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Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

192 Ratings
19 Comments
 

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Urologic Surgery, Robotics and Ablation for Benign and Malignant Urinary Tract Conditions

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4131
Department: 336-716-4131

Email: drukstal@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1984
  • Internship, Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Ce, 1985
  • Residency, Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Ce, 1986
  • Residency, Urology, Brigham & Women's Hosp, 1990
  • Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, University of Chicago, 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology, Urology

Memberships

  • American Urological Assn

NPI Number

  • 1245296375
Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

192 Ratings
19 Comments
 

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Professor, Urology

Research Interests

degenerative disorders

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0287 | Department: 336-716-4131

Email: drukstal@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Roehrborn C, Gange S, Shore N, Giddens J, Bolton D, Cowan B, Mcvary K, Chin P, Rashid P, Rukstalis D. Prospective, randomised, blinded study of Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL): four year results [abstract]. BJU Int. 2016;117(Suppl 3):19-20.

Baust JG, Bischof JC, Jiang-Hughes S, Polascik TJ, Rukstalis DB, Gage AA, Baust JM. Re-purposing cryoablation: a combinatorial 'therapy' for the destruction of tissue. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015;18(2):87-95.

Rashid P, Chin P, Bolton D, Rukstalis D, Giddens J, Gange S, Shore N, Cowan B, Brown BT, McVary K, Te A, Gholami S, Moseley W, Tutrone R, Freedman S, Incze P, Coffield KS, Borges F, Roehrborn C. Prospective, randomised study of Prostatic Urethral Lift (PUL) with three year results [abstract]. BJU Int. 2015;115(Suppl 4):10-11.

Butcher MJ, Roehrborn CC, Gange SN, Bolton DM, Te AE, Shore ND, Chin PT, Rashid P, Rukstalis DB, McVary KT. Impact on sexual function and two year durability of the prostatic urethral lift: a multi-center, prospective, randomized study [abstract]. J Sex Med. 2015;12(Suppl 2):101.

Roehrborn CG, Rukstalis DB, Barkin J, Gange SN, Shore ND, Giddens JL, Bolton DM, Cowan BE, Cantwell AL, McVary KT, Te AE, Gholami SS, Moseley WG, Chin PT, Dowling WT, Freedman SJ, Incze PF, Coffield KS, Borges FD, Rashid P. Three year results of the prostatic urethral L.I.F.T. study. Can J Urol. 2015;22(3):7772-7782.

Rukstalis DB. Prostatic urethral lift: a novel approach for managing symptomatic BPH in the aging man. Can J Urol. 2015;22(5 Suppl 1):67-74.

Rukstalis DB. Percutaneous microwave ablation of renal cell carcinoma is safe in patients with a solitary kidney [editorial comment]. Urology. 2014;83(2):362.

Rukstalis DB. Pelvic ultrasound evaluation for benign prostatic hyperplasia: prediction of obstruction. Curr Urol Rep. 2014;15(5):403.

McVary K, Gange S, Shore N, Giddens J, Bolton D, Brown BT, Te A, Chin P, Rukstalis D, Roehrborn C. Treatment of luts secondary to Bph while preserving sexual function: randomized controlled study of prostatic urethral lift [abstract]. J Sex Med. 2014;11(Suppl 3):174.

Mcvary KT, Gange SN, Shore ND, Bolton DM, Cowan BE, Brown BT, Te AE, Chin PT, Rukstalis DB, Roehrborn CG. Treatment of LUTS secondary to BPH while preserving sexual function: randomized controlled study of prostatic urethral lift. J Sex Med. 2014;11(1):279-287.

Roehrborn CG, Gange SN, Shore ND, Giddens JL, Bolton DM, Cowan BE, Brown BT, McVary KT, Te AE, Gholami SS, Rashid P, Moseley WG, Chin PT, Dowling WT, Freedman SJ, Incze PF, Coffield KS, Borges FD, Rukstalis DB. The prostatic urethral lift for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate enlargement due to benign prostatic hyperplasia: the L.I.F.T. Study. J Urol. 2013;190(6):2161-2167.

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Professor, Urology

Clinical Interests

Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Urologic Surgery, Robotics and Ablation for Benign and Malignant Urinary Tract Conditions
Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Professor, Urology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.192 Ratings
19 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
3.8



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

6/6/2016

Very happy w/*Dr. Rukstalis!!

6/2/2016

(Consultation about possible prostate biopsy). Very good experience; not sure what records/info he had from my Urologist in Boone, NC: thoroughly went over the issues from my perspective, and explained his "take" one the issues very clearly and completely.

5/27/2016

Absolutely the best - cordial, knowledgeable, truly interested in the case, LIKEABLE -

4/13/2016

excellent Doctor that I will recommend to all

3/8/2016

*Dr. Rukstalis talked to me about controlling my diabetes, because of him am taking 2/3 less insulin and have my diabetes under control.

2/8/2016

Best dr. visit ever - He was excellent.

1/5/2016

I was please with everything except the wait time, and I understand things happen and they get behind.

10/27/2015

Have recommended.

9/18/2015

#9-10. +++.

9/18/2015

Good.

9/10/2015

Very Good

9/3/2015

Good.

8/24/2015

Waiting in the exam room doesn't take long to seem longer than necessary.

8/6/2015

I know that I'm in very capable hands.

8/2/2015

Superb practitioner; entire confidence in his skills and concern.

7/29/2015

I LIKE ALL IN ATTENDENCE.

7/29/2015

Dr Rukstalis is tops in my estimation.

7/29/2015

Doesn't get any better. Doctor and staff are true professionals.

7/29/2015

My experience at this office visit was very good. I have no complaints regarding the visit, staff or the doctor.

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