Michael Stifelman, M.D.
- Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1993
- Internships: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
- Residency Training: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (Surgery); Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (Urology)
- Clinical Fellowships: New York Hospital (Laparoscopy and Endourology)
- Board Certification: Urology
About Dr. Michael Stifelman
Dr. Stifelman completed his general surgery and urologic training at New York Presbyterian–Columbia and an Endourology/Laparoscopic Fellowship at New York Presbyterian-Cornell. He was recruited in 2000 to NYU Langone Medical Center as the Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery. Since joining NYU, Dr. Stifelman has been appointed Chief of the Urology Service at Tisch Hospital and Director of Robotic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. His clinical focus is on the use of robotic and laparoscopic surgical techniques to treat diseases of the genitourinary tract. He has performed nearly 1,000 robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has pioneered over a dozen minimally invasive surgeries.
Academically, Dr. Stifelman focuses on developing and evaluating new technologies and defining their exact roles in the operating room. He continues to create standardized teaching techniques to train residents and practicing surgeons in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is on Faculty of many courses including the American Urologic Association and the International Robotic Urologic Symposium. Each year he travels as a visiting surgeon both nationally and internationally disseminating advanced robotic techniques. He has written numerous book chapters on advanced robotic and laparoscopic procedures and has authored over 100 scientific articles and abstracts on robotic and laparoscopic surgery.
- Adrenal tumors
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer (including renal cell carcinoma and urothelial carcinoma
- Kidney Cancer and Benign Kidney Tumors
- Prostate cancer
- Transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis and ureter
- Testicular cancer
- Renal cysts
- Retroperitoneal fibrosis
- Ureteral obstruction (benign and malignant)
- Ureteral stricture
- Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
- Ureteral cancer