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July 16, 2013

Alvin Goh, MD

Dr. Goh is a fellowship-trained urologist specializing in minimally invasive surgical treatments, including robotic, laparoscopic, and endourologic procedures, for general and complex urologic diseases. He has particular expertise in kidney, bladder, and prostate cancer as well as adrenal masses, urinary tract reconstruction, and transplant urology. He is Director of Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery Programs in The Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE).

Dr. Goh received his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. He pursued sub-specialty fellowship training in advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery at the University of Southern California under Dr. Inderbir Gill, the world leader in minimally invasive urologic surgery.

Dr. Goh has helped to develop novel techniques for robotic kidney-sparing surgery, robotic bladder cancer surgery and intracorporeal urinary reconstruction, and single-site robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He has won multiple awards for his scientific presentations and surgical videos at national and international meetings. His research focuses on the application of new technology in the treatment of urologic diseases.

Last Updated: August 14, 2013

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