Rajveer S Purohit
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Rajveer S Purohit, MD, MPH


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About Me

Dr. Rajveer Purohit is the Director of Reconstructive Urology and Professor of Urology at The Mount Sinai Hospital. He is co-director of the 1 year Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS) certified reconstructive urology fellowship for advanced training of the next generation of reconstructive surgeons.

Dr. Purohit has performed over 1000 complex reconstructive surgical procedures including urethroplasty for urethral strictures, repair of fistula, and gender affirming surgery including vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty and phalloplasty. He offers a variety of techniques for these gender affirmation surgeries.

Dr. Purohit earned his medical degree (MD) from Columbia University before completing his surgical internship and urology residency at the University of California in San Francisco. While there he trained with one of the pioneers of male urethral reconstruction and then completed a fellowship in pelvic reconstruction.

He has published widely, lectured internationally on urethral reconstruction and gender affirmation surgery and has co-authored a textbook on voiding dysfunction and is currently working on a second textbook on techniques in gender affirmation surgery.  In addition he has served as a reviewer for multiple urological journals.

He has been chosen by his colleagues for inclusion in Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors and listed in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York City. Dr. Purohit is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS), World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), and the American Urological Association.

Dr. Purohit is fluent in Hindi, Urdu and Spanish.

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American Board of Urology
Clinical Focus

• Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Services
• Gender Affirmation Surgery
• Gender Confirmation Surgery
• Penile Inversion Vaginoplasty
• Peritoneal Flap Vaginoplasty
• Minimal Depth Vaginoplasty
• Metoidioplasty with urethral lengthening
• Metoidioplasty without urethral lengthening
• Simple Release Metoidioplasty
• Penile prosthesis after phalloplasty
• Abdominal phalloplasty
• Urethroplasty after phalloplasty
• Fistula repair after phalloplasty
• Varicocele
• Hypospadias complications
• Incontinence Surgery
• Penile Prosthesis Insertion
• Penis Malformation
• Peyronie's Disease
• Urethral stricture surgery
• Artificialurinary sphincter (AUS) placement
• Urethroplasty
• Urinary Fistula

MD, Columbia University School of Public Health
Internship, General Surgery
University of California (San Francisco)

Residency, Urology
University of California (San Francisco)

Fellowship, Pelvic Reconstruction and Voiding Dysfunction
Urocenter of New York

English, Hindi, Urdu

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