Office Address: 3160 W Eau Gallie Blvd, Suite #103
Melbourne, FL 32934
Place Of Birth: Baroda, India
Citizenship: United States
Current Position: Private Practice,Om Urology, LLC
Past Positions: With East Tennessee State University since7/1/1985 – 4/30/2005
Cheif of Urology and Transplantation Professor of Surgery
East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine
Johnson City, Tennessee
Adjunct Faculty and Clinical Professor in:
Department of Family Medicine,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
East Tennessee State University, James H. Quillen College of Medicine,
Johnson City, Tennessee1984 – 1985
Director, Transplant Services and Kidney/Pancreas Surgeon
Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee
Chief, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery
James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee
Director, Urodynamic Lab
Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, Johnson City, Tennessee
Medical Director, Mountain Region Donor Services
Johnson City, Tennessee
1984 – 1985: Attending Urologist at Northport
VA Medical Center, Northport, NY
Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology
University of New York at Stony Brook
8-14-89 to 11-20-89:Staff Surgeon, Boston V.A. Hospital
8-14-89 to 11-14-89 : Transplant Surgeon,
Boston University Hospital and
Boston VA Hospital
Board Of Status:Board Certified and recertified by
The American Board of Urology
February - 1986, 1996, 2006, Exp :2016
Areas Of Interest: Minimally invasive surgery
Till 2005: Kidney and pancreas
Creative educational methods with 3D media CDROM : Incontinence & 3D interactive model
New York University 7-1-80 to 6-30-84
New York, New York
Fellowships: Kidney Transplant Surgery
(with Dr. Sang Cho) 7-01-88 to 06-30-89
Pancreas Transplant Fellowship (with Dr. Osama Gaber)
UT Memphis Med Center
9-1-91 to 12-31-91
Medical School Training:
December 1975 Medical School: Borada Medical School
MS University of Baroda
Baroda, Gujarat, India
1977 M.B.; B.S.
Licenses:Florida, New York, Tennessee, California
American College of Surgeons
American Urological Association
Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology
Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Inc. 1998
American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Society of Transplantation
American Association of Physicians from India (AAPI)
American Association of Indian Urologists
Past Professional Organizations:
Tri City Urological Association
United Network of Organ Sharing
Tennessee Transplant Society, President: Elected 1991
SouthR09;Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation
UNOS Ad Hoc International Relations Committee
TriR09;County Medical Association
Tennessee Medical Association
Ad Hoc Committee for Organ Procurement and Transplantation, State of Tennessee
Chaired by Dr. Bill Frist- Now Senator
American Medical Association
Life Resources Regional Donor Center, Board Member
Joshi PN, Golimbu M, Sperber A, et al. Renal cell carcinoma: Survival and prognostic factors. J Urol 1986, 27:291-301.
Joshi PN, Ameral RD, Dubin L, Case profile: Infertility due to unusual bilateral seminal vesicle dysplasia. J Urol 1986, 24(4): 338.
Khan SA, Vatsia SK, Ravo D, Madariaga J, Joshi PN, The use of the myouterine flap in closure of defects of the bladder. Surg Gyn Ob 1987, 164(1):73-74.
Dodson MG, Joshi PN. Male factors infertility and the gynecologist. American J Gynecol Healt, 1989.
Joshi PN, Thatcher S. Acute urinary retention after laparoscopy. Complications of Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy, Chapter 5, Blackwell Scientific Publications (1992).
Joshi PN. Occult gastrointestinal bleeding in renal cell carcinoma R09; value of endoscopic evaluation. #92-372 Journal, September 1992.
Jindal RM, Carpinito G, Bernard D, Schmitt G, Joshi PN and others. Trial of intravesical versus extravesical ureteroneocystostomy in renal transplant recipients. Transplant Services, Boston University Medical Center, MA. Clin Transplant 1994 Aug; 8(4): 396-8.
