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Our Team

Principal Investigator

GhaziAhmed Ghazi, M.D., M.Sc.
I am a believer of new modalities, such as robotic technology and other minimally invasive techniques, that provide the most recent and efficient treatment options for my patients. Rapid recovery is one of my main concerns – and I feel that personalized patient care is fundamental in the management and convalescence of my patients. 

Since I have always believed that a well-informed patient is the best patient, I educate my patients on the benefits, risks and potential consequences of their procedure. I also collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of experts to provide the best possible care. 

Training under the supervision of various pioneers in the field of minimally invasive urology has widened my scope of practice, especially in dealing with difficult cases. I peruse clinical research and stay up to date with innovative techniques that are proven to improve patient outcomes. 

Research Staff

RachelRachel Melnyk

Lead Engineer of Simulation Technologies

Project Manager

(585) 273-1600

SabaPatrick Saba

Simulation Technologies Researcher

Projects: Coronary Artery Bypass, IPP, Robotic Nerve-sparing Radical Prostatectomy, Hysterectomy

TylerTyler Holler

Simulation Research Coordinator

Projects: PCNL, Partial Nephrectomy, Head-Mounted Eye Tracking: Gaze and Cognitive Load

TracyTracy Bubel

Lab Manager/Tech Associate II

Phone: (585) 275-1191

ElizabethElizabeth Belfast

Engineer Co-op

Projects: Kidney Transplant, BPH/HoLEP, PCNL, Partial Nephrectomy, Perfusion Testing

BahieBahie Ezzat

Undergrad Research Assistant

Projects: Liver Transplant, Partial Nephrectomy, Prostate Sparing

Adrian BellAdrian

Simulations Technologies Researcher

Projects: Perfusion Testing/Mechanical Testing

Residents

MikeMike Witthaus, PGY5

Projects: Prostate Sparing

mithalPrabhakar Mithal, PGY6

Projects: PCNL

Medical Students

FarooqShamroz Farooq

Medical Student Researcher (MS2 URMC)

Projects: Robotic Nerve-sparing Radical Prostatectomy, Partial Nephrectomy, PCNL, Team Debrief, Kidney Transplant

TimTimothy Campbell

Medical Student Researcher (MS4 URMC)

Projects: Head-Mounted Eye Tracking: Gaze and Cognitive Load

SusanSusan Greenman

Medical Student Researcher (MS4 URMC)

Projects: Minimally Invasive Robotic Hysterectomy, Head-Mounted Eye Tracking: Gaze and Cognitive Load, PCNL