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Zaheer Alam, M.B.B.S.

Zaheer Alam, M.B.B.S.

General Surgery , Urology , Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars
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111 Clara Barton Street
Dansville, NY 14437


50 East South Street
Geneseo, NY 14454


191 North Main Street, 3rd Floor
Wellsville, NY 14895

Urology - Sawgrass

158 Sawgrass Drive, 2nd Floor, Suite 230
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Dr. Alam is a fellowship-trained physician with extensive clinical and research experience, complemented by advanced study and practice in urolithiasis. Dr. Alam specializes in General Urology, Kidney Stone Disease, Hematuria, Elevated PSA, and Prostate Disorders.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology - Department of Urology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 2014 - 2017

Internship, Pediatric Urology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 2013 - 2014

Residency, The Aga Khan University (Pakistan). 2006 - 2009

Internship, Urology, The Aga Khan University (Pakistan). 2005 - 2006

Residency, Liaquat University Of Medical & Health Sciences (Pakistan). 2004 - 2004

Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), Karachi Adventist Hospital. 2004 - 2005


MBBS | Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry (Pakistan). 2001


Journal Articles

Single-port robot assisted concomitant hemi-nephrectomy, ureterectomy and radical prostatectomy using the da vinci SP platform.

Khalil M, Cranwell A, Ouyang J, Alam Z, Joseph J

Urology case reports.. 2021 May 36 :101550. Epub 12/28/2020.

Risk of Reaugmentation after Enterocystoplasty Using a Reconfigured Bowel Segment in Patients with Spina Bifida: A Bi-Institutional Cohort Study.

VanderBrink BA, Szymanski KM, Alam Z, Misseri R, DeFoor WR, Kaefer M, Reddy P, Rink RC, Minevich E, Cain MP

The Journal of urology.. 2019 September 202 (3):612-616. Epub 08/08/2019.

Is anuria prior to pediatric renal transplantation associated with poor allograft outcomes?

Alam Z, VanderBrink BA, Brewer N, Hooper D, Tiao G, Alonso M, Nathan J, DeFoor WR, Sheldon C, Reddy PP

Pediatric transplantation.. 2019 August 23 (5):e13453. Epub 05/08/2019.

Calcium-to-Citrate Ratio Distinguishes Solitary and Recurrent Urinary Stone Forming Children.

DeFoor W, Jackson E, Schulte M, Alam Z, Asplin J

The Journal of urology.. 2017 August 198 (2):416-421. Epub 03/30/2017.

Chronic social defeat, but not restraint stress, alters bladder function in mice.

Mann EA, Alam Z, Hufgard JR, Mogle M, Williams MT, Vorhees CV, Reddy P

Physiology & behavior.. 2015 October 15150 :83-92. Epub 02/15/2015.

Grading complication following radical cystectomy and ileal conduit for bladder cancer using Clavien grading system.

Raza SJ, Ather MH, Khan FA, Alam Z

Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP.. 2012 July 22 (7):448-51. Epub 1900 01 01.

Predictors of lymph node involvement in bladder cancer treated with radical cystectomy.

Alam Z, Ather MH, Jamshaid A, Siddiqui KM, Sulaiman MN

JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association.. 2009 August 59 (8):516-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Separate submission of standard lymphadenectomy in 6 packets versus en bloc lymphadenectomy in bladder cancer.

Ather MH, Alam Z, Jamshaid A, Siddiqui KM, Sulaiman MN

Urology journal.. 2008 5 (2):94-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Patient's outcome of bladder cancer managed by radical cystectomy with lymphadenectomy at a university hospital.

Ather MH, Jamshaid A, Alam Z, Siddique KM, Sulaiman MN

JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association.. 2007 November 57 (11):536-8. Epub 1900 01 01.


Urolithiasis, Basic Science and Clinical Practice (2012)

Chapter: Endourological Approaches to Renal and Ureteric Calculi in Children

Authors: Jamsheer J Talati, Z.Zaidi and Z.Alam

Publisher: Springer London, Heidelberg, New York\ 2012

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.8 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.8 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

We are fortunate to have Dr. Alam in Wellsville. [...]

Jan 06, 2024

3.4 stars

I really think that Dr. Alam is very competent, ordered the right tests and scans, and listened to my concerns. [...]

Nov 25, 2023

5.0 stars

I have no complaint. They have been good to work with.

Oct 13, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr ALAM is awesome

Jul 22, 2023

5.0 stars

They care.

Jul 13, 2023

5.0 stars

Excellent doctor!

Apr 15, 2023

3.8 stars

[...] After my visit I was told by staff that I needed to come back for an ultrasound. The doctor never said anything to me about it.

Feb 19, 2023

He is an amazing Doctor again he is only here one day a week. Fantastic Doctor Caring of all people

Jan 28, 2023

5.0 stars

Nothing negative to report.

Dec 17, 2022

5.0 stars

All options well explained

Nov 06, 2022


He is the first Dr since this all started who really seemed to care. He looked into every aspect. I felt like he actually listened to everything I said

Oct 20, 2022


Everything and everyone is excellent.

Oct 19, 2022


Wonderful doctor

Sep 22, 2022


Dr Alam is a wonderful physician.

Mar 31, 2022



Mar 19, 2022


Not as comfortable not regular Dr.

Mar 18, 2022