Wade A. Bushman, MD, PhD

Credentials: Senior Scientist

Email: bushman@urology.wisc.edu

Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors Urology


  • Fellowship, University of Virginia Cancer Center, Charlottesville, VA, 1988-1989
  • Residency, General Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, 1986-1988
  • MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1986
  • PhD, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1985

    Best Doctors in America Award – Urology

Professional Activities

In addition to his position as an Professor at the UW Medical School, Dr. Bushman is:

  • A reviewer for the Developmental Biology, Development, Journal of Urology, Urology, International Urogynecology Journal
  • The Program Chair for the Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology (2002- present)
  • A member of the McArdle Oncology graduate training Program at the University of Wisconsin (2002-present)
  • A member of the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Program at the University of Wisconsin (2002-present)

Honors and Awards

  • Listed among the “Top Doctors in Chicago” in Chicago Magazine (January, 2001)
  • Served as a Consultant in Urology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL (1995-2000)
  • Nominated for “Best Clinical Professor Award”, Northwestern University Medical School (1998)
  • The European Exchange Scholar for the American Urologic Association (1998)
  • Listed among the “Top 500 Doctors in Chicago” in Chicago Magazine (1996)

Research Interests

Dr. Bushman’s research interests include clinical research in bladder and pelvic floor dysfunction and basic research in prostate development and prostate cancer.

Dr. Bushman’s Lab