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Surgery / Urologic Surgery

Sam B. Bhayani, MD, MS

Current Position
Professor, Urologic Surgery
Chief Medical Officer, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Co-Director of Robotic Surgery
Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (WUIMIS)

Specialty Areas
Kidney Cancer
Prostate Cancer
PSA Screening
Robotic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Urologic Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C, 11th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 362-2612
(314) 362-8200
Fax:   (314) 454-5244
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Medical Building One
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1040 North Mason Road, Suite 122
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
(314) 996-8060
(314) 362-2612
Fax:   (314) 576-8880
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Mailing Address
Dept of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8242, 660 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Kidney cancer, kidney tumors, prostate cancer, PSA testing, robotic prostatectomy, robotic kidney surgery, partial nephrectomy, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, laparoscopic surgery

Board Certification
Urology -- Certified

Medical Education
Master of Science: Patient Safety, University of Illinois
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO, 1996
Residency : Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO, 1998
Residency : Urologic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO, 2002
Fellowship: Laparoscopic Kidney, Endourology and Prostate Cancer Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland, 2003
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Morrissey JJ, Mobley J, Song J, Vetter J, Luo J, Bhayani S, Sherburne Figenshau R, Kharasch ED. Urinary Concentrations of Aquaporin-1 and Perilipin-2 in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma Correlate With Tumor Size and Stage but Not Grade. Urology. 2013 Nov 13.

Tanagho YS, Bhayani S, Kim EH, Figenshau RS. Renal Cryoablation versus Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy: Washington University Long-Term Experience. J Endourol. 2013 Oct 31.

Song JB, Tanagho YS, Haseebuddin M, Benway BM, Desai AC, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Endoscopic Management of Genitourinary Foreign Bodies. Rev Urol. 2013.

Sundaram V, Vemana G, Bhayani SB. Institutional Review Board approval and innovation in urology: current practice and safety issues. BJU Int. 2013 Aug 13.

Song JB, Vemana G, Mobley JM, Bhayani SB. The second "time-out": a surgical safety checklist for lengthy robotic surgeries. Patient Saf Surg. 2013 Jun 3.

Tanagho YS, Kaouk JH, Allaf ME, Rogers CG, Stifelman MD, Kaczmarek BF, Hillyer SP, Mullins JK, Chiu Y, Bhayani SB. Perioperative complications of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: analysis of 886 patients at 5 United States centers. Urology. 2013 Mar.

Takasu O, Gaut JP, Watanabe E, To K, Fagley RE, Sato B, Jarman S, Efimov IR, Janks DL, Srivastava A, Bhayani SB, Drewry A, Swanson PE, Hotchkiss RS. Mechanisms of cardiac and renal dysfunction in patients dying of sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 1.

Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in contemporary practice. Front Oncol. 2013 Jan 11.

Abbosh PH, Bhayani SB. Thermoablation of Renal Masses: The Urologist's Perspective. Semin Intervent Radiol. 2011 Dec.

Tanagho YS, Figenshau RS, Bhayani SB. Technique, outcomes, and evolving role of extirpative laparoscopic and robotic surgery for renal cell carcinoma. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2013 Jan.

Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Saad NE, Benway BM, Figenshau RS. Percutaneous cryoablation of renal masses: Washington University experience of treating 129 tumours. BJU Int. 2013 May.

Sandhu GS, Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: off-clamp technique. J Endourol. 2013 Jan.

Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Sandhu GS, Vaughn NP, Nepple KG, Figenshau RS. Renal functional and perioperative outcomes of off-clamp versus clamped robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: matched cohort study. Urology. 2012 Oct.

Haseebuddin M, Tanagho YS, Millar M, Roytman T, Chen C, Clayman RV, Miller B, Desai A, Benway B, Bhayani S, Figenshau RS. Long-term impact of laparoscopic cyst decortication on renal function, hypertension and pain control in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. J Urol. 2012 Oct.

Tanagho YS, Roytman TM, Bhayani SB, Kim EH, Benway BM, Gardner MW, Figenshau RS. Laparoscopic Cryoablation of Renal Masses: Single-center Long-term Experience. Urology. 2012 Aug.

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