Honored for academic and professional excellence throughout his training and career, Dr. Carson is a multi-talented physician and surgeon with expertise in molecular biology, biophysics, and physiology.

Mark R. Carson, MD, PHD

General Urology


Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, 1989-1996
Urology Residency, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1998-2002
General Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1996-1998
PhD, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1989-1996
Medical Student Research Fellow, American Heart Association, Iowa City, IA, 1988-1989
Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Chemistry, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, 1984-1988

Areas of Interest

Stone Disease – Endoscopic and Percutaneous Laser Surgery
Male Infertility – Evaluation, Vasectomy with Sedation, Vasectomy Reversal
BPH and Voiding Dysfunction – Medical and Surgical Management
Urologic Oncology – Prostate, Kidney, Bladder, and Testicular Cancer
Laparascopic and Open Surgery

Medical Experience

Certified, Medical Physician and Surgeon, Oregon Board of Medical Examiners
Certified, American Board of Urology
Investigator, Oregon Urology Institute Research Center, Springfield, OR