Meet Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist. A highly regarded physician-scientist and experienced urological surgeon, Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is among a small elite number of fellowship-trained urologists in the United States.
Dr. Shteynshlyuger sees male and female patients with urological problems. He provides office-based consultations as well as hospital-based surgical and urological care.
Board Certified Urologist – Voted Top Urologist in NYC
Dr. Shteynshlyuger is board-certified by the American Board of Urology and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS – Learn more about how a physician becomes board certified).
Certification by an ABMS Member Board involves a rigorous process of testing and peer evaluation that is designed and administered by specialists in the specific area of medicine. Dr. Shteynshlyuger is engaged in continuous innovation through the maintenance of certification (MOC) program administered by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed literature and has served as a urology expert for national publications.
Experienced Urologist and Surgeon Offers Office-Based and Hospital-Based Care
Dr. Shteynshlyuger is an experienced urologist. He is a physician-surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with complex urological conditions. He has performed well over 500 no-scalpel vasectomies.
He has expertise in treating urinary problems, enlarged prostate, blood in urine, erectile dysfunction, urinary bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and prostate cancer. He specializes in the evaluation and management of elevated PSA, PSA screening, and testing.
He sees patients in his office as well as in hospitals. He operates at major teaching hospitals as well as at accredited ambulatory surgical centers. Many surgeries are performed in our office under local anesthesia.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is one of the few urological surgeons who has received fellowship training in the use of the DaVinci Robotic surgery. Dr. Shteynshlyuger offers surgical and non-surgical treatment and prevention of complex and recurrent kidney stones with minimally invasive treatment options. He is fellowship-trained in Endourology (minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones).
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger speaks fluent English and Russian.
Dr. Shteynshlyuger graduated from public schools in New York City with honors. He went on to Brandeis University for undergraduate education. He graduated with honors double-majoring in Biology and Economics. He then came back to New York for his medical education at the highly ranked SUNY Downstate School of Medicine where Robert F. Furchgott discovered the role of nitric oxide, which led to the development of Viagra. Dr. Furchgott was recognized with the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1998 for this discovery.
Subsequently, Dr. Shteynshlyuger trained at a top-ranking hospital for complex specialty medical care, Maimonides Medical Center, and the Washington University in St. Louis as well as at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Learn more about Dr. Shteynshlyuger:
- National Awards and Recognition
- Education and Training at top hospitals,
- Recent publications in top medical journals as well as national press
- Patient reviews and testimonials of Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger.
Dr. Shteynshlyuger is well versed in open, endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical approaches to surgical management of urologic conditions. Typically, patients are referred to Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger from other physicians and urologists for specialized treatment and management of highly complex cases. Many patients self-refer for the second opinion.
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is available for consultations for a wide variety of complicated urological problems including oncology (cancers of the kidney, renal cysts, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, adrenal masses), elevated PSA, abnormal DRE of the prostate, complicated kidney stones, urinary problems (voiding dysfunction) and incontinence in men and women.
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Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is experienced with the management of complex urological reconstructions including surgical treatment of urinary leakage (urinary incontinence) in men and women, erection problems (erections) with medical and surgical management including a penile implant.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Reviewer
- Journal of Urology
- PLOS ONE
- JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)
- NEJM (New England Journal of Medicine)
Scheduling Appointments with Dr. Shteynshlyuger in NYC at New York Urology Specialists
Cost of Treatment and Insurances
At New York Urology Specialists we offer affordable treatment for men and women. Our prices are low for patients without insurance and for those who have high insurance copays, high deductibles, or insurance plans that do not cover treatment costs.
We accept many health insurance plans. We would be happy to verify your eligibility and benefits and to provide you with detailed information on your health plan’s coverage. Financing options and credit options are available to help you pay for medical care.
Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for your Vasectomy?
- All vasectomies are performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in performing vasectomies, not an assistant. Our vasectomy dr is one of the most experienced specialists who perform no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy in NYC.
- We are one of the few practices in the region to offer no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy.
- We offer vasectomy under local anesthesia which avoids the risks, costs, and recovery from general anesthesia. Most men are able to return to office work and other normal activities the next day.
