Richard K. Babayan, MD

Professor, Urology

Richard Babayan
617.638.8485

Biography

Richard K. Babayan, MD is Professor and Chairman of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of Urology at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Babayan is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and did his surgical training at Yale-New Haven Hospital before completing a urology residency at Boston University Medical Center in 1980. From 1980 – 1982 he was an American Urological Association Research Scholar performing basic science research in the field of hyperthermia at both MIT and BUSM. Dr Babayan is a founding member of the Endourological Society and has been actively involved in minimally invasive therapies within the field of urology. His clinical interests center around BPH, prostate cancer and urologic oncology, endourology and currently one of four urologic surgeons at BMC using the daVinci Robot for robotic assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Dr. Babayan has been actively involved in local and national urologic organizations. He is currently immediate Past-President of the American Urological Association.

Other Positions

  • Chair, Urology, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, MD
  • Tufts University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 12/21/2016

    Baghdanian AH, Baghdanian AA, Armetta A, Babayan RK, LeBedis CA, Soto JA, Anderson SW. Utility of MDCT findings in predicting patient management outcomes in renal trauma. Emerg Radiol. 2017 Jun; 24(3):263-272. PMID: 28004326.

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  • Published on 6/9/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Association of Hospital Participation in a Surgical Outcomes Monitoring Program with Inpatient Complications and Mortality. J Urol. 2015 Oct; 194(4):1070. PMID: 26382813.

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  • Published on 5/11/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Underlying Reasons Associated with Hospital Readmission following Surgery in the United States. J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):448. PMID: 26195380.

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  • Published on 4/14/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: A Model of Disruptive Surgeon Behavior in the Perioperative Environment. J Urol. 2015 Aug; 194(2):503. PMID: 26195422.

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  • Published on 4/14/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Impact of Routine Use of Surgical Drains on Incidence of Complications with Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2015 Jul; 194(1):154. PMID: 26088237.

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  • Published on 3/13/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Examining the relationship between operative time and hospitalization time in minimally invasive and open urologic procedures. J Urol. 2015 Jun; 193(6):1930. PMID: 25986787.

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  • Published on 3/13/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Morbidity and mortality after benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery: data from the american college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program. J Urol. 2015 Jun; 193(6):2039. PMID: 25986822.

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  • Published on 2/7/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Retained surgical sponges: findings from incident reports and a cost-benefit analysis of radiofrequency technology. J Urol. 2015 Jun; 193(6):2019. PMID: 25986812.

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  • Published on 1/9/2015

    Babayan RK. Re: Ice packs reduce postoperative midline incision pain and narcotic use: a randomized controlled trial. J Urol. 2015 Apr; 193(4):1289. PMID: 25890525.

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  • Published on 12/10/2014

    Babayan RK. Re: Positioning-related complications of minimally invasive radical prostatectomies. J Urol. 2015 Mar; 193(3):908. PMID: 25765406.

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