Prostate Cancer Screening Law Gives Greater Access in 2019

Deepak A. Kapoor, MD championed the new law removing coinsurance and copayments for life saving prostate cancer screening. See the News 12 interview here.

Dr. Riccardo Ricciardi (AUCNY-Bayside) Designated a UroLift® Center of Excellence

On April 25th, Dr. Riccardo Ricciardi, Jr. (AUCNY-Bayside) was designated a Urolift Center of Excellence. See video from the ceremony here.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign Viewed on NASDAQ Tower

AUCNY Doctors Defend LUGPA APM

Did you watch Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor and Dr. Kathleen Latino defending the LUGPA APM proposal to the full PTAC committee? If you missed it, click here to watch.

Deepak A. Kapoor, MD Provides Testimony on Importance of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Deepak A. Kapoor, MD provided testimony to the “Committee on Health” in Council Chambers at City Hall. His impassioned speech provided irrefutable support for the prostate cancer legislation recognizing September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in New York City.



Nicole Fleischmann, MD Shares the Benefits of Interstim on WCBS-TV

If you find yourself looking for bathrooms wherever you go, you’ll really want to watch Dr. Fleischmann’s interview with Dr. Max Gomez. She provides a valuable solution to overactive bladder.

Deepak A. Kapoor, MD Testifies to the House Energy and Commerce Committee

The diagnosis of prostate cancer is usually established with a test called needle biopsy of the prostate. Doctors rely on the results of the biopsy to counsel patients about the treatment options available to them. “Precision medicine and targeted therapy requires complete and total diagnostic accuracy in this test,” says Dr. Kapoor.  Despite best laboratory practices, errors are being made. Click below to hear the testimony.


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Riccardo Ricciardi, Jr., MD spoke about the Urolift® procedure on

Dr. Riccardo Ricciardi and one of his patients shared info about the life-changing results experienced from this treatment. Read about it and watch the video.

Sid Rosenberg of WABC Radio’s “Sid & Bernie” Show Talks About AUCNY

Did you hear Sid Rosenberg of WABC radio’s “Sid & Bernie” show talk about AUCNY? If not, tune in to listen.

Origins of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Dr. David Crawford invited Dr. Deepak Kapoor to discuss the origins and background of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). This presentation is especially timely and important with the USPSTF’s recommendation against prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. Listen here.

LHRH Agonists and Antagonists in Prostate Cancer

Carl Olsson, MD, compared the efficacy of LHRH agonists with antagonists, which are commonly used to treat patients with prostate cancer. Tune in here.

Eric Mitchnick, MD, FACS Spoke with News 12 About Prostate Cancer Early Detection

Dr. Eric Mitchnick talked about the advances in prostate cancer early detection and treatment with News 12 at the Blue Ribbon Run for prostate cancer at Syosset Woodbury Community Park. To hear the interview, click here.

AUCNY Northport/Port Jefferson Station Doctor Chats with FIOS1 News

Eric Mitchnick, MD, FACS told FIOS1News that prostate cancer is easily treated when caught in the early stages. To hear the interview at the Blue Ribbon Run for prostate cancer, click here.

The Most Common Symptom of Prostate Cancer Is No Symptoms at All

Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor talks about who needs to be screened for prostate cancer, how often and why. Unfortunately, since there are no symptoms for this disease, it cannot be found without looking for it. Early detection saves lives. Click here to learn the facts.

Benefits of an Integrated Medical Approach

The doctors of Advanced Urology Centers of New York and Advanced Radiation Centers of New York, divisions of Integrated Medical Professionals, PLLC discuss urological issues and the benefits of an integrated medical approach. Moderated by Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, the panel of doctors (Drs. Carlton Barnswell, MD, Nicole Fleischmann, MD, Alfred Kohan, MD, Joseph Jamal, MD, Seth Lerner, MD and Shawn Zimberg, MD), had a candid discussion about several urology issues, including a dialog about fighting several cancers with radiation treatment. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss. Click here to join the discussion.

AUCNY Joined Henry Schein, IMF and LUGPA to Promote Prostate Cancer Early Detection

AUCNY joined forces with Henry Schein, IMF and LUGPA to create awareness about the importance of early detection in fighting prostate cancer. When prostate cancer is caught early, the 10 year relative survival rate is 98%. To get the facts, click here. Early detection saves lives!

Prostate Cancer Test Proved to be a Lifesaver for Former Heavyweight Boxer

Former heavyweight boxer Renaldo “Mister” Snipes knows first-hand how important prostate cancer screening is in saves lives. Watch the interview conducted with Dr. Kapoor and Mr. Snipes that aired on Time Warner Cable News – NY 1 here.

We’ve Pledged to Take a Pie in the Face to Save Lives

We are joining the Integrated Medical Foundation by taking a pie in the face to remind others that early detection saves lives. The way it works is each participant challenges someone else to take a pie in the face in the fight against prostate cancer. Then we hit our self in the face with the pie and post it on social media.

Our doctors, employees, vendors, families and friends are joining in to raise awareness. We hope you will too. Let’s work together to save the lives of the men we love. Some of our videos can be viewed here. – Deepak A. Kapoor, MD – Felix Badillo, MD – Harvey Gutman, MD

In the Spotlight

At Yankee Stadium, Dr. Deepak Kapoor spoke about how advances in technology has changed prostate cancer screening.