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Harry Gil Rushton, Jr., MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Departments
Division Chief, Urology

Programs
Fetal and Transitional Medicine


Specialties: Vesicoureteral Reflux, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Urology
American Board of Urology - Pediatric Urology
National Provider Identifier1023108412
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Frederick

5910 Frederick Crossing Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21704
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Phone: 301-682-6661
Appointments: (301)682-6661
Fax: 301-682-6668

Children's Outpatient Center in Laurel
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13922 Baltimore Ave
Laurel Lakes Corporate Center
Laurel, MD 20707
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Phone: 240-568-7000 or 1-800-787-0006
Fax: 240-568-7010
TDD: 301-369-4132

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497

*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500
Biography

H. Gil Rushton, MD, is the Chief of Urology at Children’s National Medical Center and has practiced in the DC area for 22 years. His subspecialty interests include: vesicoureteral reflux and urinary tract infections, perinatal hydronephrosis, undescended testes, and reconstruction of hypospadias and ambiguous genitalia.

Dr. Rushton served as a past Secretary and Chairman of the American Academy of Pediatric Section on Urology, past President of the Society for Pediatric Urology, Executive Secretary of the Pediatric Urology Advisory Council to the American Board of Urology, and is currently the Editor for the Pediatric Section of the Journal of Urology. He has published more than 100 journal articles and chapters on a wide variety of topics in pediatric urology and has served as an invited Visiting Professor at more than 20 teaching universities around the country.

He has received numerous excellence in teaching awards and is listed in Woodward and White's "Best Doctors in America," Washingtonian's "Top Doctors," Castle-Connolly Guide "America's Top Doctors," and the Consumer's Research Council of America "Guide to America's Top Urologists."

Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Clemson University Bachelor of Arts 1970 -1974
Medical School Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SCDoctor of Medicine 1974 -1978
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011
Northern Virginia Top Doctors2008
America’s Top DoctorsCastle Connolly Guide2008
Outstanding PhysicianWashington’s Consumer Checkbook 2008
Who’s Who in Medicine & HealthcareMarquis Who’s Who2008
Teaching Excellence AwardThe George Washington University Dept of Urology2008

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Urological Association Program Committee1995 - 2009
PresidentSociety for Pediatric Urology 2007 - 2008
Executive SecretaryPediatric Urology Advisory Council 2001 - 2008
ChairmanAmerican Academy of PediatricsSection on Urology2000 - 2001
SecretaryAmerican Academy of PediatricsSection on Urology1996 - 1999
Research
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorRandomized Investigation of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis versus Placebo in Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux and Urinary Tract Infection.The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases2005 - 2010
Publications
Book Chapter, Pohl, H.G. & Rushton, H.G. (2007), Urinary Tract Infection, In Docimo S., Canning, D., & Khoury, A., Clinical Pediatric Urology.

Journal Article, Sedberry-Ross, S., Stisser, B.C., Henderson, C.G., Rushton, H.G., Belman, A.B. (2007), Split Prepuce In Situ Onlay Hypospadias Repair: 17 Years of Experience, Journal of Urology, 178, 1663.

Journal Article, Henderson, C.G., Sedberry-Ross. S., Pickard. R., Bulas, D.I., Duffy. B.J., Tsung, D., Eichelberger, M.R., Belman, A.B., Rushton, H.G. (2007), Management of High-Grade Blunt Renal Trauma: 20-Year Experience at a Pediatric Level I Trauma Center, Journal of Urology, 178, 246.

Journal Article, Rushton, H.G. (2006), "Top Down” Approach to Evaluating Children with UTIs Shows Promise, American Academy of Pediatrics News, June.

Book Chapter, Rushton, H.G. (2005), Transureteroureterostomy, In Rushton, H.G., Glenn’s Urologic Surgery, 6th Edition, Philadelphia.

Journal Article, Han, M.Y., Gibbons, D.M., Belman, A.B., Pohl, H.G., Majd, M., Rushton, H.G. (2005), Indications for Nonoperative Management of Ureteroceles, Journal of Urology, 174, 1652.

Journal Article, Pohl, H.G., Shukla, A.R., Metcalf, P.D., Cilento, B.G., Retik, A.B., Bagli, D.J., Huff, D.S. (2004), Prepubertal Testis Tumors: Actual Prevalence Rate of Histological Types, Journal of Urology, 172, 2370.

Journal Article, Rushton, H. (2003), Outcome Analysis of Simple and Complex Urethrocutaneous Fistula Closure Using a De-epithelialized or Full Thickness Skin Advancement Flap for Coverage, Journal of Urology, 170, 1589-1592.

Journal Article, Belman, A.B. & Rushton, H.G. (2003), Is an Empty Left Hemiscrotum and Hypertrophied Right Descended Testis Predictive of Perinatal Torsion, Journal of Urology, 170, 1674-1676.

Journal Article, Szlyk, G.R., Williams, S.B., Majd, M., Belman, A.B., & Rushton, H.G. (2003), Incidence of New Renal Parenchymal Inflammatory Changes Following Breakthrough Urinary Tract Infection in Patients with Vesicoureteral Reflux Treated with Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Evaluation by 99m Tec, Journal of Urology, 170, 1566-1569.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Harry Rushton, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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