Alvin Goh, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

, University of Southern California Medical Center
, Baylor College of Medicine
, Northwestern University School of Medicine

Performance of robotic simulated skills tasks is positively associated with clinical robotic surgical performance
Aghazadeh, MA, Mercado, MA, Pan, MM, Miles, BJ & Goh, AC 2016, BJU International, vol 118, no. 3, pp. 475-481. DOI:

Post-chemotherapy robotic bilateral retroperitoneal lymph node dissection using a novel single-dock technique
Stout, TE, Soni, SD & Goh, AC 2016, Journal of Robotic Surgery, pp. 1-4. DOI:

Enhanced Recovery after Urological Surgery: A Contemporary Systematic Review of Outcomes, Key Elements, and Research Needs
Azhar, RA, Bochner, B, Catto, J, Goh, AC, Kelly, J, Patel, HD, Pruthi, RS, Thalmann, GN & Desai, M 2016, European Urology. DOI:

Performance of robotic simulated skills tasks is positively associated with clinical robotic surgical performance
Aghazadeh, MA, Mercado, MA, Pan, MM, Miles, BJ & Goh, AC 2016, BJU International. DOI:

Multi-institutional validation of fundamental inanimate robotic skills tasks
Goh, AC, Aghazadeh, MA, Mercado, MA, Hung, AJ, Pan, MM, Desai, MM, Gill, IS & Dunkin, BJ 2015, Journal of Urology, vol 194, no. 6, pp. 1751-1756. DOI:

Robotic intracorporeal continent cutaneous urinary diversion: Primary description
Goh, AC, Aghazadeh, MA, Krasnow, RE, Pastuszak, AW, Stewart, JN & Miles, BJ 2015, Journal of Endourology, vol 29, no. 11, pp. 1217-1220. DOI:

External validation of Global Evaluative Assessment of Robotic Skills (GEARS)
Aghazadeh, MA, Jayaratna, IS, Hung, AJ, Pan, MM, Desai, MM, Gill, IS & Goh, AC 2015, Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques, vol 29, no. 11, pp. 3261-3266. DOI:

Novel endoscopic diagnosis for bladder cancer
Lerner, SP & Goh, A 2015, Cancer, vol 121, no. 2, pp. 169-178. DOI:

Robotic intracorporeal urinary diversion: technical details to improve time efficiency
Desai, MM, de Abreu, ALUC, Goh, AC, Fairey, A, Berger, A, Leslie, S, Xie, HWE, Gill, KS, Miranda, G, Aron, M, Sotelo, RJ, Sun, Y, Xu, Z & Gill, ISI 2014, Journal of endourology / Endourological Society, vol 28, no. 11, pp. 1320-1327. DOI:

Robotics as a Tool for Training and Assessment of Surgical Skills
Dunkin, B, OMalley, M, Celik, O, Huegel, J, Byrne, M, Bismuth, J, Goh, A & Miles, B 2014, . in M Garbey, S Berceli, P Cerveri, BL Bass & C Collet (eds), Computational Surgery and Dual Training. Springer New York, New York, pp. 365-375. DOI:

Training and performance analysis: Robotics as a tool for training and assessment of surgical skill
O’Malley, MK, Celik, O, Huegel, JC, Byrne, MD, Bismuth, J, Dunkin, BJ, Goh, AC & Miles, BJ 2014, . in Computational Surgery and Dual Training: Computing, Robotics and Imaging. Springer New York, pp. 365-376. DOI:

Robotic intracorporeal orthotopic neobladder during radical cystectomy in 132 patients
Desai, MM, Gill, IS, De Castro Abreu, AL, Hosseini, A, Nyberg, T, Adding, C, Laurin, O, Collins, J, Miranda, G, Goh, AC, Aron, M & Wiklund, P 2014, Journal of Urology, vol 192, no. 6, pp. 1734-1740. DOI:

Robotic partial nephrectomy with superselective versus main artery clamping: A retrospective comparison
Desai, MM, De Castro Abreu, AL, Leslie, S, Cai, J, Huang, EYH, Lewandowski, PM, Lee, D, Dharmaraja, A, Berger, AK, Goh, A, Ukimura, O, Aron, M & Gill, IS 2014, European Urology, vol 66, no. 4, pp. 713-719. DOI:

Renal tumor contact surface area: A novel parameter for predicting complexity and outcomes of partial nephrectomy
Leslie, S, Gill, IS, De Castro Abreu, AL, Rahmanuddin, S, Gill, KS, Nguyen, M, Berger, AK, Goh, AC, Cai, J, Duddalwar, VA, Aron, M & Desai, MM 2014, European Urology, vol 66, no. 5, pp. 884-893. DOI:

Miniaturized CARS microendoscope probe design for label-free intraoperative imaging
Chen, X, Wang, X, Xu, X, Cheng, J, Liu, Z, Weng, S, Thrall, MJ, Goh, AC, McCormick, DT, Wong, K & Wong, STC 2014, . in Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. vol. 8947, 89470Y, SPIE, Imaging, Manipulation, and Analysis of Biomolecules, Cells, and Tissues XII, San Francisco, CA, United States, 3-6 February. DOI:

Comparative assessment of three standardized robotic surgery training methods
Hung, AJ, Jayaratna, IS, Teruya, K, Desai, MM, Gill, IS & Goh, AC 2013, BJU International, vol 112, no. 6, pp. 864-871. DOI:

Partial nephrectomy - Contemporary indications, techniques and outcomes
Leslie, S, Goh, AC & Gill, IS 2013, Nature Reviews Urology, vol 10, no. 5, pp. 275-283. DOI:

Total intracorporeal robotic cystectomy: Are we there yet?
Collins, JW, Wiklund, PN, Desai, MM, Goh, AC & Gill, IS 2013, Current Opinion in Urology, vol 23, no. 2, pp. 135-140. DOI:

Robotic intracorporeal orthotopic ileal neobladder: Replicating open surgical principles
Goh, AC, Gill, IS, Lee, DJ, De Castro Abreu, AL, Fairey, AS, Leslie, S, Berger, AK, Daneshmand, S, Sotelo, R, Gill, KS, Xie, HW, Chu, LY, Aron, M & Desai, MM 2012, European Urology, vol 62, no. 5, pp. 891-901. DOI:

Robotic transrectal ultrasonography during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy
Hung, AJ, De Castro Abreu, AL, Shoji, S, Goh, AC, Berger, AK, Desai, MM, Aron, M, Gill, IS & Ukimura, O 2012, European Urology, vol 62, no. 2, pp. 341-348. DOI: