Dr. Dresner, originally from Tennessee, obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Northwestern University and his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Following his internship and residency training in the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Medical Center and Wright State University in Dayton, OH, Dr. Dresner completed his Urology training at Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Dresner is certified by the American Board of Urology, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been practicing Urology since 1987. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists and the American Lithotripsy Society.
Dr. Dresner has conducted research in the areas of bladder and kidney cancer and has authored or co-authored numerous presentations, articles, and book chapters. He has previously held academic appointments as a consultant to the Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA, as a joint clinical faculty member at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, and University of Texas in San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, and as a clinical instructor in the Urology Division at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia, MO.
College Northwestern University, Degree in Biology
Medical School University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
Surgery Residency US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Medical Center and Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Urology Residency and Research Fellowship Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Dr. Dresner’s areas of special interest and experience are in urologic oncology, including the diagnosis and surgical management of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer, reconstructive urology, and the management of urinary stone disease, and he offers the latest techniques in robotic and laser surgery for urologic disease, cancerous and benign.
Dr. Dresner is married to Debbie Barnes, Executive Director of MO Cancer Associates. They have six children and two grandchildren. They enjoy spending time with family and friends at the Lake of the Ozarks, reading, traveling, salmon-fishing in Alaska, and the occasional binging of a great Netflix series.