David A. Diamond
David A. Diamond, M.D.
Alan B. Retik Professor of Pediatric Surgery

David  A. Diamond is a Professor of Surgery (Urology) at Harvard Medical School and Urologist-in-Chief and Associate Clinical Ethicist at Children’s Hospital, Boston. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1978 and completed urology residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He served as the Herbert Johnston Research Fellow in pediatric urology at the University of Liverpool and Senior Registrar to Mr. Philip Ransley at the Great Ormond Street Hospital and Institute of Urology, London. He was a Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School from 2001-2002, and serves on the Children’s Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee.

His research interests include the adolescent varicocele and ethical issues related to disorders of sexual differentiation and gender assignment. He is Co-Director of the GeMS (Gender Management Service) at Children’s Hospital.

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TESTICULAR REGRESSION SYNDROME: PRACTICE VARIATION IN DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT.
Authors: Authors: Heksch RA, Matheson MA, Tishelman AC, Swartz JM, Jayanthi VR, Diamond DA, Harrison CJ, Chan YM, Nahata L.
Endocr Pract
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Predictors of Psychosocial Distress in Parents of Young Children with Disorders of Sex Development.
Authors: Authors: Perez MN, Delozier AM, Aston CE, Austin P, Baskin L, Chan YM, Cheng EY, Diamond DA, Fried A, Greenfield S, Kolon T, Kropp B, Lakshmanan Y, Meyer S, Meyer T, Nokoff N, Palmer B, Paradis A, Poppas D, Scott Reyes KJ, Swartz JM, Tishelman A, Wisniewski AB, Wolfe-Christensen C, Yerkes E, Mullins LL.
J Urol
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Uncertainty and Posttraumatic Stress: Differences Between Mothers and Fathers of Infants with Disorders of Sex Development.
Authors: Authors: Delozier AM, Gamwell KL, Sharkey C, Bakula DM, Perez MN, Wolfe-Christensen C, Austin P, Baskin L, Bernabé KJ, Chan YM, Cheng EY, Diamond DA, Ellens REH, Fried A, Galan D, Greenfield S, Kolon T, Kropp B, Lakshmanan Y, Meyer S, Meyer T, Nokoff NJ, Reyes KJ, Palmer B, Poppas DP, Paradis A, Tishelman AC, Yerkes EB, Chaney JM, Wisniewski AB, Mullins LL.
Arch Sex Behav
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Ethical Issues Considered When Establishing a Pediatrics Gender Surgery Center.
Authors: Authors: Boskey ER, Johnson JA, Harrison C, Marron JM, Abecassis L, Scobie-Carroll A, Willard J, Diamond DA, Taghinia AH, Ganor O.
Pediatrics
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Commentary to variations of sex development: first German interdisciplinary consensus paper.
Authors: Authors: Diamond DA.
J Pediatr Urol
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Baseline Characteristics of Infants With Atypical Genital Development: Phenotypes, Diagnoses, and Sex of Rearing.
Authors: Authors: Finlayson C, Rosoklija I, Aston CE, Austin P, Bakula D, Baskin L, Chan YM, Delozier AM, Diamond DA, Fried A, Greenfield S, Kolon T, Kropp B, Lakshmanan Y, Meyer S, Meyer T, Nokoff N, Mullins LL, Palmer B, Perez MN, Poppas DP, Reddy P, Reyes KJS, Schulte M, Sharkey CM, Yerkes E, Wolfe-Christensen C, Wisniewski AB, Cheng EY.
J Endocr Soc
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Measuring testicular asymmetry in healthy adolescent boys.
Authors: Authors: Kurtz MP, Diamond DA.
BJU Int
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Management of pediatric patients with DSD and ambiguous genitalia: Balancing the child's moral claims to self-determination with parental values and preferences.
Authors: Authors: Diamond DA, Swartz J, Tishelman A, Johnson J, Chan YM.
J Pediatr Urol
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Preliminary report: Surgical outcomes following genitoplasty in children with moderate to severe genital atypia.
Authors: Authors: Bernabé KJ, Nokoff NJ, Galan D, Felsen D, Aston CE, Austin P, Baskin L, Chan YM, Cheng EY, Diamond DA, Ellens R, Fried A, Greenfield S, Kolon T, Kropp B, Lakshmanan Y, Meyer S, Meyer T, Delozier AM, Mullins LL, Palmer B, Paradis A, Reddy P, Reyes KJS, Schulte M, Swartz JM, Yerkes E, Wolfe-Christensen C, Wisniewski AB, Poppas DP.
J Pediatr Urol
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Anatomic findings associated with epispadias in boys: Implications for surgical management and urinary continence.
Authors: Authors: Cendron M, Cho PS, Pennison M, Rosoklija I, Diamond DA, Borer JG.
J Pediatr Urol
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