David L. Griffin, M.D.

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David L. Griffin, M.D.

Dr. David Lawrence Griffin was commissioned to the United States Navy and completed his internship in General Surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland (also known as The President’s Hospital). He obtained his Urologic training at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. He continued to proudly serve in the US Navy for 12 years before transitioning to the Navy Reserves and moving permanently to the Dallas area, where his wife grew up. Dr. Griffin attended University of Louisville Medical School in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Griffin specializes in the management of prostate, renal, bladder, and testicular cancer; prostatic enlargement; kidney stones; men’s sexual and reproductive health including erectile dysfunction, infertility, vasectomies and vasectomy reversals; urinary incontinence; adrenal masses; reconstructive urology; and minimally invasive surgery. Having received extensive robotics training in the DaVinci surgical system, Dr. Griffin is highly skilled in advanced robotic surgical techniques.

Dr. Griffin takes pride in providing the highest quality of patient-centered healthcare using multiple treatment modalities to optimize his patients’ outcomes. He works closely with his patients and their care teams to tailor the best treatment plan for each patient.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Griffin enjoys spending time with his wife and children, coaching his children’s soccer teams, traveling and watching science shows.

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY, B.S. Biology – 8/2001-5/2005
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, M.D. – 8/2005-5/2009
  • Internship in General Surgery National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD – 6/2009-7/2010
  • Residency in Urology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA – 9/2011-9/2016

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Department Head, Urology, Naval Hospital Pensacola December 2016 – Present
  • Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Navy

MEDICAL LICENSURE

  • 2009-2019
    – Indiana # 01068711A
    – NPI # 1770710261
  • 2019-2021
    – Texas # S0163

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Urology – 2018 – Present

Academic/Medical Awards and Honors

  • McBearty Award – Highest Inservice score in Urology Department NMCSD – 2016
  • 1st Place San Diego Urologic Society Resident Research Competition – 2016
  • 3rd Place San Diego Urologic Society Resident Research Competition – 2013
  • 3rd Place San Diego Urologic Society Resident Research Competition – 2015
  • U.S. Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program – 2002-2005

Military Awards and Honors

  • Seabee Combat Warfare Designation – NMCB 133 – 2011
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal – 2011
  • Navy Unit Commendation Award – NNMC Bethesda – 2009
  • Navy Battle Efficiency Ribbon – NMCB 133 – 2010
  • National Defense Service Medal – 2006
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal – 2009
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon – 2011
  • Navy Pistol (9mm) Expert Ribbon – 2006

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Intern General Surgery, NNMC, Bethesda, MD – 07/2009-06/2010
  • Battalion Surgeon, NMCB 133, Gulfport, MS – 07/2010-08/2011
  • Urology Resident, NMCSD, San Diego, CA – 09/2011-08/2016
  • Staff Urologist, Naval Hospital – Pensacola, Pensacola, FL – 09/2016-12/2016
  • Urology Department Head, Naval Hospital – Pensacola, Pensacola, FL – 01/2017-Present

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • American Urological Association – 2011-Present
  • Society of Government Service Urologists – 2011-Present
  • San Diego Urological Society – 2011-2016

MILITARY PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Combat Casualty Care Course, San Antonio, TX – 2009
  • Officer Indoctrination School, Newport, RI – 2006

MEDICAL TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Basic Life Support – Exp Feb 2021
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Exp JUL 2020

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  • Griffin D, Brelsford M, O’Reilly E, Stroup S, Shumaker P. Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing: A Promising Adjunct to Surgical Reconstruction. Military Medicine. Jun 2016.
  • Griffin D, Cambareri G, Kaplan G. Current practice for cryptorchidism: Survey of pediatric urologists. Urology Practice. May 2017.

ABSTRACTS

  • Griffin D, Santomauro M, Lesperance J. Retroperitoneal vs Transperitoneal Partial nephrectomy. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2012.
  • Griffin D, Franke E. Genitourinary Tuberculosis presenting as a Scrotal Abcess. Kimbrough Meeting Society of Government Service Urology. January 2014
  • Griffin D, Masterson J, Rhee E. Post-Prostatectomy Male Quadratic Sling. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2014.
  • Griffin D, Stroup S, Haight S, Rhee E. Early Multicenter Experience with Urolift for LUTS. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2015.
  • Griffin D, Brelsford M, O’Reilly E, Stroup S, Shumaker P.Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing for Mangement of Scars and Tissue Contractures after Fournier’s Gangrene. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2015.
  • Griffin D, Cambareri G, Kaplan G.Practice patterns do not resemble AUA guideline: Survey results on cryptorchidism. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2016.
  • Pusateri C, Griffin D, Stroup S, Rhee E. Multicenter Experience with Prostatic Urethral Lift.. Kimbrough Meeting. Society of Government Service Urology. January 2016.
  • Kidney stones
  • Vasectomy and Male
  • Infertility
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Low testosterone
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Urinary incontinence of both females & males
  • Overactive bladder
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Penile cancer
  • Urethral stricture
  • Peyronie’s disease (penile curvature)
  • Hydrocele
  • Epididymal Cyst (Spermatocele)
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
  • Mid Urethral Sling for stress urinary incontinence
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty
  • Robotic Partial and Radical Nephrectomy
  • Inflatable Penile Prosthesis (IPP)
  • Endoscopic (transurethral) resection of bladder tumors (TURBT)
  • Endoscopic (transurethral) resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Percutaneous nephrolithonomy (PCNL)
  • Bladder Botox
  • Urethroplasty
  • Interstim
  • Xiaflex
  • Urolift
  • Rezum