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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Stephen Lapin, M.D.

Our Physicians & Staff - Stephen Lapin, M.D.

Dr. Stephen Lapin

Director, Urology Operating Room
The Methodist Hospital

Methodist Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine

6560 Fannin Street
Scurlock Tower, Suite 1440
Houston, TX 77030
713-790-9700 – Physician’s main office
713-441-9229 – Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine
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Dr. Stephen Lapin is a native Houstonian who has been a staff urologist at The Methodist Hospital since 1992. He actively treats patients with voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence as part of the Methodist Center for Restorative and Pelvic Medicine. Areas of interest include stress incontinence, pelvic prolapse, urinary stones, bladder cancer and diseases of the prostate.

Dr. Lapin is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical School and Baylor College of Medicine. He serves as the Medical Director of the Urology Operating Rooms at the Methodist Hospital. He was named Distinguished Surgeon 2006 by the Association of Operating Room Nurses of Greater Houston.

Dr Lapin is happy to discuss any urologic issue in a confidential, relaxed environment.

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Medical School

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Areas of Excellence

  • Stress incontinence
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Kidney stones
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Infections


  • Elvin L. Shelton Award for Excellence in Surgery, 1988
  • Distinguished Surgeon, Association of Operating Room Nurses of Greater Houston, 2006

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  1. Rosen, Goldstone, Lapin, Wheeler, Scardino. The frequency and location of extracapsular extension and positive surgical margins in radical prostatecotomy specimens. J. Urology, 14B : 331-337 August 1992
  2. Ohori, Scardino, Lapin, et al. The mechanisms and prognostic significance of seminal vesicle involvement by prostate cancer. The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, 17: p1252-1261 Dec. 1993.
  3. Lapin, Light Uohra. Combined use of bowel and the artificial urinary sphincter in reconstruction of the lower urinary tract: infectious complications. J. Urology, 153 (2):331-333, Feb 1995,
  4. Kim, Smith, Oliverso, Lapin. Bacillus Calmette-Guerin induced peritonistis in a patient on dialysis. J. Urology, 163(1):237, January 2000.

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