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Michael D. Fabrizio, M.D.

FabrizioDr. Fabrizio earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1992 after receiving his bachelor of science degree in biology from the College of William and Mary in 1988. He completed his residencies in surgery and urology at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Fabrizio was awarded a fellowship in endourology and laparoscopic surgery at The Johns Hopkins University, Brady Urological Institute in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Fabrizio was involved in the FDA trials for the Zeus Robotic system and an early adopter of robotic surgery.

Dr. Fabrizio specializes in urological laparoscopy for benign and malignant conditions including prostate and kidney cancer, adrenal surgery, kidney donation and complex kidney and ureteral stone surgery. With the support of his partners, he created the laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and robotic assisted prostatectomy program as well as the laparoscopic kidney donor program in Norfolk, VA. He also started a training fellowship in endourology and laparoscopy in 2003 which has received national recognition in Quality of Life Outcomes research for prostate cancer treatments. The fellowship has won awards for publications and been cited by USA Today and Reuters News. He has published many peer reviewed articles and book chapters as well as lectured around the world on topics in endourology and outcomes. Dr. Fabrizio was recognized by the local and national media for performing a national kidney swap. He has been recognized as a Hampton Roads Top Doc multiple times (most recently in 2015) and is listed among America’s Top Docs in Castle and Connolly Top Docs recognition. Dr. Fabrizio notes that he is "proud to be associated with a urology practice that offers specialty care in areas of our field. We have assembled one of the best trained faculty in the country, and our practice offers not only outstanding clinical care but access to ground breaking clinical trials and the most up to date surgical techniques".

Dr. Fabrizio is board certified by the American Board of Urology and the National Board of Medical Examiners and is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of The American Urological Association, Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association, Endourology Society, and the Society of Urologic Oncology. In addition to being the Chief Executive Officer of the practice and the endourology fellowship director, he is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors.