Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas
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Michael Coburn, M.D.
Listed as one of the best doctors in the nation in the field of urology, Michael Coburn, M.D. is a board-certified staff urologist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. He is also a professor of Urology and Carlton-Smith Chair in Urologic Education at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of Urology Service at Ben Taub General Hospital. Coburn received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency and a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He has received many awards and recognition over his career including Master Teacher, Baylor College of Medicine; Chair, BCM Graduate Medical Education Committee; Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Development of Enduring Educational Materials (2006); Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Educational Leadership (2006); The Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education (2007); Listed in Texas Monthly's “Texas Super Doctors” (each year 2004-2010); appointed by the AMA Council on Medical Education to the Resident Review Committee (2007-2010); Charter Member, Society of Urology Chairpersons and Program Directors; Member, Société International d'Urologie; listed in "Best Doctors in America" (each year 2007-2012); Listed in Castle Connolly’s "America’s Top Doctors" (2009); Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation (2008); Board of Directors, Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (2008-2011); Vice Chair, Trauma Committee, Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (2008–2011); Chair, Academy of Distinguished Educators (2009); Representative, Board of Governers, American College of Surgeons (2009-2012); Member, Advisory Council for Urology, American College of Surgeons (2009–2012); and Board of Directors, Society of University Urologists (elected Councilor, 2010-2012).