Michael Blute, M.D., has joined the Wayne State University Department of Urology in October as an assistant professor.
Dr. Blute is a fellowship-trained urologic oncologist. He specializes in surgery for genitourinary malignancies, including kidney, bladder, testis and prostate cancer.
His academic interests include outcomes-based research for kidney and bladder cancer, and collaborating with basic science experts to better understand the molecular basis of genitourinary cancers.
Certified by the American Board of Urology, Dr. Blute attended College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts and received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He completed his urology residency at North Shore University and Long Island Jewish hospitals in New York, and his urologic oncology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.
He formerly served as an assistant professor of Urology at Creighton University and at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He conducted research and performed clerkships at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.