Dr. Tewari's Background

Dr. Ash Tewari is New York City based internationally acclaimed board-certified urologist, researcher and innovator in the field of robotic prostate cancer surgery. He has performed over 5,500 cases. The Advanced Robotic Technique (ARTTM) of prostatectomy, standardized by Dr. Tewari, utilizes an anatomic approach to surgery and does not involve the use of any thermal (heat) energy that could damage important nerves that control urinary and sexual functioning.

Dr. Tewari is recognized as one of the world's foremost leaders in robotic prostate surgery and prostate cancer research. He is the 2012 recipient of the prestigious American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of urology and urologic oncology and he has received numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. In addition to being an award-winning urologist, he is a highly active researcher and has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific papers on prostate cancer and robotic surgery.

A sought-after urologic oncologist in New York, Dr. Tewari has frequently appeared on television and in the press, in publications including, The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, and in New York Magazine where he has been listed among the top New York urologists. He is a member of several professional societies including the Endourology, and the BJU International. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles in the field of urology. Dr. Tewari completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan under the guidance and mentorship of Dr. Mani Menon, MD. He has completed fellowships in urologic-oncology research at the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Florida.

He is married to Mamta Tewari; they have two children, Apoorva and Akash. In his free time Dr. Tewari enjoys cricket, photography and hiking

Dr. Tewari in the press

  • Leading Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgeon and Researcher to Head Mount Sinai Urology (October 3, 2013
  • Hindustan Times: Indian Surgeon Gets Top US Award (May 28, 2012)
  • Aala Times: Dr Ashutosh Tewari gets Gold Cystoscope Award (May 24, 2012)
  • National Cancer Institute Bulletin: Tracking the Rise of Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer (August 9, 2011)
  • New York Times: Coping with Prostate Cancer
  • New York Times: Results Unproven, Robotic Surgery Wins Converts
  • Barrons: Robot Dreams
  • Fox Business News: Inside Robotic-Assisted Surgeries>
  • Newsweek: Cutting Edge
  • The New York Times: On Sex After Prostate Surgery, Confusing Data
  • U.S.News and World Report: A Guiding Hand
  • New York Magazine: New York's Best Doctors

Dr. Tewari's Awards

2012 American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award

For outstanding contributions to the field of urologic-oncology, most notably the treatment of prostate cancer and development of novel techniques to improve the outcomes of robotic prostatectomy.

2009 Clarke Medal

The Cutlers' Surgical Prize in Conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons of England for advances in instrumentation in surgery.

First Prize - American Urological Association AUA/ACMI Clinical Research Essay Contest.

Anatomic foundations for nerve sparing robotic prostatectomy: Correlations between anatomic, surgical and "Real time tissue recognition" with Multiphoton microscopy. 2008 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Second Prize - American Urological Association AUA/ACMI Clinical Research Essay Contest.

Surgical Technique Overcoming Anatomic Shortcoming: Balancing Postprostatectomy Continence Outcomes of Sphincteric Urethral Lengths on Preoperative MRI. 2008 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

First Prize - American Urological Association Best Video Presentation. Grades of nerve sparing.

2008 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

First Prize - Astellas/AUA Best Poster Award for Impotence Research.

2008 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

G. M. Phadke Memorial Oration - Urology Society of India.

Current state of prostate cancer treatment. 2007. Chennai.

Second Prize - World Congress of Endourology Prize Essay.

Pelvic neuroanatomy: foundations for nerve sparing prostatectomy. 2007.

First Prize - American Urological Association Best Video Presentation.

Athermal technique of nerve sparing prostatectomy. 2006 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA.

First Prize - American Urological Association AUA/ACMI Ambrose Reed Socioeconomic Essay Contest.

Racial Disparities in prostate cancer outcomes- Impact of Socioeconomic factors. 2005 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.

First Prize - American Urological Association AUA/ACMI Essay Contest.

Survival Modeling tables in the management of prostate cancer: A Propensity Risk Method. 2003 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

First Prize - American Urological Association AUA/ACMI Ambrose Reed Socioeconomic Essay Contest.

Factors affecting differences in survival in African American and Caucasian races. 2003 American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

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