Bashir Al Hussein Al Awamlh, MD, MPH
Bashir Al Hussein Al Awamlh, MD, MPH

Bashir Al Hussein Al Awamlh, MD, MPH

Urology
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Specialties
Urology, Urologic Oncology, Urological Oncology, more

Locations and Appointments


Urologic Oncology

525 East 68th Street
Starr 900
New York, NY 10065
US
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Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Clinic

525 East 68th Street
Starr 900
New York, NY 10065
US
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Insurances Accepted

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  • AETNA
  • Aetna - NYP
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Bashir Al Hussein Al Awamlh, MD, MPH

Dr. Bashir Al Hussein is a Urologic Oncologist and Assistant Professor of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Jordan School of Medicine in Amman, Jordan, his hometown. He completed his Urology residency at NewYork-Presbyterian /Weill Cornell Medical Center, followed by a Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Additionally, he earned a Master of Public Health, with a concentration in Epidemiology, from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.


Dr. Al Hussein's research interests include applying epidemiological methods to improve care quality for cancer patients, focusing on decision-making, survivorship, and disparities stemming from social determinants of health. His work has led to publications in journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the New England Journal of Medicine, and JAMA Internal Medicine. He also is a recipient of the American Urological Association Research Scholar Award.


In his clinical practice, Dr. Al Hussein is committed to providing patient-centered care, leveraging both robotic and traditional open surgical approaches to effectively manage genitourinary cancers.


News


Most Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancers Now Forgo Immediate Surgery


https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2023-04-04/most-men-with-low-risk-prostate-cancers-now-forgo-immediate-surgery


Decade-Long Study Offers Guidance on Treatments for Prostate Cancer


https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2024-01-24/decade-long-study-offers-guidance-on-treatments-for-prostate-cancer


Insights into adverse effects may help guide prostate cancer treatment decision-making


https://www.healio.com/news/hematology-oncology/20240227/insights-into-adverse-effects-may-help-guide-prostate-cancer-treatment-decisionmaking


Comparing Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatments


https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2024/04/comparing-side-effects-prostate-cancer-treatments


More U.S. Prostate Cancer Patients Choosing Active Surveillance


https://www.newswise.com/articles/more-u-s-prostate-cancer-patients-choosing-active-surveillance2


More Men Choose Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer


https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/prostate-cancer-low-risk/2023/04/05/id/1115105/


More men with prostate cancer opting for active surveillance


https://www.healio.com/news/hematology-oncology/20230403/more-men-with-prostate-cancer-opting-for-active-surveillance


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2024/01/24/prostate-cancer-treatment-study/72336323007/


10-year study evaluates prostate cancer treatments, side effects


https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/other/10-year-study-evaluates-prostate-cancer-treatments-side-effects/ar-BB1hc5v7


Understanding Functional Outcomes in Prostate Cancer


https://www.medscape.com/s/viewarticle/understanding-functional-outcomes-prostate-cancer-2024a10001t2?src=rss


Treatment Adverse Events Vary With Favorable, Unfavorable Prognosis in Prostate Cancer


https://www.physiciansweekly.com/treatment-adverse-events-vary-with-favorable-unfavorable-prognosis-in-prostate-cancer/


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Expertise

  • Adrenal Cancer

  • Adrenal Mass

  • Bladder Cancer

  • Cancer of Kidney

  • Cancer of Prostate

  • Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen)

  • Genitourinary Surgery

  • Hematuria

  • Kidney Cancer

  • Kidney or Bladder Cancer

  • Penile Cancer

  • Prostate Cancer

  • Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic

  • Renal Cysts

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Targeted Prostate Biopsy

  • Testis Cancer

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Education

  • Degrees: University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine (Jordan)

  • Degrees: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Languages

  • Arabic
  • English
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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Urologist

  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences

  • Assistant Professor of Urology

Education

  • Degrees: University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine (Jordan)
  • Degrees: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Urologist
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Urology

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English