Department of Urology
Urology Residency Program Virtual Tour
Our five-year, ACGME-accredited program is dedicated to producing competent, conscientious and collaborative urologic surgeons to heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve and each other.
Why our program could be right for you
The Montefiore Einstein Urology Residency Program offers its residents early operative experience, diverse research opportunities and broad exposure to a range of urologic conditions. Residents also have access to strong mentorship, and benefit from a positive culture that advocates doing what’s best for our patients, residents, faculty and staff.
Our faculty are enthusiastic about teaching, and continue to develop more interactive and engaging ways to teach our residents. Within the program, residents play a key role in caring for our patients and are important members of every care team. In this supportive environment, our residents become a close-knit group, training side-by-side in our facilities and exploring New York City in their free time.
What sets Montefiore Einstein apart
At Montefiore Einstein, we are guided by a mission to heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve. Comprising 11 member hospitals and more than 200 specialty care sites, Montefiore Health System provides highly specialized, coordinated care for diverse populations in the New York region, across the country and globally.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, home to nearly 1,000 students in its MD, PhD and combined MD/PhD programs, is one of the nation’s preeminent centers for research, medical education and clinical investigation. Through the joint efforts of Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Einstein is able to advance research and accelerate discoveries, benefiting patients and ensuring access to state-of-the-art healthcare for all.
- Montefiore’s medical specialties ranked as top 1% in the nation by U.S. News and World Report
- Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) recognized as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine ranked a top 50 “Best Medical School for Research in the Country, 2021” by U.S. News and World Report
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Einstein $178M+ in research funding in 2021, placing Einstein 34th among 142 schools of medicine
- 380+ NIH-funded grants awarded to Einstein
- 700+ clinical trials
Graduate Medical Education at Montefiore Einstein
Representing one of the top 10 largest medical and surgical training programs in the country, Montefiore Health System and our Albert Einstein College of Medicine provide postgraduate clinical training to more than 1,400 residents and fellows per year. Clinicians across Montefiore Einstein’s numerous educational programs actively mentor and cultivate a new generation of healthcare leaders.
Our mission to improve access and quality of care for our diverse community draws residents and fellows from top medical, dental and PA schools from around the world. We develop and expand programs designed to advance teamwork, communication and decision-making, and our progressive focus on comprehensive care provides an ideal training ground for our residents and fellows.
To make the process of working and training at Montefiore Einstein more seamless, we offer a variety of services for our house staff, physician assistants and interns, including assistance with credentialing and orientation, institutional resources, visas, contracts, HR documents, payroll, notary services and specialty training and certifications.
Montefiore Einstein by the numbers
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patients annually, representing the largest network in the Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley
specialty care locations, with more coming soon
An ambulatory surgery center and specialty care location
Located on the ninth floor of Tower Two of the Hutchinson Campus, our Urology Clinic performs a variety of office-based procedures, including cystoscopy with botox injection, MRI-fusion prostate biopsy, blue light cystoscopy, video urodynamics, posterior tibial nerve stimulation, vasectomy and more. Our Ambulatory Surgery Center is on the third floor, and performs the majority of the hospital’s endoscopic stone cases, blue light TURBTs, scrotal/penile surgeries and prolapse/incontinence surgeries.
Our administrative offices are located in the Hutchinson Campus’s Tower One penthouse. A welcoming, open-concept space, this is where residents and faculty come to have meetings, make patient calls and work on research. Weekly department grand rounds are held in the penthouse’s conference room, which boasts panoramic views of Manhattan.
An extremely diverse faculty with a broad range of clinical subspecialties allows residents to gravitate toward whatever they are interested in, and our number of ambulatory urology cases prepares one well for a general urology career.
Jennifer Nauheim, MD
Urology Resident (PGY-4)
A great strength of our department is the incredible faculty with a level of camaraderie that is unparalleled. We have a very benevolent chairman who supports his faculty. We also have great support staff in the clinic and office.
Pedro P. Maria, DO
Director, Men’s Health, Urology
Home to specialty patient care and administrative offices
Located in the Norwood neighborhood of the northern Bronx and featuring 721 beds, the Moses Campus is the main campus of Montefiore Health System. The majority of our oncology and robotic cases—such as radical and simple prostatectomy, partial nephrectomy and cystectomy—as well as reconstructive cases, including ureteral reimplantation and sacrocolpopexy, are performed at this location, which is equipped with da Vinci Xi and Si robots with a dual console.
A premier academic children’s hospital
Located on our Moses Campus, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore is a premier academic children’s hospital nationally renowned for its clinical excellence, innovative research and commitment to training the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. At this location, we have three full-time urologists who perform simple and complex pediatric surgery, including robotic surgery.
An academic hospital adjacent to our Albert Einstein College of Medicine
A private hospital featuring 421 beds, the Jack D. Weiler Hospital is located in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx, adjacent to our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Complex open and robotic oncology, complex stone (PCNL) cases and endoscopic cases (TURP, complex TURBT) are performed at this location, which has da Vinci Xi and Si robots.
