Assistant Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice


Boris Gershman, MD, graduated magna cum laude from Brown University and received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He has received numerous institutional and organizational honors and awards including the Maria L. Caleel Memorial Award for Academic Excellence, the Dr. I. S. Ravdin Memorial Prize in Surgery, the Dr. Spencer Morris Prize, and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He serves as a reviewer for multiple journals, and has been recognized as Reviewer of the Year by European Urology. 

Dr. Gershman's clinical interests focus on urologic oncology, including the management of prostate, kidney, bladder, and testis cancer. He has a broad research interest in comparative effectiveness and health services research, with a particular focus on risk-stratification for urologic malignancies and quality measurement. 

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