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

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

107 Ratings
17 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, 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

4.6 out of 5

107 Ratings
17 Comments

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.

Professor, Urology

Contact Information

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

Email: drukstal@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

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.



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.

All Publications

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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

4.6 out of 5

Daniel B. Rukstalis, M.D.107 Ratings
17 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
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
3.7



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.

5/15/2015

I am very impressed with everyone at this facility and they are very courteous, knowledgeable and friendly.

5/1/2015

He is good: very thorough, knowledgeable, caring, personable, attentive.

4/28/2015

Have already recommended *Dr. Dan to a neighbor -

3/25/2015

Very good.

3/18/2015

He is a wonderful doctor!

3/16/2015

Explained pros & cons of upcoming procedures using easy to understand diagrams. #3. Answered questions with excellent eye contact. #8. Used ample time to answer our questions. #10. Most definitely.

2/27/2015

Knowledgeable and skilled Doctor/Specialist.

1/21/2015

When I first met the doctor, I wasn't very comfortable with him. As the appointment progressed and I understood his personality, I felt much more comfortable. He knows how to explain things and he is very confident is his ability. I believe he is an excellent doctor and I feel very comfortable seeing him again.

1/17/2015

Complete confidence.

1/6/2015

Good.

1/4/2015

Very good experience.

1/4/2015

this is the best place I have ever been...

12/30/2014

really like the time Provider takes with me. thanks Dr. Dan

12/19/2014

Very good.

12/18/2014

Excellent experience with Dr. Rukstalis.

10/2/2014

Exceptional physician.

10/1/2014

I have found Dr. Rukstalis an exceptional physician and surgeon. He has shown compassion, empathy and concern for my medical issues. My medical condition is a challenge and both Dr. Rukstalis and his team gave me great care. I would highly recommend him.

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