Lawrence Karsh
MD, FACS

Lawrence Karsh, M.D., has practiced general urology and urologic surgery in Denver for many years. At TUCC, he is the director of our Clinical Research Department. Prior to the merger that formed TUCC, Dr. Karsh practiced with Western Urologic Associates. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Denver Academy of Surgery, the American Urological Association and the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network. Dr. Karsh is also an elected member of the Society of Urologic Oncology and is an editorial board member of OncologyLive Urologists in Cancer Care.

As director of the TUCC Clinical Research Department, Dr. Karsh has served as the principal investigator of more than 200 clinical trials. He is a current member of the Society of Urologic Oncology Clinical Trials Consortium board of directors and bladder cancer sub-committee. In addition, Dr. Karsh is an associate clinical professor of surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He also sits on many advisory boards for new drug development and lectures at scientific meetings throughout the country, including the American Urological Association’s Annual Meeting.

Dr. Karsh received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado. He earned his medical doctorate at the Chicago Medical School and then completed his general surgical training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Karsh completed his residency training in urologic surgery at Harvard Medical School at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

In his spare time, Dr. Karsh is an avid road biker in the summer and skier in the winter. He is also fluent in Spanish.

  • Genitourinary oncology
  • Prostate disease
  • Male urinary incontinence
  • Urinary stone disease
  • Clinical research

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Specialties

  • Genitourinary Oncology
  • Prostate Disease
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Disease
  • Clinical Research
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Key Accomplishments

  1. Director of Clinical Research at TUCC
  2. Elected Member of the Society of Urologic Oncology
  3. Editorial board member for OncologyLive Urologists in Cancer Care
  4. Has served as the Principal Investigator for more than 200 clinical research trials

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Contemporary Management of Incident Prostate Cancer in Large Community Urology

The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) and its physicians contributed to a study recently published in the Urology section of Elsevier’s Practice Update. The Objective of the study was, “To characterize the contemporary management of prostate cancer patients in large community practices. The optimal management of incident prostate cancer has changed in the last decades

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The Blue Shoe Run 9/7/19

You are cordially invited to the 10th Annual The Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer on 9/7/2019. Over the years The Blue Shoe Run has raised more than $160,000 for prostate cancer research and we want to raise $50,000 or more this year! This is a sanctioned run that starts at TUCC and goes around

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TUCC Launches COREWAVE™ Therapy Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

–SOUNDWAVE ENERGY OFFERS SAFE AND PAINLESS OPTION– The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) now offers COREWAVETMTherapy treatment for men with erectile dysfunction in the Denver region. TUCC is the only urology practice licensed to provide COREWAVETMin the region. COREWAVETMis a safe and painless option that is administered by a physician or trained healthcare provider. The

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What Patient's Are Saying About Dr. Karsh

“Dr. Karsh went out of his way to explain my medical issue. My wife and I are very appreciative of him”

“Everyone was friendly, courteous and professional. You made me feel comfortable!”

“Extremely positive experience. The attention I received has been exemplary!”