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Muhammad Choudhury, M.D. FACS

SquareProfessor and Chair of the Department of Urology

19 Skyline Drive
Phone: (914) 594-2430
Fax: (914) 594-2431

Muhammad S. Choudhury, M.D., FACS, is professor and chair of the Department of Urology at New York Medical College, a position he has served since 2001. He also serves as the director of urology at Westchester Medical Center since 1989. His clinical interests include urologic cancer and general urology.

Dr. Choudhury served as president of the New York Section of the American Urological Association and as chair of the Section of Urology of the New York Academy of Medicine. He has served as the president of the medical staff of the Westchester Medical Center for four years and currently is the Chair of By-laws and Utilization Committee. Dr. Choudhury served as the New York Section representative to the American Urological Association for four years. Resident education and training are his passion, and he has helped train more than 100 residents and fellows during his career.

Dr. Choudhury immigrated to the U.S. from Sylhet, Bangladesh in 1975 and completed his residency in urology at New York Medical College in 1980, followed by a year of fellowship training in urologic cancer at Roswell Park Memorial Institute. He joined the faculty of the Department of Urology at New York Medical College in 1981.


  • M.D., MAG Osmani Medical College
  • Residency, Urology, New York Medical College
  • Fellowship, Urologic Oncology, Roswell Park Memorial Institute


  • Castle Connelly – Best Doctors
  • New York Magazine – Best Doctors
  • Westchester Magazine – Best Doctors
  • New York Medical College Teaching Award
  • Honoree, 29th Annual Westchester Medical Center Ball
  • Russell Lavengood Award for Service to New York Section, New York Section, American Urological Association, Annual Meeting
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, BAUS – Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons


  • Alexander B, Fishman AI, Green D, et. al. "Attenuation of androgenic regulation by brefeldin A in androgen-responsive prostate cancer cells." Urologic oncology, 31(1), (2013) 104-9. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2010.11.009
  • Hettiarachchi JA, Finkelstein MP, Schwartz AM, et. al. "Benign retroperitoneal schwannoma presenting as a giant adrenal tumor." Urologia internationalis, 71(2), (2003) 231-2.
  • Finkelstein MP, Aynehchi S, Samadi AA, et. al. "Chemosensitization of carmustine with maitake beta-glucan on androgen-independent prostatic cancer cells: involvement of glyoxalase I." Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.), 8(5), (2002) 573-80.
  • Davidson SD, Milanesa DM, Mallouh C, et. al. "A possible regulatory role of glyoxalase I in cell viability of human prostate cancer." Urological research, 30(2), (2002) 116-21.
  • Finkelstein MP, Drinis S, Tortorelis DG, et. al. "Recurrence of renal cell carcinoma with extensive vena caval thrombus three years after radical nephrectomy." Urologia internationalis, 68(3), (2002) 199-201.

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  • Clinical GU Lecture, New York Medical College 2021
  • “EMPIRE SERIES: In-Service Prep Series RCC:  Staging and Management, Guidelines, Hereditary Syndromes”.  NYS AUA Empire Series, September 14, 2020.
  • Risk Stratified approach to the management of localized prostate cancer”. Surgery Grand Rounds, Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. February 19, 2020.
  • Clinical GU Lecture, New York Medical College, 2020.
  • Testicular Cancer:  Management of Seminoma:  Stage for Stage. Management of Clinical Stage 1 NSGCT. January 11-12, 2020.  BAUS, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • “Small Renal Masses: When Less is More: Role of Active Surveillance.” January 11-12, 2020. BAUS, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • “Management of Metastatic Prostate Cancer: 2020 update.”  January 11-12, 2020. BAUS, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • “Management of High-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer: Is there a best approach?" 2020: BAUSCON. January 11-12, 2020, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • “Clinical GU Lecture", New York Medical College, 2019.


  • Director of Urology, Westchester Medical Center 
  • Member, Executive Committee of Medical Staff: Westchester Medical Center
  • Chair, By-Laws Committee of the Medical Staff: Westchester Medical Center
  • Chair, Utilization Management Committee: Westchester Medical Center
  • Medical Operations Committee
  • American Urological Association
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • Society for Urology and Engineering
  • New York State Urological Society
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • Westchester County Medical Society
  • Society of Urology Chairpersons and Program Directors
  • Society of University Urologists


  • English
  • Bengali