Dr. Desai receives endourology lectureship award

September 19, 2012

The 2012 Arthur D. Smith Endourology Lectureship has been awarded to Mihir Mahesh Desai, MD, DNB, director of the Center for Advanced Robotics at the University of Southern California Institute of Urology, Los Angeles.

The 2012 Arthur D. Smith Endourology Lectureship has been awarded to Mihir Mahesh Desai, MD, DNB, director of the Center for Advanced Robotics at the University of Southern California Institute of Urology, Los Angeles.

Dr. Desai won the award, commonly known as the "Arthur" award, during the World Congress of Endourology in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Desai was chosen for his academic contributions to the field of urology, particularly in advanced laparoscopic urology and the use of robotics in minimally invasive surgeries.

Dr. Desai received his doctor of medicine and master of surgery from Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India. He was certified in genitourinary surgery in New Delhi, India, in 1999 and trained in advanced laparoscopic urology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 2000 to 2003.

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