Dr. Viprakasit specializes in all facets of kidney stone disease, from diagnosis and surgical treatment to medical prevention. He also has a clinical interest in new technologies for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and bladder outlet obstruction. Through collaborations with the Division of Nephrology and Nutrition Services in the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Viprakasit helped develop and serves as the Director of the Multidisciplinary Kidney Stone Program to address the kidney health concerns of high-risk patients.
Dr. Viprakasit’s research interests focus primarily on outcomes related to kidney stone surgery and utilization of preventive measures for stone recurrence. He also has a strong interest in medical teaching and was appointed Associate Residency Program Director for the Department of Urology in 2013.
Urology – Board Certified
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 2009-2011
Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 2003-2009
MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1999-2003
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5 months ago
Raynor & Tan Expand UNC Urology’s ‘Castle Connolly Top Doctors’ Ranks to 11
Congratulations to Drs. Borawski, Coward, Figler, Nielsen, Raynor, Ross, Smith, Sutherland, Tan, Viprakasit, and Wallen received the 2021 'Top Doctor' designation from Castle Connolly.
9 months ago
5 UNC Urology Faculty Physicians Join Growing List of Department’s ‘Castle Connolly Top Doctors’
Congratulations to Drs. Borawski, Bukowski, Coward, Figler, Nielsen, Ross, Smith, Sutherland, Viprakasit, and Wallen received the 2020 'Top Doctor' designation from Castle Connolly. Drs. Borawski, Ross, and Smith also were included on Castle Connolly’s 2020 list of 'Exceptional Women In Medicine.'