Dr. Boris Gershman, MD

Dr. Boris Gershman, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Boris Gershman, MD is an urology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in urology, urologic oncology, and more.

164 Summit Ave

Providence, RI 02906

Contact Information

(401) 793-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Kidney Cancer
more than 61% of peers
Urinary Disorders
more than 58% of peers
more than 48% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gershman "Boris Gershman MD is an assistant professor of surgery (clinical) (urology) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  Dr. Gershman's clinical interests focus on urologic oncology, including the management of prostate, kidney, bladder, and testicular cancer.  He has a broad research interest in comparative effectiveness and health services research, with a particular focus on risk-stratification for urologic malignancies and quality measurement.

Gershman graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) fellowship at Mayo Clinic.  He has received numerous honors and awards including the Maria L. Caleel Memorial Award for Academic Excellence, the Dr. I. S. Ravdin Memorial Prize in Surgery, the Dr. Spencer Morris Prize."

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10  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Endourology
  • Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Male Adult Urology
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pelvic Reconstruction Surgery
  • Prostate Oncology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Urologic Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gershman does not have any board certifications listed.

42  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery
  • Bladder Reconstruction
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Cystectomy and Prostate Removal
  • Radical Inguinal Orchiectomy
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Testicular Surgery
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Urological Surgery
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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