Dr. Andrew James Tompkins is a Clinical Instructor in Surgery (Urology) at the Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine and serves as the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship site director. In addition to teaching fellows he also is actively involved in resident and medical student urology education. He is active in clinical research with more than 12 peer-reviewed publications.
Dr. Tompkins has completed a five-year residency in Surgery and Urology at Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine where was nominated and elected for full membership into Sigma Xi scientific honor society. He is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology.
Following undergraduate training at Cornell University he earned his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, graduating with honors and elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors society.
In addition to general urology, he performs high-volume robotic surgery for prostate and kidney tumors, and performs minimally invasive kidney stone procedures.
|Tompkins AJ, Chatterjee D, Maddox M, Wang J, Arciero E, Camussi G, Quesenberry PJ, Renzulli JF The emergence of extracellular vesicles in urology: fertility, cancer, biomarkers and targeted pharmacotherapy.. Journal of extracellular vesicles. 2015; 4 : 23815.|
|Tompkins AJ, Travis M, Watne RE, Lasser M, Ellsworth P Decreasing suprapubic tube-related injuries: results of case series and comprehensive literature review.. Urologic nursing. 2014; 34 (1) : 9-17.|
|Dugdale CM, Tompkins AJ, Reece RM, Gardner AF Cavernosal Abscess due to Streptococcus Anginosus: A Case Report and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.. Current urology. 2013; 7 (1) : 51-6.|
|Brookes PS, Morse K, Ray D, Tompkins A, Young SM, Hilchey S, Salim S, Konopleva M, Andreeff M, Phipps R, Bernstein SH The triterpenoid 2-cyano-3,12-dioxooleana-1,9-dien-28-oic acid and its derivatives elicit human lymphoid cell apoptosis through a novel pathway involving the unregulated mitochondrial permeability transition pore.. Cancer Research. 2007; 67 (4) : 1793-802.|
|Nadtochiy SM, Tompkins AJ, Brookes PS Different mechanisms of mitochondrial proton leak in ischaemia/reperfusion injury and preconditioning: implications for pathology and cardioprotection.. Biochem. J.. 2006; 395 (3) : 611-8.|
|Burwell LS, Nadtochiy SM, Tompkins AJ, Young S, Brookes PS Direct evidence for S-nitrosation of mitochondrial complex I.. Biochem. J.. 2006; 394 (Pt 3) : 627-34.|
|Tompkins AJ, Burwell LS, Digerness SB, Zaragoza C, Holman WL, Brookes PS Mitochondrial dysfunction in cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury: ROS from complex I, without inhibition.. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2006; 1762 (2) : 223-31.|
|Itoh S, Lemay S, Osawa M, Che W, Duan Y, Tompkins A, Brookes PS, Sheu SS, Abe J Mitochondrial Dok-4 recruits Src kinase and regulates NF-kappaB activation in endothelial cells.. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2005; 280 (28) : 26383-96.|
Presentations at Meetings:
Burwell LS, Tompkins AJ, Brookes PS.: S-nitrosothiol detection in the mitochondrial proteome: a more precise representation. Free Rad Biol Med 37 Sup: S116, 2004 Abstract & Poster Presentation.
Tompkins AJ, Burwell LS, Brookes PS.: Mitochondrial dysfunction in ischemia-reperfusion injury: a role for ROS generation by complex I without inhibition. Free Rad Biol Med 37 Sup: S220, 2004 Abstract & Poster Presentation.
Nadtochiy SM, Tompkins AJ, Brookes PS. Mechanisms of cardiac mitochondrial proton leak in preconditioning and ischemia-reperfusion. Presented at the Biochem Biophys Acta, Long Beach, CA., 2004 Oral Presentation, Abstract, & Poster Presentation.
Tompkins AJ, Burwell LS, Brookes PS.: Complex I in cardiac ischemia reperfusion: thiol damage, more ROS, but no enzymatic inhibition. Presented at the 2004 Joint Meeting of the Mitochondrial Research Society and the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, Pittsburgh PA., 2004 Oral Presentation, Abstract, & Poster Presentation
Brookes P, Tompkins A, Morse K, Hilchey S, Salim S, Ray D, Phipps R, and Bernstein S.: The triterpenoid 2-cyano-3, 12-dioxooleana-1, 9-dien-28-oic acid and their Imidazole and Dinitrile Derivatives Elicit Apoptosis Through a Novel Mitochondrial Pathway. Presented at 2005 American Society of Hematology, Atlanta, GA. Abstract and Poster Presentation.
Tompkins AJ, Lasser MS, Ellsworth PI. Suprapubic Tube Placement Related Bowel Injury: Proposed Guidelines for Open Placement. Poster presentation by Dr. Ellsworth at ISPOR 14th Annual European Congress, Scientific Committee, Madrid, Spain, November 5-8, 2011. (I)
Tompkins A, Lasser M, Ellsworth P. Percutaneous Suprapubic tube related bowel injury: Proposed guidelines for open placement. Presented at the ISPOR Meeting in Madrid, Spain, 2011 Abstract & Poster Presentation.
Tompkins A, Lasser M, Ellsworth P. Percutaneous Suprapubic tube related bowel injury: Proposed guidelines for open placement. Presented at the ISPOR Meeting in Beijing, China, 2012 Abstract & Poster Presentation.
