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Harris Nagler

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  • American Board of Urology


  • MD, Temple University

  • Residency, Surgery
    New York Presbyterian Hospital

  • Residency, Urology
    New York Presbyterian Hospital

  • Fellowship, Urology
    New York Presbyterian Hospital


    Harris M. Nagler, M.D., FACS  is a  Professor of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He previously served as President of the Beth Israel Medical Center, Chair of the Sol and Margaret Berger Department of Urology Physician-in-Chief of Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Chief of Graduate Medical Education/Academic Affairs at the Beth Israel, Program Director of the urology residency training program and Chief Medical Officer.  Dr Nagler’s clinical practice focuses on male infertility, erectile dysfunction and general urology.

    Dr Nagler is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of Temple University School of Medicine which recently honored him by placing him in the Hall of Fame.  He completed his urological training and a fellowship in reproductive medicine and surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center where he was on the faculty until he moved to Beth Israel to Chair the Department of Urology.


    He is the recipient of many national and regional honors.  He has been recognized numerous times in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors listing.  Additionally, he has been listed in the Best Doctors in the United States and has been recognized in Becker’s as one of the 130 nonprofit Hospital leaders to know, as well as one of the 300 Hospital and Health Systems Leaders to know.

    He has received many honors as a clinician and researcher. In 1986, Columbia University honored him when he received the prestigious Drs. Harold and Goldman Lampert Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. He has received the ACMI Urology Prize of the American Fertility Society, First Prize for Clinical Research in the American Urological Association Prize Essay Contest, the American Fertility Society Urology Prize, the John K. Lattimer Award of the Kidney and Urology Foundation of America.  In 2007, he received the received the Russell Lavengood Award for Distinguished service from the New York Section of the American Urological Association in 2007.

    Dr Nagler is a member or many prestigious organizations including the Alpha Omega Alpha medical Honor Society.  In addition to membership in these societies he was the President of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction of the American Urological Association and President of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

    He is or has been on the editorial boards of the Journal of Urology, Fertility and Sterility, Nature Urology, Assisted Reproductive Reviews, Journal of Andrology, Molecular Andrology, Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, the Brazilian Journal of Urology and the Asian Journal of Andrology.  He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals on many urological topics with special focus on male infertility and has co-edited four books focusing on the treatment of male infertility. 

    He has been on the Board of many organizations including the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and the New York Section of the American Urological Association.  He was formerly the treasurer of the New York Section of the AUA, and served as the President of the New York Section of Urology.


    He served as the Chair of both the Ethics and the Judicial Committee of the AUA and the By-Laws Committees of the AUA. 

    He has been recognized by the American Urological Association with the Distinguished Service Award and the Union Square Partnerships award for Community Service.


    Click here to read about Dr. Nagler's passion for medicine as detailed in Temple University's Alumni Magazine (page 42),-78,13


  • 2013 -
    Contemplative Care Award

  • 2012 - 2014
    Beckers Health System and Hospital Leaders to Know
    Beckers Review

  • 2011 - 2015
    Super Doctors
    New York Times

  • 2011 -
    Distinguished Service Award
    American Urological Association

  • 2010 -
    Who's Who in America

  • 2009 - 2012
    Best Doctors in America

  • 2005 - 2011
    Best Doctors in New York



Albersen M, Cartwright R, Choyke P, Goldenberg SL, Goldman H, Lawrentschuk N, Linehan WM, Murphy D, Nagler H, Scardino P, Shortliffe L, Stenzl A, Theodorescu D. Looking forward, looking back-10 years in urology. Nature reviews. Urology 2014 Nov; 11(11).

Barazani Y, Stahl PJ, Nagler HM, Stember DS. Is there a rationale for penile rehabilitation following radical prostatectomy?. American journal of men's health 2015 Jan; 9(1).


Katz BF, Gaunay GS, Barazani Y, Nelson CJ, Moreira DM, Dinlenc CZ, Nagler HM, Stember DS. Use of a preoperative checklist reduces risk of penile prosthesis infection. The Journal of urology 2014 Jul; 192(1).


Gaunay G, Nagler HM, Stember DS. Reproductive sequelae of diabetes in male patients. Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America 2013 Dec; 42(4).


Barazani Y, Katz BF, Nagler HM, Stember DS. Lifestyle, environment, and male reproductive health. The Urologic clinics of North America 2014 Feb; 41(1).


Stember DS, Nagler HM. Update on vasectomy protocol. Current urology reports 2012 Dec; 13(6).

Barazani Y, Stahl PJ, Nagler HM, Stember DS. Management of ejaculatory disorders in infertile men. Asian journal of andrology 2012 Jul; 14(4).

Katz BF, Stember DS, Nagler HM. Sexual medicine disparities between Asia and North America: commentary on male sexual dysfunction in Asia. Asian journal of andrology 2011 Jul; 13(4).

Nagler HM. Male factor infertility: A solitary semen analysis can never predict normal fertility. Nature reviews. Urology 2011 Jan; 8(1).

Barazani Y, Nagler HM. Other work has highlighted the limitations of using histopathology to predict success after varicocelectomy. Fertility and sterility 2011 Feb; 95(2).

Nosnik IP, Friedmann P, Nagler HM, Dinlenc CZ. Resume fraud: unverifiable publications of urology training program applicants. The Journal of urology 2010 Apr; 183(4).

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