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Natan Bar-Chama

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Urology
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education

  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Internship, Surgery
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Residency, Surgery
    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Residency, Urology
    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Residency, Urology
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Fellowship, Urology
    Baylor College of Medicine

Biography

    Dr. Bar-Chama is the Director of Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital and is on faculty in both the Department of Urology and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Bar-Chama was awarded the New York Academy of Medicine F.C. Valentine Fellowship and sub-specialized in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His subspecialty clinical practice is exclusively dedicated to male reproductive medicine and microsurgical reconstruction for the treatment of male infertility (vasovasostomy, varicocelectomy, testicular and epididymal sperm retrieval, vasectomy) and penile reconstructive surgery including implants.

    Dr. Bar-Chama has published extensively in the fields of male infertility and impotence and is responsible for the training of Mount Sinai School of Medicine urology residents in these respective fields. In 1998, Dr. Bar-Chama received the Pfizer Scholars in Urology award for leadership, innovation and outstanding achievement in urological science. Castle Connolly listed Dr. Bar-Chama as one of the top doctors in the New York Metro area since 2001. Dr. Bar-Chama has been honored as one of New York Magazine's best doctors since 2005.

    Dr. Bar-Chama is a member of the board of directors of the American Infertility Association an organization whose mission is to support and educate couples suffering with infertility. For these efforts, the American Infertility Association in 2000 bestowed upon him the prestigious Family Building Award. Dr. Bar-Chama also sits on the board of directors for the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology as well as the membership committee for the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASMR). 

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    Dr. Natan Bar-Chama discusses new treatment options for improving male

    infertility in the Daily News feature The Daily Check Up

Awards

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    Best Doctors
    Castle Connolly-New York Magazine

  • 2012 -
    Best Doctors
    Castle Connolly -New York Magazine

  • 2011 -
    Best Doctors
    Castle Connolly - New York Magazine

  • 2010 -
    Best Doctors
    Castle Connoll - New York Magazine

  • 2009 -
    Best Doctors
    Castle Connolly - New York Magazine

Publications

Ta S, Klausner AP, Savage SJ, Unger P, Bar-Chama N. Male infertility due to a benign prostatic polyp. J Urol 2000 Nov; 164(5): 1659-1660.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Bar-Chama during 2012 and/or 2013. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • AbbVie Inc.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Address

Faculty Practice Associates
5 East 98th Street,6th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-4812
Fax: 212-997-4675
MSH Urology Associates

5 East 98th Street
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-4812
Fax: 212-987-4675
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Office Hours:
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Languages:
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • CHAMPUS (Tri-care)
  • CIGNA - Indemnity
  • Empire Health Choice, Inc.
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
  • HealthFirst PHSP, Inc.
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Providers, LLC
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PHS/Healthnet/Guardian
  • Prem Preferred Care/Beechstreet
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Prudential Healthcare: a member company of Aetna
  • United Healthcare
  • Vytra
  • Worker's Compensation
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Personal Check
  • Cash