Trushar Patel, MD

College Of Medicine Urology

Contact Info Department of Urology
2 Tampa General Circle, STC6
Tampa, FL 33606

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  • MD, Medicine, New York University School Of Medicine, 2006
  • BS, Chemistry, New York University, 2002

Academic Philosophy

"His clinical focus includes robotic procedures for both benign and malignant conditions of the ureter, kidney, bladder and prostate."

Research Interests

  • His major research interests include clinical outcomes after surgery for urological malignancies, technology utilization, and surgical curriculum development


  • Indian American Urological Association (Member, 2014 - Present)
  • Endourology Society (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • AOA (Member, 2006 - Present)
  • American Urological Association (Member, 2006 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Weinberg, AC.Woldu, SL.Bergman, A.Roychoudhury, A.Patel, T.Berg, W.Wambi, C.Badani, KK. Dorsal penile nerve block for robot-assisted radical prostatectomy catheter related pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SpringerPlus. 3: 181, 2014.
  • Berg, WT.Shapiro, EY.Rothberg, MB.Bergman, A.Scarberry, K.Wambi, C.Patel, T.Badani, KK. Baseline Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels in Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy: Is There An Association With Adverse Pathologic Features? Clinical genitourinary cancer. , 2014.
  • Patel T1, Wambi CC, Berg W, Inusa MD, Menon M, Badani K. Prostate cancer disease characteristics for foreign-born South Asian men living in the United States. Indian J Cancer. 50(3) : 159-163, 2013.
  • Badani, KK.Shapiro, EY.Berg, WT.Kaufman, S.Bergman, A.Wambi, C.Roychoudhury, A.Patel, T. A Pilot Study of Laparoscopic Doppler Ultrasound Probe to Map Arterial Vascular Flow within the Neurovascular Bundle during Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Prostate cancer. 2013: 810715, 2013.
  • Wambi, CO.Patel, T.Shapiro, EY.Tal, O.Hruby, GW.Berg, WT.Benson, MC.Badani, KK. Findings of routine apical margin biopsy during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. 23(6) : 511-5, 2013.
  • Woldu, SL.Patel, T.Shapiro, EY.Bergman, AM.Badani, KK. Outcomes with delayed dorsal vein complex ligation during robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. The Canadian journal of urology. 20(6) : 7079-83, 2013.
  • Badalato, GM.Gaya, JM.Hruby, G.Patel, T.Kates, M.Sadeghi, N.Benson, MC.McKiernan, JM. Immediate radical cystectomy vs conservative management for high grade cT1 bladder cancer: is there a survival difference? BJU international. 110(10) : 1471-7, 2012.
  • Patel, T.Kellner, CP.Katsumi, H.Gupta, M. Efficacy of endopyelotomy in patients with secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society. 25(4) : 587-91, 2011.
  • Patel, T.Kirby, W.Hruby, G.Benson, MC.McKiernan, JM.Badani, K. Heparin prophylaxis and the risk of venous thromboembolism after robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. BJU international. 108(5) : 729-32, 2011.
  • Badalato, G.Patel, T.Hruby, G.McKiernan, J. Does the presence of muscularis propria on transurethral resection of bladder tumour specimens affect the rate of upstaging in cT1 bladder cancer? BJU international. 108(8) : 1292-6, 2011.
  • Gupta, M.Patel, T.Xavier, K.Maruffo, F.Lehman, D.Walsh, R.Landman, J. Prospective randomized evaluation of periureteral botulinum toxin type A injection for ureteral stent pain reduction. The Journal of urology. 183(2) : 598-602, 2010.
  • Patel, T.Pitman, M.McKiernan, JM. Bladder cancer: a review of clinical management and prognostic factors. Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology. 62(4) : 377-86, 2010.
  • Patel, T.Hruby, G.Badani, K.Abate-Shen, C.McKiernan, JM. Clinical outcomes after radical prostatectomy in diabetic patients treated with metformin. Urology. 76(5) : 1240-4, 2010.
  • Woldu, SL.Barlow, LJ.Patel, T.Hruby, GW.Benson, MC.McKiernan, JM. Single institutional experience with nephron-sparing surgery for pathologic stage T3bNxM0 renal cell carcinoma confined to the renal vein. Urology. 76(3) : 639-42, 2010.
  • Patel, T.Kozakowski, K.Hruby, G.Gupta, M. Skin to stone distance is an independent predictor of stone-free status following shockwave lithotripsy. Journal of endourology / Endourological Society. 23(9) : 1383-5, 2009.
  • Seager, CM.Puzio-Kuter, AM.Patel, T.Jain, S.Cordon-Cardo, C.Mc Kiernan, J.Abate-Shen, C. Intravesical delivery of rapamycin suppresses tumorigenesis in a mouse model of progressive bladder cancer. Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.). 2(12) : 1008-14, 2009.
  • Lowe, FC.Patel, T. Complementary and alternative medicine in urology: what we need to know in 2008. BJU international. 102(4) : 422-4, 2008.

Positions Held

  • Robotic Surgical Oncology Fellow (Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center 2012 - 2013)
  • Resident (Department of Urology, Columbia University Medical Center 2007 - 2012)
  • Intern (General Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center 2006 - 2007)


  • Member (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society - 2006)
  • The Ferdinand C. Valentine Student Research Grant in Urology (New York Academy of Medicine - 2005)