New York-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive hospitals, with some 2,600 beds among its six campuses. The hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. NewYork- Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation's leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Educational opportunities for the residents have been enhanced by our 18 full-time faculty members and two part-time faculty members. Dr. Scott David (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Gilbert Wise (former Chair at Maimonides Hospital) have primary responsibility for resident supervision in the ambulatory setting, working together with Residency Program Director, Dr. Richard Lee. The Department of Urology supports a training program for 15 residents at all times (3 residents per year, for five years each). The training consists of 4 years as an Assistant Resident Surgeon and a final year as Chief Resident.