Who We Are
Dr. Ashutosh K. Tewari is the Chairman of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is a world-renowned urologist and prostate cancer specialist. Before moving to the Icahn School of Medicine, Ash was the founding director of both the Center for Prostate Cancer at Weill Cornell Medical College and the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. He is one of world's leading urological surgeons, and has performed over 7,500 robotically assisted procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System. Academically, he is recognized as a world-renowned expert on urologic oncology with over 250 peer reviewed published papers to his credit. In 2012, he was given the American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award. Ash received his undergraduate and medical degrees at GSVM Medical College, and completed his first urology residency at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences. He completed fellowships in urologic-oncology at University of California, San Francisco and the University of Florida. In 2004, he completed his second urology residency at Henry Ford Hospital. While at Henry Ford, Ash was part of the team that performed the first robotic radical prostatectomy in the United States.