Faruqi SA, Joshi PN, Haley TO, Thomas E. Asymptomatic recurrent spontaneous pneumoperitoneum. Department of Medicine, Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. Am J Gastroenterol 1994 Nov; 89(11): 2092-4.
Short TP, Thomas E; Joshi PN, Martin A, Mullins R. Occult gastrointestinal bleeding in renal cell carcinoma value of endoscopic evaluation. Department of Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, James H. Quillen School of Medicine, Johnson City, Am J Gastroenterol 1993 Feb; 88(2): 300-2.
Hakaim AG, Stilmant MM, Kauffman J, Schmitt G, Joshi PN and others. Successful renal transplantation in a patient with systemic sarcoidosis and renal failure due to focal glomerulosclerosis. Section of Surgery, Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, MA. Am J Kidney Dis 1992 May: 19(5): 493-5.
Hakaim AG, Joshi PN, Carpinito G, Idelson B, and others. The use of gonadal vein interposition graft to replace a polar artery in renal transplantation. Department of Surgery, Boston University Medical Center. Transplantation
Khan SA, Vatsia SK, Ravo B, Madariaga J, Joshi PN. The use of the myouterine flap in closure of defects of the bladder. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1987 Jan; 164(1): 73-4.
Amelar RD, Dubin L, Joshi PN. Case profile: infertility due to unusual bilateral seminal vesicle dysplasia. Urology 1986 Oct;28(4): 338.
Golimbu M, Joshi PN, Sperber A, Tessler A, and others. Renal cell carcinoma: survival and prognostic factors. Urology 1986 Apr; 27(4): 291-301.
Papers Presented at National and International meetings:
International Presentation: Augmentation phalloplasty presented at meeting of International Congress of Urologist, Vienna, Austria, June 1985.
Joshi PN, Sidhu K, Stein B, Golimbu M. Electron microscopy as a prognostic indicator in hypernephroma. Read at Annual American Urology Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, May 1985.
Joshi PN, TURP in Octogenarians, presented to the Tennessee Medical Association, May 1988.
Joshi PN, Technical aspects of multiple organ procurement from a cadaveric donor, Indian Society of Organ Transplant, Nadiad, India, October 1990.
Joshi PN, Logistics of establishing a cadaveric organ transplant program in India, Medical Society of Organ Transplants, Nadiad, India.
Joshi PN, Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology:
Joshi PN, Society of UrodynamicsOOrlando, Florida May 25, 2002 (3-D Interactive Technology in Education: Female Urinary Incontinence)
Joshi PN, Societe Internationale D”Urologie: Stockholm, Sweden
American Transplant Congress, Boston, MA May 04 International Transplant Congress, Vienna, Austria . September ‘04 September 2002 (Subureteric Collagen Injection Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux in Renal Transplantation
Urological Surgery Video Presentations at National Meetings:
Joshi PN. Brown J, Khan SA. Island Patch Urethroplasty. Presented at Annual Meeting of AUA in Atlanta, Georgia, May 1985.
Joshi PN, Khan SA. Augmentation Phalloplasty. Presented at Annual Meeting of AUA New York City, New York, May 1986.
Joshi PN. Khan SA. TURP under local anesthesia. Presented at Annual Meeting of AUA in Anaheim, California, May 1987.
Joshi PN, Khan SA. Augmentation Phalloplasty. Presented at the American College of Surgeons Meeting in San Francisco, October 15, 1987.
Joshi PN, Khan SA. Augmentation Phalloplasty. Presented at Annual Meeting of Tennessee Medical Association, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1987
Joshi PN, Type III Incontinence: Diagnosis and Management. Presented at Grand Rounds Lecture, Johnson City
Medical Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1998
Past Research Projects:
Hoover C, Joshi PN,. Preparation of vaccine in renal cell carcinoma.
Joshi PN. Evaluation of new preservative solution: pig model.
Joshi PN. Quantitative rsdionuclide uptake to rule out rejection.
Joshi PN., Ablin R, Khan SA. Effect of mitomycinR09;C on immunological response in cancer of the bladder.
