About Dr. Gorin

Dr. Michael Gorin is a fellowship-trained minimally invasive urologist. He currently practices at Urology Associates and UPMC Western Maryland in Cumberland Maryland. Dr. Gorin holds the academic rank of Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Gorin’s clinical practice focuses on the care of patients with a range of urologic conditions including benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, and prostate cancer.


Dr. Gorin is an internationally recognized expert in the field of image-guided urology. He is best known for his work studying the use of molecular imaging techniques in the management of urologic malignancies. His research includings studying PSMA-targeted 18F-DCFPyL PET imaging of prostate cancer and 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT/CT imaging of small renal tumors. He is also widely known for his work developing novel methods for performing MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy.


To date, Dr. Gorin has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals (h-index = 43) and has contributed to multiple medical textbooks, including chapters in Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology, The 5-Minute Urology Consult, and Gray’s Anatomy. Dr. Gorin also serves on the editorial boards of several journals including UROLOGY (the Gold Journal), British Journal of Urology International, and World Journal of Urology and has received numerous honors and awards for his work. Dr. Gorin currently serves as consultant to numerous pharmacutical and medical device companies.


Dr. Gorin attended college at the University of Michigan where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology. He then went on to attend medical school at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine where he graduated as an inductee to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following medical school, Dr. Gorin completed a general surgery internship, urology residency, and a fellowship in endoscopic and minimally invasive urology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


The following is a list of  procedures most commonly performed by Dr. Gorin:


Kidney Stones:

  • Shockwave Lithotripsy

  • Ureteroscopy with Laser Lithotripsy

  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy


Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH):

  • UroLift

  • Bipolar Endoscopic Enucleation of the Prostate (BipolEP)

  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)

  • Robotic Simple Prostatectomy


​Prostate Cancer:

  • Transperineal Prostate Biopsy with MRI-guidance

  • Cryoablation of the Prostate

  • High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) of the Prostate

  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

  • SpaceOAR Hydrogel Injection

  • Fiducial Marker Placement