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Neil H. Grafstein

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Urology
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, S.U.N.Y Health Science Center - College of Medicine

  • Internship, General Surgery
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Residency, Urology
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Reconstructive Urology
    Duke University Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Grafsteinā€™s clinical practice focuses on reconstruction of the urinary tract, female urology and urinary incontinence. With expertise in both neurourological (spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, etc.) and non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction, he has a particular interest in the treatment of male post-prostatectomy incontinence using innovative minimally invasivetechniques. One of a small number of urologists in the nation with advanced training in reconstruction of the adult male urethra (urethroplasty) for stricture disease or trauma, his surgical reconstructive practice also includes continent urinary diversions, vaginal and pelvic floor reconstruction for female pelvic organ prolapse and repair of genitourinary fistulae.Dr. Grafstein has authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, scientific abstracts, instructional videos and textbook chapters and has been an invited lecturer at multiple academic institutions on topics including urinary incontinence, continent diversions and urethral reconstruction. His scientific work has beenrecognized with awards from the American College of Surgeons and the American Urological Association.

Publications

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Al-Agha OM, Khader SN, Cajigas A, Blank W, Grafstein N, Seymour AW. Fine needle aspiration of urethral recurrence of urothelial carcinoma after radical cystectomy presenting as a perineal mass: a case report. Acta cytologica; 52(1).

Yoo PB, Klein SM, Grafstein NH, Horvath EE, Amundsen CL, Webster GD, Grill WM. Pudendal nerve stimulation evokes reflex bladder contractions in persons with chronic spinal cord injury. Neurourology and urodynamics 2007; 26(7).

Grafstein NH, Combs AJ, Glassberg KI. Primary bladder neck dysfunction: an overlooked entity in children. Current urology reports 2005 Mar; 6(2).

Combs AJ, Grafstein N, Horowitz M, Glassberg KI. Primary bladder neck dysfunction in children and adolescents I: pelvic floor electromyography lag time--a new noninvasive method to screen for and monitor therapeutic response. The Journal of urology 2005 Jan; 173(1).

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Grafstein did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Insurance Plans
  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care NY
  • GHI
  • HIP (all products EXCEPT Medicaid)
  • HealthFirst PHSP, Inc.
  • HealthNet
  • MultiPlan, Inc.
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS
  • United Health Care Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare