Urology Residency Program

The Urology Residency Program of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  Our program is designed to train residents in all aspects of the medical and surgical evaluation and treatment of genitourinary disease.

Training Sites

The creation of the Mount Sinai Health System  provides our residents with the resources of the largest network of hospitals in New York. Our residents benefit from the instruction and supervision of both full-time and voluntary faculty in the Mount Sinai Health System and at our affiliated institutions.

The Mount Sinai Urology Residency Program is focused at The Mount Sinai Hospital, with rotations at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai West, Elmhurst Hospital Center, and Queens Hospital Center

The Mount Sinai Hospital

In addition to the ten full-time clinical faculty in urology, there are 24 voluntary faculty who practice urology at The Mount Sinai Hospital and a research staff overseen by four faculty PhDs.  As a result, residents have a broad exposure to every aspect of urology during their rotations, including oncology, stone disease, female urology, pediatric urology, neuro-urology, impotence and infertility, prostatic diseases, and state-of-the-art endo-urologic and laparoscopic procedures as well as laboratory and demographic research methods.

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West have functioned as a single institution for a number of years, with a unified Department of Urology providing all of the urologic care at both sites. The rotations at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West provide residents with a concentrated experience in endourology and stone disease and with expanded access to robotic and other laparoscopic oncology cases.

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Michael Palese, MD, the site Chair and a faculty of six full-time and numerous voluntary urologists currently provide the instruction for the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Residency.

The Elmhurst Hospital Center

Elmhurst Hospital Center offers residents experience in treating a variety of urological diseases and conditions, including trauma, as well as the opportunity to interact with patients who have come to from around the world. 

Queens Hospital Center

Like Elmhurst, Queens Hospital Center is part of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s Queens Health Network. The residents are exposed to general urology under the guidance of Hugh Lavery, MD, and a part-time attending staff, while they care for the institution’s oncology patients under the supervision of John Sfakianos, MD, a fellowship-trained oncologist on the full-time staff of The Mount Sinai Hospital.

How to Apply

Our residency program recruits four trainees a year through the AUA Residency Match, which uses the AAMC’s ERAS application system. Three letters of reference are required.  Registration for the Match begins in the summer.  Applications are distributed to the programs designated by the applicants in mid-September.  Match results are distributed in early January, in time for the successful candidates to apply through the NRMP Match for designated preliminary training slots in the Mount Sinai General Surgery Residency programs.

Matched candidates enter the General Surgery program on July 1 and join the Urology program after completion of their internship year.

Month

Admissions Activity

July - September

Registration for Match begins

Mid-September

Application process opens

December

Interviews are finalized

January

Matches are distributed

Our Urology Residency is authorized by the ACGME to recruit four residents per year. Here is a list of our current residents.

Urology 4

Jaime Cavallo
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Matthew Goland-Van Ryn
Stony Brook University School of Medicine 

John Griffith
Drexel University School of Medicine 

Milan Shah
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 

David Shi
Boston University School of Medicine 

Urology 3

Kyrollis Attalla
University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 

Julio Chong
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 

Miriam Greenstein
University of Louisville School of Medicine 

Ted Vellos
Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University of Chicago 

Jared Winoker
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Urology 2

David Ahlborn
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 

Zeynep Gul
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

Marissa Kent
Tufts University School of Medicine 

Peter Sunaryo
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Jason Rothwax
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University 

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Eric Bortnick
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 

Christine Liaw
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 

Daniel Rosen
Harvard Medical School 

Rollin Say
Yale School of Medicine 

Pre-Urology 

Conner Brown
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport 

Andrew Katims
University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine 

Gregory Mullen
Drexel University College of Medicine 

Andrew Tam
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

Our recent graduates have matched into the most competitive fellowships and have secured prestigious academic and private practice positions. Here is a list of our recent graduates.

2017

  • Katherine Amin, MD
    Fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Virginia Mason Medical Center

  • Natan Davoudzadeh, MD
    Advanced Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Fellowship
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Kathleen Kan
    Pediatric Urology Fellowship
    Stanford School of Medicine

  • Daniel Sagalovich, MD
    Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship
    Cleveland Clinic