Neil H Grafstein

Neil H Grafstein, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science



Dr. Grafsteinā€™s clinical practice focuses on reconstruction of the urinary tract, female urology and urinary incontinence. With expertise in both neurourological (spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, etc.) and non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction, he has a particular interest in the treatment of male post-prostatectomy incontinence using innovative minimally invasivetechniques. One of a small number of urologists in the nation with advanced training in reconstruction of the adult male urethra (urethroplasty) for stricture disease or trauma, his surgical reconstructive practice also includes continent urinary diversions, vaginal and pelvic floor reconstruction for female pelvic organ prolapse and repair of genitourinary fistulae.Dr. Grafstein has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, scientific abstracts, instructional videos and textbook chapters and has been an invited lecturer at multiple academic institutions on topics including urinary incontinence, continent diversions and urethral reconstruction. His scientific work has beenrecognized with awards from the American College of Surgeons and the American Urological Association.

Dr. Grafstein is certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery; a relatively new specialty. He is the only urologist having this certification at Mount Sinai Hospital.



American Board of Urology

Clinical Focus

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Bladder Prolapse
  • Cystoscopy
  • Difficulty Urinating
  • Frequent Urination
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Overactive Bladder (OAB)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Postpartum Urinary Issues
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Slow / Weak Urinary Stream
  • Urethral Prolapse
  • Urethral Suspension-Sling Procedure
  • Urinary Control Problems
  • Urinary Frequency
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency


MD, S.U.N.Y Health Science Center - College of Medicine

Internship, General Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Residency, Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Fellowship, Reconstructive Urology, Duke University Hospital

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