Dr. Bryan Kansas

Dr. Bryan Kansas, M.D. joined the staff of The Urology Team in August 2006. Dr. Kansas completed his undergraduate work at the Louisiana State University, and earned a Master of Public Health at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He then graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport, LA. His general surgery internship was performed at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, and he completed his general surgery and urology training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Kansas serves both male and female patients, but has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of Erectile Dysfunction in men. In the course of his work regarding this condition, Dr. Kansas has distinguished himself, in Central Texas, as a leader in Penile Implant Surgery having implanted over 700 penile prosthesis since beginning his medical practice. He is also well known for his interest in the treatment of Low Testosterone in both men and women — maintaining a philosophy of educating patients about the causes of Low T; tailoring treatment options with patients for best outcomes, and teaching patients to administer their own injections when applicable.

Along with his areas of special interest, Dr. Kansas practices General Urology, has vast experience in male incontinence, Peyronie’s disease (curved penis), Premature Ejaculation, enlarged prostate, complex kidney stone disease, and diseases of the kidney. Dr. Kansas is also certified in the placement of the InterStim® sacral nerve stimulator device for refractory overactive bladder. Dr. Kansas also oversees The Urology Team’s Sling and Sphincter program for men with Incontinence. He also has intricate training in the treatment of both benign and malignant renal tumors via open and laparoscopic approaches.

CREDENTIALS

Board Certified: State of Texas
State of Pennsylvania Physician License
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine New Orleans, Louisiana
Master of Public Health Louisiana State University Medical Center Shreveport, Louisiana, MD

INTERNSHIP

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Winston Salem, North Carolina General Surgery

RESIDENCY

Temple University Hospital General Surgery and Urology

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Seton Medical Center, 1201 West 38th Street, Austin, Texas 78705
St. David's Hospital, 919 East 32nd Street, Austin, Texas 78705
North Austin Medical Center, 12221 North Mopac Expy, Austin, Texas 78758
Health South Surgical Center, 6818 Austin Center Blvd, Austin, Texas 78731
North Austin Surgical Center, 12201 Renfert Way #120, Austin, Texas 78758

TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

General Surgery and Urology Resident
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

General Surgery Intern
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Public Health Advocate
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Lectures to Underprivileged Teens and Pre-teens on Human Sexuality, Reproduction, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Urology Association Candidate Member

PUBLICATIONS/ PRESENTATIONS/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

The Role of Angioinfarction in the Management of Renal Tumors. Book chapter awaiting Publication Traumatic Ureteral Injuries with Delayed Diagnosis. Awaiting Publication Bladder Neck Bulking with Antegrade and Retrograde Endoscopic Dextranomer/Hyaluronic Acid Copolymer. Mid-Atlantic Urology. October 2005

Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Invading the Renal Sinus – The Ball Valve Phenomenon: Implications for Nephron Sparing Surgery (NSS). Awaiting Publication

Incidence and Management of Penetrating Renal Trauma in Patients with Multi-organ Injury: Extended Experience at an Inner City Trauma Center. Mid-Atlantic Urology Meeting, October 2003. American Urological Association Meeting, May 2004. Published in Journal of Urology, October 2004

Selective Inactivation of M2 Receptors in Rat Bladder. Mid-Atlantic Urology Conference. October 2004 Invasion of Renal Vein or Vena Cava Wall in Renal Cell Carcinoma, Significance and New Staging. Philadelphia Urologic Society. April 2003

Cell Saver in Urologic Oncology Surgery: Safe or Unsafe? Philadelphia Urologic Society. April 2002 Pubovaginal Sling; Effectiveness and Relative Patient Satisfaction, a Retrospective Study. Southern Medical Association Dallas, TX. November 1999

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

1.    Karpman E, Brant WO, Kansas B, Bella AJ, Jones LA, Eisenhart E, Henry G. Reservoir Alternate Surgical Implantation Technique: Preliminary Outcomes of Initial PROPPER Study of Low Profile or Spherical Reservoir Implantation in Submuscular Location or Traditional Prevesical Space.  J Urol. 2014 Jul 24. pii: S0022-5347(14)04031-2. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.07.082. [Epub ahead of print]
2.    Henry GD, Karpman E, Brant W, Christine B, Kansas BT, Khera M, Jones L, Kohler T, Bennett N, Rhee E, Eisenhart E, Bella AJ.  The Who, How, and What of Real-World Penile Implants Patients in 2015: The Propper (Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration) Registry Baseline Data.  J Urol. 2015 Aug 17. pii: S0022-5347(15)04601-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.07.109. [Epub ahead of print]

SCIENTIFIC MEETING ABSTRACTS/PRESENTATIONS:

3.    Gerard Henry, Edward Karpman, Bryan Kansas, William Brant, Leroy Jones, Nelson Bennett, Mohit Khera, Tobias Kohler, Andrew Kramer, Brian Christine, Eugene Rhee, Rafael Carrion, Andrew Neeb, and Anthony Bella.  ARE SOME U.S. ACADEMIC CENTERS REGULATING THEMSELVES OUT OF MULTICENTER STUDIES? THE PROPPER REGISTRY EXPERIENCE WITH IRB AND CONTRACT APPROVAL. SES—AUA Annual Meeting, March 19-22, 2015, Poster #23, Page 32. Moderated poster presented at the 2015 AUA Annual Meeting, May 15-19, 2015  New Orleans, LA.

