Miami urologist Dr. Amery Wirtshafter received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1974. He served his surgical internship and residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and his urologic residency at the Jackson Memorial Hospital. After completing his training in 1979, he began working as a urologist in private practice. Dr. Wirtshafter is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
Miami urologist Dr. David Robbins received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Brandeis University where he graduated magna cum laude and also received accolades as a four year member of the varsity soccer team. He went on to obtain his medical degree at the NYU School of Medicine where he graduated with honors and was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Robbins trained in general surgery and urology at NYU Medical Center and received advanced training in robotic surgery and laparoscopy.
Miami urologist Dr. David Robbins is a board certified urologist and director of the da Vinci robotic surgical program at Urological Consultants of Florida. He has a special interest in prostate cancer having trained under the guidance of world renowned prostate surgeon and pioneer in the field of nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy, Dr. Herbert Lepor. He refined his techniques of nerve-sparing prostatectomy during his time at NYU and is now recognized as a leader in the field of robotic prostatectomy surgery in South Florida. Dr. Robbins is currently performing robotic prostatectomy procedures at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura.
Dr. David Robbins is a world leader in minimally invasive treatment of BPH using Greenlight Laser technology. He is one of a select few urologists chosen by Boston Scientific, the manufacturer of the Greenlght Laser to teach other physicians about Greenlight Laser technology and surgical techniques for Greenlight Laser prostate treatment. Dr. Robbins has lead workshops and surgical training programs for Greenlight Laser in Miami, Puerto Rico, Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile. Patients from around the world seek out Dr. Robbins for his expertise in Greenlight Laser treatment for enlarged prostate and urinary retention. Dr. Robbins is able to treat patients with this minimally invasive technique even when other urologists have excluded them as a candidate for this therapy because of larger prostate size, complex anatomy, prior prostate surgery or a medical condition requiring the patient to remain on blood thinners during surgery.
Additionally, as a minimally invasive surgeon, Dr. David Robbins is proud to offer his patients the latest therapies for erectile dysfunction and minimally invasive penile implant surgery, prostatic enlargement surgery including Greenlight™ Laser Therapy of the prostate and office based microwave therapy as well as endoscopic holmium laser therapy for kidney stones.
Miami urologist Dr. David Robbins is a fluent Spanish speaker.