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John W. Colberg, MD

Professor of Urology; Urologic Oncology Chief, Urology; Director of Urologic Oncology, Urology

Contact Information

John W. Colberg, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Urology

    PO Box 208058

    New Haven, CT 06520-8058

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Dr. John W. Colberg is a graduate of Washington University School of Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine Urology Residency Program. He was a Clinical Instructor at Washington University School of Medicine from 1990 to 1998. He is currently a Professor of Urology and Director of Uro-Oncology in the department of Urology at Yale University School of Medicine. His active clinical practice focuses on urologic oncology with an emphasis on bladder and prostate cancer. Dr. Colberg’s primary research interests are in the area of invasive bladder cancer and bladder reconstruction. Watch a video with Dr. John Colberg>>

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hopsital (1990)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1987)
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1986)
  • MD
    Washington University School of Medicine (1985)

Activities

  • I Congress de Innovaciones en tratameintos integradis en Oncologia
    Panama City, Panama 2014
    I Congress de Innovaciones en tratameintos integradis en Oncologia
  • Avances Prevent\cion Diagnostica Cancer de Prostrate
    Caracus, Venezuela 2013
    Avances Preventcion Diagnostica Cancer de Prostrate
  • 17th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Asean Urological Associations (FAUA)
    Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 2009
    17th Annual Meeting of the Federation of Asean Urological Associations (FAUA)
  • Boucher BH, Uzzo RG, Sokoloff M, Pisters LL, Matin SF, Sanda MG, Colberg JW, Wood CG, Konety BR and Penson DF: "Current status of clinical trials in urothelia cancers: a summary from the ACOSOG GU working group." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association
    San Antonio, TX, United States 2005
    Boucher BH, Uzzo RG, Sokoloff M, Pisters LL, Matin SF, Sanda MG, Colberg JW, Wood CG, Konety BR and Penson DF: "Current status of clinical trials in urothelia cancers: a summary from the ACOSOG GU working group." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association
  • Colberg JW: "Take home messages: penile testes, and urethral cancer." Annual Meeting of the Urological Association.
    Chicago, IL, United States 2003
    Colberg JW: "Take home messages: penile testes, and urethral cancer." Annual Meeting of the Urological Association.
  • Hausladen, DA, Wheeler MA, Colber, JW, Altieri DC, and Weiss RM: "Urinary surviving testing to monitor bladder cancer burden in patients recieving intravesical chemotherapy." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    Orlando, FL, United States 2002
    Hausladen, DA, Wheeler MA, Colber, JW, Altieri DC, and Weiss RM: "Urinary surviving testing to monitor bladder cancer burden in patients receiving intravesical chemotherapy." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
  • Hauslade DA, Smith SD, Wheeler MA, Colberg JW, Altieri DC, and Weiss RU: "Urinary surviving testing to monitor cancer burden in patients receiving intravesical chemotherapy." New England Section American Urological Association.
    Newport, RI, United States 2001
    Hauslade DA, Smith SD, Wheeler MA, Colberg JW, Altieri DC, and Weiss RU: "Urinary surviving testing to monitor cancer burden in patients receiving intravesical chemotherapy." New England Section American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW, Ornstien DK, Virgo KS, Johnson ET, Chan D, and Johnson FE: "Current follow-up strategies after radical prostatectomy." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education.
    Portland, OR, United States 1998
    Colberg JW, Ornstien DK, Virgo KS, Johnson ET, Chan D, and Johnson FE: "Current follow-up strategies after radical prostatectomy." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education.
  • Ornstien DK, Colberg JW, Virgo KS, Johnson ET, Chan D and Johnson FE: "Evaluation and management of men failing radical prostatectomy." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education.
    Portland, OR, United States 1998
    Ornstien DK, Colberg JW, Virgo KS, Johnson ET, Chan D and Johnson FE: "Evaluation and management of men failing radical prostatectomy." Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Education.
  • Catalona WJ, Colberg JW, Smith DS, Ornstein DK, and Shayka JJ: "Measurement of percent-free PSA improves specifically for lower PSA cutoffs in prostate cancer screening." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    Orlando, FL, United States 1996
    Catalona WJ, Colberg JW, Smith DS, Ornstein DK, and Shayka JJ: "Measurement of percent-free PSA improves specifically for lower PSA cutoffs in prostate cancer screening." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW, Andriole GL Jr., and Catalona WJ: "Long-term follow-up of men undergoing modified inguinal lymphadenectomy for carcinoma of the penis." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    Orlando, FL, United States 1996
    Colberg JW, Andriole GL Jr., and Catalona WJ: "Long-term follow-up of men undergoing modified inguinal lymphadenectomy for carcinoma of the penis." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW, Goodnough LT, and Monk TG: "Safety and cost effectiveness of acute normovolemic hemodilution during radical prostatectomy." South Central American Urological Association.
    Vail, CO, United States 1996
    Colberg JW, Goodnough LT, and Monk TG: "Safety and cost effectiveness of acute normovolemic hemodilution during radical prostatectomy." South Central American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW, Richard WD, and Trobaugh JW: "Stereotactic prostatic image alignment: A new technique." South Central American Urological Association.
    Vancouver, BC, Canada 1994
    Colberg JW, Richard WD, and Trobaugh JW: "Stereotactic prostatic image alignment: A new technique." South Central American Urological Association.
  • Dierks SM and Colberg JW: "An analysis of men with cancer of the prostate less than 50 years old." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    San Antonio, TX, United States 1993
    Dierks SM and Colberg JW: "An analysis of men with cancer of the prostate less than 50 years old." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW, Bullock AD, Smith DS, and Catalona WJ:" Prostate cancer screening results in African and white men." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    San Antonio, TX, United States 1993
    Colberg JW, Bullock AD, Smith DS, and Catalona WJ:" Prostate cancer screening results in African and white men." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
  • Colberg JW and Catalona WJ: "Incidence of prostate cancer in men with PSA levels of 2.9-4.0 ng/ml." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.
    Toronto, Canada 1991
    Colberg JW and Catalona WJ: "Incidence of prostate cancer in men with PSA levels of 2.9-4.0 ng/ml." Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association.

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Robert M. Weiss Outstanding Teaching AwardYale Urology2022
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015
New York Magazine Best Doctors2013
Top Doctors of Connecticut2013
New York Magazine Best Doctors2012
Top Doctors of Connecticut2012
Top Doctors of Connecticut2011
New York Magazine Best Doctors2011
New York Magazine Best Doctors2010
Top Doctors of Connecticut2010
Top Doctors of Connecticut2009

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Second Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaVolunteer2010
Binh Dan Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamVolunteer2009
B.P. Koirala Health and Science Academy, Dahran, NepalVolunteer2009
Binh Dan Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamVolunteer2007
Binh Dan Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamVolunteer2005
Societe Internationale d'UrologieMember2004 - 2015
Yale Surgical SocietyBoard Member2004 - 2008
The New England Section of AUA, Scientific Program Committee2004
The Society of Urologic OncologyMember1999 - 2015
American College of Surgeons, Oncology Group, G-U Working Group Section1999 - 2003
Yale New Haven Hospital Staff IPA Board Member1999 - 2000
The Society of University UrologistsMember1998 - 2015
American Urological Association, New England SectionMember1998 - 2015
Yale New Haven Hospital Credentials CommitteeMember1998 - 2000
American Association of Clinical UrologistsMember1998
American Urological Association, South Central SectionMember1992 - 1998
American Urological AssociationMember1992 - 1998
Journal of UrologyReviewer
Urological OncologyReviewer
European UrologyReviewer
UrologyReviewer

Departments & Organizations