Jason T. Rothwax, MD


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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Undergraduate Brandeis University (8/2006-2/2010)
Bachelor of Science Magna cum laude Waltham, MA

Medical School Albert Einstein College of Medicine (7/2010-
5/2015)
Doctor of Medicine
With special distinction in clinical research
Bronx, NY

Internship General Surgery (7/2015-6/2016)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency Urology (7/2016-6/2020)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


HONORS AND AWARDS

Einstein Scholar Service and Research Award Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY 2010-2015

Golding Merit Scholarship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx, NY 2010-2015

Einstein Research Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD 2013-2014

PUBLICATIONS

• Okoro C, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Walton-Diaz A, Shakir NA, Rothwax JT, Raskolnikov D, Stamatakis L, Su D, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Merino MJ, Parnes HL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Magnetic resonance imaging/transrectal ultrasonography fusion prostate biopsy significantly outperforms systematic 12-core biopsy for prediction of total magnetic resonance imaging tumor volume in active surveillance patients. Journal of Endourology. October 2015.

• George AK, Rothwax JT, Herati AS, Srinivasan AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Shah P, Waingankar N, Saluja SS, Richstone L, Kavoussi LR. Perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy stratified by body mass index. Journal of Endourology. September 2015.

• Walton Diaz A, Shakir NA, George AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Rothwax JT, Stamatakis L, Hong CW, Siddiqui MM, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Su D, Shih J, Han H, Parnes HL, Merino MJ, Simon RM, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Use of serial multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in the management of patients with prostate cancer on active surveillance. Urologic Oncology. May 2015.

• Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, George AK, Rothwax JT, Shakir N, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Parnes HL, Linehan WM, Merino MJ, Simon RM, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Comparison of MR/ultrasound fusion- guided biopsy with ultrasound-guided biopsy for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. JAMA. January 2015.

• Raskolnikov D, George AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Siddiqui MM, Shakir NA, Okoro C, Rothwax JT, Walton-Diaz A, Sankineni S, Su D, Stamatakis L, Merino MJ, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. The role of magnetic resonance image guided prostate biopsy in stratifying men for risk of extracapsular extension at radical prostatectomy. Journal of Urology. July 2015.

• Levine SM, Wilson SC, Sinno S, Rothwax JT, Dillon A, Saadeh PB. Plastic surgery mortality: an 11-year, single-institution experience. Annals of Plastic Surgery. May 2016.

• Raskolnikov D, Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Turkbey B, Shakir NA, Okoro C, Rothwax JT, Walton-Diaz A, Siddiqui MM, Su D, Stamatakis L, Yan P, Kruecker J, Xu S, Merino MJ, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. The role of image guided biopsy targeting in patients with atypical small acinar proliferation. Journal of Urology. February 2015.

• Shakir NA, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Rothwax JT, Rais-Bahrami S, Stamatakis L, Su D, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Walton-Diaz A, Simon RM, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Identification of threshold prostate specific antigen levels to optimize the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer by magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound fusion guided biopsy. Journal of Urology. December 2014.

• Raskolnikov D, George AK, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Shakir NA, Okoro C, Rothwax JT, Walton-Diaz A, Siddiqui MM, Su D, Stamatakis L, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and image-guided biopsy to detect seminal vesicle invasion by prostate cancer. Journal of Endourology. November 2014.

Rothwax JT, George AK, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Multiparametric MRI in biopsy guidance for prostate cancer: fusion guided. Biomed Research International. July 2014.

• Johnson LM, Rothwax JT, Turkbey B, Rais-Bahrami S, Wood BJ, Figg WD, Choyke PL, Merino MJ, Pinto PA. Multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging of the prostate aids to detect lesion progression. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. July 2014

• Sadacca B, Rothwax JT, Katz DB. Sodium concentration coding gives way to evaluative coding in cortex and amygdala. Journal of Neuroscience. July 2012.

ABSTRACTS/PRESENTATIONS

Rothwax JT, Griffith JP, Valenzuela RJ. Preoperative administration of a long-acting local anesthetic block to limit narcotic use after inflatable penile prosthesis insertion. New York Section, AUA Annual Valentine Essay Meeting. New York, NY. April 2018.

Rothwax JT, Griffith JP, Valenzuela RJ. Preoperative administration of a long-acting local anesthetic block to limit narcotic use after inflatable penile prosthesis insertion. World Meeting on Sexual Medicine Annual Meeting. Lisbon, Portugal. February 2018.

Rothwax JT, Stock J. The role of cranberries in the prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections. New York Section, AUA Annual Valentine Essay Meeting. New York, NY. April 2017.

Rothwax JT, Stock J. Cran-sensitive: the berried history of the cranberry’s role in the prevention of urinary tract infections. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. May 2017.

Rothwax JT, Siddiqui MM, Turkbey B, George AK, Shakir NA, Rais- Bahrami S, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Walton-Diaz A, Su D, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. PCA score: a simple MR-Imaging based system to identify men at risk for prostate cancer. Engineering and Urology Society Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2014.

