Our Physicians

Disclaimer 

We have several academic physicians from leading medical centers who are among our panel of HIFU Physicians. None of them are affiliated with HIFU Solution and they will provide consultation for patients with no conflict of interest. Most of these physicians have done HIFU for Prostate Cancer and continue to evaluate the technology. We want to make sure that patients understand that not all of them will agree to do HIFU on every case of newly diagnosed prostate cancer or radiation failure. Their opinions are backed by years of experience and review of clinical trials. If a patient contacts them the decision to do HIFU, radical surgery or other treatment for that particular patient will be decided on an individual, personalized analysis of his particular cancer and all the workup related to it. 

Our HIFU Solution qualified physicians are backed by years of experience in treating prostate cancer and extensive training by expert HIFU Urologists. Our Physicians also perform comprehensive prostate testing using the latest technology, including genetic tests and biomarkers, and newer scans to predict

patient risk and survival long term. Experience the HIFU Solution difference. We combine compassionate professionals and innovative noninvasive HIFU technology for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer to provide unparalleled patient care.

Dr. Janice L. Arnold, MD

Education: Medical School – University of Chicago

Internship: Erie County Medical Center

Residency: University of Chicago Hospital

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

 

Dr. Paul Arnold, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine 

Residency: Ohio State University Hospital 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

 

Dr. Rajinikanth Ayyathurai, MD

Education: University of Miami, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Coimbatore Medical College

Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital – University of Miami

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urolog

Mark Bilowus, MD 

Medical School: University at Buffalo Fifth Parkway Medical School

Internship: Wilson Hospital - United Health Services

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

Speciality: Urology 

Founder, Medical Director, and Chief Surgeon, Bilowus Medical

 

Harold Bondy, MD

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine

Internship: West Virginia University 

Residency: University of Maryland

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Specialty: Urology

ACS Fellow 

 

John Chacko MD

Medical School: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

Internship

Residency: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center 

Board Certifications: FL State Medical License; American Board of Urology

Specialty: Urology

Dr. Sam S. Chang, MD, MBA

Vanderbilt University

Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Urologic Surgery 

Professor of Medicine

Education: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Internship/Residency: Vanderbilt University Hospital

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Specialty: Urology

Board Certifications: Urology

Chairman, SUO Panel on Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer 

Vice-Chair, AUA Guidelines on Noninvasive Bladder Cancer

Chair, AUA Prostate Cancer Core Curriculum Committee

Chair, AJCC GU Staging Task force

Member, U.S. Committee on Cancer 

Author of more than 200 publications, CaPCURE Young Investigator Award

2011 recipient of AUA Gold Cystoscope Award

Dr. Douglas Chinn, MD

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC 

Residency: University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Dr. Daniel Danny Cohen-Neamie, MD 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Education: Medical School – University de Montreal

Residencies: Urology – University de Montreal

Fellowships: Oncology, Urological – M.D. Anderson Hospital

 

Dr. Suvas Desai, MD

Medical School: Baroda Medical College 

Residency: Lahey Clinic  

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

ACS Fellow

Former President, American Association of Physicians from India

Dr. Euclid J. deSouza, MD 

Medical School: St. John’s Medical School in India

Residency: Urology – New Rochelle Medical Center, Creighton University School of Medicine

Certifications: Adult and Pediatric Urology, American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association

Dr. William Lloyd Glover, Jr., MD

Education: Medical School – University of Tennessee, Memphis

Internship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Residency: George Washington University Hospital

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

William M. Harper IV, MD, FACS

Education: Medical School – Medical College of Georgia

Internship/Residency: Medical College of Georgia

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Specialty: Urology

Dr. Johnathan Henderson, MD

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine

Residency: Hallmark Health System 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

 

Tim Hlavinka, MD

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Dr. Ravi R. Jahagirdar, MD 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Education: Medical School – Seth G.S. Medical College

Residencies: Urology – (The Jewish Hospital), University of Cincinnati, Tulane University

General Surgery – (King Edward Mem Hosp – Parel, Mumbai)

