May 18, 2022 — Urologist Ruben M. Pinkhasov, MD, MPH, has joined Englewood Health. Dr. Pinkhasov has been appointed director of minimally invasive urologic surgery at Englewood Health’s Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center. His main clinical interests are in urologic cancers, including those of the prostate, adrenal gland, bladder, kidney, testis, and ureters. He also treats common urological conditions, such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and urinary stone disease. Dr. Pinkhasov joins Urology of Englewood Health Physician Network and welcomes new patients to his practice, in Englewood.
”I partner with my patients in their care,” says Dr. Pinkhasov. “I am not the type of doctor who will tell you what to do. Understanding your treatment goals and what you value in life help me decide how to best get you to your goal. I believe that everyone should be offered hope, and everyone should be offered treatment.”
Dr. Pinkhasov received his MD from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and an MPH from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health, in Brooklyn, NY. He did a urology residency, and was chief resident, at Maimonides Medical Center, in Brooklyn. He completed a urologic oncology fellowship focused on minimally invasive surgical approaches, including robotic surgery and laparoscopy for the treatment of genitourinary cancers, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Buffalo, NY. His research focuses on nutrition and prostate cancer prevention. He is a member of the American Urological Association, the Society of Urologic Oncology, and the New York State Urological Society. In addition to English, Dr. Pinkhasov is fluent in Russian.