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1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-1771
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 882-4141
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Gender

Male

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2017.

Urologic Specialists, LLC

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine

Internship

University of Missouri Health Care

Residency

University of Missouri Health Care, Harry S. Truman VA Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Urology

Insurances

MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

In the News

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Academic Profile

Chief, Division of Urology
Program Director, Urology Residency Program
Associate Professor of Surgery/Urology

Research Interests

  • Bladder cancer
  • Bladder disease
  • Female incontinence
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Kidney (renal) cancer
  • Kidney (renal) disease
  • Male incontinence
  • Prostate

Areas of Expertise

  • Bladder cancer
  • Bladder disease
  • Female incontinence
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Kidney (renal) cancer
  • Kidney (renal) disease
  • Male incontinence
  • Prostate

Awards & Honors

  • US News and World Reports, High Performing Specialty in Urology, August 2016
  • Poster of Distinction, American Transplant Congress, 2016
  • Most Valuable Physician, Columbia Insider Magazine, January 2016
  • Vice Chancellor’s Clinical Care Award, Sharing Days Poster, University of Missouri Health Care, April 2015
  • Poster of Distinction, American Transplant Congress, May 2015
  • Who’s Who in the World 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 (29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd Edition), Marquis Publishing
  • Silver Medal, Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital, HRSA, September 2013
  • Best Doctors in America, 2013, 2015-16
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, silver medal, 2012
  • Excellence in Health Care Education by a Physician, nominee, UMHC, 2012
  • Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award for Outstanding Clinical Curriculum Innovation, Curriculum Board, May 2012
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2011-2012 (8th Edition), Marquis Publishing
  • Listing in Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2011, 2013, and 2016 Editions
  • Listing in Guide to America's Top Urologists, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2011 Edition
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, silver medal, 2010
  • National Medal of Honor, Transplant Growth and Management Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, bronze medal (top 21%), 2010
  • Who’s Who In America, 2010 2012 2014 2015 2016 (64th, 66th, 68th, 69th, 70th Editions), Marquis Publishing
  • Listing in Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2010 and 2016 Editions
  • Poster of Distinction, ATC, 2010
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2009
  • National Medal of Honor, Transplant Growth and Management Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2009
  • Listing in Guide to America's Top Urologists, Consumers' Research Council of America, Third Edition, 2009
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2009
  • National Medal of Honor, Transplant Growth and Management Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2009
  • Outstanding Clinical Clerkship Director 2009, Curriculum Board Teaching Excellence Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2009
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2008
  • National Medal of Honor, Transplant Growth and Management Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2008
  • Key Note Speech, Class of 2012 White Coat Ceremony, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2008
  • Socrates II Society, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 2008.
  • The Leonard Tow 2008 Humanism in Medicine Award, the Arnold P Gold Foundation, “in Recognition of Exemplary Compassion, Competence, and Respect in the Delivery of Care”, 2008
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2007
  • Excellence in Health Care Education by a Physician, nominee, 2007
  • Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2007
  • National Medal of Honor, Organ Donation and Transplantation Collaborative, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2006
  • MUgsy Award, Recognition from Office of Medical Education for outstanding contributions to medical education, 2006
  • T. Leon Howard Pyelogram Outstanding Case Presentation, South Central Section, American Urologic Association, 2006
  • National Defense Service Medal, Unites States Air Force, 2004
  • Outstanding Unit, 74th Medical Group, 2001
  • Longevity Ribbon, 2001
  • Air Force Training Ribbon, 1991 and 2000
  • Pfizer Outstanding Resident Award, 2000
  • Medical Student Education Award, Department of Surgery, 1994
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Missouri School of Medicine, 1994
  • Phi Kappa Phi (National Academic Interdisciplinary Honor Society), 1994
  • Ian M. Thompson Award (Outstanding Student in Urology), 1994
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (National Medical Honor Society), 1993
  • James L. Chapel Scholarship (Medical School award for leadership, character, and academic achievement), 1992 and 1994
  • Health Profession Scholarship Program, U.S. Air Force, 1990-1994
  • Zoology Student Research Program, 1988-1990
  • National Merit Finalist and Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin, 1986-1990

