Professor and Chairman, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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 interest in Robotic Prstatectomy and have performed this operation for last 14 years. I have helped in refining the technique of Nerve and continence preservation during this procedure.
Previously founding Director of Institute of Prostate Cancer at NYPH/WCMC and Director of LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NYPH.
Founder of 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 of prostate cancer where all modalities are available and patients are offered appropriate treatment frothier disease.
Have awards from Prostate Cancer Foundation (http://www.pcf.org/site/c.leJRIROrEpH/b.5699537/k.BEF4/Home.htm) and have won awards from American Urological Association (AUA) http://www.auanet.org/content/about-us/awards.cfm
Specialties: Urology, Oncology, Genomics, Prostate Cancer and Robotic Surgery, focal therapy, Active Surveillance, Prostate MRI, Nerve Sparing techniques.
Clinical Specialties & Interests
Urology: General Urology
Clinical Interests: Prostatectomy; Operative Surgical Procedures; Needle Biopsy; Prostatic Neoplasms; Laparoscopy; Population Surveillance; Length of Stay; Postoperative Complications; Predictive Value of Tests
Punctuated evolution of prostate cancer genomes.Baca SC
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Nickerson ...; Cell. 2013 Apr 25
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