Jean Joseph


Dr. Jean Joseph currently serves as W.W. Scott Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr Joseph completed his college education at Boston University. He later attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in 1998. He received fellowship training at the University College London in reconstructive urologic surgery. He completed a master class in laparoscopic prostatectomy at the Institute Mutualiste Montsouris (Paris, France). Dr Joseph completed a Master’s in Business Administration in 2004 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

In 2001, Dr Joseph was one of a handful of surgeons in the United States offering laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Dr Joseph is a pioneer of robotic prostatectomy. He has performed over 5000 robotic procedures. He has been involved in a number of live surgical demonstrations at robotic symposia nationally and internationally. He has served as a proctor, traveling to many local and national sites, teaching other urologic surgeons robotic techniques. Dr Joseph serves in a number of leadership positions at the University of Rochester and Nationally. He serves on the Board of the Endourology Society, the SAU and NARUS. He is secretary elect of the Northeastern Section of the AUA.

Dr Joseph has edited multiple books, and authored numerous book chapters, and scientific publications. He has served as course director for a number of courses at the American Urological Association, and World Congress of Endourology annual meetings. He serves as editor for “Doctor’s advice” a patient oriented magazine focused on preventative health.