Former President, American Association of Physicians from India 

Former President, Orange County Medical Society 

 

Dr. Naveen Kella, MD, FACS 

Board Certified Urologist, Residency Tufts, New England Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts

Fellowship, Urologic Oncology 2002-2003

Founder and Director, The Urology Place, San Antonio, Texas

Hospital Affiliations in San Antonio, TX

Baptist Healthcare Systems, Christus Santa Rosa Healthcare Systems

Nix Health Systems, Methodist Hospital and North Central Methodist Hospital

Author of more than 100 publications 

Timothy Kneib, MD

Education: Medical School – University of Kansas School of Medicine

Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

 

Dr. Badrinath Konety, MD, MBA

Chairman of Urology, University of Minnesota 

Medical School: Bangalore Medical College

MBA: Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh 

Fellowship: Department of Urology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center/University of California San Francisco

Fellowship in Urologic Oncology, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

Former Chief of Urology, University of Iowa

Former Vice-Chair, Department of Urology, UCSF

AFUD Scholar,Ferdinand Valentine Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Secretary, Societe Internationale d' Urologie, US Section, Best Doctors in America 

Author of more than 120 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and reviews 

Editor, Journal of Urology  

David H. Lamb, MD, FACS

Undergraduate: University of Alabama – Huntsville

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Residency: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

General Surgery Residency: University of Illinois – Urology

 

Russell Locke MD

Medical School: completed surgical and urological training at the University of Florida 

Board Certifications: Fellow of the American College of Surgeons;  American Board of Urology

Specialty: Urology

Dr. Jordan Luskin, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine 

Residency: Georgetown University Hospital 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

 

Dr. Rabii Hussein Madi, MD 

Faculty Title: Associate Professor, Division of Urology, Georgia Health Sciences University

Medical Degree: Kursk State Medical University, Russia

Residency: Urology, American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon 

Fellowship: Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center 

Dr. Mani Menon, MD

Education: Medical School – Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University

Internship: Bryn Mawr Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency Johns Hopkins University of Medical School

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Specialties: Urology, Robotic Surgery

Vattikuti Chair in Oncology

Director, Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System 

Performed First Robotic Prostate Surgery in U.S. and Established Robotic Prostatectomy in U.S.

Developed "Veil of Aphrodite" technique for nerve-sparing used worldwide 

Author of more than 300 publications, chapters, textbooks, videos

Former Member NIDDK Advisory Board 

Former Trustee Member, American Board of Urology 

Recipient of Gold Cystoscope Award, AUA

Shustruta Award of Distinction in Urology, IAUA, Best Doctors in America 

 

Perinchery Narayan, MD  

Chief Medical Officer of HIFU Solution, Gainesville, FL

Dr. Narayan is a member of the American Urological Association, Society for Basic Urological Research, International College of Surgeons, and Society of Urologic Oncology, among many others. He has served on several committees and boards. His research and writings have appeared in multiple articles, abstracts, book chapters in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and leading medical textbooks.

Board-certified Urologist. 

Fellowship in Oncology, Sidney Farbar Cancer Institute Boston, MA Harvard Medical School

Residency at the University of Minnesota

American Urology Association Scholar {AFUD}

Former Professor at University of California, San Francisco 

Former Head of VA Urology Service San Francisco (1985-94)and Gainesville FL(1994-2000).

Former Co-Director Urologic Oncology UCSF

Former Chief of Urology at University of Florida, College of Medicine

Former Director of Urology Residency Program at University of Florida College of Medicine 

Author of over 180+ publications, most of which are related to prostate cancer

Patents: Endorectal MR Probe for Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer, Use of Artificial Intelligence Algorithm in diagnosis of prostate cancer, a Method for Lithotripsy of Ureteral Calculi

Currently in Group practice in Gainesville, FL with additional offices in Ocala/Villages, Palatka, and St. Augustine.

