of Indiana pouch stones through a percutaneous approach: A single center experience. Turk J Urol . 2019 Sep;45(5):366-371
[PubMed ID: 31509509]
Iremashvili V Li S Penniston KL Best SL Hedican SP Nakada SY External Validation of the Recurrence of Kidney Stone Nomogram in a Surgical Cohort. J Endourol . 2019 Jun;33(6):475-479
[PubMed ID: 30880452]
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]
Moreland AJ Ziemlewicz TJ Best SL Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Alexander ML Brace CL Kitchin DR Hedican SP Nakada SY Lee FT Jr Abel EJ High-powered microwave ablation of t1a renal cell carcinoma: safety and initial clinical evaluation. J Endourol . 2014 Sep;28(9):1046-52
[PubMed ID: 24846329]
Patel SR Abel EJ Hedican SP Nakada SY Ablation of small renal masses: practice patterns at academic institutions in the United States. J Endourol . 2013 Feb;27(2):158-61
[PubMed ID: 22974005]
Patel SR Hinshaw JL Lubner MG Lee FT Jr Nakada SY Hedican SP Hydrodissection using an iodinated contrast medium during percutaneous renal cryoablation. J Endourol . 2012 May;26(5):463-6
[PubMed ID: 22332600]
Patel SR Hedican SP Bishoff JT Shichman SJ Link RE Wolf JS Jr Nakada SY Skill based mentored laparoscopy course participation leads to laparoscopic practice expansion and assists in transition to robotic surgery. J Urol . 2011 Nov;186(5):1997-2000
[PubMed ID: 21944138]
Kruser TJ Jarrard DF Graf AK Hedican SP Paolone DR Wegenke JD Liu G Geye HM Ritter MA Early hypofractionated salvage radiotherapy for postprostatectomy biochemical recurrence. Cancer . 2011 Jun 15;117(12):2629-36
[PubMed ID: 21656740]
Moore NW Nakada SY Hedican SP Moon TD Complications of hand-assisted laparoscopic renal surgery: single-center ten-year experience. Urology . 2011 Jun;77(6):1353-8
[PubMed ID: 21356546]
Patel SR Kaplon DM Moon TD Hedican SP Nakada SY Hand-assisted laparoscopy confers equal efficacy in simple and radical nephrectomy. JSLS . 2011 Apr-Jun;15(2):203-7
[PubMed ID: 21902976]
Gee JR Waterman BJ Jarrard DF Hedican SP Bruskewitz RC Nakada SY Flexible and rigid cystoscopy in women. JSLS . 2009 Apr-Jun;13(2):135-8
[PubMed ID: 19660204]
Gee JR Jarrard DF Bruskewitz RC Moon TD Hedican SP Leverson GE Nakada SY Messing EM Reduced bladder cancer recurrence rate with cardioprotective aspirin after intravesical bacille Calmette-Guérin. BJU Int . 2009 Mar;103(6):736-9
[PubMed ID: 19007364]
Hinshaw JL Shadid AM Nakada SY Hedican SP Winter TC 3rd Lee FT Jr Comparison of percutaneous and laparoscopic cryoablation for the treatment of solid renal masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol . 2008 Oct;191(4):1159-68
[PubMed ID: 18806159]
Bandi G Hedican S Moon T Lee FT Nakada SY Comparison of postoperative pain, convalescence, and patient satisfaction after laparoscopic and percutaneous ablation of small renal masses. J Endourol . 2008 May;22(5):963-7
[PubMed ID: 18643721]
Bandi G Christian MW Hedican SP Moon TD Nakada SY Oncological outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic radical nephrectomy for clinically localized renal cell carcinoma: a single-institution study with >or=3 years of follow-up. BJU Int . 2008 Feb;101(4):459-62
[PubMed ID: 17941924]