Dr. Rut Patel
Dr. Rut PatelUrologist / Urologic Surgeon / Diplomate, American Board of Urology
  • Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Urology Residency: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Advanced Robotics Fellowship: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Urology

  • All Major Insurances Accepted

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Patel, R., Faiena, I., Geltzeiler, J. “Large cell differentiation of metastatic prostate cancer after androgen deprivation therapy.” The Canadian Journal of Urology 22.2 (2015): 7752-7754.

Faiena, I., Dombrovskiy, V.Y., Modi, P.K., Patel, N., Patel, R., Salmasi, A.H., Parihar, J.S., Singer, E.A., Kim, I.Y. “Regional Cost Variations of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy Compared With Open Radical Prostatectomy.” Clinical Genitourinary Cancer 13.5 (2015): 447-452.

Han, C.S., Patel R., Kim, I.Y. “Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Clinical Efficacy of Abiraterone Acetate for Treating Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.” Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology 11.6 (2015): 967-975.

Patel, R., Szymaniak, J., Radadia, K., Faiena, I., Lasser, M. “Controversies in Robotics: Open Versus Robotic Radical Cystectomy.” Clinical Genitourinary Cancer 13.5 (2015): 421-427.

Patel, R., Modi, P.K., Elsamra, S.E., Kim, I.Y. “Long Term Outcomes of using Hyaluronic Acid-Carboxymethylcellulose Adhesion Barrier Film on the Neurovascular Bundle.” Journal of Endourology 30.6 (2016): 709-713.

Patel, R., Bock, M., Polotti, C.F., Elsamra, S.E. “Pharmacokinetic Drug Evaluation of Atezolizumab for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma.” Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology 13.2 (2017): 225-232.

Patel, R., Dubin, J., Olweny, E.O., Elsamra, S.E., Weiss, R.E. “Use of Fluoroscopy and Potential Long-Term Radiation Effects on Cataract Formation.” Journal of Endourology 31.9 (2017): 825-828

Lee, G.T., Han, C.S., Kwon, Y.K., Patel, R., Modi, P.K., Kwon, S.J., Faiena, I., Patel, N., Singer, E.A., Ahn, H., Kim, W., Kim, I.Y. “Intracrine Androgen Biosynthesis in Renal Cell Carcinoma.” British Journal of Cancer 116.7(2017): 937-943

Patel, R., Rhee, K., Barone, J., Elsamra, S.E. “Business Education for Residents – Results of a Pilot Business Course at a Urology Residency Program.” – Urology Practice 5.2 (2018): 107-112

Farber, N.J., Faiena, I.S., Dombrovskiy, V., Tabakin, A.L., Shinder, B., Patel, R., Elsamra, S.E., Jang, T.L., Singer, E.A., Weiss, R.E. “Disparities in the Use of Continent Urinary Diversions after Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer.” Bladder Cancer 4.1 (2018): 113-120

Davis, R.B., Farber, N.J., Kaplan, A., Patel, R., Steckler, R.E., Elsamra, S.E. “Contemporary practice patterns in the treatment of pediatric stone disease.” The Canadian Journal of Urology 25.4 (2018): 9427-9432


  • AUA New York Section – Chief Debate Winner – 2018
  • 34th World Congress of Endourology – Best Endourology/Stone Paper – 2016


Dr. Rut Patel


Dr. Rut Patel received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2013 and then completed his Urologic Surgery residency at Rutgers in 2018. Upon graduation, he joined the University of Southern California Institute of Urology as a Felix and Mildred Yip Fellow in Advanced Robotics/Laparoscopy and Urologic Oncology.

During his time at USC and Rutgers, Dr. Patel has participated in 500+ robotic/laparoscopic procedures using Intuitive Surgical’s DaVinci™ Xi and Si platforms. Dr. Patel’s experience includes all pathologies of urologic surgery, with a specialization in advanced and cutting-edge robotic techniques: Radical Cystectomy with Intra-corporeal Diversion, Retroperitoneal Access with Robotic Surgery, and complex partial nephrectomies among others.

Dr. Patel has co-authored a number of publications and textbook chapters, as well as presented his research at several regional and national conferences. He has been globally recognized on his work on cost-effectiveness of endoscopic procedures for kidney stones and has won multiple awards for his varied research. Dr. Patel is a strong patient advocate and his passion lies in providing them cutting edge techniques and a fast return to their normal lives.

Dr. Patel is also an active member of the American Urological Association and the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. In addition, he has taken part in various leadership positions during his training.

Dr. Patel has also earned a Master’s degree summa cum laude in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Stevens University.