Karim A. Touijer, MD

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Urologic surgeon Karim Touijer – who specializes in treating prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers – discusses the comprehensive approach to cancer care at Memorial Sloan Kettering and recent advances in minimally invasive surgery.

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I am a surgeon who specializes in caring for patients with genitourinary cancers (prostate, kidney, bladder, testis, and adrenals). My primary interest is the development of innovative minimally invasive surgical techniques — such as laparoscopy, robotic-assisted laparoscopy, and image-guided therapies — to treat genitourinary cancers. I am an expert in the use of advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques to treat patients with urologic cancers.

The types of surgery I perform include: nerve-sparing laparoscopic or robotic radical prostatectomy (removal of the prostate) for prostate cancer; laparoscopic radical cystectomy (removal of the bladder) and urinary diversion for invasive bladder cancer; and laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (removal of the tumor only and preserving the rest of the kidney) for kidney cancers.

Appointments for New Patients
646-497-9068
Phone
646-422-4486
Clinical Expertise

Urologic Oncology Prostate; Kidney Cancer; Adrenal Cancer; Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery; Nerve Sparing

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, Faculte de Medecine de Casablanca (Morocco)

Residencies

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (Casablanca, Morocco); University of Kansas Medical Center; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Urology

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