Eugene Pietzak MDAssistant Professor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
Dr. Eugene Pietzak is a board-certified urologic surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York who specializes in the surgical treatment of bladder cancer, prostate cancer, upper urothelial cancer (cancers that arise in the renal pelvis and ureters), and other cancers of the genitourinary system. He received his medical degree from the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed his urology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania followed by fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
He is a NIH funded surgeon-scientist involved in translational research working towards the development of new treatments for bladder cancer and upper tract urothelial cancer. He is also the principal investigator and co-principal investigator for several clinical trials examining new treatment approaches for people with bladder cancer that seek to provide a better chance of cure and improved quality of life for patients. He has authored several book chapters and research articles on genitourinary cancers. He has also presented his research at numerous professional meetings and has won several awards.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Lymph Node Dissection During Radical Nephro-Ureterectomy for Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma
- Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy and Oncological Outcomes for High-Risk UTUC
- The Impact of Ureteroscopy on Intravesical Recurrence After Radical Nephroureterectomy
- Treatment of High-Grade Non–Muscle-Invasive Bladder Carcinoma by Standard Number and Dose of BCG Instillations vs Reduced Number and Standard Dose of BCG Instillations
- Male Patient With Low Volume Metastatic Disease
- Node Positive Disease at Prostatectomy
- Progression After Chemohormonal Therapy