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About Robotic Surgeon Dr. Alex Lesani

Dr Alex LesaniDr. Alex Lesani received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from University of North Texas in 1996.  He then attended University of Texas Health Science Center and obtained his Medical Degree in 2000.  His surgical internship and urology residency were completed at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Lesani completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  During his fellowship, he completed extensive training on laparoscopy and robotic surgery.  He then joined Las Vegas Urology in September of 2007.

He has accomplished multiple academic journal publications and has authored chapters in multiple books including in Mastery of Surgery and Management of Urologic Malignancies.  His work has been presented at national and international urology conferences.  He has served as an instructor in the Department of Urology at Northwestern University and as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Urology.

The Only Certified minimally invasive urologist in Southern Nevada

Dr. Lesani practices general urology with an emphasis on modern minimally invasive treatment approaches including laparoscopic surgery for renal cancers, laparoscopic reconstruction of the urinary tract and robotic surgery for prostate and renal cancers.

2007

Modification of Renal Entrapment Device for Morcellation.  O.Alex Lesani, Amanda M. Macejko, Robert B. Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 1st 2007.

2007

Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Nephrectomy:  How Much Does Experience Matter?  Neema Navai, Lee C. Zhao, Ali Zhumkhawala, Mukul Patil, O.Alex Lesani, Geoffrey Habermacher, Norm D. Smith, Robert B. Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2007

The Safety and Efficacy of Specimen Morcellation Following Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Clinical Stage T1 Renal Cell Carcinoma. O.Alex Lesani, Lee C. Zhao, Justin Han, Onisuru Okotie, Naresh Desireddi, Neema Navai, William Johnston, Robert B. Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2007

Laparoscopic Renal Cryosurgery Outcomes:  Intermediate Follow-up.  O.Alex Lesani, Lee Zhao, Justin Han, Neema Navai, Kent Perry, Robert B. Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2007

Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Pyelolithotomy.  Joshua Meeks, Lee Zhao, O. Alex Lesani, Robert Nadler, Chris Gonzalez.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2007

Concurrent Inguinal Hernia Repair with Mesh during Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy.
O. Alex Lesani, Amanda Macejko, Eric Hungness, Robert B Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2007

Cavernous Nerve Interposition Graf for Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy.  Joshua Meeks, O. Alex Lesani, John Y.S. Kim, Robert B. Nadler.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2nd 2007.

2006

Rigid Ureteropyeloscopy in Prepubertal Children for Diagnosis and Treatment.
Lesani Alex, Palmer J.  North Central Section of AUA.  San Diego, CA.  September 15th 2006

2004

Rigid Proximal Ureteroscopy in Children and Adolescents, Safe and Effective.
Palmer J, Lesani Alex  Ohio Urological Association.  Columbus, OH.  June 13th 2004   

  1. Wu S, Lesani OA, Zhao L, Johnston W, Wolf S, Clayman R, Nadler R;  A Multi-institutional Study on the Safety and Efficacy of Specimen Morcellation After Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy.  Journal of Endourology 2009; 23(9): 1513-1518
     
  2. Lesani OA, Zhao L, Okotie O, Desireddi N, Johnston W, Nadler R;  Safety and Efficacy of Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy with Manual Specimen for Stage cT1 Renal Cell Carcinoma.  Journal of Endourology 2008; 22(6): 1257-1259
     
  3. Meeks J, Smith N, Lesani OA, Nadler R;  Percutaneous Endoscopic Management of Persistent Urine Leak after Partial Nephrectomy. Journal of Endourology 2008; 22(3): 485-488
     
  4. Lesani OA, Loeb S, Navai N, Zhao L, Nadler R;  Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: A view from the Console.  Issues in Urology 2007
     
  5. McAchran SE, Lesani A, Resnick MI;  Radiofrequency Ablation of Renal Tumors: Past, Present, & Future. Urology 2005; 66(5): 15-22.
     
  6. Lesani A, Resnick MI;  Management of Calcium Oxalate Urolithiasis.  Timely Topics in Urology 2005; Prous Science Publishing.
     
  7. Lesani A, Palmer J;  Retrograde Proximal Rigid Ureteroscopy and Pyeloscopy in Prepubertal Children:  Safe and Effective. J Urology 2006; 176: 1570-3
  1. A. Murphy, L. Zhao, O. Alex Lesani, J. Han, J.Y.S. Kim, R.B. Nadler;  Potency in a Single Surgeon’s First 100 Robotic-Assisted Radical Prostatectomies.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  2. Neema Navai, Lee C. Zhao, O. Alex Lesani, Stacy Loeb, Robert B. Nadler;  Is the transition to Robotic Prostatectomy Fair to Your Patients?  One Surgeon’s Experience.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  3. Amanda M. Macejko, O. Alex Lesani, Kent T, Perry;  Robotic-Assisted Partial Cystectomy and Excision of Urachal Mass.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  4. Ravi Kacker, Lee C. Zhao, O. Alex Lesani, C. Shad Thaxton, Jeff Stern, Robert B. Nadler;  Radiographic Parameters on NCCT Predictive of ESWL Success.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  5. Lee C. Zhao, Neema Navai, Stacy Loeb, O. Alex Lesani, Amanda Macejko, Robert B. Nadler;  The Effect of Warm Ischemia Time on Post-Operative Renal Function Following Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy.
     
  6. Joshua Meeks, Norm Smith, O. Alex Lesani, Robert Nadler;  Percutaneous Endoscopic Management of Urine Leak Following Partial Nephrectomy.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  7. Sarah Chan, Lee Zhao, Neema Navai, Ali Zhumkhawala, Mukul Patil, Stacy Loeb, O. Alex Lesani, Robert B. Nadler, Norm Smith;  Laparoscopic Versus Open Partial Nephrectomy for Suspected Renal Cell Carcinoma:  Comparison of Initial Experience.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  8. Robert Nadler, Kent Perry, Davis Viprakasit, O. Alex Lesani, Norm Smith;  Laparoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Clampless Partial Nephrectomy:  A New Method of Nephron-Sparing Surgery without Ischemia Using a Bipolar Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Probe.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  9. Onisuru Okotie, Lee Zhao, Naresh Desireddi, Jonathan Liu, Ronald Rubenstein, O.Alex Lesani, Stacy Loeb, Robert B. Nadler;  Computed Tomography Determined Stone-Free Rates of Ureteroscopic Stone Surgery.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007. 
     
  10. Davis Viprakasit, Robert Nadler, OA Lesani, Kent Perry.  Prospective Randomized Study of the Impact of Ureteral Stent Diameter upon Symptoms and Quality of Life.  World Congress of Endourology & SWL.  Cancun, Mexico.  November 2007.
     
  11. N. Navai, L. Zhao, A. Zhumkhawala, M. Patil, S. Loeb, J. Pazona, O. Alex Lesani, R. Nadler, N. Smith;  Management of Renal Tumors Smaller Than 7 cm.  Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  American Urologic Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.  May 2007.
     
  12. L. Zhao, S. Loeb, J Han, O. Okotie, R. Rubenstein, O. Alex Lesani, K. Perry, R. Nadler;  Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy vs. Cryoablation for Exophytic Renal Tumors.  Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  American Urologic Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA.  May 2007.