Dr. Steven B. Brandes, MD

Dr. Steven B. Brandes, MD

Urology | Male | 51 years old

Dr. Steven B. Brandes, a world-renowned expert and thought leader in urologic reconstructive surgery, has been appointed Chief of Reconstructive Urologic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Brandes joins NewYork-Presbyterian after 17 years at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he served as Chief of the Section of Reconstructive Urology, Urology Residency Program Director, and Director of the Reconstructive Urology Fellowship Training Program.Read more

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Dr. Brandes performed a psoas hitch surgery on me in 2012. I have had numerous major surgeries comma radiation, and chemotherapy as a child. I only have my left kidney, and had a ureteral blockage due to scar tissue. Dr. Brandes saved my kidney, and return me during normal kidney function with no medications needed. I would recommend him to anyone who has a complicated kidney procedure needing to be done. He is a first class surgeon in my book!
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Specialties

  • Urology

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Fistula
  • Vesicocolic Fistula
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Wound Repair

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Education

  • Medical School
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Calif San Francisco

    Completed in 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Board certified in Urology
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Dr. Steven B. Brandes, a world-renowned expert and thought leader in urologic reconstructive surgery, has been appointed Chief of Reconstructive Urologic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Brandes joins NewYork-Presbyterian after 17 years at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he served as Chief of the Section of Reconstructive Urology, Urology Residency Program Director, and Director of the Reconstructive Urology Fellowship Training Program.