Kristen Scarpato MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Department of Urology
Residency Program Director
Department of Urology
Vice Chair of Education
Department of Urology
Division of Urologic Oncology

Medical Degree: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Bladder Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Prostatectomy, Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy/Artemis

Dr. Scarpato currently serves as the Program Director for the urology residency program.  She has particular interests in resident and medical student education, surgical simulation, and mentorship.  She is currently enrolled in Vanderbilt’s Educational Scholars Development 2020 – 2022 Program and looking forward to completing the AUA Leadership Program 2021- 2022.  She enjoys riding her bike and adventuring with her husband and two children.  

Active Clinical Trials


The Comparison of Intravesical Therapy and Surgery as Treatment Options for Bladder Cancer.

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PI: Kristen Scarpato, MD


To evaluate the effectiveness of the PhageTech Virus BioResistor to detect bladder cancer biomarkers.

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PI: Kristen Scarpato, MD


Use of a Multiplexed Molecular Biomarker Test Cxbladder, in Real World Decision Making to Provide Clinical Utility Using a Randomized Design.

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PI: Kristen Scarpato, MD