Ty Higuchi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Surgery-Urology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2006)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, Colorado State University (2002)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (1995)
Internship:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program (2006)
Residency:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Chief Resident, Urology (2011)
Fellowships:
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program, Urology (2012)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology

Recognition & Awards

  • Full Time Faculty Physician of the Year, University of Colorado Hospital (2019)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2012)
    School of Medicine, Surgery
    Urology

Publications

  • Islam MM, Saltzman AF, Carrasco A Jr, Higuchi T. Incidental Discovery of Adenocarcinoma of an Augmented Bladder in a Patient With Myelomenigocele Undergoing Cystolithotomy. Urology. 2017 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29196068
  • Moses RA, Selph JP, Voelzke BB, Piotrowski J, Eswara JR, Erickson BA, Gupta S, Dmochowski RR, Johnsen NV, Shridharani A, Blaschko SD, Elliott SP, Schwartz I, Harris CR, Borawski K, Figler BD, Osterberg EC 3rd, Burks FN, Bihrle W 3rd, Miller B, Santucci RA, Breyer BN, Flynn B, Higuchi T, Kim FJ, Broghammer JA, Presson AP, Myers JB. An American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST) prospective multi-center research protocol: outcomes of urethral realignment versus suprapubic cystostomy after pelvic fracture urethral injury. Transl Androl Urol. 2018 Aug;7(4):512-520. PubMed PMID: 30211041
  • Islam MM, Saltzman AF, Carrasco A Jr, Higuchi T. Incidental Discovery of Adenocarcinoma of an Augmented Bladder in a Patient With Myelomenigocele Undergoing Cystolithotomy. Urology. 2017 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29196068
  • Rove KO, Husmann DA, Wilcox DT, Vricella GJ, Higuchi TT. Systematic review of bladder cancer outcomes in patients with spina bifida. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Oct;13(5):456.e1-456.e9. PubMed PMID: 28687411
  • Rove KO, Higuchi TT. Monitoring and malignancy concerns in patients with congenital bladder anomalies. Curr Opin Urol. 2016 Jul;26(4):344-50. PubMed PMID: 27139193
  • Higuchi T, Holmdahl G, Kaefer M, Koyle M, Wood H, Woodhouse C, Wood D. International Consultation on Urological Diseases: Congenital Anomalies of the Genitalia in Adolescence. Urology. 2016 Aug;94:288-310. PubMed PMID: 27015945
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Professional Memberships

  • American Urologic Association, Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons, Member
  • Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons, Member
  • Rocky Mountain Urologic Society, Member
  • South Central Section American Urologic Associate, Member

Practice Locations

Urology & Urodynamics Clinic - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1800

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Urology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Men's Health
  • Surgery - Urologic Surgery
  • Men's Health - Prostate Conditions
  • Kidneys and Urinary System
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Reconstructive Urology
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Prostate Disease
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Stones
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Incontinence
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Bladder Disease
  • Surgery

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2006)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Colorado State University (2002)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Colorado State University (CO) (1995)
Internships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program (2006)
Residency Programs:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Chief Resident, Urology (2011)
Fellowships:
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program, Urology (2012)
Languages: English
Department: Surgery-Urology
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