The Department of Urology at Weill Cornell in New York City has been on the forefront of oncological innovation for the last 50 years. Our practice is one of the world’s most experienced in robotic-assisted surgery.
Our Staff & Offices
Meet the people responsible for your care, and get to know our New York offices and hospital affiliations.
Holistic Health Center
Offering holistic counseling and services to our patients since 2008, we have established a series of treatment modalities that successfully complement surgery. We enhance the care of our patients before and after treatment, utilizing integrative medicine, yoga, Reiki and other healing therapies.
Sexual Rehabilitation Program
In order to maximize the likelihood of full sexual functional recovery, Dr. Scherr and his team embark upon penile rehabilitation for all patients following robotic surgery for prostate or bladder cancer. This allows for a more robust and earlier recovery.
Dr. Douglas Scherr
Douglas S. Scherr, MD Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City.
Specialties:Adrenalectomy, Prostatectomy, Nephrectomy, Robotic Cystectomy, Testicular Cancer Treatment, Urologic Sarcoma Treatment, Ureteral Cancer Treatment
Dr. Christopher Barbieri
Christopher Barbieri, Md, PhD is a full-time faculty member within Weill Cornell Medicine’s Department of Urology in New York City.
Specialties: Urologic Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Robotic Surgery, Prostatectomy, Prostate Biopsy, Targeted Prostate Biopsy, Robotic Cystectomy, Precision Medicine, Molecular Cancer Testing
More About Our Practice
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest health care providers in the world, and trains more residents than any other system in the country.
The Department of Urology at Weill Cornell
Weill Cornell urologists are ranked number 6 in U.S. News and World Report. The hospital is the top-ranked urology program in New York.
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Research & Clinical Trials
Dr. Scherr has an active laboratory in urologic oncology where developments are being made to advance the fields of prostate and bladder cancer. Combining experienced technical skills with a deep understanding of the disease enables Dr. Scherr to individualize your care and maximize both oncological and functional outcomes.