Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Fellowship Overview
This is a one-year clinical and research fellowship in Sexual, Reproductive Medicine, Urinary Incontinence and Prosthetic surgery. Specifically, the fellowship will provide expert and dedicated training in the diagnosis and management of male sexual dysfunction, male urinary incontinence and prosthetic urology utilizing the most modern diagnostic tests and surgical techniques.

Fellowship covers in-depth prosthetic surgery as well as surgical techniques for the placement of Penile Prosthesis; Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease; and surgery for complex male incontinence patients utilizing male slings. In addition, the Fellow will conduct Clinical and Basic Science Research, which advances the sciences of sexual dysfunction and prosthetic Urology.

Focus on the non-surgical aspect of Erectile Dysfunction, the mental and overall health status on partners and families.

Clinical Schedule:
Monday – Saturday
7am to 7pm
Hours per week not to exceed 80

Rotation Overview

  • One day a week for Clinical and Basic Science Research
  • Three days a week for hands-on OR cases 1. Average of 3-8 Inflatable Penile Prosthesis (IPP) cases per week
  • Two days a week for clinic hours

Objectives/Goals

  • To be proficient in all types of penile prosthesis surgery, male slings, and artificial urinary sphincters
  • A profound understanding of the impact of erectile dysfunction and the quality of life for patients and their spouse
  • Diagnosis and management of male sexual dysfunction, male urinary incontinence and prosthetic Urology utilizing the most modern diagnostic tests and surgical techniques
  • In-depth prosthetic surgery as well as surgical techniques for the placement of Penile Prosthesis; Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease; and surgery for complex male incontinence patients utilizing male slings
  • Clinical and Basic Science Research, which advances the sciences of sexual dysfunction and prosthetic Urology.

Research Focus
Clinical and basic science research will involve opportunities to perform both prospective and retrospective research in areas of:

  1. Erectile dysfunction
  2. Male incontinence
  3. Quality of life
  4. Minimizing the occurrence of infections associated with implantation of penile prosthesis quality of life before and after implantation of penile prosthetic device(s)

The fellow will have one day of protected research time

Office Procedures Performed
Duplex Doppler Ultrasound
Intracavernosal Injections
Intralesional Injections
Testosterone Pellet Insertion
Cord Blocks
Semen Analysis

Surgical Procedures Performed
Penile Plication
Penile Revascularization
Crural Ligation
Penile Fracture Repair
Priapism Shunting
Varicocele Ligation
Glans Fixation for SST Deformity
Vasectomy
Testicular Implants
Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Male Sling
Penile Implant/Prosthesis
Urethral Meatal Prolapse Resection
Dorsal Slit

Fellowship position open for 2022-2023

Primary Institution
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY

Fellowship Director
Pedro Mario, DO
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Fellowship Administrator
Connie Matos
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Candidate Citizenship Requirement
US only

Fellowship Duration
12 months

Type of Fellowship
Sexual and Reproductive Medicine

Research Available
Mandatory
Both clinical and laboratory research

Interview Schedule
Interviews will be conducted during March-April

Fellowship Website
https://www.montefiore.org/urology

Fellowship Application
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