Harry Rushton Jr., MD Division Chief, Urology

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Awards and Recognition:

    Top Doctors
    (2015, 2016, 2017)
    No. Va. Magazine
    (2015, 2016, 2017)


Languages Spoken

  • English


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology
  • American Board of Urology - Pediatric Urology

National Provider ID: 1023108412



H. Gil Rushton, MD, is the Chief of Urology at Children’s National Health System and has practiced in the Washington, 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 & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Urology, 1986
    Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency Program, Urology*, 1983
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Urology, 1983
    Hospital for Sick Children at Great Ormond Street
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1979
    University of Kentucky
  • MD, 1978
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • BA, 1974
    Clemson University


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Acute Pyelonephritis Comparison of Diagnosis with 99m TcDMSA SPECT Spiral CT MR Imaging and Power Doppler US in an Experimental Pig Model

(2001) Radiology

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

(2003) Journal of Urology

Indications for Nonoperative Management of Ureteroceles

(2005) Journal of Urology

Is an Empty Left Hemiscrotum and Hypertrophied Right Descended Testis Predictive of Perinatal Torsion

(2003) Journal of Urology

Management of HighGrade Blunt Renal Trauma 20Year Experience at a Pediatric Level I Trauma Center

(2007) Journal of Urology

Outcome Analysis of Simple and Complex Urethrocutaneous Fistula Closure Using a Deepithelialized or Full Thickness Skin Advancement Flap for Coverage

(2003) Journal of Urology

Prepubertal Testis Tumors Actual Prevalence Rate of Histological Types

(2004) Journal of Urology

Top Down Approach to Evaluating Children with UTIs Shows Promise

(2006) American Academy of Pediatrics News


(2005) Glenn’s Urologic Surgery, 6th Edition

Urinary Tract Infection

(2007) Clinical Pediatric Urology

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