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This content was provided by Dr. Alavi "I chose the specialty of Urology because it allows me to help patients, both as a surgeon and as a doctor. New robotic and minimally invasive surgical techniques are allowing me to create dramatic improvements in many patients' quality of life; yet equally rewarding is the chance to go beyond simply offering a surgical solution, and care for those patients over a lifetime. Many of my patients will never require the skills of a surgeon, yet I find tremendous satisfaction in getting to know them as people, developing a personal relationship, and helping them improve their health. I believe that excellent diagnostic skills are only part of what makes a good doctor. The second and perhaps even more important element is the willingness to care for a patient like they were your own family member, your mother, father, brother or sister. Before deciding to become a doctor, I graduated from Princeton with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. With that background, it is easy to understand my interest in new technologies, such as robotics, and the benefits it offers patients. Yet what I've learned as a doctor--and the reason I left engineering--is that nothing can replace the satisfaction of caring for and building relationships with people."
Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Bladder Exstrophy Repair
Complex Penile Surgery
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School | Graduated
University Of Miami
Internship Hospital | Completed
University Of Miami
Residency Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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