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Ketan K Badani, MD


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Dr. Ketan K. Badani is Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Vice Chairman of Urology and Robotic Operations at the Mount Sinai Health System, Director of the Comprehensive Kidney Cancer Center and Reconstructive Urology at Mount Sinai Health System and Chief, Surgical Innovation and Strategy – Mount Sinai West and Morningside Hospitals.

Dr. Badani is a compassionate and engaged urologist based in New York, NY.  Dr. Badani graduated at the top of his class from Case Western Reserve University school of Medicine in Cleveland.  He went on to complete his urology residency at the world-renowed Vattikuti Urology Institute at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.  He has also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive urologic oncology at the Vattikuti Urology Institute, where robotic urologic surgery was first performed in the United States.

Dr. Badani is known as a world leader in the research and treatment of urologic oncology.  With a focus on prostate and kidney cancer, he has led teams and published techniques for minimally invasive robotic kidney cancer surgery.  His technique for a partial nephrectomy, F.A.S.T (First Assistant Sparing Technique) has been published and taught around the world to help patients with renal tumors. 
Dr. Badani has the largest combined experience in robotic kidney and prostate cancer surgery in the New York area.  Having performed over 9,000 robotic procedures in his career, he is in the top 1% of urologist worldwide.  His clinical expertise covers both surgical and non-surgical approaches to treatment of urologic cancers. 

As a visiting Professor, Dr. Badani has given numerous lectures, and performed numerous live surgeries in over 20 countries, most recently in Italy, Spain, Brazil, India , Japan, China and Korea to name a few, to teach his technique.  Dr. Badani also led the prostate and kidney cancer research program at Columbia University Medical Center for 7 years prior to leading the Mount Sinai team.     


Dr. Badani is involved in numerous clinical trials, feasibility and safety studies of new technology, and health related quality of life outcomes research.  He is the Editor in Chief of Frontiers Urologic Oncology, and he serves as an editor and/or reviewer for numerous publications including Cancer, Journal of Urology, Urologic Oncology, and Journal of Endourology to name a few.
Dr. Badani believes in listening to each patient, creating a partnership to maintain and improve lifelong health.

Dr. Badani sees patients at two locations: Mount Sinai Hospital (5 East 98th Street) and
Mount Sinai West (425 West 59th Street).  His office can be contacted by calling (212) 241-3919.  He can also be reached by email at:

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
  • Mount Sinai West