- Extensive Experience: Hundreds of successful no-scalpel vasectomies performed under local anesthesia at the Vasectomy Center at New York Urology Specialists.
- We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
- We are conveniently located within 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking vasectomy in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.
What does Vasectomy Scar Look Like?
You can find pictures of circumcision as well as before and after treatment images in our image gallery.
Scheduling Appointments for Vasectomy at New York Urology Specialists
by Oliver on Jul 18, 2019
Staff were all very welcoming. Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger was very knowledgeable and attentive during my time spent with him.
by JOHN on Jul 18, 2019
Therefore I would like to recommend you to anyone who need your services.
by Allan B. on Jul 09, 2019
Went in for a procedure with Dr. Alex and he was very calm and thorough about the the operation and the recovery. From the front desk to his assistants, everyone was very courteous, professional and polite. I highly recommend NY Urologist Specialist. They are outstanding!!!
by HealthGrades.com on Jun 18, 2019
Professional staff as well as the Doctor
by Mike on Apr 26, 2019
All is perfect. Was perfectly done. Fast recovery. Healed fast.. not 1 complaint
by DAM BEN STANTON on Sep 24, 2018
From the very appointment to the last follow-up visit, I felt I was at the right place and with the right people around me. Dr. Alex Stheynshlyuger and his staff made it easy and confortable. I would recommend them to every man.
by Winston on Sep 15, 2018
I am very please and satisfied with everything that has been offorded to me by New York Urology Specialist Office.....Dr Alex
by Lee St. James on Sep 01, 2018
Dr Alex and his staff are through professionals in every sense of the word. From initial diagnosis to a period of evaluating and ruling out options, we decided upon a surgical solution, which appears for the most part to have corrected the issue. Thanks to Ana, and the staff, especially Dr. Alex for treating me so well. Best regards, Lee
by HealthGrades.com on Aug 29, 2018
"I had a vasectomy done in April, the doctor and staff we great. The procedure went exactly how the doctor described. I called the doctor with concerns after the procedure and he responded quickly. I would recommend the doctor for anyone looking to have this procedure done." via HealthGrades.com Aug. 29, 2018
by Christopher cato on Aug 16, 2018
by juanito creque on Apr 11, 2018
I am very satisfied with the treatment I received at new york urology specialist and would recommend them to other patients.they are the very best.
by Bob Brown on Nov 19, 2017
I am writing to thank dr. Alex. He is thorough, professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. I have seen him for ED and prostate issues, and he has explained all my options clearly, and found solutions that have been a great help. thank you! I highly recommend both Dr. Alex and his staff, which I find to be helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. They are a pleasure to deal with and all have been a great help.
by Clarence Brown on Sep 14, 2017
I am very much thankful for meeting Dr Alex .I had a very serious medical problem I visited many doctors but none could not help me it was very difficult for me until I visited Dr Alex after a couple visits my medical problem is no more I feel very great also I felt almost 20 years younger Dr Alex is second to none fantastic doctor. Thanks again Dr Alex from my family.
by Andrew on Jun 06, 2017
I can't imagine a vasectomy procedure going more smoothly. I was playing tennis 5 days later. He was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and made me feel very comfortable with his great bedside manner. If you're coming to see him or considering seeing him, be rest assured that you're in good hands! Go for no scalpel vasectomy.
by Michael on Jul 03, 2014
I am feeling better now after visiting clinic New York urology specialists. Excellent staff and appointment on time.
by Joyce T on Feb 16, 2012
Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger and Staff – Thank you so much for taking care of my husband Bob. Dr. Alex: I thank God everyday for you. You were an answer to prayer.
Vasectomy With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists
We also address common sexual and genital concerns in men. We understand the challenges that sexual and penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem. We help you find a treatment for penile problems including appearance concerns, foreskin problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction that fit your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.
We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis, Scrotal, and Foreskin Problems Including:
- The foreskin that cannot be pulled back
- Scrotal hydrocele treatment
- Circumcision Revision
- Testicular implants
- Male infertility
- Penile Pain During Sex
- Impotence in men with diabetes.
- Erectile dysfunction in men for whom Viagra and Cialis do not work.