Dr. Mohamad Allaf is professor of urology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also serves as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and the MEA Endowed Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Urology.
Dr. Allaf is a world renowned surgeon-scientist having performed > 2,000 robotic procedures and published > 250 peer reviewed research papers in the field's best journals.
As one of the busiest robotic radical prostatectomy surgeons in the world, he aims to achieve the best outcome for his patients. Having trained with Dr. Patrick Walsh, Dr. Allaf has used Dr. Walsh's method of radical prostatectomy as the basis for his own anatomic method to this complex operation.
Dr. Allaf is also amongst the leaders in kidney cancer surgery having served on the American Urological Association Guideline Committee for Kidney Cancer. He also led a team who performed the rigorous analysis to help inform the most recent guidelines that was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). He is best known for his ability to save the kidney and remove the tumor in patients with kidney tumors.
Dr. Allaf runs a research endeavor aiming to decrease the morbidity associated with the treatment of cancer. He has mentored numerous leaders in academic urology and has an integral role in running the Brady Urological Institute alongside Dr. Alan Partin. Dr. Allaf is actively involved in fund raising for research and education and believes in expanding our knowledge base so that we can help generations to come avoid the diseases of today.