Dr. Mazyar Ghanaat Appointed Program Director of Urologic Oncology

August 3, 2018 – Dr. Mazyar Ghanaat has been named program director of urologic oncology at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Englewood Health. Dr. Ghanaat completed a two-year fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), where he received an outstanding clinical performance award and additionally achieved a Responsible Conduct of Research Program certificate. Most recently, Dr. Ghanaat was a member of a basic science research lab at MSKCC that focuses on translational research in kidney cancer with the ultimate goal of using precision medicine for metastatic kidney cancer.

A urologic surgeon who practices general urology and specializes in urologic oncology, Dr. Ghanaat will help meet an important clinical need for patients in the Englewood Health Physician Network and broader Englewood Health community.

“With a growing population of individuals diagnosed with cancer in our region, Dr. Ghanaat adds to an already superb base of physicians who have put our cancer center in a position to not only meet, but exceed expectations and deliver the highest possible standard of care,” says Dr. Steven Brower, medical director of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center at Englewood Health.

Dr. Ghanaat specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney, testis, and penis. He performs robotic surgery, laparoscopic and open urologic procedures, and MRI ultrasound fusion biopsies, which superimposes MRI images with real-time ultrasound images to produce a 3D image of suspicious areas which leads to a more accurate biopsy of the prostate.

“As we continue to expand the Englewood Health Physician Network and focus on providing complete and personalized cancer care for our community, we are thrilled to have Dr. Ghanaat join the Englewood family,” says Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, president of the Englewood Health Physician Network. “His expertise in urology, and urologic oncology are great additions to the growing number of specialists and primary care physicians in our network who are dedicated to helping patients make choices that will best serve their health.”

In addition to English, Dr. Ghanaat is fluent in Farsi and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

For appointments and referrals, call 201-608-2849.