Benjamin M. Brucker, MD

  • Specialties: Urology, Uro-Gynecology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-754-2404

About Me

One of my grandfathers was a general surgeon and the other was an obstetrician—I chose a specialty that is the perfect blend of their fields. I specialize in urology, urogynecology, and surgery, and I help to manage bladder problems, incontinence, urinary tract infections, pelvic organ prolapse, and other conditions.

I use a combination of traditional approaches and advanced, minimally invasive techniques to improve safety, speed of recovery, and outcomes for my patients. I maintain wonderful relationships with my patients and find it incredibly rewarding to help them by managing their conditions and performing surgeries.

It is vital for physicians to completely understand how a condition affects a patient. To do so, we must be familiar with the person’s overall health, sense of wellbeing, and quality of life, as well as the impact of the condition on the person’s relationships and families.

Having this information helps me to create individualized treatment plans. Treatments cannot be “one size fits all,” because every patient experience is unique. Our team, regarded as one of the best in the world, pays close attention to each person’s needs and diagnosis.

In addition to treating patients, I conduct research on incontinence, the effects of multiple sclerosis and neurologic disorders on the bladder, and treatment of people with overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate. I’m very fortunate to have received a grant from the Allergan Foundation to continue my research on incontinence. This funding also enables me to train future leaders in the field.

I am proud to have been selected by Super Doctors for a “Rising Star” distinction in the New York Metro area and by The Leading Physicians of the World for a “Top Urologist” award.


Conditions and Treatments

incontinence, pelvic prolapse, overactive bladder, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), urinary tract infection, vaginal hysterectomy, bladder problem, cystocele, laser surgery, rectocele, minimally invasive surgery, reconstructive surgery, robotic surgery, sacrocolpopexy, prostate diseases, interstitial cystitis (IC), female genital fistula, urethral stricture, female stress incontinence
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical Director, Unit 12 East
  • Associate Director, Urology Residency Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Urology (Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction), 2014
  • American Board of Urology - Urology, 2014
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU School of Medicine, Urology, 2012
  • Residency, Hospital of The University Of Penn., Urology, 2010
  • MD from University Of Pennsylvania, 2005

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Research My Research

Publications

  • Bladder Outlet Obstruction After Incontinence Surgery

    Brucker, B M; Malacarne, D R Brucker, B M; Malacarne, D R
    Current bladder dysfunction reports. 2016 01 Mar 2016. 11 (1): 45-52

  • Barriers experienced by patients with multiple sclerosis in seeking care for lower urinary tract symptoms

    Brucker, Benjamin M; Nitti, Victor W; Kalra, Sidhartha; Herbert, Joseph; Sadiq, Areeba; Utomo, Puspa; Aponte, Margarita M Brucker, Benjamin M; Nitti, Victor W; Kalra, Sidhartha; Herbert, Joseph; Sadiq, Areeba; Utomo, Puspa; Aponte, Margarita M
    Neurourology & urodynamics. 2016 Aug 22. ?-?

  • Use of Concomitant Stress Incontinence Surgery at Time of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery since Release of the 2011 FDA Health Notification on Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Mesh

    Drain, Alice; Khan, Aqsa; Ohmann, Erin L; Brucker, Benjamin M; Smilen, Scott; Rosenblum, Nirit; Nitti, Victor W Drain, Alice; Khan, Aqsa; Ohmann, Erin L; Brucker, Benjamin M; Smilen, Scott; Rosenblum, Nirit; Nitti, Victor W
    Journal of urology. 2016 Nov 17. ?-?

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