Bashir Al Hussein Al Awamlh, MD, MPH

Urology

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Biographical Info

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/

Clinical Expertise
Cancer of Kidney
Kidney Cancer
Kidney or Bladder Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Cancer of Prostate
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic
Testis Cancer
Adrenal Cancer
Robotic Surgery
Targeted Prostate Biopsy
Genitourinary Surgery
Penile Cancer
Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen)
Hematuria
Renal Cysts
Languages
English
Arabic
Education 
  • M.P.H.
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    2024
  • M.D.
    University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine (Jordan)
    2012
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Urologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Urology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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