Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified and board certified urologist received his BS at Pennsylvania State University and his MD at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed internship in General Surgery, residency training in Urology, and fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Urologic Robotic Oncology at the Henry Ford Hospital. This expert has performed over 50 types of robotic procedures in some of the most complex minimally invasive procedures. He has pioneered multiple novel operations and works closely with industry to advance minimally invasive surgical technology. He authored 40+ publications in peer reviewed journals and serves as a reviewer for many top urologic journals. He is also a member of the professional organizations the American Urology Association and American Association of Clinical Urologists. This expert is currently an Associate Professor of Urology at a top ranking university and the Vice Chief of Robotic Surgery and Director of Minimally Invasive Robotic Urological Oncology at a university affiliated hospital. He currently directs one of the largest robotic surgery training facilities in the world though a joint venture between Intuitive Surgical and his affiliated medical school.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • BS, Pennsylvania State University
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine
  • Internship, General Surgery, University of Penn
  • Internship, General Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Residency, Urology, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Urologic Robotic Oncology, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Board certification, Urology
  • Member, American Urology Association
  • Member, American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • Reviewer, Journal of Urology
  • Reviewer, Urology (Gold journal)
  • Reviewer, British Journal of Urology
  • Reviewer, Journal of Endourology
  • Reviewer, Korean Journal of Urology
  • Published. over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters
  • Former, Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Former, Attending Urologist at Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Former, Director of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology and Reconstruction at Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Present, Associate Professor of Urology at top ranking university
  • Present, Vice Chief of Robotic Surgery and Director of Robotic & Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology & Reconstruction at university affiliated hospital
  • Present, Director of Fellowship Training Program in Robotic Urologic Surgery
  • Present, Director of Robotic Surgery Training Center at affiliated medical school. Center is backed by Intuitive Surgical and one of the largest robotic training centers in the world.

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