Meet Urologic Cancer Surgeon Guido Dalbagni

Guido Dalbagni, MD

Urologic Surgeon

Titles

Attending Surgeon

Clinical Expertise

Bladder Cancer; Upper Tract; Urologic Oncology; Kidney Cancer

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Accepted Insurance Providers

Dr. Dalbagni accepts the following list of insurance providers. Select your insurance provider to see more details.

Aetna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (City of NY retirees only, starting 7/1/23)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Carrum Health

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

Cigna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Connecticare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Fidelis

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

First Health

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Healthfirst

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Magnacare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

MVP

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

Payor Type: Other
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): TBD

Oscar

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO/EPO

Oxford

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, EPO

Qualcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Straight NJ Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Tricare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

UMR

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS

United Healthcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Contact and Location

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About Me

Education

MBBCh, Cairo University Faculty of Medicine

Residencies

General Surgery - Cabrini Medical Center; Urology - New York University Medical Center

Fellowships

Urologic Oncology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Urology

I am a urologic surgeon with expertise in the treatment of urologic tumors — which include bladder, urethral, and kidney cancers. I am currently heading clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering to evaluate new therapies for the treatment of high-risk superficial bladder cancer in patients who are resistant to bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy, the standard treatment. I also have expertise in nerve-sparing radical cystectomy followed by bladder reconstruction.

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I have written a number of articles, and I am on the editorial boards of and a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.

Colleagues

Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering work as teams, with specialists from all different areas. This allows us to consider all your needs together, and to give you the best possible care.

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Clinical Trials

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Find a Clinical Trial for You

Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.

You may be able to participate in a clinical trial even if you are new to MSK. Search our online directory to find trial information and see more about who can participate.

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Research and Publications

Dalbagni G, Russo P, Sheinfeld J, Mazumdar M, Tong W, Rabbani F, Donat MS, Herr HW, Sogani P, dePalma D, Bajorin D. Phase I trial of intravesical gemcitabine in bacillus Calmette-Guerin-refractory transitional-cell carcinoma of the bladder.. J Clin Oncol. 2002; 20(15) :3193-8

Dalbagni G, Herr HW, Reuter VE. Impact of a second transurethral resection on the staging of T1 bladder cancer.. Urology 2002; 60(5) :824-825

Dalbagni G, Donat SM, Eschwege P, Herr HW, Zelefsky MJ. Results of high-dose brachytherapy (HDR-BRT), anterior pelvic exenteration and external beam radiotherapy for carcinoma of the female urethra. J Urol 2001; 166 :1759-1761

Dalbagni G, Ren Z-P, Herr HW, Cordon-Cardo C, Reuter VE. Genetic alterations in TP53 in recurrent urothelial cancer: A longitudinal study. CI Cancer Res 2001; 7 :1797-2801

Dalbagni G, Genega E, Hashibe M, Zhang Z-F, Russo P, Herr HW, Reuter V. Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer: A Contemporary Series. J Urol 2001; 165 :1111-1116

Cozzi PJ, Bajorin DF, Tong W, Nguyen H, Scott J, Heston WDW, Dalbagni G. Toxicology and Pharmacokinetics of Intravesical Gemcitabine: A Preclinical Study in Dogs. CI Cancer Res 1999; 5 :2629-2637

Dalbagni G, Reschtschaffen T, Herr HW. Is Transurethral Biopsy of the Bladder Necessary After 3 Months to Evaluate Response to BCG Therapy. J Urol 1999; 162 :708-709

Dalbagni G, Zhang Z-F, Lacombe L, Herr HW. Male Urethral Carcinoma: Analysis of Treatment Outcome. Urology 1999; 53 :1126-1132

Dalbagni G, Zhang Z-F, Lacombe L, Herr HW. Female Urethral Carcinoma: Analysis of treatment outcome and a plea for a standardized management strategy. Br J Urol 1998; 82 :835-841

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Dalbagni’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Guido Dalbagni discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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