Department of Urology

Thomas (Will) Fuller, MD

Interested in traveling and the outdoors.

Education & Training

  • The College of William & Mary
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School

Representative Publications

  • Fuller TW, Rycyna KJ, Ayyash OM, Ferroni MC, Mitchell CR, Ohmann E, Wollin DA, Shah O, Miller NL, Semins MJ. Defining the Rate of Primary Ureteroscopic Failure in Unstented Patients: A Multi-institutional Study. J Endo, 2016 (In Press).
  • Danglea P, Fullera TW, Gaines B, Cannon GM, Schneck FX, Stephany HA, Ost MC. Evolving Mechanism of Injury and Management of Pediatric Blunt Renal Trauma – 20 Years of Experience. Urology, 2016, 90:159-63. (a These authors contributed equally)
  • Lyon TD, Farber N, Chen L, Fuller TW, Davies B, Gingrich JR, Hrebinko R, Maranchie JK, Taylor J, Tarin T. (2015) Total Psoas Area Predicts Complications Following Radical Cystectomy. Advances in Urology, 2015.
  • Drake RR, Cazares LH, Jones EE, Fuller TW, Semmes OJ, Laronga C.  Challenges to Developing Proteomic-Based Breast Cancer Diagnostics. Omics, 2011, 15(5):251-259.
  • Drake RR, White KY, Fuller TW, Igwe E, Clements MA, Nyalwidhe JO, Given RW, Lance RS Semmes OJ. Clinical Collection and Protein Properties of Expressed Prostatic Secretions as a Source for Biomarkers of Prostatic Disease.  Journal of Proteomics, 2009, 72(6):907-917.
  • Freed GL, Cazares LH, Fichandler CE, Fuller TW, Sawyer A, Stack BC, Schraff S, Semmes OJ, Wadsworth T, Drake RR. Differential Capture of Serum Proteins for Expression Profiling and Biomarker Discovery in Pre- and Post-treatment Head and Neck Cancer Samples. The Laryngoscope, 2008, 118(1):61-68.
  • Ho WK, Walker JK, Orski SV, Fuller TW, Zestos AG, Grinnell CL, Pike RD0, Starnes WH. A New Synergistic Effect in the Smoke Suppression of Plasticized Poly(vinyl chloride) by Mixed-Metal Cu(II) Oxides. Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 2008, 14(1):16-20
  • Reviews, Invited Publications, and Case Reports:

  • Bandari J, Fuller TW, Turner R, D’Agostino L. Renal Biopsy for Medical Renal Disease: Indications and Contraindications. Canadian Journal of Urology, 2016, 23(1):8121-6. 
  • Dwyer M, Peffer N, Fuller TW, Cannon G. Intraperitoneal Bladder Perforation and Life-threatening Renal Failure in a Neonate Following Circumcision with the Plastibell Device. Urology, 2015, 89:134-36.
  • Fuller TW, Dangle P, Reese JN, Ristau BT, Lyon TD, Jaffe R, Stephany HA. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Bladder Masquerading as Eosinophilic Cystitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Urology, 2015, 85(4):921-923.
  • Fuller TW, Ristau BT, Benoit RM. Metasatic Urothelialcarcinoma to the Testis Presenting as Epididymo-Orchitis.  Austin Journal of Urology, 2015, 2(2):1022-23.
  • Fuller TW, Ristau BT, Benoit RM. Simultaneous cuff revision and placement of an AdVance male sling for persistent post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence initially managed with AMS 800 artificial urinary sphincter.  Canadian Journal of Urology, 2014, 21(5):7507-7509.