Roscoe S. Nelson, MD

Education: Medical School – University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Internship/Residency: University of California Davis Medical Center

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Specialty: Urology

Dr. James Noble, MD

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch

Internship/Residency: LSU School of Medicine

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

Speciality: Urology 

Clinical assistant professor, Department of Urology LSU School of Medicine

 

Dr. David F. Penson, MD, Vanderbilt University

Chair, Department of Urologic Surgery
Paul V. Hamilton, MD and Virginia E. Howd Professor of Urologic Oncology
Co-Leader, Cancer Health Outcomes and Control Research Program
Director, Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research
Urologic Surgeon/Oncologist

Dr. Penson is a board-certified urologic oncologist who focuses on urological malignancies, particularly bladder and prostate cancer. He is an internationally recognized expert in the care of both of these common cancers and is also a federally funded researcher with a focus on patient-reported outcomes, survivorship and comparative effectiveness in prostate cancer. He serves as the American Urologic Association National Chair for Healthcare Policy and is the organization’s representative to the Commission on Cancer.

Education

M.D. – Boston University, 1991

M.P.H. – Yale University, 2000

Postgraduate Training

General Surgery Internship – UCLA Health System, 1992

General Surgery Residency – UCLA Health System, 1993

Urology Residency – UCLA Health System, 1997

Fellowship – Yale University School of Medicine, 1999

Dr. Nathan Pursifull, MD

Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

 

Art Rastinehad, MD

Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Residency: Smith Institute for Urology of the North Shore LIJ Health System

Fellowship in Interventional Radiology 

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology 

 

Dr. Nick Schroff, MD FACS 

Board-certified Urologist  

Advanced Clinical Training for High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU), Indianapolis, IN, 

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1980-Present

Served on several committees, boards and published several papers

Advisory Board, HIFU Solution

President American Prostate Cancer Foundation

Dr. Puneet Sindhwani, MD

Kenneth Kropp Professor of Urology

Chairman, Department of Urology 

Education: Medical School – Government Medical College Chandigarh, Punjab University

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Residency Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH

 

Dr. Domingo Suatengco, MD

Education: Medical School – University of Santo Tomas

Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, St. Luke’s Hospital of Temple University

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Michigan Hospitals

Board Certifications: The American Board of Urology

Stan K. Sujka, MD 

Medical School: St. George's School of Medicine

Residency: General Surgery, Kaleida Health-Millard Fillmore Hospital 

Urology: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Fellowship in Urologic Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, New York

American Cancer Society Fellow

Board Certified Urologist

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, Member, AUA, Southeastern Section AUA, FUA

 

Dr. Scott M. Sweazy, MD

Medical School: University of Kansas Medical Center

Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center – Adult and Pediatric Urology

Board certified Urologist​

Dr. Stefan Thüroff, MD, PhD

Stefan Thüroff, MD, PhD, is a specialist in urology and an expert in minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer. Dr Thüroff has had over 25 years of experience at the Clinic of Urology, Hospital in Munich, where he has been Vice Chairman of the Clinic since 2001. Dr Thüroff was one of the first physicians who performed HIFU in Europe. He has performed HIFU on several thousand patients and is an acclaimed expert on this technology. Dr Thüroff has trained hundreds of physicians all over the world on HIFU. He studied at faculties of medicine at universities in Pisa,  Italy, and Aachen and Heidelberg in Germany. Dr Thüroff has been awarded numerous scientific grants and various awards. In 2000 he received the first Development Award of Bavarian Hospitals for his work on development and implementation of HIFU technology in Germany. Dr Stefan Thüroff conducts training at international courses on lithotripsy and HIFU , and has been a lecturer at the European School of Urology since 2006. He is a member of many German and international societies, and actively participates in scientific meetings and conferences. Dr Thüroff is an author of numerous publications in German and international literature, conference reports and instructional videos. Dr Thüroff has also published landmark studies on HIFU along with Dr Chaussy and has been responsible for developing HIFU as a standard of care option for treatment of prostate cancer in Europe and many parts of the world. He is also a certified proctor who conducts courses for physicians on use of HIFU in various types of prostate cancer.

Conrado N. Tojino Jr., DO

Education: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia College

Fellowship: American College of Osteopathic Surgeons

Board Certifications: The American Osteopathic Board of Surgery

Specialties: Urology, Robotic Surgery

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