Michael Risk, MD PhD

Professor, Department of Urology

Michael Risk

Contact Info

michael.risk@va.gov, mcrisk@umn.edu

Administrative Assistant Name
Traci Trotter

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Additional Locations


University of Illinois, Chicago

University of Washington Medical Center

Fellowship in Urologic Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine

Ph.D., Physiology and Biophysics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003.

M.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003


Dr. Risk’s clinical focus is on the surgical treatment of urologic malignancies, including cancers of the bladder, kidney, prostate and testis. He also has a clinical interest in the medical and surgical management of male urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction. His research interests include investigation of the mechanisms of carcinogenesis and disease progression in prostate and bladder cancer.


  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testis Cancer
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Erectile Dysfunction