Publications

  • Ding VA, Zhu Z, Mantz AA, Xiao, H, Wakefield, MR, Bal, Q, and Fang, Y, The Role of IL-37 in Non-Cancerous Diseases, Pathol Oncol Res, 2016 Oct 27 (Epub ahead of print)
  • Kelm, NE, Xhu, Z, Ding, V, Xiao, H, Wakefield, MR, Bai, Q, Fang, Yujiang, The Role of IL-29 in immunity and cancer, Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, Oct 2016: 106:91-98
  • Ding, VA, Zhu, Z, Xiao, H, Wakefiled, MR, Bai, Q, Fang, Y, Role of IL-37 in Cancer, Med Oncol, Jul 2016: 33(7): 68
  • Chen Z, Ji Z, Wang Q, Shi B, SShou C, Liu C, Fan H, Li H, Davidson KT, Wakefield MR, Ball TW, Fang Y, Expression of gamma-Synucleain in Bladder Carcinoma: A possible marker for prognosis, Anticancer Research, March 2016 36 (3): 951-956
  • Yeast, CE, Riley, JM, Holyoak, J, Ross, G, Weinstein, Wakefield, MR, Use of Preoperative Embolization Prior to Transplant Nephrectomy, International Brazilian Journal of Urology, 42 (1): 101-112, January-February, 2016
  • Dixon, H. Xu, Zhu, Z, Wakefield, MR, Xiao, H, Fang Y, The Role of IL-11 in Immunity and Cancer, Cancer Letters, 373 (2): 156-163, 2016
  • Mannini, MH, Zhu, Z, Bai, Q, Wakefield, MR, Fang, Y, The Paradoxical Role of IL-10 in Immunity and Cancer, Cancer Letters, 367 (2): 2, 103-107, 2015
  • Wakefield MR, Riley JM, Yeast CE. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. Medscape Reference. Updated February 27, 2014. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/462885-overview.
  • Cynthia L Russell, Catherine Ashbaugh, Leanne Peace, Muammer Centingok Karen Q. Hamburger, Sarah Owens, Deanna Coffey, Andrew W. Webb, Donna Hathaway, Rebecca P Winsett, Richard Madsen and Mark R Time-in-a-Bottle (TIAB): A Longitudinal, Correlational Study of Patterns, Potential Predictors, and Outcomes of Immunosuppressive Medication Adherence in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients, Clinical Transplantation, 27: E580-E590, 2013
  • Edgar Luis Galinanes, Jonathan Shirshenkan, Jennifer Doty, Mark R Wakefield, and Archana Ramaswamy, Standardized Laparoscopic Simulation Positively Impacts a Students Surgical Education, Journal of Surgical Education, 70(4): July/August, 2013
  • Julie Riley, Elizabeth Malm-Buatsi, and Mark R. Wakefield, Prune Belly Syndrome, in UROLOGY: Pearls of Wisdom, third edition. Edited by Dr. David Levy, 2013
  • Russell, CL, Conn, V, Ashbaugh, C, Madsen R, Wakefield, M, Webb, A, Coffey, D, Peace, L Cetingok, M, Hamburger, K, Ryan, S, Thompson, D, Winsett, R, Conn, VS, Madsen, R, Sitler, L, Taking immunosuppressive medications effectively (TIMELink): a pilot randomized controlled trial in adult kidney transplant recipients, Clinical Transplantation, 25 (6): 864-70, Nov/Dec 2011
  • Russell, CL, Cetingok, M, Hamburger, K, Owens, S, Thompson, D, Hathaway, D, Winsett, R, Madsen, R, Sitler, L, Wakefield, M, Taking immunosuppressoin Medication Adherence in Older Renal Transplant Recipients, Clinical Nursing Research, 19 (2): 95-112, May 2010
  • Riley, JM, Troxel, S, Wakefield, MR, Ross, G, Weinstein, S. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy- Safety in a Small Volume Transplant Center, Clinical Transplantation, 24 (3): 429-432, May/June 2010
  • Bryan, CF, Luger, AM, Smith, JL, Warady, BA, Wakefield, M, Schadde, E, Murillo, D, Nelson, PW. Sharing Kidneys Across Service Area Boundaries with Sensitized Candidates May Be Influenced by HLA C, Clinical Transplantation, 24(1): 56-61, January/February 2010.
  • Russell, CL, Owens, S, Hamburger, KQ, Thompson, D, Cetingok, M, Hathway, D, Winsett, RP, Conn, VS, Ashbaugh, C, Peace, L, Madsen, R, Wakefield, MR, A Correlation of Medical Adherence and Older Renal Transplant Patients’ Perceptions of Electronic Medication Event Monitoring, Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35 (10): 17-21, October 2009
  • Hoffman, KG, Griggs, MD, Kerber, CA, Wakefield, M, Garrett E, Kersten, C, Hosokawa, MC, Headrick, LA. An Educational Improvements Project to Track Patient Encounters: Toward a More Complete Understanding of Third Year Medical Students’ Experiences, Quality and Safety in Health Care, 18(4): 278-282, August 2009
  • Julie Riley and Mark R. Wakefield, Prune Belly Syndrome, in UROLOGY: Pearls of Wisdom, second edition. Edited by Dr. David Levy, 2009
  • Mark R. Wakefield and Julie Riley. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. eMedicine. emedicine.com. Update published March 2009
  • Bryan CF, Nelson PW, Shield CF, Warady BA, Winklhofer FT, Murillo D, Wakefield M, Long-term Survival of Kidneys Transplanted from Live A2 Donors to O and B Recipients, American Journal of Transplantation, 7(5): 1181-4, May 2007
  • Palmgren, JS, Karavadia, SS, Wakefield, MR. Uncommon and Underappreciated: A Clinical Review of Small Cell Carcinoma of the Prostate, Seminars in Oncology, 34(1): 22-29, February 2007
  • Bryan CF, Wakefield M, Resse JC, Shield CF, Warady BA, Winklhofer FT, Murrillo D. Renal Graft Survival is not Influenced by a Positive Flow B-cell Cross-match. Clinical Transplantation, 21(1): 72-9, January 2007
  • Gilbert Ross, Jr and Mark Wakefield, Take Home Messages: Renal Transplantation and Renal Vascular Surgery, AUA News, 11(5): 9-10, August 2006
  • Brancato, SJ, Hoyt, DS, Ross, G Jr, Wakefield, MR, Transplantation of Cadaveric Pediatric Duel En Bloc Renal Allografts in a Patient with Elevated Factor VIII and IX Levels, Clinical Transplants, 588-90, 2006
  • Mark R. Wakefield. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. eMedicine. emedicine.com. Updated January 2006
  • Mark R. Wakefield. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. eMedicine. emedicine.com. January 2002
  • Wakefield, MR, Steinbecker, KM, Krambeck, AE, Teague JL. Primary Surgical Repair of Combine Gastroschisis and Bladder Exstrophy, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 37 (11): 1634-6, November 2002
  • Mark R. Wakefield and J. Lynn Teague, Prune Belly Syndrome, in UROLOGY: Pearls of Wisdom. Edited by Dr. David Levy, 2001
  • Steinbecker, KM, Teague, JL, Wiltfong, DB, Wakefield, MR, Testicular Histology Following Transparenchymal Fixation Using Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture: An Animal Model. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 34(12):1822-5, December 1999