Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dr. Blaivas is an internationally renowned urologist with over thirty years of clinical experience. He is a Professor of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and his clinical expertise ranges from office management of routine lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women to the most complicated and difficult surgical problems.
Dr. Blaivas was one of the originators of urodynamics and pioneered many of the current surgical procedures to correct stress incontinence, urinary fistulas, urethral diverticulum, overactive bladder and neurogenic bladder. He is one of the few surgeons who routinely performs reconstructive surgery for prolapse and incontinence without the use of mesh and has a vast experience treating vaginal mesh complications.
He has a particular interest and expertise in complex urologic problems and has published some of the largest series in the world on urethral reconstruction in women, autologous fascial slings, bladder neck obstruction in women, vesicovaginal fistulas after mesh slings and reduction cystoplasty.
He is former President of the Urodynamics Society and the recipient of numerous awards. In addition, Dr. Blaivas has consistently been listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors and Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors and Top Doctors: New York from the publications’ inception in 1992 to the present.
Dr. Blaivas is the Founder of Neurourology & Urodynamics and was Editor-in-Chief from 1982-2006. He has been on the editorial boards of numerous peer review journals and is the author of over 400 peer review scientific articles, book chapters and reviews and has edited seven books. In addition, he is a member of numerous professional societies.
Dr. Blaivas founded the not-for-profit organization, the Institute for Bladder and Prostate Research, and is the author of a book for the lay public entitled, Conquering Bladder and Prostate Problems; an Authoritative Guide for Men and Women.
Friday, May 3
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Friday, May 3
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Monday, May 6
11:10 AM – 11:20 AM