Faculty

James Borin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Specialty: Endourology and Stone Disease

Dr. Borin graduated with a medical degree from Yale University. He then completed his residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center and his fellowship in Endourology at University of California – Irvine. He joined the NYU faculty in 2014.

Benjamin Brucker, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Associate Director, Residency Program in Urology
Specialty: Female Urology and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Brucker completed his medical education and residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. He then completed a Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction fellowship at NYU in 2012 and was recruited to join the NYU faculty thereafter.

William C. Huang, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Specialty: Urologic Oncology

Dr. Huang graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed his urology training at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Following an oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he joined the faculty of NYU in 2007.

Jamie Kanofsky, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology
Director, Residency Program in Urology
Director, Medical Student Education

Dr. Kanofsky obtained her MD degree from George Washington University and completed her residency at the NYU Langone Medical Center.

Christopher Kelly, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Specialty: Neurourology and Female Urology

Dr. Kelly completed his medical education at Columbia University and urology training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Urodynamics and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and joined the NYU faculty in 2001.

Herbert Lepor, M.D.

Professor of Urology and Martin Spatz Chairman of the Department of Urology
Professor of Pharmacology

Dr. Lepor attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed his urologic training at the Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He then served on the Urology faculties of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Lepor assumed the Chairmanship of the New York University Medical Center Department of Urology in December of 1993. Dr. Lepor is recognized internationally for his contributions to the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the prostate.

Stacy Loeb, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology and Population Health
Specialty: Prostate Cancer

Dr. Loeb completed her medical education at Northwestern University. She then completed her residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and went on to complete a Masters of Science in Comparative Effectiveness Research at NYU. She joined the faculty in 2012.

Dan Makarov, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology and Population Health
Director, Health Services Research
Specialty: Health Outcomes Research

Dr. Makarov completed his medical education and residency training at the Johns Hopkins University. He completed a fellowship in research at Yale University through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program. He then joined the NYU faculty in 2010.

Victor Nitti, M.D.

Professor of Urology and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Urology
Director, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship

Dr. Nitti attended medical school at UMDNJ and completed his residency at SUNY Brooklyn. He completed a fellowship in Urodynamics and Female Urology at UCLA in 1992 and has served on the faculty at UCLA and SUNY Brooklyn. Dr. Nitti joined the NYU Urology faculty in 1995 and is internationally recognized for his contributions related to treatment of female urology, urodynamics and voiding dysfunction.

Nirit Rosenblum, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Specialty: Female Urology and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Rosenblum completed her medical education and residency at New York University. After a fellowship in Urodynamics and Female Urology at UCLA, she joined the NYU faculty in 2002.

Ellen Shapiro, M.D.

Professor of Urology
Director of Pediatric Urology

Dr. Shapiro attended the University of Nebraska School of Medicine and completed her urologic training at the Brady Urological Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed a Pediatric Urology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan and has served on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine and the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Shapiro joined the NYU faculty in 1994 and is a recognized leader in the treatment of neonatal and pediatric urologic diseases.

Samir Taneja, M.D.

James M. Neissa and Janet Riha Neissa Associate Professor of Urologic Oncology
Director, Urologic Oncology
Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program, NYU Cancer Institute
Acting Chief, Urology Section, Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York Harbor Healthcare System, Manhattan campus

Dr. Taneja completed his medical education at Northwestern University and his urology training at UCLA. He joined the faculty at NYU in 1998 and oversees a multidisciplinary oncology team, focusing on development of novel approaches to therapy and prevention.

Shpetim Telegrafi, M.D.

Assistant Professor (Research) of Urology
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Senior Research Scientist
Director of Diagnostic Ultrasound

Dr. Telegrafi completed his medical education at the University of Tirana and his radiology training at the University Hospital Center, Tirana-Albania. After completion of fellowships at Beaujon and Bichat Universities Hospitals in Paris, France and later at NYU- Radiology Department, he joined the faculty at NYU in 2000 serving as Senior Research Scientist and director of diagnostic ultrasound in the Urology Department.

Lee Zhao, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Urology
Specialty: Trauma and Male Reconstructive Urology

Dr. Zhao completed his medical education and residency training at Northwestern University. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Trauma and Reconstruction at UT Southwestern. He joined the NYU faculty in 2013.