Louis Raphael Kavoussi, MD

Urology

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Louis Raphael Kavoussi, MD - Urology

Primary Office Location

  • The Smith Institute for Urology
    • 450 Lakeville Road
    • Suite M41
    • New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    • Fax: (516) 734-8537
    • Main: (516) 734-8500
    • Get Directions

Louis R. Kavoussi, MD is Chairman of Urology for the North Shore-LIJ Health System and Professor of Urology (clinical) at New York University School of Medicine. He is an expert ... Read Morein urological diseases and a world-renowned authoritative surgeon in minimally invasive approaches to the treatment of these conditions. Dr. Kavoussi has pioneered several new operative techniques, including the laparoscopic nephrectomy for cancer and live renal transplant, and was part of the team that performed the first laparoscopic prostatectomy to treat prostate cancer. He has extensive experience with minimally invasive approaches to treat renal obstruction, kidney stones and testicular cancer and his research contributions have focused on making surgery less painful, precise and safer using novel techniques such as medical robotics and telemedicine. Dr. Kavoussi has received numerous awards recognizing his contributions to the field of urologic surgery, including the Golden Cystoscope Award bestowed by the American Urologic Association to the individual who has most helped advance the field within ten years of completing their residency and a Lifetime Achievement Award before the age of 50 from the National Kidney Foundation for his pioneering work in minimally invasive renal surgery. Dr. Kavoussi is an editor of Campbell's Urology, a leading text in the field, and an editor of the American Urological Association Update Series, a monthly publication reviewing the latest innovations in urology. He is also a member of the Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, an elite group of urologists.

General

  • Gender
    Male
  • Languages Spoken
    English

Insurance Providers Accepted

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

Professional & Education Information

  • Administrative Titles
    • Interim Chairman, Lenox Hill Hospital
    • Chairman - Health System, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    • Chairman - Health System, North Shore University Hospital

  • Academic Titles
    • Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

  • Board Certifications
    • Urology - American Board of Urology

  • Medical School
    • State University of New York at Buffalo (Medicine)

  • Internships
    • Washington University - St Louis MO

  • Residencies
    • Washington University - St Louis MO
    • Washington University - St Louis MO

Map & Additional Locations

Primary Office Location

  • The Smith Institute for Urology
  • 450 Lakeville Road
  • Suite M41
  • New Hyde Park, NY 11040
  • Phone: (516) 734-8500
  • Fax: (516) 734-8537
  • Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • AARP
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
  • Aetna
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • AIM
    • Radiology Privileges
  • CIGNA
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • EmblemHealth / Connecticare / GHI / HIP / PerfectHealth / Vytra
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Empire BCBS
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Empire Medicare
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Fidelis Care
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Health Plus
    • Champus
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Humana Health
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
  • Local 1199
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
  • Magna Care
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Medicaid
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare
    • Any Plan
  • Medicare-Railroad
    • Any Plan
  • MultiPlan / PHCS
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • GHI Medicare
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Oxford
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Liberty
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp
  • Tricare
    • Extra
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Prime
    • Standard
  • United HealthCare
    • Child Health Plus
    • Family Health Plus
    • HMO
    • Medicaid Managed
    • Medicare Managed
    • POS
    • PPO / EPO / Indemnity
    • Workers Comp