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David P. Gentile, M.D.

Surgery, Urology

Clinical Interests

Andropause, Hypogonadism, Low Testosterone Levels; Benign Prostate Hyperplasia; Bladder Cancer; Erectile Dysfunction; Kidney Stone Disease, Lithotripsy; Testicular Cancer; Vasectomy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 424-6490

Office: (585) 424-6490

Fax: (585) 424-1338

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

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)
•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)
•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."

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Urology - American Board of Urology

Education

1982
BA | Univ of Pennsylvania
Arts & Sciences

1986
MD | Univ Pennsylvania Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Surgery-General at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1987 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Urology at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2015
Robert S. Davis Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center - Department of Urology
Location: Rochester, New York

Publications

Journal Articles

5/1998
Gentile DP, Rabinowitz R, Hulbert WC. "Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in infancy." Urology.. 1998 May 0; 51(5A Suppl):20-2.

2/1993
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 0; 76(2):476-83.

7/1992
Gentile DP, Cos LR, Ouriel K. "Pulmonary embolism from left subclavian vein thrombus following suprapubic prostatectomy." Urology.. 1992 Jul 0; 40(1):55-8.

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