Cancer Treatment New York | New York Urologic Oncologist
Dr. Ash Tewari is new york city based internationally acclaimed board-certified
urologist, researcher and innovator in the field of robotic prostate
cancer surgery. He has performed over 5,000 cases. Since his
appointment as Director of Robotic Prostatectomy in 2004, he has
performed over 4,000 robotic prostatectomies. The Weill Cornell Advanced
Robotic Technique (ART™) of prostatectomy, standardized by Dr. Tewari,
utilizes an anatomic approach to surgery and does not involve the use of
any thermal (heat) energy that could damage important nerves that
control urinary and sexual functioning.
An active researcher, Dr. Tewari's main research interests include:
- identification of strategies that improve nerve-sparing to maximize
early return of continence and sexual functioning
- identification of molecular markers for prostate cancer
development of neuroprotective agents
- advancement of ultrasound-guided biopsy techniques
- racial disparities in prostate cancer
- development of predictive models on prostate cancer survival
- novel imaging techniques for surgery
- application of nanotechnology to the treatment of prostate cancer
A sought-after urologic oncologist in New York, Dr. Tewari has
frequently appeared on television and in the press, in publications
The New York Times,
U.S.News and World Report,
in New York Magazine where he has been listed among the top New York urologists. He is a member of several
professional societies including the American Urological Association,
Society of Urologic Oncology, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeon, and
Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy and International Quality of Life
Research. A member of the editorial board of the Gold Journal of Urology
and the BJU International, Dr. Tewari is also a reviewer for Journal of
Urology, Urology, Journal of Endourology, and the BJU International. He
has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles in the field of urology. Click here to visit our publications page. In addition, he has recently published a textbook on robotics in urologic surgery. published an Atlas of Robotic Surgery
Dr. Tewari completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in
Detroit, Michigan under the guidance and mentorship of Dr. Mani Menon,
MD. He has completed fellowships in urologic-oncology research at the
University of California, San Francisco and the University of Florida.
He is married to Mamta Tewari; they have two children, Apoorva and Akash.
In his free time Dr. Tewari enjoys cricket, photography and hiking.
Dr. Tewari's Weill Cornell Medical College profile can be found here.