Tompkins, AJ, Lasser, M, Travis, M, Watne, R, Ellsworth, P. Decreasing Suprapubic Tube Related Injuries - Risk Stratification and Recommendations for Percutaneous Suprapubic Tube Placement: Results of Case Series and Comprehensive Literature Review. Podium Presentation, New England American Urologic Association Annual Meeting in Hartford, Connecticut, September 2013.
Andrew R. Leone, George A. Turini, Andrew J. Tompkins, Atip Chatsudthipong, David Harrington, Kennon Miller, Pamela Ellsworth. Fournier's Gangrene (FG): A Multidisciplinary Approach since 2011 at an Academic Level 1 Trauma Center Improves Patient Survival. Podium Presentation, New England American Urologic Association Annual Meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, October 2014.
Andrew Tompkins, Patrick Lec, Hanae Fujii-Rios, Arlet Kurkchubasche, Pamela Ellsworth, Anthony Caldamone. Posterior Approach to the Processus Vaginalis in Orchidopexy. Podium Presentation, New England American Urologic Association Annual Meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, October 2014.
“Infertility and Testicular Cancer in the Undescended Testes: Separating Fact from Fiction.” Division of Urology Grand Rounds Presentation, June 2011.
“Non-Cardiac Surgery following PCI.” Division of Urology Presentation, October 10th, 2011.
“Management of Post-Operative Artificial Urinary Sphincter Complications.” Division of Urology Presentation, January 10th, 2012
“Hereditary Kidney Cancers: From Retinal Angiomatosis to Atixinib.” Division of Urology Grand Rounds Presentation, April 28th, 2012.
“Management of Clinical Stage I Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors - A Risk Based Approach.” Pediatric Tumor Board Presentation, August 8th, 2012.
“Cancer & the Emergence of Extracellular Vesicles in Urologic Malignancy: Carcinogenesis, Biomarkers and Targets for Drug Therapy.” Division of Urology Grand Rounds Presentation, March 20th, 2013.
“Implantable Penile Prosthesis: Preventing infections and change in current practice.” Division of Urology, June 11th, 2013.
“Prolonged Urine Leak Following PNL: A Tail of Two Cities.” Division of Urology, September 9th, 2013.
“Overactive Bladder Complex: From Behavior to Botox.” Division of Urology Grand Rounds Presentation, September 25th, 2013.
“Evolving Role of Robotic Surgery and Resident Training in Urology.”, Brown University Urology Interest Group, November 4th, 2013.
“Fighting Complications: Implimentation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Protocols Following Radical Cystectomy.” Division of Urology, November 11th, 2013.
“Can Partial Nephrectomy be Performed in the Anticoagulated Patient?” Division of Urology, December, 2013.
“Management of the Clean Contaminated/Contaminated Surgical Incision.” Division of Urology, May, 2014.
“Acute Scrotal Swelling.” Department of Internal Medicine, Resident Teaching Conference – Memorial Hospital/Brown University, May, 2015
“The GU Physical Examination.” Department of Internal Medicine, Resident Teaching Conference – Memorial Hospital/Brown University, August, 2015
“PSA Screening – NCCN & AUA Guidelines.” Department of Internal Medicine, Resident Teaching Conference – Memorial Hospital/Brown University, September, 2015
“Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria: 2012 AUA Guidelines.” Department of Urogynecology, Grand Rounds, Woman & Infants Hospital/Brown University, October, 2015
“Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria: 2012 AUA Guidelines.” Department of Internal Medicine, Grand Rounds, Memorial Hospital/Brown University, December, 2015
“Nocturia, Evaluation of Flank Pain, & Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.” Department of Internal Medicine, Resident Teaching Conference, Memorial Hospital/Brown University, January, 2016
“Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria & Me: AUA 2012 Guidelines.” Department of Family Medicine, Grand Rounds, Memorial Hospital/Brown University, March, 2016
“Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria & Me: AUA 2012 Guidelines.” Annual Rhode Island Physician Assistant Symposium, Bryant University, March, 2016
|Residency||Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital & the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Urology||2010-2014|
|Internship||Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital & the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, surgery||2009-2010|
|Medical School||University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, M.D.||2005-2009|
|Undergraduate||Cornell University, Tropical Marine Ecology||1998-2001|
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)- University of Rochester School of Medicine Chapter, 2008 to present
Sigma Xi- Brown University Chapter, 2010 to present
Cornell University Colombo Scholarship Winner, 2007
|Caldamone, Anthony||Promotions Committee Chair, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Pediatrics|
|Chatterjee, Devasis||Assistant Professor of Medicine (Research)|
|Harrington, David||Professor of Surgery|
|Kurkchubasche, Arlet||Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator, Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator|
|Miller, Kennon||Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator|
|Quesenberry, Peter||Paul Calabresi, M.D. Professor of Oncology, Professor of Medicine|
|Rardin, Charles||Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Reece, Rebecca||Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator|
|Renzulli, Joseph||Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology)|
Woman & Infants Hospital
|American Board of Urology||American Board of Urology, Urology||2016-2016||#19730|
|Rhode Island Medical Licence||Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline||2014-2016||#MD14748|
|Residency Site Director - Family Medicine. 2015-2016|
|Fellowship Site Director - Division of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. 2014-2016|