Robert J Valenzuela

Robert J Valenzuela, MD

About Me

Dr. Valenzuela specializes in prosthetic urology, sexual dysfunction, post prostatectomy urinary incontinence, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), treatment of Peyronie’s disease, and medical education. He is one of the most prolific implanters of penile prostheses, artificial urinary sphincters, and male slings in the Northeast region. He is a former Assistant Clinical Professor at the Squire Urological Clinic at NY-Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia University. He is currently the Director of Penile Prosthesis Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Dr. Valenzuela is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an active educator, conducting patient education seminars, as well as giving lectures to urologists and primary care physicians concerning the treatment of erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence. Dr. Valenzuela also provides expertise and training to physicians, nationally and internationally, on his unique length preservation surgical techniques for inflatable penile prosthesis insertion, male slings, Artificial Urinary Sphincters, Prostatic Urethral Lift (Urolift) procedures, as well as, the management of complex revision and replacement prosthetic cases. He has developed the Sub-Coronal Inflatable Penile Prosthesis procedure (SC-IPP) and the Modified Sliding Technique (MoST/ MuST)) . These are procedures designed for penile length preservation, length restoration, and correction of severe penile angulation due to Peyronie’s disease at the time of penile prosthesis insertion. To keep up with the latest advancements in the industry, Dr. Valenzuela maintains affiliations with the American Urological Association, Hispanic Medical Association, Dominican Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society, and the International Society for Sexual Medicine. Dr. Valenzuela is also the founder and President of the Northeast Mission of Hope, a medical mission that provides free surgical care to the needy around the world. As part of his community service he performs free cancer screenings annually. Throughout the course of his education and training, Dr. Valenzuela earned his Medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and completed both his internship and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

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Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • The Derfner Foundation Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
  • Mount Sinai West