Austen Slade, MD, MBA, is a trailblazing urologist in the state of Idaho, distinguished as the only fellowship-trained specialist in the state with a dedicated focus on bladder health preservation and the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and kidney stones.

His specific fellowship training has allowed him to offer patients precisely tailored solutions to meet their unique needs while providing access to the latest technological advances.

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Dr. Austen Slade

Areas of Expertise in Urology

Dr. Slade is at the forefront of urological innovation, introducing minimally invasive and state-of-the-art techniques to Idaho that were previously accessible at only a handful of large medical centers nationally.

His extensive expertise encompasses a range of cutting-edge procedures, including:

  • HoLEP (Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate), depending on the location of surgery this can also include:
    • HoLEP with MOSES 2.0 Technology
    • MILEP (Minimally Invasive Laser Enucleation of the prostate) with slender instruments to minimize injury or trauma to the urethra.
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) and mini-PCNL
  • Metabolic kidney stone management and personalized stone prevention

Dr. Slade’s contribution to advancing the field of BHP treatment is evident in his various research articles and publications on these techniques, further solidifying his status as a leading authority.

  1. Black M, Slade A, Rivera M. et. al. Evaluation of Renal Function Recovery Following Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. J Endourol. 2023 May
  2. Slade A, Large T, Sahm E, Rivera ME. Mini-PCNL Outcomes in the Obese Population, a Retrospective Review. J Endourol. 2023 March
  3. Wymer KM, Narang G, Slade A, Sharma V, Thao V, Borah BJ, Rivera M, Cheney S, Humphreys MR. Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Surgical Treatment Options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Urology. 2023 Jan
  4. Elsaqa M, Slade AD, Lingeman JL, Piroozi A, Wagner K, Jhavar S, El Tayeb, MM. Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP) in Patients with Pre-existing Localized Prostate Cancer, Dual Center Study. J Endourol. 2023 Mar
  5. Soyster, M, Agarwal D, Slade A, Sahm EM, Large T, Rivera ME. Impact of ASA Score on Post-Operative HoLEP Outcomes and Complications. J Endourol. 2023 Mar
  6. Slade A, Agarwal D, Large T, Sahm E, Schmidt J, Rivera ME. Expanded Criteria Same Day Catheter Removal Following Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP). J Endourol. 2022 Jul
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National Accolades and Recognitions

Dr. Slade's excellence has earned him numerous accolades and recognition on a national scale. His contributions to the field of urology have garnered attention from esteemed institutions and fellow professionals alike. Among his notable honors are:

  • American Urological Association (AUA) Scholar:
    Dr. Slade completed his fellowship in endourology at Indiana University, where he was awarded recognition as one of 19 research scholars in the nation by the American Urologic Association (AUA) for his groundbreaking work on BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) prostate disease and urinary symptoms.
  • Authorship of AUA Core Curriculum:
    Dr. Slade is an author of the AUA's "Surgical Treatment of Kidney Stones" core curriculum for urologists, showcasing his devotion to advancing the field of urology.
  • Bachelor's Degree with Honors:
    Prior to his medical education, Dr. Slade earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University, graduating cum laude.
  • Urologic Active Memberships:
    He is an active member of organizations:

    American Urologic Association

    Endourological Society

    Society of Benign Prostate Disease

Patient-Centric Approach

Dr. Slade is known for his attentive and thoughtful approach to understanding patient concerns. He places a strong emphasis on delivering the level of care he would expect for his closest family members, ensuring that every patient receives compassionate, personalized treatment.

Life Outside of Medicine

Outside of the hospital, Dr. Slade treasures time spent with his wife and children. He is an avid runner, often accompanied by his loyal canine companion. This allegiance to physical and emotional well-being reflects his holistic approach to life and healthcare.

Contact Dr. Austen Slade

Dr. Austen Slade's exceptional qualifications, dedication to his patients, and contributions to the field of urology make him a sought-after expert in bladder health and BPH treatment.

His partnership with Capital Surgical Associates in Boise, Idaho, signifies a new chapter in his journey to transform the lives of men suffering from urological conditions.

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