“Men take better care of their cars
than they do their bodies.”
Ashutosh (Ash) K. Tewari, MD, is chairman of the Milton and Carroll Petrie department of urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. A world-renowned urologist and prostate cancer specialist, he leads a multidisciplinary team committed to improving prostate cancer treatment, research and education. To date, he has performed over 5,000 robotic radical prostatectomy surgeries. His case series is one of the largest in the world and his outcomes are considered the gold standard for this procedure. The Tewari Lab is working on unlocking the genomic causes of prostate cancer and translating genomic information to practical physician application through imaging. In 2012, he was awarded the American Urological Association’s Gold Cystoscope Award, which is given annually to the urologist who has contributed significantly to the field within 10 years of completing residency.