If your urologist is not recommending the use of this technology for your Radical Prostatectomy procedure, you may not be receiving the best care available.
Dr. Alvi is a well-known, Board Certified Urologist practicing in the Phoenix metropolitan area. He has excellent academic credentials which serve him to be one of the top urologists in Arizona. He completed two years of post-doctorate training as a research associate at Yale University after medical school He then completed his urology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medial School, Boston. The Mass. General Hospital has been ranked the #1 hospital multiple times by US News & World Report. He also served as faculty in the Urology Department of Mass General Hospital for 6 months after finishing his residency.
Dr. Alvi has been living in Arizona since 2011. He enjoys the diversity that comes with field of Urology. He has made a name for himself in minimally invasive Robotic surgery. He has performed hundreds of robotic procedures making him leader in East Valley. He is the first Urologist in the East Valley to perform a complete Robotic Radical Cystectomy procedure with an Intracorporal Urinary diversion. He is also the first one in Arizona to perform a High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for prostate cancer with the Abaltherm Robotic HIFU machine. The HIFU was approved for prostate tissue ablation in the US in end of 2015. He sees patients from all over the Southwest including various regions of AZ, Nevada, New Mexico, and California, not to mention his international patient population. He has patients flying in from across the globe from places such as Africa, Bangladesh and Mexico. His vast expertise in complicated Robotic Surgery has made him a leader in this area, and is well respected among his peers.