4.    Mohit Khera, Edward Karpman, Gerard Henry, William Brant, Leroy Jones, Bryan Kansas, Tobias Kohler, Nelson Bennett, Anthony J. Bella.  Poster #59 PENILE PROSTHESIS CAN SAFELY AND EASILY BE INSERTED IN PATIENTS WITH PEYRONIE’S DISEASE: RESULTS OF THE PROPPER STUDY [poster].  Moderated poster presented at the SMSNA 2015 Annual Meeting, Nov 19-22, 2015, Las Vegas, NV, USA

5.    Edward Karpman, Gerard Henry, William Brant, Leroy Jones, Bryan Kansas, Mohit Khera, Tobias Kohler, Nelson Bennett, Anthony J. Bella.  AMS 700 Conceal reservoir submuscular placement: results for 50 patients from the Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration (PROPPER) [abstract].  Moderated poster presented at the AUA 2013 Annual Meeting, May 4-8, 2013, San Diego, CA, USA.  J Urol 2013(Apr);189(4)(suppl):e502-e503.  Abstract 1227.  Available at: www.jurology.com.  Accessed 20 Aug 2013.

6.    Edward Karpman, Gerard Henry, William O. Brant, LeRoy Jones, Bryan Kansas, Mohit Khera, Tobias Kohler, Nelson Bennett, Anthony J. Bella.  AMS 700 Conceal Reservoir submuscular placement: results for 50 patients from the Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration (PROPPER) [abstract].  Moderated poster presented at the 65th NSAUA Annual Meeting, October 30-November 3, 2013, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. Abstract MP87.  Available at: http://www.abstractsonline.com/plan/AdvancedSearch.aspx. Accessed 25 Nov 2013.

7.    Anthony J. Bella, Gerard Henry, Edward Karpman, William O Brant, LeRoy Jones, Nelson Bennett, Bryan Kansas, Tobias Kohler, Mohit Khera.  Etiology and erectile treatments prior to surgery: Results for 352 patients from the Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration (PROPPER) [abstract].  Moderated poster presented at the 65th NSAUA Annual Meeting, October 30-November 3, 2013, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. Abstract MP86.  Available at: http://www.abstractsonline.com/plan/AdvancedSearch.aspx. Accessed 25 Nov 2013.     
8.    Edward Karpman, Gerard D. Henry, William Brant, LeRoy Jones, Bryan Kansas, Mohit Khera, Tobias Kohler, Nelson Bennett, Anthony J. Bella.  AMS 700 Conceal reservoir sub-muscular placement: initial results with 1-year follow-up from the prospective registry of outcomes with penile prosthesis for erectile restoration (PROPPER) [abstract].  Moderated poster presented at the 19th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 21-24, 2013, New Orleans, LA, USA. Abstract 078.   Available at: http://mobile.smsna.org/.  Accessed 25 Nov 2013.  

9.    Henry G, Karpman E, Kansas B, Brant W, Jones L, Bennett N, Khera M, Kohler T, Kramer A, Christine b, Rhee E, Bella A.  Have advances in patient preparation, surgical techniques, and antibiotic coatings reduced inflatable penile prosthesis primary implantation infection rates to nearly zero? A large prospective multicenter registry experience. J Urol 2014 Apr;191(4 suppl): e615. [AUA abstract PD20-10].

10.    Bennett, NE, Bella, AJ, Karpman, E, Brant, WO, Jones, L, Kansas, B, Kohler, T, Khera, M.  Implant length - Baseline characteristic correlations.  Moderated poster presented at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 087.  Available at:  http://smsna.org/V1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=196&abs... Accessed 05 Dec 2014.  

11.    Brant, W, Kohler, T, Henry, G, Karpman, E, Kansas, B, Jones, L, Christine, B, Bennett, N, Khera, M, Bella, A.  "Unexpected" corporal fibrosis should be "expected": the prevalence of significant corporal fibrosis encountered during penile prosthetics.  Podium presentation at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 014.  Available at: http://smsna.org/V1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=196&abs... Accessed 05 Dec 2014.  

12.    Henry, G, Karpman, E, Kansas, B, Brant, W, Jones, L, Bennett, N, Khera, M, Kohler, T, Kramer, A, Chrstine, B, Rhee, E, Carrion, R, Bella, A.  Are some US academic centers regulating themselves out of multicenter studies: The propper registry experience with IRB and contract approval.  Unmoderated poster presented at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 164.  Available at: http://smsna.org/V1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=196&abs... Accessed 05 Dec 2014.  

