E. Douglas Whitehead, M.D., F.A.C.S.
I am Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Attending Urologist at Beth Israel Medical Center, and Beth Israel Hospital (Singer Division) and Associate Attending at New York University Downtown Hospital in New York City. I am a Diplomat of and am Board Certified by The American Board of Urology and the American Board of Sexology, a member of the American Urological Association, the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. I am a Diplomat of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Past President of the American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons.
I am the founder and director of New York Phalloplasty and the Association for Male Sexual Dysfunction in New York City. I am editor of the textbooks titled: ATLAS OF SURGICAL TECHNIQUES IN UROLOGY, CURRENT OPERATIVE UROLOGY (Edition 1 and Edition 2) and ANNUAL EDITIONS, and MANAGEMENT OF IMPOTENCE AND INFERTILITY. I was editor of the newsletter Sex Over Forty. I have authored and published over 100 articles and book chapters in the field of urology and have lectured and have demonstrated surgery to urologists and plastic surgeons in America and overseas. In 1999 I wrote a book titled VIAGRA - THE WONDER DRUG FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE, published by Dell Publishing in New York City. I am listed in the INTERNATIONAL WHO'S WHO IN SEXOLOGY and WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA (56th Edition). I hold two United States patents on unitary inflatable penile prostheses.
I have taught urology residents how to perform penile lengthening and widening surgery at Beth Israel Hospital and have demonstrated the surgery to surgical residents from New York University Medical Center, medical students and other surgeons from the U.S. and overseas. In addition, I have made presentations on penile enlargement surgery to the American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons' Annual Meeting in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001, and in 1994 was honored to give an Invited Commentary to the American Urological Association Annual Meeting on penile enlargement surgery. In 1998 I presented my experience with penile enlargement surgery at the Annual Meeting of the New York Section of the American Urological Association, and gave Grand Rounds to the Department of Plastic Surgery at St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital, and in 1999 gave Grand Rounds on this subject to the Department of Urology at Beth Israel Medical Center and the Department of Surgery at New York University Downtown Hospital and presented my experience at the Second Congress of the European Society for Male Genital Surgery in Milan, Italy. In 2000 I addressed The Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in Atlanta, Georgia on Penile Enhancement Surgery. In 2001 I addressed the Pan-Arab Congress of Genital Disorders and Sexual Dysfunction in Cairo, Egypt and chaired the session "Rationale of Sexual Surgery"; and performed live surgery at The International Live Surgery Update Course at the Fourth National Congress of The Italian Society for Male Genital Surgery, Rome, Italy, demonstrating my technique of penile widening with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®). In 2003 I was honored to be Guest Lecturer on the subject of Penile Enlargement Surgery at the Postgraduate Course (HM 202) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, titled "Urologic Management of Sexual Dysfunction" sponsored by the American Urological Association Office of Education and Research, was a member of the International Scientific Committee, chaired the session titled: Penile Enhancement-Aesthetic Surgery and presented 3 lectures on: penile enlargment surgery including glanular enhancement and reconstructive penile surgery using Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) at the Second International Congress on Surgical Andrology and Sexual Surgery, Myconos, Greece, and introduced the technique of Albugineal/Cavernosal Penile Widening with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) for primary penile widening in the erect state and combined Albugineal/Cavernosal and Pericavernosal penile widening with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) for penile widening in the erect and flaccid states at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Phalloplasty Surgeons in Rancho Mirage, California. In 2003 I was invited to present two papers titled: Glanular Enhancement with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) and Combined Albugineal/Cavernosal and Pericavernosal Penile Girth Enhancement with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) at the 16th World Congress of Sexology in Havana, Cuba, to present a lecture titled: Penile Enlargement at the Genitourinary Reconstructive Session of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association in Chicago, IL., and to present a lecture titled: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Phalloplasty with Allograft Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm ®) at the 2nd Forum Mediterraneen d'Andrologie in Collioure, France.
I graduated from Vanderbilt University and obtained my M.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. I interned at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and received my surgical training at the Rush - Presbyterian / St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. I was a captain in the U.S. Air Force and a surgeon in Vietnam. I performed my urology residency at the New York University Medical Center in New York City. The Institute of Urology at the University of London, in association with St. Peter's and St. Paul's Hospitals, awarded me a certificate of Post-Graduate Urological Instruction.
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