Dr. Robert L. Elgin received his Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Ohio. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Elgin completed his Surgical Internship at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills and his Urological Surgery Residency at Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine Metro Detroit Consortium.
Dr Elgin is actively involved in medical student and resident education. He is the residency program director for the Mclaren Macomb – Michigan State urology residency, and is clinical faculty for Wayne State urology residency. In addition to having a role in resident mentorship and education he is also engaged in many research projects. He is involved in Michigan States state wide consortium of urology residencies and helps to coordinate educational programs.
Dr Elgin’s specific area of interest is in complex kidney stone disease and surgery. He specializes in the metabolic management of stone disease and minimally invasive kidney stone surgery, specifically supine MIPS PCNL.
He is involved in multiple research projects including studying post operative pain control and same-day discharge PCNL. He is a local leader in stone surgery and receives referrals from across the state. Dr Elgin is also involved in medical device development. He has consulted for major medical technology firms for the development of novel devices and surgical systems used to treat kidney stones.
His personal interests include fly fishing, cooking and classic cars.