Head, Department of Urology, MedStar, Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Past President/Chief of Staff, MedStar, Southern Maryland Hospital Center
Member, Board of Directors, MedStar, Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Background

Before joining Chesapeake Urology in May 2014, Dr. Huisman had been a partner with Chiaramonte Huisman and Zorn Urology (CHZ) since 1997. Prior to joining CHZ, he served as Chairman, Department of Urology at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. Dr. Huisman also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at the Chicago Medical School, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and at the University of California at San Diego Medical School. He previously served Southern Maryland Hospital Center as both chairman of the Department of Surgery and as the vice president of medical staff. He is currently the head of the Department of Urology and a member of the Board of Directors of MedStar, Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

Dr. Huisman has extensive training in prostate surgery, endourology and management and treatment of stone disease, as well as the treatment of prostate cancer with minimally invasive surgery, brachytherapy and the management of overactive bladder disorders. He pioneered the techniques of radical perineal prostatectomy and brachytherapy at Southern Maryland Hospital Center. He also performs the UroLift procedure for the treatment of BPH/enlarged prostate.

He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and was elected to the American College of Surgeons in 1990. While at the Naval Academy, he was selected as Company Commander and was a member of the Phi Kappa Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Huisman ‘s Military decorations include the Navy Achievement Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal and Meritorious Service Medal.

Dr. Huisman has been an investigator in numerous research studies and has published articles in multiple medical journals as well as abstracts and presentations at various national medical meetings.

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Education and Achievements

Education
United States Naval Academy, B.S.
Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D.
Naval Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Internship
Naval Regional Medical Center, Urology Residency
Honors & Awards
Navy Achievement Medal for Research in the field of prostate cancer at the Naval Hospital San Diego; the Navy Achievement Medal (Gold Star) for Meritorious Service as Quality Assurance Physician Advisor at the Naval Hospital Great Lakes; and the Navy Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service as Staff Urologist, Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Certifications
American Board of Urology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Office Locations

Brandywine

7704 Matapeake Business Drive, Suite 301 (ASC is Suite 300), Brandywine, Maryland 20613, United States
What Patients are Saying About Dr. Huisman

“Dr. Huisman is a very caring and concerned doctor. He answers all my questions and quells my fears about my condition.”

“Dr. Huisman has a great rapport with his patients and treats them the utmost respect. He seems to really care about our well-being as a person.”

“Speaking with Dr. Huisman was a real pleasure. His straight forward, honest approach was very refreshing, and lead me to know I was in good hands!”

“Dr. Huisman is always looking for solutions to my issues, really, listens to me with patience and concern.”

“Dr. Huisman is an outstanding doctor and a pleasure to do business with.”

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