Benjamin Davies, MD, is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He is the chief of the Urology Section at the Shadyside/Hillman Cancer Center, and also the director of the Urologic Oncology Program. Dr. Davies graduated from Columbia College with a degree in European History followed by obtaining a medical degree at Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City. Following surgical and urologic residencies at the University of Pittsburgh he did a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Since that time, Dr. Davies has published over 45 peer-reviewed articles centering on prostate cancer outcomes and basic science research in genomics. His clinical practice is focused on robotic prostatectomies, bladder cancer surgery including male/female neobladder reconstruction, kidney cancer surgery including robotic partial nephrectomies, and testicular cancer surgery. Additionally, Dr. Davies recently started a MRI Fusion program which is a new method of diagnosing potential prostate cancer patients.
- Urologic oncology
- Robotic nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy and cystectomy
- Neobladder reconstruction
- Testicular cancer
- Kidney cancer