Behfar Ehdaie, MD, MPH

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I am a surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of urologic malignancies, including prostate cancer and kidney tumors. I have advanced skills in MRI image-guided procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. I have a special interest in actively monitoring prostate cancer patients using state-of-the art imaging technology and in directing organ-sparing approaches for curative therapeutic interventions. I am dedicated to optimizing cure and preserving post-treatment function so patients can enjoy a long and optimal quality of life.   

My research interests complement my clinical practice through development of promising new methods to diagnose, evaluate, and treat urologic malignancies. I am the lead investigator for a clinical trial evaluating MRI-guided focal therapy for prostate cancer.  I am actively involved in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s comprehensive active surveillance program for low-risk prostate cancer.  My research in this program incorporates biomarkers and advanced imaging to detect cancer progression.  My other research interests utilize the SEER-Medicare database to study treatment patterns, complications, and survival in urologic malignancies to better inform patients and improve clinical decision-making. 

My philosophy is focused on service to patients and families and to integrated treatment plans tailored to each patient’s values. 

I am fluent in English and Farsi.

Location
Appointments for New Patients
646-497-9068
Phone
646-422-4406
Clinical Expertise

Urologic Oncology (Prostate Cancer and Kidney Cancer): minimally invasive and robotic-assisted techniques; MRI image-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine; MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

Residencies

University of Virginia Health System

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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