Dr. Shariat is the Department Chair and Professor of Urology at his medical school alma mater, the University of Vienna, Austria. He has had a collaborative history of working with our department as a full-time faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical College from 2010 to 2013. Dr. Shariat continues to have a reputation for cutting-edge research and practices in the field of Urologic Oncology. Dr. Shahrokh Shariat has been recognized year after year as one of America's Top Urologists by the Consumer Research Council of America. He has published more than 350 research papers and a dozen book chapters, is the holder of five patents stemming from his research into prostate cancers and bladder cancers, and is the recipient of several national and international rewards.
Dr. Shariat is a sought after speaker and visiting professor. He has mentored many students, residents, and fellows and has had continuous competitive funding. He is a member of various academic societies and is a journal, meeting abstract, and grant reviewer for numerous national and international organizations. He is an editorial board member of various journals including European Urology, BJU International, Immunotherapy, Oncology Reports, and Journal of Men's Health. His research focuses on urologic oncology - molecular mechanisms, markers, early detection, natural history, treatment, translational and outcomes research.
Dr. Shariat completed his undergraduate training and medical school in Vienna, Austria. After graduating with highest honors, he did two postdoctoral fellowships in molecular biology (focus: gene and vaccine therapy) and urologic oncology (focus: outcomes research and biomarkers) at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He held faculty positions at Baylor and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. He completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX and a fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before joining Weill Cornell in 2010.
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