13.    Karpman, E, Bella, A, Brant, W, Kansas, B, Jones, L, Kohler, T, Christine, B, Bennett, N, Khera, M, Henry, G.  Outcomes of IPP placement by surgical approach, penoscrotal vs infrapubic, results from a prospective multicenter study.  Podium presentation at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 015.  Available at: http://smsna.org/V1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=196&abs... Accessed 05 Dec 2014.  

14.    Kohler, T, Brant, W, Karpman, E, Kansas, B, Jones, L, Christine, B, Bennett, N, Khera, M, Bella, A, Henry, G.  Use of rear tip extenders does not affect penile implant satisfaction or outcomes.  Moderated poster presented at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 106.  Available at: http://smsna.org/V1/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=196&abs... Accessed 05 Dec 2014.
 
15.    Karpman E, Bella A, Brant W, Christine B, Kansas B, Jones L, Kohler T, Bennett N, Khera M, Henry G. Outcomes of IPP placement by surgical approach, penoscrotal vs. infrapubic, results form a prospective multicenter study. J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4):e569-70.
 
16.    Bennett N, Bella A, Henry G, Karpman E, Brant W, Jones L, Kansas B, Kohler T, Khera M. Implant length - baseline characteristic correlations. J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4): E568.
 
17.    Kohler T, Bella A, Karpman E, Brant W, Christine B, Jones L, Kansas B, Bennett N, Khera M, Henry G. Penile implants - Why are men dissatisfied? J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4):E838.
 
18.    Bennett NE, Bella, AJ, Karpman, E, Brant, WO, Jones, L, Kansas, B, Kohler, T, Khera, M.  Implant length - Baseline characteristic correlations. J Sex Med 2015;12(suppl 2):132, abstract 87.
 
19.    Brant W, Kohler T, Henry G, Karpman E, Kansas B, Jones L, Christine B, Bennett N, Khera M, Bella A.  "Unexpected" corporal fibrosis should be "expected": the prevalence of significant corporal fibrosis encountered during penile prosthetics. J Sex Med 2015;12(suppl 2):106, abstract 014.
 
20.    Henry G, Karpman E, Kansas B, Brant W, Jones L, Bennett N, Khera M, Kohler T, Kramer A, Christine B, Rhee E, Carrion R, Bella A.  Are some US academic centers regulating themselves out of multicenter studies: The PROPPER registry experience with IRB and contract approval. J Sex Med 2015;12(suppl 2):164, abstract 160.
 
21.    Karpman E, Bella A, Brant W, Kansas B, Jones L, Kohler T, Christine B, Bennett N, Khera M, Henry G.  Outcomes of IPP placement by surgical approach, penoscrotal vs infrapubic, results from a prospective multicenter study. J Sex Med 2015;12(suppl 2):106, abstract 015.
 
22.    Kohler T, Brant W, Karpman E, Kansas B, Jones L, Christine B, Bennett N, Khera M, Bella A, Henry, G.  Use of rear tip extenders does not affect penile implant satisfaction or outcomes. J Sex Med 2015;12(suppl 2):139, abstract 106.

23.    Karpman, E, Bella, T, Brant, W, Christine, B, Kansas, B, Jones, L, Kohler, T, Bennett, N, Henry, G.
Outcomes of IPP placement by Surgical Approach, Penoscrotal vs Infrapubic, Results from a Prospective Multicenter Study.  J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4):e569-70

24.    Bennett N, Bella A, Henry G, Karpman E, Brant W, Jones L, Kansas B, Kohler T, Khera M. Implant length - baseline characteristic correlations. J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4): E568.

25.    Kohler T, Bella A, Karpman E, Brant W, Christine B, Jones L, Kansas B, Bennett N, Khera M, Henry G. Penile implants - Why are men dissatisfied? J Urol 2015; 193 (suppl 4):E838.

26.    Khera M, Kohler T, Bella A, Karpman E, Brant W, Christine B, Jones L, Kansas B, Bennett N, Khera M, Henry G. - PENILE PROSTHESIS CAN SAFELY AND EASILY BE INSERTED IN PATIENTS WITH PEYRONIE’S DISEASE: RESULTS OF THE PROPPER STUDY, AUA moderated poster, Presented By: Mohit Khera
 

AWARDS/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

1.     Best Abstract Prize Clinical, SMS 2014.
a.    Brant, W, Kohler, T, Henry, G, Karpman, E, Kansas, B, Jones, L, Christine, B, Bennett, N, Khera, M, Bella, A.  "Unexpected" corporal fibrosis should be "expected": the prevalence of significant corporal fibrosis encountered during penile prosthetics.  Podium presentation at the 20th Annual Fall Scientific Meeting of the SMSNA, November 20-23, 2014, Miami, FL, USA.  Abstract 014.  Available at: http://mobile.smsna.org/.  Accessed 05 Dec 2014.  

 

"Erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence can be embarrassing conditions for most men. Each situation is unique and I enjoy creating an individualized treatment plan for each patient, based on his needs."