MELVILLE, NY USA (Press Release) - October 17, 2014 - Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, President, Advanced Urology Centers of New York, is the recipient of the New York Section of the American Urological Association’s Russell W. Lavengood Award. Dr. Kapoor was chosen to receive this prestigious award for his commitment to excellence in patient care and his dedication to the advancement of urology. The Lavengood award is the highest honor the New York Section can bestow upon a member, and was created to honor the memory of Dr. Lavengood’s distinguished service and leadership in all areas of urology.
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|Deepak A. Kapoor, MD|
“Dr. Kapoor was chosen to receive this award because he is regarded as a thought leader and innovator in the field of urology,” said Dr. Felix Badillo, MD, FACS, President of the New York Section of the American Urological Association. “Dr. Kapoor’s commitment to quality management and socio-economic issues in medicine are nationally recognized, as is his leadership in enhancing the patient experience in healthcare.”
Dr. Kapoor, a resident of Melville, received this prestigious award at the New York Section of the American Urological Association’s Annual Members Only Meeting, held on October 1, 2014 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.
“I want to thank the American Urological Association’s New York State Section for this great honor,” said Dr. Kapoor. “We have strived to enhance communication between physicians and ensuring that patients have access to high quality healthcare that is both affordable and convenient – it is gratifying and humbling to have this work recognized by my peers.”
Dr. Kapoor’s expertise includes basic science research in molecular biology as well as extensive experience in oncologic and reconstructive surgery. Under his leadership, Dr. Kapoor’s organization has become the largest comprehensive urology group practice in the United States, and is regarded as a national leader in the areas of quality management, utilization review, compliance and the development of coordinated clinical pathways. In addition to his duties with AUCNY, Dr. Kapoor is Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as well as Chairman of Health Policy and Immediate Past President of LUGPA.
Dr. Kapoor is a published author and lectures extensively on both clinical and business medical issues, and serves on a number of medical advisory boards, including the New York State Governor's Prostate Cancer Advisory Panel. He is the recipient of the American Urological Association's 2011 Ambrose-Reed Socioeconomic Essay Award, and continues to enjoy an active clinical practice along with his administrative duties.
Advanced Urology Centers of New York (AUCNY), a division of Integrated Medical Professionals, is comprised of community physicians committed to providing the highest level of medical service and patient care available. With more than 40 locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland County, Brooklyn and The Bronx, AUCNY is the largest urology group practice in the United States, and leading regional provider of urology services. AUCNY physicians represent some of the country’s top urologists, many of whom are active in clinical and academic research, participate in postgraduate medical education and lecture internationally on cutting edge breakthroughs in medicine. AUCNY urologists are on staff in most hospitals in the New York Metro region and participate in most insurance plans, including Medicare.
To learn more about Advanced Urology Centers of New York, call 516 931-0041 or visit www.aucofny.com.
Hilary JM Topper, MPA
HJMT Public Relations Inc.
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