Dr. Howard I. Schiff

Howard I. Schiff, M.D., FACS and Jonathan D. Schiff, M.D. specialize in Urology.
Dr. Howard Schiff has been a urologist caring for patients with urologic problems in the New York area for more than 25 years. He has been recognized by the Castle Connolly's Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and New York Magazine as being one of the best doctors and urologists in the New York - Metropolitan area. He has been recognized nationally in the Top Doctors Guide in the United States.

Dr. Jonathan Schiff recently completed training as a urologist at the New York-Weill Cornell Medical Center Urology program gaining special expertise in male infertility, microsurgical varicocelectomy and vasectomy reversal, laparoscopy and robotic prostatectomy. During residency he won several awards for excellence in research including the prestigious Sociecty for Male Reproduction in Urology prize at the 2004 American Society for Repproductive Medicine meeting. He has also published extensively in the fields of male infertility, laparoscopic kidney and adrenal surgery and erectile dysfunction.

They have special interests and expertise in the treatment of prostate disorders including microwave thermotherapy of bengin prostate disease and brachytherapy for prostate cancer, urinary incontinence, vasectomy and female urology. Dr. Schiff offers the full range of therapies to treat disorders of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and male genetalia. He also treats issues of male fertility and sexual function.

Dr. Howard Schiff is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at the Weill-Cornell School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Howard Schiff is affiliated with the Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York-Weill Cornell Medical Center and the North Shore University Hospital, all in New York. Our office is located in New York, NY.

Dr. Jonathan Schiff is an Assistant Clinical Professor or Urology at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and a Clinical Instructor in Urology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and is affiliated with the New York-Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

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Selected Publications:
Robotic Microsurgical Vasovasostomy and Vasoepididymostomy
Successful Treatment of Lupus Erythematosus Cystitis With DMSO

Jonathan D. Schiff, M.D.
1: Schiff J, Chan P, Li PS, Finkelberg S, Goldstein M. Related Articles, Links Outcome and late failures compared in 4 techniques of microsurgical vasoepididymostomy in 153 consecutive men.J Urol. 2005 Aug;174(2):651-5; quiz 801. PMID: 16006931 [PubMed - in process] 2: Schiff J, Kelly C, Goldstein M, Schelgel P, Poppas D. Related Articles, Links Managing varicoceles in children: results with microsurgical varicocelectomy.BJU Int. 2005 Feb;95(3):399-402. PMID: 15679802 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 3: Del Pizzo JJ, Schiff JD, Vaughan ED. Related Articles, Links Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma.Curr Urol Rep. 2005 Feb;6(1):78-85. Review. PMID: 15610701 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 4: Schiff JD, Mulhall JP. Related Articles, Links Neuroprotective strategies in radical prostatectomy.BJU Int. 2005 Jan;95(1):11-4. Review. PMID: 15638886 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 5: Schiff J, Li PS, Goldstein M. Related Articles, Links Toward a sutureless vasovasostomy: use of biomaterials and surgical sealants in a rodent vasovasostomy model.J Urol. 2004 Sep;172(3):1192-5. PMID: 15311068 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 6: Schiff JD, Mulhall JP. Related Articles, Links The link between LUTS and ED: clinical and basic science evidence.J Androl. 2004 Jul-Aug;25(4):470-8. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 15223836 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 7: Schiff JD, Li PS, Goldstein M. Related Articles, Links Correlation of ultrasonographic and orchidometer measurements of testis volume in adults.BJU Int. 2004 May;93(7):1015-7. PMID: 15142154 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 8: Schiff J, Li PS, Goldstein M. Related Articles, Links Robotic microsurgical vasovasostomy and vasoepididymostomy: a prospective randomized study in a rat model.J Urol. 2004 Apr;171(4):1720-5. PMID: 15017273 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 9: Schiff JD, Li PS, Schlegel PN, Goldstein M. Related Articles, Links Rapid disappearance of spermatozoa after vasal occlusion in the dog.J Androl. 2003 May-Jun;24(3):361-3. PMID: 12721211 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 10: David S, Schiff JD, Poppas DP. Related Articles, Links Henoch-Schonlein purpura involving the glans penis.Urology. 2003 May;61(5):1035. PMID: 12736035 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 11: Weyant MJ, Bleier JI, Naama H, Eachempati SR, Schiff J, Barie PS, Yankelevitz DF. Related Articles, Links Severe crushed chest injury with large flail segment: computed tomographic three-dimensional reconstruction.J Trauma. 2002 Mar;52(3):605. No abstract available. PMID: 11905439 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 12: Schiff JD, Ziecheck WS, Choi B. Related Articles, Links Pulmonary embolus related to PC-SPES use in a patient with PSA recurrence after radical prostatectomy.Urology. 2002 Mar;59(3):444. PMID: 11880092 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 13: Levine AC, Liu XH, Greenberg PD, Eliashvili M, Schiff JD, Aaronson SA, Holland JF, Kirschenbaum A. Related Articles, Links Androgens induce the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in human fetal prostatic fibroblasts.Endocrinology. 1998 Nov;139(11):4672-8. PMID: 9794479 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] 14: Riabowol K, Schiff J, Gilman MZ. Related Articles, Links Transcription factor AP-1 activity is required for initiation of DNA synthesis and is lost during cellular aging.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1992 Jan 1;89(1):157-61. PMID: 1729683 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]