Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., one of the world’s most experienced surgeons for robotic-assisted urologic oncology, and a physician at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, recently demonstrated the benefits of these advanced procedures on two continents in 24 hours.
News and Media : 2016
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, is bringing its state-of-the-art multidisciplinary care to the Coral Gables campus. Its sixth satellite facility will be a core component of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, which opens in December.
Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and Director of Robotic Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will headline a panel discussion, “High-Tech Surgery: A Deep Dive Expert Forum on Medical Robotics,” being held Thursday, September 1, at 6 p.m., at the Venture Café Miami at the Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 N.W. 7th Avenue, Suite 300, Miami, Fla. 33136.
Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., grew up in his native India following the sport of cricket. But the renowned urologist recently had a chance to show off his baseball skills on a major league ball field. Parekh, professor and chair of urology and a urologic oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Marlins Park June 19.
A new study by prostate cancer researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has characterized the active surveillance criteria in Hispanic men, marking the first such study in this population.
The Miller School of Medicine rose one position in the national rankings of medical schools based on research grants received from the National Institutes of Health during the 2015 federal fiscal year. That gain is significant, considering the ongoing reductions in NIH grants that have caused many medical schools to fall in the rankings.
A Miller School professor has edited the first scholarly textbook in the field of transplant anesthesia and critical care. “Transplant anesthesiology is an emerging field of medicine that requires specialized skills and knowledge,” said Ernesto A. Pretto, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., professor and Chief of the Division of Solid Organ Transplant and Vascular Anesthesia at the Miami Transplant Institute.