Mark Schoenberg MDProfessor & Chair, Department of Urology, Montefiore Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Hutchinson Metro Center, Bronx, NY
Mark Schoenberg, MD was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1957. He attended Quaker secondary schools in Philadelphia, and graduated from The Johns Burroughs School, in St. Louis, MO in 1975. Dr. Schoenberg received a B.A. in Russian and East European Area studies from Yale University in 1980.
From 1980-1982, Dr. Schoenberg worked in basic research at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston and The M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He graduated AOA from the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, in 1986. Between 1986 and 1991, Dr. Schoenberg served as a resident in General Surgery and Urology at The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania (HUP). In 1992, he served as Chief resident and instructor in Urology at HUP. From 1992-1994, under the auspices of The American Cancer Society, Dr. Schoenberg completed a basic research and clinical urologic oncology fellowship in The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at The Johns Hopkins University.
In 1994, Dr. Schoenberg joined the full-time faculty of The Brady Institute at Johns Hopkins where he has risen to the rank of full professor. In 2005, he was appointed The Bernard L. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Urologic Oncology. Dr. Schoenberg’s clinical practice focused on the care of patients with invasive bladder cancer. His research program has focused on the translational validation of urinary markers for the early detection of cancer, the development of regenerative medicine solutions to challenges of lower urinary tract reconstruction and minimally invasive therapies for urologic malignancies. He is currently the Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at the Montefiore Medical Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York
Dr. Schoenberg is the past chair of the Medical Advisory Board of The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (www.bcan.org), the author of The Guide to Living with Bladder Cancer (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000), Co-Editor of The Textbook of Bladder Cancer (Taylor Francis Publishers, 2006, Second edition, 2014 in preparation) , a contributor to Campbell’s Urology and former seminars editor of the journal Urologic Oncology.
Dr. Schoenberg has served as principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous clinical trials. From 2005 to 2009, he served as the National PI for the Early Detection Research Network (EDRN/NCI) validation trial of Microsatellite Analysis for bladder cancer detection.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Immediate, Single Instillation of Intravesical Mitomycin C Beneficial in Non–Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Regardless of Prognostic Risk
- Very Low–Risk Bladder Tumors
- Outcomes of Intracorporeal Urinary Diversion After Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy
- Best Case/Worst Case Framework Improves Surgeon Communication in High-Stakes Surgical Decisions
- Improving Recovery Time After Radical Cystectomy
- Trends in the Utilization of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer