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Dr. Edward M. Schaeffer

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chair, Department of Urology
Edmund Andrews Professor of Urology 


Areas of Focus

  • Urology
  • Diagnosis and treatment, including advanced surgical robotics, for men with prostate cancer
  • Modeling of chemotherapies and hormonal therapies that effectively treat rare, aggressive tumors


  • At-risk populations for prostate cancer
  • Diagnosis, treatment outcomes, and the molecular biology of lethal prostate cancer
  • Social and biological drivers of prostate cancer in men of African ancestry, including expertise in distinct molecular signatures and locations of prostate cancer in African American men


  • Board certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology
  • Director of the Polsky Urologic Cancer Institute
  • Member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University