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Zaheer Alam, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2838

Fax: (585) 273-1068

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Surgery, Urology


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.



MBBS | Hamdard University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

10/19/2014 - 01/31/2017
Residency in Pediatric Urology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

07/01/2013 - 10/18/2014
Internship in Pediatric Urology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

11/01/2006 - 11/30/2009
Residency in at Aga Khan University Medical College

11/01/2005 - 10/31/2006
Internship in Urology at Aga Khan University Medical College

07/05/2004 - 11/05/2005
Residency in Surgery at Karachi Adventist Hospital

01/01/2004 - 07/10/2004
Residency in at Liagnat University of Medical & Health Sciences

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Journal Articles

VanderBrink BA, Szymanski KM, Alam Z, Misseri R, DeFoor WR, Kaefer M, Reddy P, Rink RC, Minevich E, Cain MP. "Risk of Reaugmentation after Enterocystoplasty Using a Reconfigured Bowel Segment in Patients with Spina Bifida: A Bi-Institutional Cohort Study." The Journal of urology.. 2019 Sep 0; 202(3):612-616. Epub 2019 Aug 08.

Alam Z, VanderBrink BA, Brewer N, Hooper D, Tiao G, Alonso M, Nathan J, DeFoor WR, Sheldon C, Reddy PP. "Is anuria prior to pediatric renal transplantation associated with poor allograft outcomes?" Pediatric transplantation.. 2019 Aug 0; 23(5):e13453. Epub 2019 May 08.

DeFoor W, Jackson E, Schulte M, Alam Z, Asplin J. "Calcium-to-Citrate Ratio Distinguishes Solitary and Recurrent Urinary Stone Forming Children." The Journal of urology.. 2017 Aug 0; 198(2):416-421. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Endourological Approaches to Renal and Ureteric Calculi in Children
Book Title: Urolithiasis, Basic Science and Clinical Practice
Author List: Jamsheer J Talati, Z.Zaidi and Z.Alam
Published By: Springer London, Heidelberg 2012 in New York\