About Dr. Purohit

dr-purohit-urologist-operating-roomDr. Rajveer Purohit is the Director of Voiding Dysfunction and Reconstructive Urology and Senior Faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital. He is experienced performing over 700 complex reconstructive surgical procedures including urethroplasty for urethral strictures with grafts and flaps, gender affirmation surgery including vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty and phalloplasty, treatment of pelvic mesh and radiation complications.

Dr. Purohit graduated Magna Cum Laude from Williams College and earned his medical degree (MD) and Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University before completing his surgical internship and urology residency at the University of California in San Francisco. While there he trained with one of the pioneers of male urethral reconstruction and then completed a fellowship with Dr. Jerry Blaivas in pelvic reconstruction and voiding dysfunction.


He has been chosen by his colleagues for inclusion in Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors and listed yearly in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors in New York City. He has been awarded the Pfizer Scholars in Urology, AUA/Praecis Gerald P. Murphy Scholar, Society of Medicine and Reproductive Urology Travel Scholar award, a California Urology Foundation Grant and an Arnold P. Gold Fellowship and multiple Patient Choice and Compassionate Doctor awards.

Dr. Purohit is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, member of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS), and the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH), and the American Urological Association.

Dr. Purohit continues to actively research and publish on a variety of topics in pelvic reconstruction and urology.


American Board of Urology

Clinical Focus

  • Urinary problems in men and women
  • Urethroplasty and Urethral Stricture repair
  • Vaginoplasty in transwomen
  • Clitoroplasty
  • Labioplasty
  • Monsplasty
  • Metoidioplasty in transmen
  • Phalloplasty
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile prosthesis in transmen
  • Urinary Fistula repair
  • Treatment of Pelvic Mesh complications
  • Meshless incontinence repair in women
  • Urethral diverticula repair
  • Treatment of Radiation complications
  • Artificial urinary sphincter
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Penile Prosthesis Insertion
  • Surgical Correction of Peyronie’s Disease
  • Buried Penis correction
  • Genital trauma
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cystocele
  • Hypospadias and transitional urology


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health

Internship, General Surgery
University of California – San Francisco

Residency, Urology
University of California – San Francisco

Fellowship, Pelvic Reconstruction and Voiding Dysfunction
Urocenter of New York – Jerry Blaivas, MD


New York Magazine | Best Doctors 2018, 2019, 2020 Dr. Rajveer Purohit castle-connely-top-doctor-rajveer-purohit



Dr. Purohit’s Wikipedia page
Mount Sinai Reconstructive Urology Department
Mount Sinai: Rajveer Purohit MD, MPH