Yekutiel Sandman Private Practice Urology Specialty Care, Miami FL 2007-Present Residency University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL 2003-2007 Urology Residency & Chief Residency Intership University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL 2002-2003 Surgical Internship Education Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 1998-2002 MD 1995-1998 Yeshiva University, NY, NY BA Political Science, Magna Cum Laude 1993-1995 University of New Haven, West Haven, CT Earned 42 Credits Honors and Awards Private Practice Chosen as one of America’s Top Urologists by Consumer’s Choice Research Council 2007 University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Winner of the Milton Copland Pyelogram Hour, Florida Urologic Society 2005 Second Place Debate Hour, Florida Urologic Society 2005 Third Place Debate Hour, Florida Urologic Society 2004 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Honors in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine. Selected as tutor in Gross Anatomy and Pharmacology. Yeshiva University Norman Palefski Award for most outstanding scholar athlete. Jeffrey Seelenfreund Memorial Award for excellence in Jewish studies and character. Research and Publications Author 2007 Complications of Genitourinary Trauma: Chapter in Complications in Surgery and Trauma S Cohn, Editor; Taylor Francis Publisher. Researcher & Co-author 2005 Conducted animal and basic science research regarding the role of Interleukin-8 (IL-8) in prostate cancer, author of review of role of IL-8 in prostate cancer (submitted for publication), co-author of original research of role of IL-8 in prostate cancer (see below) co-author of several abstracts regarding the above research (presented at Annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Poster Session). Interleukin-8 Is a Molecular Determinant of Androgen Independence and Progression in Prostate Cancer : Cancer Research 2007 67: 6854-6862. INTERLEUKIN-8 AND AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANDROGEN INDEPENDENCE: Annual Zubrod Memorial Lecture and Poster Session 2005 Summer Research Fellow Summer 1999 Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jeffrey Blustein, PhD. Dept. of Bioethics: Reviewed pertinent literature regarding the autonomy and decision making capacity of teenagers and constructed several case scenarios to illustrate the principles involved in determining such capacity. Research Assistant & Co-author Summer 1997 Yale School of Medicine Morris Traube, MD. Section of Digestive Diseases: Examined charts from esophageal motility laboratory to identify patients with diffuse esophageal spasm who underwent 24 hour pH monitoring to determine if idiopathic and reflux- associated spasm can be differentiated by manometric criteria. Idiopathic and reflux-associated diffuse esophageal spasm: a lack of differentiation by manometry (abstract): Steinlauf AF, Sandman Y, Traube M. Gastroenterology 1998: A842. American Gastroenterological Association 1998. Extracurricular Activities Crown Heights Tutoring Project 1997-1998 Designed and founded a program that attempted to bridge the gap between the Hasidic and African-American communities through interaction in an after-school program. Hasidic young adults tutored African-American elementary school children in various subjects. Featured on CBS Evening News. Professional Organizations American Urological Association since 2003 Florida Urological Association since 2004 Florida Medical Association 2007 Personal Fluent in Yiddish and Hebrew and proficient in Spanish. Married and Father of 3 children. Hobbies include wine tasting and music.