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Independent Clinical Fellowship in Endourology at North Shore University Hospital & Long Island Jewish Medical Center (NS/LIJ)

The Independent Clinical Fellowship in Endourology at North Shore University Hospital & Long Island Jewish Medical Center (NS/LIJ) is a two-year postgraduate course designed to train urologists with plans to pursue an academic career. The two-year program integrates clinical and research work in stone disease, urologic oncology, reconstructive surgery and ureteral strictures. The fellow will have attending privileges as junior staff/ clinical instructor appointments. The fellow will spend the first year alternating between the North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center campuses for clinical duties.

Research projects encompassing basic science and clinical research work will be conducted in parallel with the clinical responsibilities. All fellows will work together on research projects; this arrangement facilitates exchange of ideas continually and ensures that various projects are completed within the appropriate time frame.


  1. To develop sufficient skills in endourological procedures such as percutaneous renal surgery, ureteroscopy, laparoscopy and image guided surgery
  2. Learn fundamental techniques and principles to help develop the ability to write manuscripts and develop an academic career
  3. Understand the fundamental principles, patient workup and management of patients undergoing endourological procedures

We offer exceptional urologic care, expert evaluations and urologists who provide world-class treatment for benign and malignant urologic conditions.

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Application process

Applicants interested in the endourology training program at Northwell Health should download a copy of the application [PDF] and submit along with the following:

Essential application information includes:

  • Common application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Dean’s letter
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from faculty members familiar with your performance
  • Photograph
  • ECFMG Status Report, if applicable


Program director

Lee Richstone, MD

Chairman of Urology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Director - Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Urology