Hani H. Rashid, M.D.

Hani H. Rashid, M.D.

Contact Information

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

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

Professional Bio

Dr. Rashid is currently Associate Professor of Urology and Oncology at the University of Rochester Medical Center-Wilmont Cancer Center in Rochester, NY. He is also Director of Robotics at Highland Hospital in Rochester, New York.

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. In 2005, he completed his Residency in Urology at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center. Post residency, Dr. Rashid obtained a Fellowship in minimally invasive Oncology and Endourology at the University of Minnesota, Department of Urology in Minneapolis. He has been at the University of Rochester Medical Center since 2006.

Dr. Rashid expands the Department's expertise in robotic and laparoscopic surgeries. He specializes in surgical treatment for prostate, kidney and bladder cancer robotically.

Dr. Rashid is licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York and is certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Rashid is a current member of American Urological Association and Endourological Society.

In addition to authoring numerous publications, Dr. Rashid has participated in several research initiatives related to the fields of urology and oncology. He has also presented at both national and international medical conferences.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Gerald P Murphy Fellow 2006 - 2006
Unrestricted Yamanouchi Grant for Robotic Training 2005 - 2005
Pfizer Scholar Award Recipient 2004 - 2004
1st place, Clinical Research Award | Skaneateles Urology Resident Competition | Skaneateles, New York 2004
1st place, Basic Science Presentation | Skaneateles Urology Resident Competition | Skaneateles, New York 2003
3rd place, Clinical Award | Skaneateles Urology Resident Competition | Skaneateles, New York 2002

Recent Journal Articles

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Kukreja JE, Levey HR, Scosyrev E, Kiernan M, Berrondo C, McNamee C, Wu G, Joseph JV, Ghazi A, Rashid H, Dozier A, Messing EM. "Effectiveness and safety of extended-duration prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in major urologic oncology surgery". Urol Oncol. 2015; : pii: S1078-1439.
Gellhaus PT, Bhandari A, Monn MF, Gardner TA, Kanagarajah P, Reilly CE, Llukani E, Lee Z, Eun DD, Rashid H, Joseph JV, Ghazi AE, Wu G, Boris RS. "Robotic management of genito-urinary injuries from obstetrical and gynecological operations: a multi-institutional report of outcomes". BJU Int. 2014; doi: 10.1111/bju.12785.
Tobis S, Houman J, Thomer M, Rashid H, Wu G. "Robot-Assisted Transumbilical Laparoendoscopic Single-Site (R-LESS) Pyeloplasty: Technique and Perioperative Outcomes". J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2013; 23(8):702-6.
Kakiuchi Y, Choy B, Gordetsky J, Izumi K, Wu G, Rashid H, Joseph JV, Miyamoto H. "Role of frozen section analysis of surgical margins during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a 2608-case experience". Hum Pathol. 2013; 44(8):1556-62.
Tobis S, Houman J, Mastrodonato K, Rashid H, Wu G. "Robotic repair of post-cystectomy ureteroileal anastomotic strictures: techniques for success". J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2013; 23(6):526-9.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Urology (SMD) - Primary


Urology - American Board of Urology


MD | Medicine | Columbia University1999
BA | Biological Science | Cornell University1995

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Minnesota Hospitals & Clinic07/01/2005 - 07/01/2006
Residency in Urology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2001 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1999 - 06/30/2001