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Jeffrey A. Pearl MD

  • "Dr. Pearl was completely attentive to all of my needs and concerns. His manner was very calming and caring. He was concerned for my comfort during the exam and asked me to let him know if there was any pain during the exam. I felt the the exam was comprehensive and comfortable.It was a pleasure to meet Dr. Pearl and the staff was also extremely nice and friendly. The appointment was a very good experience for me.Later that day Dr. Pearl called to let me know the results of a previous test. I thought that the call from him personally was very nice."

Jeffrey A. Pearl MD


Dr. Pearl received his undergraduate degree in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign and went on from there to Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He completed his general surgical internship at Northwestern and his urology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. While at Emory, Dr. Pearl’s in depth training spanned the breadth of urology practice including the management of stone disease, urologic oncology, benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence and dysfunction, and erectile dysfunction. He received extensive training in minimally invasive urologic surgery including robotics and laparoscopy.

Dr. Pearl has multiple publications and academic presentations including presenting at the plenary session of the American Urologic Association twice. His research endeavors have focused on telemedicine, Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS), frailty, kidney cancer outcomes, testosterone replacement therapy, and lower urinary tract symptoms. Additionally, he has received multiple awards throughout his training including the Emory Urology Academic Achievement Award twice, and the Northwestern Surgery Resident Teaching Award.

Dr. Pearl lives in Deerfield, IL with his wife Jenny. With his free time he enjoys staying active by cycling, hiking, and playing baseball. He’s a big Chicago sports fan and loves to watch the Cubs and Blackhawks.

Education and Training

2009
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois United States
Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering
Minor in Chemistry
2013
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine
2013 - 2014
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois United States
General Surgery Intern
2014-2018
Emory University, Atlanta , Georgia United States
Residency, Urology

Dr. Jeffrey Pearl's Abstracts

Patient Frailty and Discharge Disposition Following Radical Cystectomy

Pearl JA, Patil D, Filson CP, Arya S, Alemozaffar M, Master VA, Ogan K. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Aug;15(4):e615-e621. doi: 10.1016/j.clgc.2016.12.013. Epub 2017 Jan 5. PMID: 28139446

Iatrogenic urinary tract injuries: etiology, diagnosis, and management

Esparaz AM, Pearl JA, Herts BR, LeBlanc J, Kapoor B. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2015 Jun;32(2):195-208. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1549378. PMID: 26038626 Free PMC article. Review.

Fibroblast Growth Factor 19 Activates the Unfolded Protein Response and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphorylation in H-69 Cholangiocyte Cells

Qureshi HA, Pearl JA, Anderson KA, Green RM. J Liver. 2014 Jul;3(3):158. doi: 10.4172/2167-0889.1000158. Epub 2014 Jun 12. PMID: 29093991 Free PMC article.

National trends in the treatment of penile prosthesis infections by explantation alone vs. immediate salvage and reimplantation

Zargaroff S, Sharma V, Berhanu D, Pearl JA, Meeks JJ, Dupree JM, Le BV, Cashy J, McVary KT. J Sex Med. 2014 Apr;11(4):1078-1085. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12446. Epub 2014 Mar 13. PMID: 24628707

Admission rates and costs associated with emergency presentation of urolithiasis: analysis of the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample 2006-2009

Eaton SH, Cashy J, Pearl JA, Stein DM, Perry K, Nadler RB. J Endourol. 2013 Dec;27(12):1535-8. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.0205. Epub 2013 Nov 19. PMID: 24251430 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.

Testosterone supplementation does not worsen lower urinary tract symptoms

Pearl JA, Berhanu D, Fran├žois N, Masson P, Zargaroff S, Cashy J, McVary KT. J Urol. 2013 Nov;190(5):1828-33. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.05.111. Epub 2013 Jun 11. PMID: 23764078

Role of FimW, FimY, and FimZ in regulating the expression of type i fimbriae in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium

Saini S, Pearl JA, Rao CV. J Bacteriol. 2009 May;191(9):3003-10. doi: 10.1128/JB.01694-08. Epub 2009 Feb 13. PMID: 19218381 Free PMC article.