David P. Gentile, M.D.

David P. Gentile, M.D.

Contact Information

400 White Spruce Blvd
Rochester, NY 14623

Office: (585) 424-6490
Fax: (585) 424-1338

Professional Bio

Dr. Gentile received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania . He completed his internship in surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and his residency in urology at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Gentile has been a respected member of the region's medical community for over 20 years and is certified by the American Board of Urology. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Urology and is Chief of the Division of Urology at Highland Hospital.

Dr. Gentile practices general adult urology and he has focused his practice in the area of male urology.

Dr. Gentile's areas of clinical interest include:
•Male Sterilization (vasectomy)
o Dr. Gentile is one of the highest volume performers of vasectomy or male sterilization in Monroe County
•Male Sexual Dysfunction (Erectile Dysfunction, both medical and surgical management)
o Dr. Gentile is one of the largest volume implanters of urologic prosthetics for the treatment of erectile dysfunction in New York State.
•Peyronie's Disease (penile curvature)
o Dr. Gentile was the first urologist in Monroe County to employ Xiaflex in the management of penile curvature refractory to other treatments
•Premature Ejaculation
•Low Libido (Low Sex Drive)
•Low Testosterone (Male Menopause)
•Healthy Male Aging
•Male Urinary Incontinence (Medical and Surgical Management)
o Dr. Gentile is one of the region's largest volume implanters of urologic prosthetics for the treatment of male urinary incontinence
•Prostate Cancer (Specializing in Prostate Brachytherapy)
o Dr. Gentile has helped to introduce HDR (High Dose Rate) brachytherapy to Monroe County and Western New York
•BPH (Medical and Surgical Management)

Dr. Gentile believes in a multifaceted approach to treating many urologic diseases, emphasizing and preserving quality of life where feasible.

"If surgery can be avoided, it is best avoided. If surgery is indeed necessary, however, it should be performed in a minimally invasive fashion, preserving, to the extent possible, a patient's native, normal anatomy."

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 6 available »

1998 May
Gentile DP, Rabinowitz R, Hulbert WC. "Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in infancy." Urology.. 1998 May; 51(5A Suppl):20-2.
1993 Feb
Sluss PM, Gentile DP, Ewing JF, Schoen SR, Cockett AT, Martin KA, Schneyer AL. "Multiple molecular weight forms of immunoreactive alpha-inhibin in human seminal plasma." The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism.. 1993 Feb; 76(2):476-83.
1992 Jul
Gentile DP, Cos LR, Ouriel K. "Pulmonary embolism from left subclavian vein thrombus following suprapubic prostatectomy." Urology.. 1992 Jul; 40(1):55-8.
1992 Jul
Gentile DP, Cockett AT. "The effect of varicocelectomy on testicular volume in 89 infertile adult males with varicoceles." Fertility and sterility.. 1992 Jul; 58(1):209-11.
Gentile DP, Cockett AT. "Varicocelectomy: effect on fertility." Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 1991 286:289-93.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical - Department of Urology (SMD) - Primary


Urology - American Board of Urology


MD | Medicine | Univ Pennsylvania Sch Medicine1986
BA | Arts & Sciences | Univ of Pennsylvania1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Urology at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/1987 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Surgery at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry09/01/1986 - 06/30/1987