Sovrin M Shah, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Urology
Dr Shah is an attending physician in the Department of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SInai. He graduated from The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education / Stony Brook School of Medicine, an accelerated program. After residency in Urology at SUNY Downstate, he completed a highly competitive fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Shah is one of only a few urologists in New York who is board-certified in the field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Shah has been practicing since 2004 specializing in the care of male and female patients with urinary problems and female patients with pelvic organ prolapse. He has developed this specialty and built an active practice in collaboration with a network of referring physicians consisting of primary care providers, gynecologists and neurologists. Dr Shah values patient – physician relationships and believes in patient education to aid in treatment decision making. Dr Shah has authored several papers and book chapters and has been invited as moderator and lecturer at Medical Schools in the tri-state area and at national conferences. He is involved in teaching residents in the specialties of urology, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, neurology, family medicine, pain and palliative Medicine, geriatrics, and wound and ostomy care. Dr. Shah is a member of the Medical Board of Mount Sinai Beth Israel and member of the Perioperative Surgical Committee. He is Chairman of Quality Improvement for the Department of Urology and Secretary of the Urology Section of the New York Academy of Medicine. He is a member of national organizations including The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine, and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU).
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Urology
MD, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Internship, General Surgery, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Residency, Urology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - College of Medicine
Fellowship, Femal Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Shah's clinical research is focused on the treatment of overactive bladder and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). An active clinical trial looking at long term outcomes with the use of biologic grafts as an alternative to vaginal mesh is currently in progress. Dr Shah is also interested in outpatient minimally invasive treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using Bipolar Transurethral Resection of the Prostate and Laser Vaporization of Prostate. He and his team are also currently enrolling patients in a clinical trial for an outpatient, office-based procedure for the treatment of BPH.