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 caring for patients with various urologic conditions, including benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, and prostate cancer.

Dr. Gorin is an internationally recognized expert on the use of molecular imaging techniques in the management of urologic malignancies. His research includes studying PSMA-targeted PET imaging of prostate and kidney cancer and [99m]Tc-sestamibi SPECT imaging of small renal tumors. He is also widely known for his work developing novel methods for performing MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy and focal ablative treatments of prostate cancer. Because of his expertise in these areas, Dr. Gorin currently serves as an advisor to numerous pharmaceutical and medical device companies.


To date, Dr. Gorin has published over 275 articles (h-index = 47) in peer-reviewed journals. Additionally, 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 the British Journal of Urology International, UROLOGY (the Gold Journal), Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, and the World Journal of Urology. Dr. Gorin has received numerous honors and awards for his scholarly work, including the Drs. Carl and Barbara Alving Endowed Award for Outstanding Biomedical Research from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the William F. Rienhoff, Jr., M.D. Scholar Award from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.


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 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

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