Dr. Jaime Landman
Founder and President
Dr. Jaime Landman is the Director of Minimally Invasive Urology at the Department of Urology of Columbia University. He serves as a full time faculty member of the New York Presbyterian Hospital, and is the Director of the Columbia University Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology Fellowship.
Dr. Landman is an internationally recognized expert in minimally invasive kidney surgery. He has been a visiting professor, lectured, and performed live surgical demonstrations around the United States, South America, Central America, Europe, and Asia. His clinical interest include all aspects of minimally invasive urologic oncology with special emphasis on kidney cancer and prostate cancer. He has performed over 1,000 advanced laparoscopic kidney procedures, and has one of the most extensive experiences in the world.
Dr. Landman has taught physicians around the world about kidney cancer and minimally invasive surgical management. He has been faculty on over 60 courses. At the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, he is the director of the course teaching "Renal Mass Biology, Relevant Anatomy, and Treatment Algorithms." This international course is designed to teach physicians from around the world advanced techniques for the management of kidney cancer.
Dr. Landman has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on the subject of minimally invasive urology as well as over 50 book chapters and invited articles. He is the director of the Columbia University Minimally Invasive Urology Laboratory which is dedicated to improving the techniques and technology associated with minimally invasive surgery.
His research interests are in kidney cancer, outcomes, renal ischemia, and energy devices associated with minimally invasive surgery. The laboratory's work includes improvements in all aspects of laparoscopic renal surgery, and innovations from the Columbia University Minimally Invasive Urology Laboratory have resulted in clinical improvement in biopsy techniques, ablation technologies, kidney imaging technologies, and preserving kidney function that are used around the world today. For his innovative work Dr. Landman received the Arthur Smith Award for creativity and dynamic innovation in endourology at the World Congress of Endourology Meeting in Amsterdam in 2005.