Dr. Robert Remis, MD

PSN Urologist: Dr. Robert Remis, M.D.

Dr. Robert Remis was born in Columbus, Georgia, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. His residency was at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center affiliated hospitals in Oklahoma City.

Dr. Remis has over thirty years of experience in general urology. Although he is no longer doing major surgery, Dr. Remis has performed numerous urological surgeries including advanced laparoscopic kidney surgeries, prostate and bladder surgeries and urinary tract cancer surgeries.

In addition to his urological practice, he is a guest lecturer for the Stephens College Physician Assistant Program.

Dr. Remis is a member of the American Urological Association, board certified and re-certified by the American Board of Urology, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Remis resides in Columbia, Missouri, with his wife and he enjoys spending time with his 3 children. He likes biking, traveling, and reading.

Meet the Doctor: What is the most important factor in a doctor patient relationship?

“Trust. It is an important foundation of any relationship. You must trust my skill and judgement to allow me to care for you. I must trust that you have honestly shared your history to allow me to create the best possible treatment plan.”

Certification

American Board of Urology
Certificate No. 9625, 1989, recertification 1999,  2006, 2017

Fellow American College of Surgeons
2006 – present

American Board of Medical Examiners
Certificate No. 260694, 1983

Licensure

State of Missouri
License number R6G94, 1987-present

1986-1987
Chief Resident – Urology
Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1984-1986
Resident – Urology
Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1982-1984
Assistant Resident – General Surgery
Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1978-1982
Doctor of Medicine Degree, 1982
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1975-1978
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, 1981
University of Oklahoma
Norman, Oklahoma

1972-1975
Associate of Science, 1975
Western Oklahoma State College (formerly Altus Junior College)
Altus, Oklahoma

Yu’s Academy of Martial Arts

St. Joseph, MIssouri  1996 – 2005
Certified 3rd Degree Black Belt (Sam Dan) Hap Ki Do 2003

Boy Scouts of America

Eagle Scout 1969
Order of the Arrow 1967
Mic-O-Say Honor Scouting Society 1991
Bronze Pelican Religious Award 2002
Adult Scouter Recognition Award 2005

AMA Physicians Recognition Award: 1988-1991, 1991-1994

American Urological Association

Missouri State Medical Association

Boone County Medical Society

Publications

Remis, R.E.. & Halverstadt, D.B.:  Metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the bladder:  Case report and review of the literature.  J. Urol., 136:1294, 1986.

Steinberg, J.B., Remis, R.E., & Roy, J.B.:  Female urethral diverticuli:  An update with a case presentation.  J. Military Medicine, 153, 8:424, 1988.

Kozminski, M., Partamian, K.O., Moeller, R.J., & Remis, R.E.:  Diagnostic laparoscopy for evaluation of nonpalpable testicles.  European Assoc. of Urol.  IXth Congress, Amsterdam, June 13-16, 1990, poster presentation by Kozminski, M.

Kozminski, M. & Remis, R.E..:  A new modification of the Raz 4-corner suspension for genital prolapse.  86th meeting of the AUA, Toronto, Ontario, June 2, 1991, poster presentation by Kozminski, M.

Kozminski, M., Partamian, K.O., Moeller, R.J., & Remis, R.E.:  the laparoscopic formation of an ileal loop.  J. Urol., 147:407a, 1992 (Abst No.780).

Presentations

Catheter associated UTI’s. 
Medical Housestaff Conferences, VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 12, 1983.

Prophylactic Acyclovir in renal transplant patients. 
Renal Transplant Conference, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 21, 1986.

Management of genitourinary trauma. 
Urology Seminars for University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Third Year Medical Students, Sept. 8, 1986, Oct. 6, 1986, Dec. 8, 1986, Feb. 23, 1987.

Management of genitourinary trauma. 
Grand Rounds, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, December 17, 1986.

Lower genitourinary trauma:  Inside and out. 
Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatric Urology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, February 7, 1987.

Update on treatment of kidney stones.
1st Annual Kidney and Bladder Conference, St. Joseph, Missouri, March 1990.

Management of genitourinary trauma and treatment of kidney stones. 
2nd Annual Kidney and Bladder Conference, St. Joseph, Missouri, March 1991.

Cancer of the prostate and transperineal I-125 implant.
3rd Annual Kidney and Bladder Conference, St. Joseph, Missouri, March 6-7, 1992.

Laparoscopic pelvic lymph node dissection. 
39th Congress AORN, Dallas, Texas, March 16, 1992 with Blakely, L.. co-presentation.

Testicular cancer. 
4th Annual Kidney and Bladder Conference, St. Joseph, Missouri, March 1994.

Genital trauma. 
Trauma Trends Annual Conference, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1998.

Getting a grip on erectile dysfunction: How to handle it. 
Buchanan County Medical Society, St. Joseph, Missouri, January 7, 2004.

Innovations in surgery:  HAL nephrectomy. 
General Staff Meeting, Columbia Regional Hospital, Columbia, Missouri, July 2005

Innovations in surgery:  Making kidney surgery easier with the touch of a hand. 
16th Annual Coming Together in Advanced Practice Conference.  Columbia, Missouri, May 4-5, 2006.

Perigee, Apogee and TOT urethral slings. 
National Continuing Education Program for the Association of Surgical Technologists, Columbia, Missouri, September 30, 2006.

What do I do for the incontinent female? 
Department of Surgery Meeting, Columbia Regional Hospital, Columbia, Missouri, October 17, 2006.

Prostate cancer. 
18th Annual Coming Together in Advanced Practice Conference, Columbia, Missouri, April 18, 2008.

Kidney Cancer. 
Mid Mo Regional Cancer Conference, Audrain Medical Center, Mexico, MIssouri, March 13, 2009.

InterStim therapy:  OAB and treatment beyond medication. 
21st Annual Coming Together in Advanced Practice Conference, Columbia, Missouri, 2011.

Pelvic floor surgery.
National Continuing Education Program for the Association of Surgical Technologists, Columbia, MIssouri, September 2012.

Vascular Surgery articles covering symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment, prognosis, and follow-up.