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Wade Bushman, MD, PhD

Wade Bushman, MD, PhD Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Bushman is certified by the American Board of Urology. He specializes in female urology, pelvic floor and bladder dysfunction, neurourology, and urodynamics. Dr. Bushman treats both men and women with bladder problems including overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, and neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Detailed information regarding options for evaluation and treatment can be found on the Bladder Clinic portion of the Web site. Dr. Bushman also treats patients with pelvic floor dysfunction.

Specialties

Urology

UW Health Clinics

UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-4757 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-4757 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
UW Hospital and Clinics
(608) 263-4757 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

Languages Spoken

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

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Urology

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Urology
Fellowship University of Virginia
Residency University of Virginia
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence
Medical School University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1986

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011


Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions

Research

Dr. Bushman’s research interests include clinical research in bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction and basic research in prostate development and prostate growth regulation.


PubMed Articles
Shi X Gipp J Dries M Bushman W . Prostate progenitor cells proliferate in response to castration. Stem Cell Res. 2014 Jul;13(1):154-63
[PubMed ID: 24905440]
Colopy SA Bjorling DE Mulligan WA Bushman W . A population of progenitor cells in the basal and intermediate layers of the murine bladder urothelium contributes to urothelial development and regeneration. Dev Dyn. 2014 May 5;
[PubMed ID: 24796293]
Wong L Gipp J Carr J Loftus CJ Benck M Lee S Mehta V Vezina CM Bushman W . Prostate angiogenesis in development and inflammation. Prostate. 2014 Apr;74(4):346-58
[PubMed ID: 24293357]
Wong L Hutson PR Bushman W . Prostatic inflammation induces fibrosis in a mouse model of chronic bacterial infection. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e100770
[PubMed ID: 24950301]
Yu M Bushman W . Differential stage-dependent regulation of prostatic epithelial morphogenesis by Hedgehog signaling. Dev Biol. 2013 Aug 1;380(1):87-98
[PubMed ID: 23660337]
Casavant BP Berthier E Theberge AB Berthier J Montanez-Sauri SI Bischel LL Brakke K Hedman CJ Bushman W Keller NP Beebe DJ . Suspended microfluidics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 18;110(25):10111-6
[PubMed ID: 23729815]
Domenech M Bjerregaard R Bushman W Beebe DJ . Hedgehog signaling in myofibroblasts directly promotes prostate tumor cell growth. Integr Biol (Camb). 2012 Feb;4(2):142-52
[PubMed ID: 22234342]
Boehm BJ Colopy SA Jerde TJ Loftus CJ Bushman W . Acute bacterial inflammation of the mouse prostate. Prostate. 2012 Feb;72(3):307-17
[PubMed ID: 21681776]
McLaren ID Jerde TJ Bushman W . Role of interleukins, IGF and stem cells in BPH. Differentiation. 2011 Nov-Dec;82(4-5):237-43
[PubMed ID: 21864972]
Bjorling DE Wang ZY Bushman W . Models of inflammation of the lower urinary tract. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011 Jun;30(5):673-82
[PubMed ID: 21661012]
Lipinski RJ Bushman W . Identification of Hedgehog signaling inhibitors with relevant human exposure by small molecule screening. Toxicol In Vitro. 2010 Aug;24(5):1404-9
[PubMed ID: 20434536]
Lipinski RJ Song C Sulik KK Everson JL Gipp JJ Yan D Bushman W Rowland IJ . Cleft lip and palate results from Hedgehog signaling antagonism in the mouse: Phenotypic characterization and clinical implications. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2010 Apr;88(4):232-40
[PubMed ID: 20213699]
Shaw A Gipp J Bushman W . Exploration of Shh and BMP paracrine signaling in a prostate cancer xenograft. Differentiation. 2010 Jan;79(1):41-7
[PubMed ID: 19773112]
Bushman W . Etiology, epidemiology, and natural history of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urol Clin North Am. 2009 Nov;36(4):403-15, v
[PubMed ID: 19942041]
Zhang J Lipinski RJ Gipp JJ Shaw AK Bushman W . Hedgehog pathway responsiveness correlates with the presence of primary cilia on prostate stromal cells. BMC Dev Biol. 2009 Oct 7;9:50
[PubMed ID: 19811645]
Jerde TJ Bushman W . IL-1 induces IGF-dependent epithelial proliferation in prostate development and reactive hyperplasia. Sci Signal. 2009 Sep 1;2(86):ra49
[PubMed ID: 19724062]
Yu M Gipp J Yoon JW Iannaccone P Walterhouse D Bushman W . Sonic hedgehog-responsive genes in the fetal prostate. J Biol Chem. 2009 Feb 27;284(9):5620-9
[PubMed ID: 19095649]
Guerios SD Wang ZY Boldon K Bushman W Bjorling DE . Lidocaine prevents referred hyperalgesia associated with cystitis. Neurourol Urodyn. 2009;28(5):455-60
[PubMed ID: 19291783]
Lipinski RJ Bijlsma MF Gipp JJ Podhaizer DJ Bushman W . Establishment and characterization of immortalized Gli-null mouse embryonic fibroblast cell lines. BMC Cell Biol. 2008 Sep 13;9:49
[PubMed ID: 18789160]
Guerios SD Wang ZY Boldon K Bushman W Bjorling DE . Blockade of NGF and trk receptors inhibits increased peripheral mechanical sensitivity accompanying cystitis in rats. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Jul;295(1):R111-22
[PubMed ID: 18448607]