Ali Houjaij MD

Ali Houjaij

Ali Houjaij
MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology

Department of Urology

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Cancer Screening; Cancer Treatment and Prevention; Clinical Research; Education; Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors; Military & Veterans Health/Healthcare; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Oncology; Racial Disparities Health Research; Robotic Surgery; Sexual Dysfunction; Sexual Medicine; Surgery - Laparoscopic; Urology

Contact Information
Veteran‘s Administration Western NY Healthcare System
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 716-862-7958
Fax: 716-862-8600
alihouja@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

My urology clinical practice at the Veteran‘s Administration Western New York Healthcare System in Buffalo, NY is a high volume variety of cases of general urology and urologic oncology, ranking from minor procedures to complex major cancer cases. Being fellowship trained at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, my special interests are urologic oncology and robotic and laparoscopic surgeries. My research interests are prostate and bladder cancer.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Surgical Oncology in Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009)
  • Residency, Urology, American University of Beirut (2008)
  • MD, Medicine, American University of Beirut (2002)

Employment:

  • Family Medicine Residency Rotations Site Director at the VA, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (2021-present)
  • Family Medicine Residency Urology Rotation Site Director at the VA, Urology, University at Buffalo (2014-present)
  • Chief of the Urology Division, VA Western NY Healthcare System (2011-present)
  • Chief of the Urology Division, Surgery, VA Western NY Healthcare System (2011-present)
  • Urology Residency Site Director at the VA, Urology, University at Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, Urology, SUNY Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Staff Urologist, VA Western NY Healthcare System (2009-present)
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2014–2018)


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Professional Memberships:

  • American Urological Association; Associate Member (2010–present)
  • Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons; Member (2010–present)

Service Activities:

  • Clinical Competency Committee reviews and discusses each urology resident progress every 6 months and identifies any outstanding issues.; Review each individual resident's progress periodically through the program (2013–present)

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Contact Information

Veteran‘s Administration Western NY Healthcare System
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 716-862-7958
Fax: 716-862-8600
alihouja@buffalo.edu