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Ashutosh Tewari, MD, Urology, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai Hospital

AshutoshTewariMDFRCS (hon), MCh Urology, DNB Urology, MS

Urology New York, NY

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology

Professor and System Chairman, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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  • I am a surgeon scientist involved with Prostate Cancer research and treatment. Current Chairman of Urology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. I have an interest in Robotic Prostatectomy and have performed this operation for the last 14 years. I have helped to refine the technique of nerve and continence preservation during this procedure.

    Previously founding Director of the Institute of Prostate Cancer at NYPH/WCMC and Director of the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NYPH.

    Founder of the Prostate Cancer Symposium and Research Symposium in New York City. Involved with nerve sparing, robotic prostate surgery, anatomic, genomic, outcomes and surgical innovations in prostate cancer surgery.

    Personally involved with over 5500 robotic prostate cancer surgeries for last 10 years and routinely perform Artmis guided MRI TRUS fusion biopsies. Have researched novel biopsy techniques, MRI based imaging to identify aggressive prostate cancer and have developed novel protocols for focal therapy, active surveillance, and minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer.

    I run a comprehensive program for prostate cancer where all modalities are available and patients are offered appropriate treatment for their disease.

    Have awards from the Prostate Cancer Foundation ( and have won awards from the American Urological Association (AUA)

    Specialties: Urology, Oncology, Genomics, Prostate Cancer and Robotic Surgery, Focal Therapy, Active Surveillance, Prostate MRI, and Nerve Sparing techniques.

Education & Training

  • Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State University
    Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State UniversityResidency, Urology, 2000 - 2004
  • G.S.V.M Medical College Kanpur
    G.S.V.M Medical College KanpurClass of 1984
  • UCSF - Fresno
    UCSF - FresnoFellowship, Urologic Oncology
  • University of Florida, GainevilleFellowship, Urologic Oncology

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2018 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1999 - 2004
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2008-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2007-2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2006-2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Estimated Costs Associated with Radiation Therapy for Positive Surgical Margins During Radical Prostatectomy  
    Ashutosh K Tewari, Ardeshir R Rastinehad, JAMA Network Open
  • Development and Validation of 3D Printed Virtual Models for Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy and Partial Nephrectomy: Urologists’ and Patients’ Perception  
    Ashutosh Tewari, Riccardo Autorino, World Journal of Urology

Authored Content

  • Intratumor Heterogeneity in Prostate CancerJune 2018

Press Mentions

  • With Equal Care, African American and White Men Have Same Prostate Cancer Survival
    With Equal Care, African American and White Men Have Same Prostate Cancer SurvivalJanuary 27th, 2020
  • For Some Cancers, Experts Increasingly Favor A ‘Wait and See’ Approach to Treatment
    For Some Cancers, Experts Increasingly Favor A ‘Wait and See’ Approach to TreatmentSeptember 11th, 2015
  • I Started Researching Prostate Cancer and Scared the Hell Out of Myself
    I Started Researching Prostate Cancer and Scared the Hell Out of MyselfApril 28th, 2014
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Research History

  • Multi Photon Microscopy for Prostate Cancer2010 - 2013

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Urdu

Hospital Affiliations