Dr. Harvey Samowitz

Dr. Harvey Samowitz

PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

American Board of Urology Certification, Recertified October 2012
Subspecialty Certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Certified June 2013
Fellow of American College of Surgeons 1995

National Board of Medical Examiners
California Medical License G058847
Florida Medical License ME62933

Andrew Warde High School, Fairfield, Connecticut; Valedictorian, 1972-1976
Duke University, Magna cum Laude, B.S. degree, Majors in Zoology and Philosophy, 1976-1980
Chicago Medical School/University of Health Sciences, 1980-1982
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, M.D. degree, 1982-1984
Michael Reese Hospital/University of Chicago Affiliates, Resident in General Surgery, 1984-1986
Stanford University, Resident in Pathology, 1986-1987
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, Resident in Urology, 1987-1991     
Northern California Incontinence Clinic, San Pablo, CA, Clinical Fellowship in Female Urology,
Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction, 1991-1992

American Urological Association (AUA)
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU)
Florida Urological Society
Florida Medical Association
American Society for Men’s Health (ASMH)
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
Robotic And Micro-Surgical Endoscopic Society (RAMSES)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Mensa Society
Dade County Medical Association
Broward County Medical Association
Greater Miami Urological Society (GMUS)
Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Beta Tau Chapter

National Psoriasis Foundation, Addie L. Brewood Predoctoral Fellowship, 1979
Program Director of the Fourth National Undergraduate Conference on Bioethics, 1979
Magna cum Laude, Duke University
Medical School Yearbook Editor, 1981
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of California at Davis Medical School, 1991-1995
American College of Surgeons Fellow, 1996
Greater Miami Urological Society, Secretary, 1996-1997
Greater Miami Urological Society, President, 1997 – 2001
Clinical Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University Medical School, 2004 - 2011
Clinical Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Medical School, 2011 - 2018
Patients’ Choice Award, Most Compassionate Doctor 2008 - 2011, 2013 – 2018
Florida’s Favorite Physicians, Vitals 2015-2019

Mini-Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Treatment of Renal Tumors, University of California, Irvine
Cryotherapy and Radiofrequency Ablation of Urologic Tumors
Urodynamics, Voiding Dysfunction, and Female Urology
Interstitial Cystitis and Pelvic Pain Syndrome
Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Female and Male Urinary Incontinence
Robotic Sacrocolpopexy
Transurethral Bulking Agents for Incontinence
Botulinum Toxin Bladder Injection
Sacral Neuromodulation for Urinary Control (Interstim, Axonics)
Percutaneous Extraction of Testicular Sperm (PETS, TESE)
Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal
No-Scalpel, No Needle Vasectomy
Radiation Seed Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer
Laser Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP, Greenlight, Evolve)
Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy (TUMT)
Transurethral Needle Ablation of Prostate (TUNA)
UroLift
ProACT
NIH Clinical Research Investigator Certification

HOSPITAL AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

THE PELVIC AND VOIDING DISORDERS CLINIC RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Partial Nephrectomy in Wilms Tumor Samowitz, HR. Ferdinand C. Valentine Urology Prize
Essay Meeting. New York, New York; April 1990.

Partial Nephrectomy for Unilateral Wilms Tumor  Samowitz, HR and Hanna MK. American
Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting, Section on Urology. Boston, Massachusetts
October 1990.

Management of Children after a Failed Pyeloplasty Samowitz, HR and Hanna MK.
Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana;
October 1991.

Sperm Retrieval from Testes Biopsy with Fertilization and Pregnancy following ICSI  Barnes, FL, Samowitz, HR, et al.
Pacific Coast Fertility Society Annual Meeting. Indian Wells, California; April 1996.

Percutaneous Extraction of Testicular Sperm (PETS): A New Methodology. Samowitz. HR.
American Urological Association Meeting, Western Section. San Diego, California;
July 1996.

“Successful Fertilization and Pregnancy using Testicular Sperm for ICSI.” Chan, SL and Samowitz, HR.
American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Western Section. San Diego, California; July 1996.

“Recent Advances in Incontinence and Voiding Dysfunction.” Parkway Hospital Annual Medical Staff Retreat, Keynote Speaker. Palm Beach, Florida;
September 2003.

“Under Treatment of Over Active Bladder.” University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Chattanooga, Tennessee,
June 2005.

Multiple Sclerosis and the Urologist.” National Multiple Sclerosis Society South Florida Chapter Annual Meeting.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, November 2011.

Urological Implications of Multiple Sclerosis.” MS Views and News Meeting.
Doral, Florida, November 2012.

Bladder Issues and Symptom Management in Multiple Sclerosis.” MS Views and News Meeting,
Boca Raton, Florida, December 2013.

Multiple Sclerosis and Urinary Issues.” MS Views and News Meeting, Miami, Florida, April 2019.