Khurshid A. GuruMD
Khurshid A. Guru, MD, was appointed Director of Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center on October 2005. Dr. Guru completed his residency training in Urologic Surgery (2005) and a Robotic Surgery Fellowship (2004) at the Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Health System, MI. He also completed an International Fellowship in Urologic-Oncology (2004) at the Urology and Nephrology Center at Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.
His research interest has also been in the application of robotic surgery for urinary reconstruction. Dr. Guru developed one of the first robotic surgical simulators and works extensively in a safe human-machine interface, cognitive interaction and developing safe environments during robot-assisted surgery. Dr. Guru developed the first validated robotic surgery curriculum for the safe transfer of surgical skills for future robotic surgeons. His major interest is bladder cancer and robotic surgical education and its incorporation. He leads the International Robotic Cystectomy Consortium with over 55 surgeon members in over 23 countries. He also leads the Applied Technology Laboratory for Advanced Surgery (ATLAS) Program at Roswell Park.