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Fuller TW, Theisen KM, Rusilko PJ.  (October, 2016) Surgical Management of Adult Acquired Buried Penis: Escutcheonectomy, Scrotoplasty, and Penile Split Thickness Skin Graft. AUA Northeastern Section, Buffalo, NY
  • Kafka I, Fuller TW, Sprauer S, Hassan T, Averch TD, Semins MJ. (October, 2016) Changing Lithogenic Trends in Patients with Neurological Derived Musculoskeletal Deficiences. AUA Northeastern Section, Buffalo, NY.
  • Theisen KM, Fuller TW, Reese JN, Bansal UK, Chen MJ, Rusilko PJ. (October, 2016) Safety and Surgical Outcomes of Same-Day Anterior Urethroplasty. AUA Northeastern Section, Buffalo, NY.
  • Bansal UK, Jones C, Fuller TW, Wessel C, Jackman SJ. (October, 2016) The Efficacy of Tadalafil Daily Versus on Demand in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Systemic Review and Meta-analysis. AUA Northeastern Section, Buffalo, NY.
  • Fuller TW, Theisen KM, Rusilko PJ. (October, 2016) Surgical Management of Adult Acquired Buried Penis: Escutcheonectomy, Scrotectomy, and Penile Split Thickness Skin Graft (Abstract & Surgical Video). SIU, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Fuller TW, Theisen KM, Slater RC, Rusilko PJ. (October, 2016) Repair of Buried Penis with Escutcheonectomy, ACS, Washington, DC.
  • Fuller TW, Ristau BT, Smith R, Beriwal S, Benoit RM. (October, 2015) Correlating Patient Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and the American Urologic Association Symptom Index. AUA Northeastern Section, Quebec, Canada.
  • Dangle P, Fuller TW, Cannon GM, Stephany HA. (May, 2015) Changing Demographics and Imaging Trends in Blunt Pediatric Renal Trauma. AUA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Fuller TW, Ristau BT, Ploucha J, Benoit RM. (November, 2014). A Comparison of Time to Return to Baseline Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Between American Urological Association Symptom Index Severity Groups After Brachytherapy.  AUA Northeastern Section, Amelia Island, FL.
  • Fuller TW, Beriwal S, Smith R, Ploucha J, Benoit RM. (November, 2014). Five-Year 131Cesium Brachytherapy Outcomes. AUA Northeastern Section, Amelia Island, FL. 
  • Fuller TW, Ristau BT, Benoit RM. (May, 2014). Defining the Association Between American Urologic Association Symptom Index Score and Subjective Change in Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. AUA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Fuller TW,  Ferroni MC, Mitchell C, Wollin D, Shah O, Miller N, Semins MJ. (May, 2014). Defining Failure Rate of Primary Ureteroscopy: A Multi-Institutional Study. AUA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Lyon TD, Fuller TW, Farber N, Tarin T. (May, 2014). Sarcopenia Predicts Postoperative Outcomes Following Radical Cystectomy. AUA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Lyon TD, Fuller TW, Farber N, Tarin T. (2013, October). Preoperative Albumin Level as a Predictor of Immediate Postoperative Outcomes following Radical Cystectomy. NSAUA Annual Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Lambert JW, Barone-Gibbs B, Fuller TW, Barnette R, James MF, Staneck D, Logan J. E., Riggs, S. B. (2011, November). Comparing Outcomes after Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Open Partial Nephrectomy and Cryoablation for Renal Masses. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology, Bethesda, MD.
  • Drake RR Seachord CL Fuller TW, Mieruch T, Wright L, Sharp JA, Kostrzewa M, Buescher ES. (2009, March). Rapid Comparative Proteomic Profiling of Clinical Isolates of MRSA and MSSA. Poster session presented at the Staphylococcus Symposium, Honolulu, HI.
  • Schmeissing SW, Fuller TW, Ziemba K, Price A. (2009, January). Growing Pains: Expanding a Student-Run Free Clinic.  Poster session presented at the Society for Student Run Free Clinics, Omaha, NE.
  • Wenzel T, Seachord CL, Mieruch T, Fuller TW, Maier T, Drake RR, Kostrzewa M. (2008, June). Establishment of a Standardized Procedure for Identification of Microorganisms by MALDI TOF Mass Spectrometry.  Poster session presented at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Denver, CO.
  • Fuller TW, Drake RR, Yang L, Clements MA, Qi L, Schelhammer PF, Given RW, Lynch DF, Lance RS, Semmes OJ. (2008, March). Proteome Characterization of Prostate Proximal Fluids as a Source of Cancer Biomarkers.  Poster session presented at the US HUPO, Bethesda, MD.
  • Drake RR, Kan T, Karbassi ID, Fuller TW, Gucek M, Sato F, Normolle DP, Cazares LH, Syngal S, Bresalier R, Marcon N, Cole R, Semmes OJ, Brenner D, Meltzer SJ. (2008, March). A Prevalidation Study for Evaluation of Serum Biomarkers of Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.  Poster session presented at the 5th Early Detection Research Scientific Workshop, Bethesda, MD.
  • Drake RR, Fuller TW, Yang L, Clements MA, Qi L, Schelhammer PF, Given RW, Lynch DF, Lance RS, Semmes OJ. (2008, March). Expressed Prostatic Secretions (EPS) Collection for Proteome Characterization as an Enriched Source of Prostatic Disease Biomarkers.  Poster session presented at the 5th Early Detection Research Scientific Workshop, Bethesda, MD.
  • Schwegler EE, Johnson CE, Ticer A, Carrion R, Fuller TW, Drake RR, Weintraub ST, Garza M, Patterson JL. (2008, February).  Proteomic Characterization of Anthrax Infection in Cynomolgus Macaques (Macaca fasicularis). Poster session presented at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Starnes WH, Walker JK, Ho WK, Pike RD, Zestos AG, Grinnell CL, Orski SV, Fuller TW, Vinh LJ. (2008, October) Recent Progress in the Smoke Suppression of Poly(vinyl chloride) by Copper-Containing Additives. 14th International Conference on Plastics Additives and Compounding, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Fuller TW, Schwegler EE, Ward MA, Cazares LH, Semmes OJ. (2007, June). Lectins as Low-Cost and High Throughput Options for Depletion of Abundant Serum Proteins.  Poster session presented at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Starnes WH, Pike RD, Brown AH, Fuller TW, Lee JT, Quinlan RA, Showalter TB, Taylor KM, Zhang J. (2004, October). Smoke Suppression and Fire Retardance of Poly(vinyl chloride) by Metal-Based Additives: Progress and Prognosis.  Proceedings, 32nd Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Society, Williamsburg, VA.
  • Starnes WH, Pike RD, Brown AH, Fuller TW, Quinlan RA, Showalter TB., Taylor KM, Zhang J. (2004, August) Copper-Containing Additives for the Fire Retardance and Smoke Suppression of Poly(vinyl chloride). Symposium on Fire and Polymers, 228th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA.