Robert A. Goldfarb, M.D.
Dr. Goldfarb completed his fellowship in reconstructive urology under Steven B. Brandes, M.D., a leading expert in genitourinary reconstruction at Columbia University. The fellowship focused on the treatment of urethral stricture disease, male urinary incontinence, repair of traumatic ureteral injuries, urinary diversion, as well as cancer survivorship and transitional care for patients with congenital urologic disorders.
He graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology. During medical school, Dr. Goldfarb enrolled in a year-long program where he volunteered as a medical assistant in Guatemala and participated in basic science research at the University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society while earning his Doctorate of Medicine.
Dr. Goldfarb completed his surgical internship and urology training at the University of Minnesota. He was then selected for a highly competitive fellowship in reconstructive urology Columbia University where he also served as clinical instructor to residents and primary investigator on several research projects.
He has numerous publications related to urologic issues in cancer survivors as well as specialized management of individuals with congenital disorders known to affect the urinary tract. He remains currently involved in several ongoing research projects related to the use of biologic agents in the treatment of urethral stricture disease, nonsurgical treatments for Peyronie’s disease, and evolving imaging modalities for the detection of urologic disorders.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, Neurobiology
- Drexel University, post-baccalaureate-medical science/ Doctorate of Medicine
- University of Minnesota, intern, Department of General Surgery; urology resident, Department of Urology
- Columbia University Medical Center, reconstructive urology fellowship