Joshi PN., Lane, Khan SA. Electron microscopy as a prognostic indicator in bladder carcinoma.
Joshi PN. Bladder function in stroke victims.
Joshi PN.. Isolation and purification of epithelial cells from normal and malignant prostates.
The use of Hetastarch as a flush solution in the preservation of canine kidneys. Research at the Boston V.A.
Hospital Medical Center. (Funded by HICFA through the organ bank) Retrospective Review of Kidney Transplant Patients of the last 15 years. Research done at the Boston V.A. Medical Center.
a) Is TURP Safe in Kidney Transplant Recipient's Before Transplantation or After?
b) The Use of MLC Stimulation Index Using Nonradiated Cell: Is this more accurate in predicting future rejection?
c) Removal of IGM autoantibody from lupus patients with high antibody titers followed by successful transplantation call for correlation of clinical rejection with biopsy findings: Value of Radiographic Test.
Administrative And Teaching Experience:
1. Lectures and demonstrations for inservice training of physician assistants, nurses, and for the operating room and other paramedical staff for more than 20 years.
2. Faculty member, New York University Medical Center,1983-84.
3. Director, Division of Urology, James H. Quillen College of Medicine,East Tennessee State University, October 1, 1986 – April 30, 2005
4. Established sexual dysfunction program at Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center.
5. Participated in establishment of Fertility Support Services (with gynecologist Dr. Sam Thacher) at Johnson City Medical Center.
6. Coordinator/Chairman, Spring Cancer Conference sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the James H. Quillen College of Medicine Continuing Medical Education, 1988.
7. Multiple lectures to area civic clubs regarding organ donation, transplantation,and urological issues.
8. Established renal transplant program at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, 1990.
9. Clinical faculty professor in the Department of OB/GYN for female urology.
10. Established neurogenic bladder dysfunction program at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Mountain Home.
11. Established GU oncology program at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Mountain Home
Continuing Education Courses:
UTI and Prostatitis, Orlando, FL, 1996
The Economics of Health Care Reform and its Impact on Urologist, Johnson City, TN 1997
Type III Incontinence: Diagnosis and Management, Johnson City, TN 1998
Erectile Dysfunction, San Diego, CA 1998
Study of Impotence, Houston, TX 1998
Hand Assisted Laparoscopy, Houston, TX 2000
Ultrasound-Guided Transperineal Brachytherapy for Early Stage Prostate Cancer, Seattle, Washington, 2001
Lepor-BPH into Future, Segura-Trolithiasis, Schellhammer-Adv PR Ca, Parsons, Interstitial, San Diego, 1998
Urodynancis Society, Houston TX 1998
Laparoscopy, Houston, TX 1995
Brachytherapy of Prostate, Seatle, WA 2000
Crryosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA 2004
American Urological Association (AUA) : (Have attended meetings since 1985. Listed are meetings attended in the last several years)
1995 Las Vegas, Nevada
1996 Orlando, Florida
1997 Johnson City, Tennessee
1998 Houston, Texas - Study of Impotence
1998 San Diego, California – Lepor-BPH, Segura-Urolithiasis, Schellhammer-Adv, Parsons-Interstitial
2000 Houston, Texas – Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy
2000 Atlanta, Georgia –
2003 Chicago, Illinois
2004 San Francisco, CA
2006 Atlanta, GA
2007 Anaheim, CA
International Continence Society 1999 Denver, Colorado
Advances of Transplantation
August 1999 (The Immune System and Immunosuppression)
January 2000 (Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy)
South-Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation: May 1999 (Donor Evaluation & Management Workshop)
University of Tennessee/Memphis: October 1999 (General Risk Management Seminar)
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS): Chicago, Illinois; 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,2001,2002,2003, 2004
International Congress of Transplantation: 1990 San Francisco, California; 1992 Paris, France
2004 Vienna Austria SVMIC Risk Management Seminares: Every Year for last 10 years to 2004