Ronald Rabinowitz, M.D.

Ronald Rabinowitz, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 656
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

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  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Ron Rabinowitz received his MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1968. He did his surgery training at the Hospitals of the University Health Care Center of Pittsburgh from 1968-1970, followed by 2 years on active duty in the US Air Force from 1970-1972 performing general surgery, pediatric surgery, gynecology and obstetrics. He returned to the University of Pittsburgh for his urology residency, which included a year of pediatric urology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He completed a fellowship in pediatric urologic surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, in 1976.

He has been a faculty member and Chief of Pediatric Urology at the University of Rochester for 35 years. He is presently Professor of Urologic Surgery, Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a renowned expert in the field of pediatric urology. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology with subspecialty certification in Pediatric Urology. He has authored or co-authored more than 180 scientific articles and textbook chapters. He has been Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology, Secretary and President of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association, a member of the Board of Directors of the American Urological Association and a member of the American Board of Urology Written Examination Committee. He is presently Historian for the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association and an Oral Examiner for the American Board of Urology. His clinical interests include minimally invasive treatment of vesicoureteral reflux, along with management of cryptorchidism, hydronephrosis and penile deformities.

Awards & Honors (National)

Distinguished Service Award | American Urological Association | San Diego, California 2013
The Best Doctors in America 2012
The Best Doctors in America 2011 - Present
The Best Doctors in America 2010
The Best Doctors in America 2009
The Best Doctors in America 2006
The Best Doctors in America 2005
Active Teacher in Family Medicine Award | American Academy of Family Physicians 2003
Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award | Pfizer 2000
The Best Doctors in America 1999
Guide to Top Doctors 1999
The Best Doctors in America 1997
First Prize for Research - Co-author | Northeastern Section, American Urological Association 1997
Third Prize for Research - Co-author | Northeastern Section, American Urological Association 1997
Third Prize for Research - Co-author | Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association 1996
Third Prize for Clinical Research - Co-author | American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology 1996
The Best Doctors in America: Northeast Region 1996 - 1997
The Best Doctors in America 1994
First Prize for Clinical Researcher - Co-Author | American Urological Association 1990 - 1990

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Albert David Kaiser Medal - Lifetime Achievement Award | Rochester Academy of Medicine | Rochester, New York 2012
Award of Merit | Rochester Academy of Medicine | Rochester, New York 2008
Rochester Surgical Society Award – Co-author | Rochester Surgical Society 2002
Rochester Surgical Society Award – Co-author | Rochester Academy of Medicine 2001
Outstanding Teaching Award | Pediatric House Staff - University of Rochester Medical Ctr. 1995 - 1996

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Urology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

Specialties

Pediatric Urology - American Board of Urology
Urology - American Board of Urology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ Pittsburgh Sch Medicine1968
BS | Chemistry | Univ of Pittsburgh1964

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Urologic Surgery at Hospital for Sick Children07/01/1975 - 06/01/1976
Residency in Urologic Surgery at University Health Center of Pittsburgh07/01/1972 - 06/01/1975
Residency in General Surgery at University Health Center of Pittsburgh07/01/1969 - 06/01/1970
Internship in Surgery at University Health Center of Pittsburgh07/01/1968 - 06/01/1969