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Sam B. Bhayani, MD, MS

Holekamp Family Endowed Chair in Urology
Professor, Urologic Surgery
Chief Medical Officer, Faculty Practice Plan
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

Board Certifications

Urology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

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

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 122
Office Phone: (314) 996-8060
Additional Phone: (314) 362-2612
Fax: (314) 576-8880

Center for Advanced Medicine
Urologic Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 11th
Office Phone: 314-362-2612
Additional Phone: 314-362-8200
Fax: 314-454-5244

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Hemorrhagic Cystitis Requiring Bladder Irrigation is Associated with Poor Mortality in Hospitalized Stem Cell Transplant Patients.
Raup VT, Potretzke AM, Manley BJ, Brockman JA, Bhayani SB
Int Braz J Urol. 2015 Nov-Dec; 41(6)1126-31. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2014.0655.

PMID:
    26742970
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply.
Potretzke AM, Bhayani SB
Urology. 2015 Dec 23; pii: S0090-4295(15)01016-X. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.08.048.

PMID:
    26723867
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cerebrovascular Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Increase Risk of Complications with Robotic Partial Nephrectomy.
Bauman TM, Potretzke AM, Vetter JM, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS
J Endourol. 2015 Dec 17;

PMID:
    26558416
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Is Ureteroscopy Needed Prior to Nephroureterectomy? An Evidence-Based Algorithmic Approach.
Potretzke AM, Knight BA, Potretzke TA, Larson JA, Bhayani SB
Urology. 2015 Nov 3; pii: S0090-4295(15)01013-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.08.046.

PMID:
    26545850
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Urinary fistula after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: a multicentre analysis of 1 791 patients.
Potretzke AM, Knight BA, Zargar H, Kaouk JH, Barod R, Rogers CG, Mass A, Stifelman MD, Johnson MH, Allaf ME, Sherburne Figenshau R, Bhayani SB
BJU Int. 2016 Jan; 117(1)131-7. doi: 10.1111/bju.13249.

PMID:
    26235802
    [PubMed - in process]
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Never Events in Surgery.
Makar A, Kodera A, Bhayani SB
Eur Urol. 2015 Dec; 68(6)919-20. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.06.038.

PMID:
    26162234
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparing Expert Reported Outcomes to National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Risk Calculator-Predicted Outcomes: Do Reporting Standards Differ?
Knight BA, Potretzke AM, Larson JA, Bhayani SB
J Endourol. 2015 Sep; 29(9)1091-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2015.0178.

PMID:
    25936420
    [PubMed - in process]
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Retroperitoneal Robot-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy for Posterior Renal Masses Is Associated with Earlier Hospital Discharge: A Single-Institution Retrospective Comparison.
Kim EH, Larson JA, Potretzke AM, Hulsey NK, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS
J Endourol. 2015 Oct; 29(10)1137-42. doi: 10.1089/end.2015.0076.

PMID:
    25816694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: rest in peace.
Potretzke AM, Bhayani SB
Eur Urol. 2015 May; 67(5)902-3. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.01.019.

PMID:
    25649530
    [PubMed - in process]
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Preoperative predictors of malignancy and unfavorable pathology for clinical T1a tumors treated with partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional analysis.
Ball MW, Gorin MA, Bhayani SB, Rogers CG, Stifelman MD, Kaouk JH, Zargar H, Marshall S, Larson JA, Rahbar HM, Trock BJ, Pierorazio PM, Allaf ME
Urol Oncol. 2015 Mar; 33(3)112.e9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2014.11.003.

PMID:
    25499258
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complex tumours, partial nephrectomy and functional outcomes.
Bhayani SB
BJU Int. 2014 Dec; 114(6)794-5. doi: 10.1111/bju.12832.

PMID:
    25407277
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The pitfalls of electronic health orders: development of an enhanced institutional protocol after a preventable patient death.
Manley BJ, Gericke RK, Brockman JA, Robles J, Raup VT, Bhayani SB
Patient Saf Surg. 2014; 8(1)39. doi: 10.1186/s13037-014-0039-0.

PMID:
    25309624
    [PubMed]
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Nonmodifiable factors and complications contribute to length of stay in robot-assisted partial nephrectomy.
Larson JA, Kaouk JH, Stifelman MD, Rogers CG, Allaf ME, Potretzke A, Marshall S, Zargar H, Ball MW, Bhayani SB
J Endourol. 2015 Apr; 29(4)422-9. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0424.

PMID:
    25286232
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Re: R. Houston Thompson, Tom Atwell, Grant Schmit, et al. Comparison of partial nephrectomy and percutaneous ablation for cT1 renal masses. Eur Urol 2015;67:252-9.
Potretzke AM, Larson JA, Bhayani SB
Eur Urol. 2015 Feb; 67(2)e19-20. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2014.09.011.

PMID:
    25269382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patients with pathologically proven renal disease have similar declines in renal function following robot-assisted partial nephrectomy.
Mobley JM, Kim EH, Larson JA, Figenshau RS, Vetter JM, Johnson MH, Bhayani SB
J Endourol. 2014 Dec; 28(12)1429-34. doi: 10.1089/end.2014.0228.

PMID:
    25238210
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of laparoscopic and percutaneous cryoablation for treatment of renal masses.
Kim EH, Tanagho YS, Saad NE, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS
Urology. 2014 May; 83(5)1081-7. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.10.081.

PMID:
    24560975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in patients with baseline chronic kidney disease: a multi-institutional propensity score-matched analysis.
Kumar RK, Sammon JD, Kaczmarek BF, Khalifeh A, Gorin MA, Sivarajan G, Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Stifelman MD, Allaf ME, Kaouk JH, Rogers CG
Eur Urol. 2014 Jun; 65(6)1205-10. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2013.12.004.

PMID:
    24388436
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Application of surgical safety standards to robotic surgery: five principles of ethics for nonmaleficence.
Larson JA, Johnson MH, Bhayani SB
J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb; 218(2)290-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.11.006.

PMID:
    24315652
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Renal cryoablation versus robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: Washington University long-term experience.
Tanagho YS, Bhayani SB, Kim EH, Figenshau RS
J Endourol. 2013 Dec; 27(12)1477-86. doi: 10.1089/end.2013.0192.

PMID:
    24283518
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Survival after diagnosis of localized T1a kidney cancer: current population-based practice of surgery and nonsurgical management.
Patel HD, Kates M, Pierorazio PM, Hyams ES, Gorin MA, Ball MW, Bhayani SB, Hui X, Thompson CB, Allaf ME
Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1)126-32. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.08.088.

PMID:
    24246317
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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