• Shakir NA, Rothwax JT, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Stamatakis L, Su D, Walton-Diaz A, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Detection and upgrading of prostate cancer by MRI/ultrasound fusion guided biopsy across PSA-based cutoffs. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2014.
*Received Best Abstract — Outstanding Poster Session in the Plenary Program

• Walton-Diaz A, Shakir NA, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Rothwax JT, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Hong CW, Su D, Stamatakis L, Han H, Simon RM, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Multiparametric prostate MRI and MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsy in the follow-up of prostate cancer progression for men on active surveillance. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2014.

• Shakir NA, George AK, Rothwax JT, Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Stamatakis L, Su D, Walton-Diaz A, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Merino MJ, Wood BJ, Pinto PA. Multiparametric MRI characteristics of patients upgraded by MRI/ultrasound fusion guided biopsy across PSA-based cutoffs. American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. May 2014.

• George AK, Rothwax JT, Rais-Bahrami S, Siddiqui MM, Stamatakis L, Su D, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Merino MJ, Pinto PA. Using MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsy to detect clinically significant prostate cancer in the African American population. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Okoro C, Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Stamatakis L, Rothwax JT, Su D, Raskolnikov D, Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Merino MJ, Pinto PA. The performance of targeted magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound fusion biopsy versus random 12- core biopsy for prediction of total prostate cancer tumor volume. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Shakir NA, Walton−Diaz A, Rais−Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Rothwax JT, Hong CW, Stamatakis L, George AK, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Siddiqui MM, Su D, Simon RM, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Multiparametric prostate MRI and MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsy as tools to follow prostate cancer progression for men on active surveillance. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Su D, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Stamatakis L, Hong CW, Rothwax JT, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Simon RM, Turkbey B, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Comparing magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound-fusion biopsy and systemic 12-core transrectal ultrasound biopsy for whole gland pathology. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Raskolnikov D, Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Turkbey B, Okoro C, Rothwax JT, Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Siddiqui MM, Su D, Stamatakis L, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Utility of multiparametric MRI at 3 tesla and MRI/ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy in detecting seminal vesicle invasion by prostate cancer. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Hong Truong, Stamatakis L, Walton-Diaz A, George AK, Rothwax JT, Su D, Shakir NA, Raskolnikov D, Wood BJ, Merino MJ, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Simon RM, Pinto PA. Prediction of prostate cancer Gleason score using a MRI-based nomogram. Genitourinary Cancer Symposium, ASCO. San Francisco, CA. January 2014.

• Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Hong Truong, Stamatakis L, Walton-Diaz A, George AK, Rothwax JT, Su D, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Shakir NA, Wood BJ, Merino MJ, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Simon RM, Pinto PA. Utilization of a prostate MRI nomogram for prediction of biopsy gleason score. Society for Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting. Bethesda, MD. December 2013.

• Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Rais-Bahrami S, Turkbey B, Rothwax JT, Hong CW, Stamatakis L, George AK, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Siddiqui MM, Su D, Simon RM, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Serial multiparametric prostate MRI and MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsy as a tool to follow prostate cancer progression for men on active surveillance. Society for Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting. Bethesda, MD. December 2013.

• Su D, George AK, Siddiqui MM, Rais-Bahrami S, Stamatakis L, Hong CW, Rothwax JT, Okoro C, Raskolnikov D, Shakir NA, Walton-Diaz A, Simon RM, Turkbey B, Wood BJ, Choyke PL, Pinto PA. Magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound-fusion biopsy better predicts whole gland pathology compared to systemic 12-core transrectal ultrasound biopsy. Society for Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting. Bethesda, MD. December 2013.

• Okoro C, Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Walton-Diaz A, Siddiqui MM, Shakir NA, Rothwax JT, Raskolnikov D, Stamatakis L, Su D, Turkbey B, Choyke PL, Wood BJ, Merino MJ, Pinto PA. Targeted magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound fusion biopsy significantly outperforms random 12-core biopsy for prediction of total prostate cancer tumor volume. Society for Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting. Bethesda, MD. December 2013.

JOURNAL REVIEWER

BMC Urology – 2014

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member: American Urological Association 2010 – Present
Member: American Urological Association 2014 – Present
Member: New York Section, AUA 2015 – Present

WORK EXPERIENCE/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Urologic Oncology Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
• Conducted basic science and clinical research focused on optimizing the use of imaging modalities in the diagnosis and management of prostate and kidney cancers
• Advisor: Dr. Peter Pinto
• Research Fellow, 2013 – 2014

Katz Lab, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
• Constructed electrodes, performed implantation surgeries, designed and conducted behavioral tasks in the investigation of the role of the gustatory cortex, central and basolateral amygdalae in preferential ingestive behavior in rats
• Advisor: Dr. Don Katz
• Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2007 – 2009

SKILLS

Languages spoken: Hebrew

Office Info

2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite N214
Lake Success, NY 11042
516-437-4228 (Phone)
516-355-0637 (Fax)