Ben Abebe, PA-C
This Boston, Massachusetts native received an undergraduate degree in biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Before going to physician’s assistant (PA) school, Ben gained experience as a research coordinator in the melanoma program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and later as a research coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Genitourinary (GU) Cancer Department. At the latter, Ben was part of several Phase 1 GU oncology drugs on the market today. While attending PA school at Duke University and experiencing a urology rotation, he cemented his love for the field. This included a PA school leadership position with the Eugene Stead Society. As community chair, Ben organized the program’s philanthropic events ranging from Habitat for Humanity to St. Baldrick’s, a foundation for childhood cancer research.
In 2019, the board-certified PA began working for Georgia Urology where he blends his passions for patient interaction and research. As part of the prostate cancer team, Ben engages in research through the Advanced Prostate Cancer Clinic. His specialties include urological cancers, men’s health, and general urology. He has a proficiency in performing overactive bladder treatments, including percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS). Ben is a member of the American Urology Association, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Ben enjoys staying physically active. He’s an avid runner, weightlifter, and golfer. As a Georgia transplant, Ben continues to explore and experience all his current home has to offer.