Dmitriy Nikolavsky, MD
Dr. Dmitriy Nikolavsky earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2005 after completing his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at University of Detroit Mercy in 2000. He completed his internship in General Surgery in 2007 and subsequently his residency in Urology in 2011, both at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He went on to train at the University of Colorado as a Fellow in Genitourinary Rconstruction in 2011. He then joined the faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY with an appointment as Assistant Professor in Urology and Director of Reconstructive Urology in 2012, promoted as Associate Professor in 2017 and Professor in 2021.
Dr. Nikolavsky runs a busy practice that focuses on reconstructive urology. His clinical interests include urethral reconstruction, fistula, male incontinence and correction of complications of transgender surgery. He holds a wide array of research interests, encompassing both clinical and patient-reported outcomes of urologic reconstruction, and development of novel techniques for urethral and ureteral reconstruction. He is working in collaboration with several centers in the US and worldwide on projects ranging from bench research to clinical outcomes studies.
Dr. Nikolavsky is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS) where he was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2019. Between 2011 and 2015, he has served as the Program Director/AUA Liaison for the Russian Language Session at the AUA annual meeting. In 2019 Dr. Nikolavsky was elected to the Board of Directors a Young Urologist Member of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association.