A world-renowned faculty
Mark Schoenberg, MD
Chairman, Department of Urology
Nitya Abraham, MD
Director, Urology Residency Program
Associate Professor, Urology
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Alexander I. Sankin, MD
Associate Director, Urology Residency Program
Associate Professor, Urology
Director, Clinical Trials Program
Melissa Laudano, MD
Assistant Professor, Urology
Medical Student Clerkship Supervisor
Frank Lowe, MD
Director, Urologic Services
Kara L. Watts, MD
Attending Physician, Urology
Associate Professor, Urology
Amanda North, MD
Assistant Professor, Urology
Residency Program Coordinator
A challenging and innovative curriculum
Our Urology Residents get operative experience early, and quickly develop autonomy in evaluating and managing patients. Residents also receive a high volume of experience in subspecialties like endourology, urologic oncology, female pelvic reconstructive surgery, pediatric urology and male prosthetic surgery, as well as balanced exposure to various surgical approaches, including endoscopic, robotic and open surgery.
Daniel Ilinsky, MD
Kavita Gupta, MD
Jennifer Nauheim, MD
Jubin Matloubieh, MD
Priya Dave, MD
Justin Loloi, MD
Ariel Allen, MD
Farzaan Kassam, MD
Dimindra Karki, MD
John Hordines, MD
John Hill, MD
So Yeon Pak, MD
Breakdown of resident duties by level
Urology 1 (PGY1)
- Spend 6 months on General Surgery and 6 months on Urology
- General Surgery rotations include: Acute Care, Colorectal, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Oncology and Transplant
- Locations of rotations are at Weiler/Hutch, Moses and Jacobi (SICU)
Urology 2 (PGY2)
- Spend 6 months at Moses and 6 months at Weiler
- Moses: busy consult service, where you learn basic of managing consults in setting of complicated and complex medical patients
- Weiler: learn basics of Urologic surgery at Hutch (busy endoscopic service)
Urology 3 (PGY3)
- Spend 6 months at Moses and 6 months at CHAM
- CHAM: Dedicated pediatrics resident, operate 4 days a week (Monday - Thursday) and clinic Friday, handle all pediatric consults/inpatients
- Moses: Learn basics of bedside assisting robotic cases, first introduction on Robot; complicated endoscopic cases (TURP, TURBT, complex stones)
Urology 4 (PGY4)
- Year is split between Weiler and Hutch
- Complex stones (PCNL's), robotic experience at Weiler, master bread and butter Urologic procedures
- Begin to take Chief call
Urology 5 (PGY5)
- Chief Year
- 6 months at Moses and 6 months at Weiler
- Master Robotic procedures, open oncologic procedures
An unmatched diversity of experience
As a premier academic medical center serving the Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley, Montefiore Einstein offers its postgraduate trainees comprehensive exposure to a broad diversity of patients and pathologies. The diverse range of experience available prepares our postgraduate trainees for future careers in their chosen field, be it in the research or clinical and/or non-clinical setting.
Hear from our residents
As one of the top 10 largest medical and surgical training programs in the country, Montefiore Einstein provides postgraduate clinical training to more than 1,400 residents across 106 accredited residency and fellowship programs. Here, our postgraduate trainees share their own first-hand experiences.
Faculty and scientists at the forefront of research
Live and work close to the best of everything
The Bronx, New York City’s northernmost borough, is a culturally rich neighborhood placed at the intersection of Manhattan and its surrounding regions. Our postgraduate trainees typically live in hospital housing or off-site in nearby Riverdale, Lower Westchester or Manhattan, and have access to an unmatched diversity of experiences beyond the program itself.
In the Bronx, with its ample parks and gardens, you’ll learn first-hand why it’s known as “the City’s Greenest Borough.” The neighborhood offers plenty of local food, art, sports and culture, and is just a subway ride away from Manhattan’s famed theaters, museums and attractions.
As a resident of the Tri-State region, you’ll have unmatched access to the city’s cultural offerings, not to mention the bounty of outdoor excursions that are available just beyond. Day-trips and weekend excursions to the Hudson Valley, Catskills, Long Island or New Jersey provide ample opportunities for swimming, hiking, biking, skiing and other seasonal activities.
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Residency Application Information
We’re seeking residents who will shape the future of healthcare.
If you would like to apply to become a Urology Resident at Montefiore Einstein, here are key dates to keep in mind.
- June 23, 2022 — Registration Opens
- September 1, 2022 — Applicant Preference Signaling Begins
- September 16, 2022 — Applicant Preference Signaling Deadline
- September 28, 2022— Preference Signals Delivered to Programs
- October 21, 2022— Interview Offers
- October 24, 2022 — Applicants Reply to Offers
- October 25, 2022 — "Flush Day" Students may release previously accepted interview slots in favor of any invitations offered to them off a waitlist
- November 22, 2022 — Rank List Begins
- December 29, 2022 — Registration Deadline
- January 10, 2023 — Rank List Deadline
- February 2, 2023 — Urology Match Results Announced—emails sent & results posted
Montefiore Einstein recognizes that having a diverse and inclusive institution is critical to success, and we reaffirm our fervent commitment to fostering a culture in which diversity is a central tenet.