- Assistant Professor
Sumit Isharwal, MD, is a urologic surgeon who specializes in caring for people with prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer and testicular cancer. He has expertise in robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery as well as open surgery. This includes nerve-sparing prostatectomy, cystectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.
Isharwal received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. After moving to the United States, he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in urology with a focus on prostate cancer at Johns Hopkins University. He finished a urology residency at University of Minnesota, followed by a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Isharwal’s research interests include precision medicine in urologic cancers and improving clinical outcomes in patients with urologic cancers. He has published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Urology, Urology, British Journal of Urology, European Urology, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research and Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. In addition, he has presented his work in several national and international meetings. Isharwal is also a reviewer for many journals, including Journal of Urology and Urology, and he is a member of the American Urological Association and Society of Urological Oncology.
Outside of work, Isharwal enjoys running, bicycling, reading and spending time with family and friends.
- All India Institute of Medical Sciences
- University of Minnesota
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center