Reconstructive Urology Fellowship

The Fellowship in Reconstructive Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai offers an intensive one-year education focused on reconstructive and gender affirmation surgery. We combine academic and clinical excellence, and our graduates are prepared to provide comprehensive, individualized diagnosis and treatment for a variety of reconstructive urology conditions. Our fellows gain expertise in gender affirmation procedures including metoidioplasty, vaginoplasty, phalloplasty, and revision operations. In addition, our fellows also gain experience in both robotic and open surgery, treating conditions such as:

  • Complex urethral strictures
  • Erectile dysfunction with prosthetic surgery
  • Complications of radiation therapy
  • Peyronies Disease
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fistula and female incontinence

The fellowship is offered through the Society of Genitourinary Surgeons (GURS) match and is co-directed by Rajveer Purohit, MD, MPH, and includes Miroslav Djordjevic, MD.

Why the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai?

At the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, our fellows learn from some of the nation’s most highly trained and well-regarded specialists. Our Director of Reconstructive Urology, Rajveer Purohit, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor in the Icahn School of Medicine and a prominent reconstructive urologist specializing in all aspects of reconstructive urology including gender affirmation surgery, urethral strictures treatment, and complex urinary and sexual problems. Dr. Purohit has published broadly and is one of the tristate area’s busiest reconstructive urology surgeons, offering definitive repair of these problems and others that many other urologists had found untreatable.

He leads a team of experienced and respected urologists who together cover all aspects of reconstructive urology. The team includes Miroslav Djordjevic, MD, Jerry Blaivas, MD, Neil Grafstein, MD, Sovrin Shah, MD, Vannita Simma-Chiang, MD, and Aaron Grotas, MD.

Miroslav Djordjevic, MD, is a renowned surgeon specializing in gender affirmation surgery, transitional urology, and pediatric urology, and is currently president of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.

Jerry Blaivas, MD, is the senior faculty member of the reconstructive urology program. A renowned surgeon, academician, educator, and writer. Dr. Blaivas is recognized as one of the founders of the surgical subspecialty that combines urology and gynecology: female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He is a champion of no mesh surgeries for incontinence in men and women and specializes in vaginal mesh complications, urinary fistulas, pelvic radiation complications, and failed prostate surgeries.