Sven Wenske, MD

Sven Wenske, MD Specialties: Urology, Cancer Care, Urologic Oncology

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Sven Wenske, MD
Specialties: Urology, Cancer Care, Urologic Oncology
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NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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    1150 St. Nicholas Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
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    1756 Route 9D
    Cold Spring, NY 10516
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    1985 Crompond Rd.
    Cortlandt, NY 10567
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    161 Fort Washington Avenue
    New York, NY 10032
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About Sven Wenske, MD


Sven Wenske, MD is a urologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley and an associate professor of urology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Wenske has been on faculty in the Department of Urology at Columbia since 2013. In March 2022, Dr. Wenske was named the Director of Urology at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley.


Dr. Wenske treats all urologic disorders. Well published, Dr. Wenske has contributed his research in peer-reviewed journals, textbook chapters, and has lectured at several national and international urologic conferences.


An award-winning researcher and clinician, Dr. Wenske was the recipient of the Physician Research Training Award from the Prostate Cancer Research Program by the Department of Defense in 2013. The award funded his research on prostate cancer and the underlying resistance mechanisms to currently available drugs in the advanced settings of this disease. In December 2015, Dr. Wenske received a Prostate Cancer Hypothesis Development Grant funded by the New York State, Department of Health for a two-year period, to further his work in prostate cancer biology and treatment response to different medications.


After graduating from University of Hamburg Medical School in Germany, Dr. Wenske completed his internship and residency in urology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/ NewYork-Presbyterian. Prior to joining the department, Dr. Wenske spent three years as a urology resident at the University Hospitals in Hamburg and Bochum, Germany. He served his fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), where he investigated prostate cancer onset and progression in the laboratories of Dr. Peter Scardino and Dr. Hans Lilja in the Department of Urology. The research was funded by a grant from the German Heinrich-Hertz foundation, as well as the Prostate Cancer Foundation.


Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Expertise

  • Bladder Cancer

  • Cryosurgery

  • General Urology

  • Kidney Cancer

  • Kidney Stones

  • Prostate Cancer

  • Testicular Cancer

  • Urinary Disorders

  • Urological Oncology

Education

  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Internship: Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Hamburg Medical School
  • Residency: Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • German

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