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Andrew C. Harbin, MD

  • Position: Director, Urologic Robotic Surgery, Northwest Hospital
  • Primary Specialties: Aquablation Therapy for BPH, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/BPH, General Urology, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, Prostate Cancer, Prostatic Disease, Robotic surgery
  • Gender: Male

About This Provider

Dr. Harbin practices all aspects of general urology and has a special interest in robotic urologic surgery, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, benign prostate disease (BPH/enlarged prostate), and kidney stones. Dr. Harbin was the first urologist in Maryland to perform Aquablation Therapy for the treatment of BPH. He joined Chesapeake Urology in 2017 following two years with Frederick Urology Specialists, Frederick, MD. He completed a fellowship in Robotic Urologic Surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia in 2015.

During his fellowship in Philadelphia, he focused on complex robotic surgery including kidney, prostate and bladder cancer, as well as robotic reconstructive surgery. He published several articles and gave presentations on the newest minimally invasive surgical techniques.

While obtaining his medical education, Dr. Harbin worked on a number of research grants. He helped set up a student-doctor observation program, a suture clinic, fundraisers, and lectures for pre-clinical students interested in surgery.

Dr. Harbin also took the opportunity to expand his medical experience overseas. During medical school, he studied for a month in India, while, as a resident, he took part in a Medical Mission trip to perform hydrocelectomies and hernia repairs in Haiti.

Dr. Harbin received both the Researcher and Resident of the Year awards at Georgetown University Hospital in 2014. He is a peer reviewer for the Urologic Oncology Journal.

Affiliations
  • Chesapeake Urology
Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Georgetown University Hospital: Resident Researcher of the Year Award, Resident of the Year Award
  • Tulane University School of Medicine: Morris and Goldie Mintz Award in the Anatomical Sciences
  • Joseph Hume Memorial Award in Urology
  • Oscar Creech, M.D. Award
  • Vice President, Rudolph Matas Surgical Society
  • President, Urology Interest Group
Education
  • College
  • BA in Biology; Spanish minor University of Virginia
  • Medical School
  • Doctorate of Medicine Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Internship
  • Georgetown University
  • Residency
  • Georgetown University
  • Fellowship
  • Robotic Urologic Surgery Temple University Hospital
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Urology