Sumit Isharwal

Sumit Isharwal, MD

Urologic Oncology
Primary Location:
Urology Clinic

500 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:


Clinical Practice:
Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer Treatment, Prostate Cancer Treatment, Testicular Cancer, Robotic Urology Procedures, Brachytherapy


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 minimal invasive robotic surgery as well as open surgery. He has a special interest in prostate cancer and bladder cancer. He commonly performs robotic nerve-sparing prostatectomy, robotic cystectomy and urinary diversion. He also performs radical orchiectomy and retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer.

Isharwal received his medical degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 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, New Delhi, India
University of Minnesota
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions