Dr. Davalos has been a practicing urologist since 2005 and he treats all aspects of adult urology. His special interest is in kidney stone disease and he specializes in providing comprehensive surgical, medical and preventive care for kidney stones with the treatment goal of rendering patients 100% stone free.
Dr. Davalos utilizes Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL) for the surgical treatment of large and complex kidney stones, renal and prostate cryotherapy for cancer, laparoscopic techniques for renal surgery, and laser ablation and holmium laser enucleation for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Prior to joining Chesapeake Urology Associates, he was with the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), in Charleston, West Virginia where he was director of the Kidney Stone Center, vice chief of the department of urology and a urology residency clinical professor. Before CAMC he was in private practice and served as a clinical professor with the West Virginia University School of Medicine, Charleston Division.
Dr. Davalos serves as a product development consultant with industry leaders for the development of new medical devices. Additionally, he has worked on advancing scope technology for the endourologic treatment of stones and other urologic conditions. He has been an investigator in numerous research studies for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones.
In addition, Dr. Davalos has presented at national meetings on subjects primarily related to kidney stone conditions and treatments and has published articles in multiple medical journals including:
- Contemporary Management and Trends in the Treatment of Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma; World Journal of Nephrology and Urology
- Hemostatic Plug: Novel Technique for Closure of Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tract; The Journal of Endourology, volume 29, Number 3, March 2015
- High Supracostal Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Access: Assessing Safety in Access above the Eleventh Rib after Performing Preoperative Planning with Computed Tomography; Open Journal of Urology, 2015, 5, 25-33
- A clever technique for placement of a urinary catheter over a wire; Urology Annals, Jul – Sep 2015 | Vol 7 | Issue 3
- Are we fearful of tubeless percutaneous nephrolithotomy? Assessing the need for tube drainage following percutaneous nephrolithotomy; Urology Annals, Jan – Mar 2016 | Vol 8 | Issue 1