Sam B. Bhayani, MD
Division of Urological Surgery
Chief Medical Officer, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Co-Director of Robotic Surgery
Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery (WUIMIS)
Urology - Reconstructive
Nephrectomy - MIS, Laparoscopic, Robotic
Areas of Clinical Interest
Dept of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8242, 660 S. Euclid Ave
Kidney, prostate and testicular cancer, renal cryoablation,prostate cryoablation, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, laparoscopic surgery, kidney mass, laparoscopic lymph node removal, RPLND, robotic kidney removal, robotic pyeloplasty, urologic oncology, da Vinci robotic nephrectomy, laparoscopic radical nephrectomy), da Vinci robotic prostatectom, kidney stone, urolithiasis, bladder cancer
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
Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Tanagho YS, Roytman TM, Bhayani SB, Kim E, Benway BM, Gardner MW, Figenshau RS. Reply. Urology. 2012 Aug.
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
Nepple KG, Kallogjeri D, Bhayani SB. Benchtop evaluation of pressure barrier insufflator and standard insufflator systems. Surg Endosc. 2012 Jul 26.
Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Sandhu GS, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Off-Clamp Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy for Complex Renal Tumors. J Endourol. 2012 Jul 12.
Sandhu GS, Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB. Re: maxine sun, quoc-dien trinh, marco bianchi, et Al. A non-cancer-related survival benefit is associated with partial nephrectomy. Eur Urol. 2012 Sep.
Kyllo RL, Tanagho YS, Kaouk JH, Stifelman MD, Rogers CG, Hillyer SP, Sukumar SS, Nepple KG, Bhayani SB. Prospective multi-center study of oncologic outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for pT1 renal cell carcinoma. BMC Urol. 2012 Apr 30.
Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Kim EH, Sandhu GS, Vaughn NP, Figenshau RS. Off-Clamp Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy: Initial Washington University Experience. J Endourol. 2012 May 23.
Tanagho YS, Figenshau RS, Sandhu GS, Bhayani SB. Is there a financial disincentive to perform partial nephrectomy? J Urol. 2012 Jun.
Nepple KG, Sandhu GS, Rogers CG, Allaf ME, Kaouk JH, Figenshau RS, Stifelman MD, Bhayani SB. Description of a multicenter safety checklist for intraoperative hemorrhage control while clamped during robotic partial nephrectomy. Patient Saf Surg. 2012 Apr 2.
Thom MR, Haseebuddin M, Roytman TM, Benway BM, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Robot-assisted pyeloplasty: outcomes for primary and secondary repairs, a single institution experience. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Jan.
Gardner MW, Roytman TM, Chen C, Brandes SB, Kibel AS, Grubb RL, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for low-stage cancer: a Washington University update. J Endourol. 2011 Nov.
Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Surgical outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. BJU Int. 2011 Sep.
Sundaram V, Figenshau RS, Roytman TM, Kibel AS, Grubb RL 3rd, Bullock A, Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Positive margin during partial nephrectomy: does cancer remain in the renal remnant? Urology. 2011 Jun.
Benway BM, Cabello JM, Desai AC, Figenshau RS, Bhayani SB. Renal tumor models: evaluation of ease of implementation, quality of composition, and imaging characteristics. J Endourol. 2011 Mar.
Benway BM, Cabello JM, Figenshau RS, Bhayani SB. Sliding-clip renorrhaphy provides superior closing tension during robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2010 Apr.