Alexis E. Te MDProfessor of Urology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University; Director, Brady Prostate Center and Urodynamics Laboratory; Director, Urology Program, Iris Cantor Men’s Health Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Dr. Alexis E. Te is a Professor of Urology at the Weill Medical College at Cornell University and Director of the Brady Prostate Center and Urodynamics Laboratory as well as Director of the Urology Program of the Iris Cantor Men’s Health Center in Department of Urology at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Te graduated from Yale University with a bachelor of science degree majoring in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed his urology residency training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center as well as a fellowship in Neurourology and Urodynamics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University.
Dr. Te is best known for his work in the area of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia or BPH including photoselective laser vaporization of the prostate as well as electrovaporization of the prostate. He has author numerous paper and chapters, given lectures nationally and internationally, and is a key opinion leader on using the 532 nm wavelength or green laser light for benign prostate surgery. Dr. Te’s main areas of academic interest and research are Prostate Disease including BPH, chronic prostatitis and prostate cancer as well as voiding dysfunction, urodynamics, neurourology, incontinence and female urology. As an innovator in medical technology, Dr. Te has patents in medical applications.
He is clinically recognized for his expertise in SuperDocs, Castle Connelly: Best Doctor, Consumer's Research Council of America: Top Physicians, Best Doctors in America Database, and Marquis Who’s Who in America. Dr . Te also serves an an executive board member for the National Association For Continence and has served as treasurer for the organization.
Dr. Te has published over 200 publications in peer review journals, books chapters, and review articles. He was an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Urology, and is an active faculty member and committee member in the American Urological Association having served as chairperson of the Audio Visual Committee and a member of the Education Council. He is an active lecturer, both nationally and internationally, and has directed AUA Hands-on courses on BPH technology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Rezūm Water Vapor Thermal Therapy for Treatment of LUTS Secondary to BPH
- Impact of the Presence of a Median Lobe on Functional Outcomes of Greenlight Photovaporization of the Prostate
- Second Generation of Temporary Implantable Nitinol Device (iTind) in Men With LUTS
- Bladder-Related Medications After a Transurethral Prostatectomy
- Monopolar Enucleation vs TURP for Small- and Medium-Sized Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
- Effectiveness of a Web-Based Treatment Decision Aid for Men With LUTS Caused by Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Effectiveness of Transurethral Resection Techniques in the Inpatient Setting for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Use of Medical Therapy and Success of Laser Surgery and TURP for BPH
- Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Prostatic Urethral Lift in BPH-Associated LUTS