Dr. Grunberger is the Chief of Urology at New York Methodist Hospital. He is a Professor of Clinical Urology at Cornell Weill Medical College as well as an Adjunct Professor of Urology at SUNY Downstate Medical School. He is the past chairman of the Section on Urology of the New York Academy of Medicine and serves as the Secretary of the Executive Board of the New York Section of the American Urological Association.
He has been active in clinical research for over 20 years and has published numerous articles in medical journals. He authored book chapters in several urological textbooks and presented extensively at national and international urological meetings. Dr. Grunberger is a graduate of Columbia College and NYU School of Medicine and completed his Urology residency at NYU Medical Center, which included training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is Board Certified in Urology.
His clinical interest is in minimally invasive treatments of benign and malignant prostate disease and kidney stones as well as treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Dr. Edward Zoltan is the Director of Voiding Dysfunction at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Zoltan received his college degree at Yeshiva University and went on to get his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
He completed his urology residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and then continued his training by completing a fellowship in female urology, neurourology and urodynamics at the Weill Medical College at Cornell University.
His interests include minimally invasive treatments for bladder prolapse as well as new techniques for the treatment of benign prostatic disorders.
Dr. Ivan Colon
Dr. Colón is chief of Robotics, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Urology at New York Methodist Hospital (NYMH). He is an expert in robotics and minimally invasive treatment of Prostate, Adrenal and Kidney diseases (including cancer). Prior to joining Brooklyn Urology, PC, he was Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at SUNY Downstate where he started the robotics program in 2007.
He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and continued there to receive his M.D. degree in 1994. In 1995 he finished his internship year in general surgery at Loyola University Medical Center, in Maywood, Illinois. Dr. Colón completed his urology residency in 2001 at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. In 2002, he completed a prestigious fellowship in endoscopic and laparosopic urology at Cedars-Sinai Endourology Institute under the guidance of Dr. Gerhard Fuchs, a world-renowned surgeon and researcher.
Brent Yanke, MD, MPH graduated with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in neuroscience and art history. He then earned a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University and subsequently was an AOA graduate at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He completed his residency in urology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center which included eight months of training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He most recently concluded a prestigious fellowship in endourology, laparoscopy, and robotics under Dr. Demetrius Bagley at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Yanke’s research interests have included urologic oncology, laparoscopy, robotics, and endourology. He has authored several publications that have appeared in journals including the Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology, Journal of Endourology, and Urology. He also has completed book chapters entitled “Complications in Ureteroscopy” and “Ureteroscopic Endopyelotomy for the Treatment of Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction” both of which are currently in press.
Dr. Yanke is a member of the American Urological Association and the Endourologic Society. He has presented abstracts at society meetings including the American Urologic Association annual conference and the World Congress of Endourology. Dr. Yanke specializes in the endoscopic treatment of kidney stones and urothelial tumors as well as the robotic and laparoscopic treatment of prostate cancer and kidney disease.
Dr. Lauren B. Schulz
Dr. Lauren B. Schulz received her Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University. She then went on to complete a Master of Science degree and Pre-Doctoral Academic Medicine Fellowship at New York Institute of Technology. She received her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at N.Y.I.T. and was elected to the National Osteopathic Honor Society, Psi Sigma Alpha. She completed her residency in Urological Surgery at Albert Einstein Medical Center and Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia which included training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Schulz is a member of the American Urologic Association, Society for Women in Urology, American Osteopathic Association and American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Her research has been presented at professional society meetings and published in scholarly journals.
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