NewYork-Presbyterian’s LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery balances technologically advanced surgical robots and highly experienced surgeons to provide evidence-based, person-centered care to patients from around the world. We place additional emphasis on a supportive and knowledgeable practice staff to guide patients and their families through a seamless care path in a comfortable and welcoming environment.
Renowned urologist Jim C. Hu, MD, MPH leads a team of internationally recognized physicians and surgeons. This dynamic team of urologic experts, who are on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine, works in all subspecialty areas of urology, with a particular emphasis and expertise in treating patients’ urologic and oncologic health conditions by using minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgeries.
Dr. Hu is widely known for his contributions to prostate cancer research with his research having been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the journal European Urology, and the Journal of Urology. This research has been cited in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and other national news outlets.
The LeFrak Center is part of NewYork-Presbyterian, which has been ranked as the No. 1 Hospital in New York for 17 consecutive years and is the No. 8 Urology program in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. A generous endowment from the Richard S. and Karen LeFrak Charitable Foundation helped fund the construction and development of the LeFrak Center’s state-of-the-art medical facility.