Benjamin J. Davies

Benjamin J. Davies, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is the Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship and Chief of the Urology Section at Shadyside Hospital. Dr. Davies graduated from Columbia College and earned his medical degree from Mount Sinai Medical School in New York City. Following surgery and urology residencies at the University of Pittsburgh, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco. He has written over 30 peer-reviewed scientific and clinical publications on prostate cancer and bladder cancer.

Recent Articles By The Author

Retrophin Assailed for 'Exorbitant' Price Hike

Retrophin Assailed for 'Exorbitant' Price Hike

Doctor asks when profit becomes profiteering after Retrophin raises drug price by 20 times.

Intuitive Surgical's Robots Don't Play Well With Each Other and Docs are Pissed

Intuitive Surgical's Robots Don't Play Well With Each Other and Docs are Pissed

An inside look at how Intuitive Surgical botched the upgrade cycle for its high-price surgical robots.

This Surgeon Isn't Falling Out of Love With Intuitive Surgical Or Its Robots

This Surgeon Isn't Falling Out of Love With Intuitive Surgical Or Its Robots

A doctor rants against the naysyers and nitpickers slamming robotic surgery. It's here for good, so get used to it.