CDR Gregory T. Chesnut, MD, FACS, is a urologic oncologist in the United States Navy and Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University (USU), F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, in the USU-Walter Reed Department of Surgery. He serves as the Director of the Center for Prostate Disease Research and as the Director of Urologic Oncology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Dr. Chesnut has extensive clinical and research experience in prostate, bladder, kidney, and testis cancer. He serves as the Principal Investigator for numerous research protocols and clinical trials and has published dozens of articles in the peer-reviewed literature in the field of urologic oncology.
Dr. Chesnut received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the United States Naval Academy and his Medical Degree from the Uniformed Services University. He completed his urology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School and served his Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Chesnut’s clinical practice spans the complete spectrum of genitourinary oncology and includes mastery of both open and minimally invasive (endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic) techniques. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, the American Urological Association, and the Society of Government Services Urologists. He serves on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CMRP) Prostate Cancer Programmatic Panel, the Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Steering Committee, and on the Young Urologists Committee of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association.