Clinical Investigators

Clinical Investigators

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS

Director, CPI (Certified Physician Investigator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals)

Atlantic Urology Clinics
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Neal D. Shore, MD, FACS is the Medical Director for the Carolina Urologic Research Center. He practices with Atlantic Urology Clinics in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Dr. Shore has conducted more than 250 clinical trials, focusing mainly on GU Oncology, and serves on the Executive Boards of: Society of Urologic Oncology Board, Society of Urologic Oncology Clinical Trials Consortium, Secretary-Treasurer, and the Large Urology Group Practice Association, President-elect. He is a Founder for both: CUSP Clinical Trials Consortium, as well as for DASHKO, large urology practices data registries. He serves as the National Urology Research Director for 21st Century Oncology. He has served on the AUA Male Health Committee; he is currently a member of the AUA Data Committee, the SITC Task Force for Prostate Cancer, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Think Tank and the editorial boards of Urology Times, Current Urology Reports, Chemotherapy Advisor, OncLive, PLOS ONE(Academic Editor) and Urology Practice. He has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and numerous book chapters; he performs peer review for multiple high impact scientific journals.

A graduate of Duke University and Duke University Medical School, Dr. Shore completed a 6 month clinical research fellowship in Pretoria, South Africa, and then completed his General Surgery/Urology training at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Kenneth E. Krzyzaniak, MD, FACS

CPI (Certified Physician Investigator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals)

Dr. Krzyzaniak received his Bachelor of Arts degree and his MD degree from Indiana University. He completed a six-year residency at The University of Kentucky which included Internship, General Surgery, Clinical Research, Renal Transplant, and Urologic Surgery. He moved to South Carolina in 1981 and spent three years at The University of South Carolina School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. He was also Chief of Urology at the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, S.C., where he taught both medical students and residents. Dr. Krzyzaniak has served as Chief of Surgery at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, President of the Horry County Medical Society, President of The S.C. Urologic Association, and served four years on the Board of the Southeast Section of the American Urologic Association. Dr. Krzyzaniak is Board Certified, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and maintains membership in numerous organizations including the American Urologic Association, SC Urologic Association, SC Medical Association, and American Association of Clinical Urologists. He has been involved in community service and is past president of Surfside Rotary. Dr. Krzyzaniak continues to have a strong interest in clinical research and is a certified Clinical Investigator.

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Brian Roberts, MD, FACS

CPI (Certified Physician Investigator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals)

Dr Roberts received his undergraduate and medical degrees from The University of Virginia. He completed a six year Urology residency at Georgetown University, where he won awards for his research in the field of prostate cancer. He has been practicing in Myrtle Beach, SC since 1998. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is active in numerous clinical research trials and is certified by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals as a Certified Clinical Investigator. Dr Roberts areas of special interest include urologic oncology, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, female pelvic reconstruction, urinary dysfunction, and stone disease.

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Richard Young, MD, FACS

Dr. Young received his under-graduate degree from Washington and Lee University in 1983 and his medical degree in 1987 from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed a six year residency in General Surgery and Urology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is currently vice-chairman of the Surgical Performance Review Committee. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.