David Hernandez, M.D.

College Of Medicine Urology

Assistant Professor, Urology, School of Medicine, University of South Florida

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
STC 4th floor
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: dhernan3@health.usf.edu

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  • MD, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • BA, Molecular Biology, Vanderbilt University, 1999


  • Florida Urological Society (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • American Urological Association, Southeastern Section (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • American Urological Association (Member, 2004 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Emtage, JB.Parker, J.Marcet, JE.Finan, J.Lockhart, JL.Hernandez, DJ. A large cellular angiofibroma of the male pelvis presenting with obstructive voiding: A case report and review of the literature. Canadian Urological Association journal = Journal de l'Association des urologues du Canada. 7(5-6) : E373-5, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23766844
  • Hernandez, DJ. Diagnosing prostate cancer: getting to the core question. The Journal of urology. 190(1) : 11-2, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23608039
  • Sidana, A.Hernandez, DJ.Feng, Z.Partin, AW.Trock, BJ.Saha, S.Epstein, JI. Treatment decision-making for localized prostate cancer: what younger men choose and why. The Prostate. 72(1) : 58-64, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21520163
  • Anusionwu, I.Miles-Thomas, J.Hernandez, DJ.Wright, EJ. Anatomical and manometric comparison of perineal and transscrotal approaches to artificial urinary sphincter placement. The Journal of urology. 188(5) : 1834-6, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22999695
  • Margreiter, M.Hernandez, DJ.Lang, EK.Pavlovich, CP. Horseshoe kidney with giant hydronephrosis secondary to ureteropelvic junction obstruction. The Journal of urology. 183(1) : 329, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19914649
  • Sausville, JE.Hernandez, DJ.Argani, P.Gearhart, JP. Pediatric renal cell carcinoma. Journal of pediatric urology. 5(4) : 308-14, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19443274
  • Hernandez, DJ.Han, M.Humphreys, EB.Mangold, LA.Taneja, SS.Childs, SJ.Bartsch, G.Partin, AW. Predicting the outcome of prostate biopsy: comparison of a novel logistic regression-based model, the prostate cancer risk calculator, and prostate-specific antigen level alone. BJU international. 103(5) : 609-14, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19007374
  • Miyamoto, H.Hernandez, DJ.Epstein, JI. A pathological reassessment of organ-confined, Gleason score 6 prostatic adenocarcinomas that progress after radical prostatectomy. Human pathology. , 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19683331
  • Loeb, S.Hernandez, DJ.Mangold, LA.Humphreys, EB.Agro, M.Walsh, PC.Partin, AW.Han, M. Progression after radical prostatectomy for men in their thirties compared to older men. BJU international. 101(12) : 1503-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18341626
  • Hernandez, DJ.Purves, T.Gearhart, JP. Complications of surgical reconstruction of the exstrophy-epispadias complex. Journal of pediatric urology. 4(6) : 460-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19013414
  • Zhao, KH.Hernandez, DJ.Han, M.Humphreys, EB.Mangold, LA.Partin, AW. External validation of University of California, San Francisco, Cancer of the Prostate Risk Assessment score. Urology. 72(2) : 396-400, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18372031
  • Hernandez, DJ.Nielsen, ME.Han, M.Trock, BJ.Partin, AW.Walsh, PC.Epstein, JI. Natural history of pathologically organ-confined (pT2), Gleason score 6 or less, prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy. Urology. 72(1) : 172-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18304619
  • Müntener, M.Epstein, JI.Hernandez, DJ.Gonzalgo, ML.Mangold, L.Humphreys, E.Walsh, PC.Partin, AW.Nielsen, ME. Prognostic significance of Gleason score discrepancies between needle biopsy and radical prostatectomy. European urology. 53(4) : 767-75; discussion 775-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18060681
  • Hernandez, DJ.Roberts, WB.Miles-Thomas, J.Magheli, A.Saha, S.Schaeffer, EM.Racusen, LC.Allaf, ME. Can ischemic preconditioning ameliorate renal ischemia-reperfusion injury in a single-kidney porcine model? Journal of endourology / Endourological Society. 22(11) : 2531-6, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18928381
  • Hernandez, DJ.Schaeffer, EM.Allaf, ME. Pyeloduodenal fistula due to advanced upper tract malignancy. Urology. 69(6) : 1206-7, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17572217
  • Hernandez, DJ.Chan, DY. Bladder leiomyomata and pelvic pain. Urology. 70(4) : 807-8, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17991566
  • Hernandez DJ, Nielsen ME, Han M, Partin AW. Contemporary evaluation of the D'amico risk classification of prostate cancer. Urology. 70(5) : 931-5, 2007.
  • Tsuzuki, T.Hernandez, DJ.Aydin, H.Trock, B.Walsh, PC.Epstein, JI. Prediction of extraprostatic extension in the neurovascular bundle based on prostate needle biopsy pathology, serum prostate specific antigen and digital rectal examination. The Journal of urology. 173(2) : 450-3, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15643200
  • Hernandez, DJ.Epstein, JI.Trock, BJ.Tsuzuki, T.Carter, HB.Walsh, PC. Radical retropubic prostatectomy. How often do experienced surgeons have positive surgical margins when there is extraprostatic extension in the region of the neurovascular bundle? The Journal of urology. 173(2) : 446-9, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15643199
  • Hernandez, DJ.Kavoussi, LR.Ellison, LM. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Urology. 62(3) : 551, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12946773
  • Hernandez, DJ.Sinkov, VA.Roberts, WW.Allaf, ME.Patriciu, A.Jarrett, TW.Kavoussi, LR.Stoianovici, D. Measurement of bio-impedance with a smart needle to confirm percutaneous kidney access. The Journal of urology. 166(4) : 1520-3, 2001. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11547124


  • CaPSURE scholar (UCSF - 2007)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - 2003)
  • Summa Cum Laude (Vanderbilt University - 1999)
  • Phi Beta Kappa (Vanderbilt University - 1998)
  • Valedictorian (Jesuit High School - 1995)
  • Chancellor’s Scholar (Vanderbilt University - 1995)
  • Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America - 1993)