Marc Bjurlin, DO received his medical degree from Midwestern University and completed his residency at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. After residency, Dr Bjurlin completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at New York University along with a master of science degree in clinical investigation through the New York University School of Medicine. Prior to joining UNC, Dr. Bjurlin was Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of Urologic Oncology at NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn and was recently selected by Super Doctors for a “Rising Star” distinction in the New York Metro area.
Dr. Bjurlin’s clinical practice is focused on urologic oncology—in particular, the treatment of bladder, prostate, testis, and kidney cancer. He is a member of the integrated Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Group at the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. His team takes a collaborative approach to create a personalized treatment. Dr. Bjurlin’s expertise has allowed him to serve on national committees that establish care guidelines for the management of cancers of the urinary tract including the American Urological Association’s committee on the Standard Operating Procedure for Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Bjurlin participates in research focused on employing advanced surgical procedures including the use of robotic surgery to maximize the quality of life for people with urologic malignancies. He is also a member of the American Urological Association New Technology and Imaging Committee
Fellowship: NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
Residency: Cook County Health and Hospitals, Chicago, IL
DO: American College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery, Chicago, IL
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6 months ago
Drs. Bjurlin, Fry, and Kim Awarded Lineberger Innovation Award for Evaluating the Carcinogenic Effects of E-Cigarettes on the Urothelium
Congratulations to Marc Bjurlin, MD along with co-investigators Drs. Rebecca Fry, and William Kim, MD on their recent UNC Lineberger Innovation Award for “Evaluating the carcinogenic effects of electronic cigarettes on the urothelium.”
1 year ago
Dr. Marc Bjurlin Leads Team to Publish Updated AUA Policy on the Use of mpMRI with Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Management
The second major update we made is there is now sufficient data to support the use of prostate MRI in all men before their initial prostate biopsy when the MRI is of sufficient quality Dr. Bjurlin told Urology Times.