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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Urology

Faculty Members

Jeffrey P. Weiss, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jeffrey P. Weiss, MD, FACS

Professor & Chairman, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist, Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare; Dept. of Urology

 

Residency:University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship:Neuro-urology and Urodynamics - Urocenter of New York

 

Brian K McNeil, M.D

Brian K. McNeil, MD, FACS

Chief of Urology, The University Hospital of Brooklyn

Vice Chairman, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist; Kings County Hospital Center

Residency Program Director; Department of Urology

 

Residency: Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowship: Urologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Andrew Winer, M.D.

Andrew Winer, MD 

Chief of Urology; Kings County Hospital Center

Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist; The University Hospital of Brooklyn

Associate Residency Program Director

 

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical School

Fellowship: Urologic Oncology – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Llewellyn M. Hyacinthe, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Llewellyn M. Hyacinthe, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor; SUNY Downstate Medical Center Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist; The University Hospital of Brooklyn

Staff Urologist; Kings County Hospital Center

 

Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital

 

John M. Shields, M.D.

John M. Shields, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist; Kings County Hospital Center

 

Residency: University of Miami

Fellowship: Endourology, Minimally Invasive Surgery – University of Florida

 

Michael Herman, M.D.

Michael Herman, MD

Director of Urology; South Nassau Communities Hospital

 

Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College

 

Nicholas Karanikolas, M.D.

Nicholas Karanikolas, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Chief of Urology, Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare; Dept. of Urology

 

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Fellowship: Urologic Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Dhanan Etwaru, M.D.

Dhanan Etwaru, MD

Chief of Urology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

 

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

 

Abdo Kabarriti, M.D.

Abdo Kabarriti, MDMD

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology
Staff Urologist; Kings County Hospital Center

Staff Urologist; Coney Island Hospital

 

Residency: University of Pennsylvania

 

Wellman Cheung, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Wellman Cheung, MD, FACS

Clinical Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

 

Residency: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine

Fellowship: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery - The Cleveland Clinic

 

Avidah Rudberg, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Avidah Rudberg, MD, FACS

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist; The University Hospital of Brooklyn

 

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

 

Igor Ryndin, M.D.

Igor Ryndin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Staff Urologist; The University Hospital of Brooklyn

 

Residency: Brookdale University Medical Center

 

Alexander Lipyansky, M.D.

Alexander Lipyansky, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Dept. of Urology

Staff Urologist, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

 

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

 

R. Ernest Sosa, M.D.

Ernest Sosa, MD

Staff Urologist, Veterans Affairs NY Harbor Healthcare; Dept. of Urology

 

Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Campus








University Hospital of Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center Faculty

group photo of Downstate attendings

 

As part of the U2 and U4 clinical rotations, the Downstate Urology residents have the privilege of receiving a rigorous and comprehensive clinical experience in all aspects of surgical management of genitourinary cancers at the world renowned Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). They are trained and mentored by distinguished faculty and leaders in the field of urologic oncology:

 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) Urology Faculty

  • James A. Eastham, MD
  • Joel Sheinfeld, MD
  • Peter T. Scardino, MD
  • Bernard H. Bochner, MD
  • Brett Carver, MD
  • Jonathan Coleman, MD
  • Guido Dalbagni, MD
  • Machele Donat, MD
  • Harry Herr, MD
  • Vincent P. Laudone, MD
  • Hans G. Lilja, MD, PhD
  • John Mulhall, MD
  • Paul Russo, MD
  • Jaspreet Sandhu, MD
  • Pramod Sogani, MD
  • Karim A. Touijer, MD

 

 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) – Division of Pediatric Urology Faculty

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is consistently ranked as one of the top 3 hospitals in the nation

for pediatric urology. During the U3 year, our Downstate residents receive an unmatched opportunity

to train under nationally recognized leaders in the field:

  • Douglas A. Canning, MD
  • Thomas F. Kolon, MD
  • Caleb Kovell, MD
  • Christopher J. Long, MD
  • Aseem R. Shukla, MD
  • Arun K. Srinivasan, MD
  • Gregory E. Tasian, MD, M.Sc.
  • Jason Van Batavia, MD
  • Dana A. Weiss, MD
  • Mark R. Zaontz, MD
  • Stephen A. Zderic, MD

 

Richard J. Macchia, M.D.Richard J. Macchia, MD

SUNY Downstate Distinguished Professor

 

Richard J. Macchia, MD, FACS (click to be directed to Dr. Macchia's biography)