State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University and the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) have jointly opened a new Urology office at the MVHS Faxton Campus in Utica, New York. Ruben M. Pinkhasov, MD, MPH, a specialist in Urology, Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, has joined Upstate Urology at MVHS. He is also an assistant professor of Urology at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Pinkhasov will have admitting privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Prior to joining Upstate Urology at MVHS, which is part of the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Pinkhasov completed a rigorous, two-year, Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) accredited fellowship in Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York.
His areas of expertise are in prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer, ureteral cancer and disorders of the adrenal gland. His practice also treats common urologic diseases including stones, benign disorders of the prostate and incontinence. In addition, he treats infertility, erectile dysfunction, urethral stricture disease, hydroceles, testicular sperm extraction, robotic pyelolithotomy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy.
Dr. Pinkhasov received his Doctor of Medicine with a commendation in investigative scholarship from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his master’s degree in Public Health at SUNY Downstate School of Public Health and research fellowship in Men’s Health with the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his residency and served as chief resident in Urology at Maimonides Medical Center. He graduated valedictorian with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Hunter College of the City University of New York.