Samir Taneja ,

  • Professor of Urology, Radiology, and Biomedical Engineering


Samir Taneja
  • Vice Chair, Urology
  • Director, Division of Urologic Oncology
  • GU Program Director, Perlmutter Cancer Center

As director of the Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center (SCPCC)Prof. Samir Taneja is conducting research that focuses on the use of MRI to improve methods of prostate imaging, cancer detection, disease localization, and treatment. The work of his team has transformed the field of prostate cancer diagnosis and therapy over the last 15 years.

Research Interests
urologic oncology, prostate cancer imaging, diagnosis, treatment, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

MD from Northwestern University, 1990

Residency, UCLA Medical Center, 1992

Residency, UCLA Medical Center, 1996

James M. Neissa and Janet Riha Neissa Professor of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology

Professor, Department of Radiology

Co-Director, Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center

Vice Chair, Department of Urology

Genito-Urologic Program Leader, NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center

Director, Urologic Oncology