Dr. Robert Carey, of Sarasota, Florida, is a robotic surgeon at the Urology Treatment Center of Sarasota, Florida State School of Medicine. A frequent lecturer on urologic oncology and a consulting editor for the Journal of Robotic Surgery,he trains other surgeons nationwide in the use of the da Vinci robotic surgical system.
In 2006 he received first prize at the World Congress of Endourology for his essay describing the direct, real-time temperature monitoring for radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors. He is listed as a top surgeon for urological surgery in the Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, 2008 edition, published by the Consumer Research Council of America.
Dr. Carey received his M.D. degree at the Medical College of Georgia. His residency training in surgery and urology, and a fellowship in robotic surgery, laparoscopy, and endourology, were completed at the University of Miami.
He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously he received a B.S. in chemistry and B.A. in foreign languages at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Dr. Carey was awarded a National Institutes of Health Fellowship in the Department of Chemistry at Harvard University, and he served as an assistant professor at the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and at the University of Georgia. He holds multiple patents for the automation of peptide and protein synthesis, using robotic systems.
Dr. Carey is a contributing author of Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life and is a medical consultant for this site, Conquer Prostate Cancer Now.
Dr. Carey in the Media
Dr. Carey's shares his views on PSA testing in the men's health section of the Wall Street Journal. See page two for the article.
Dr. Carey performed live surgery for the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association meeting in Miami Beach in March, 2010.
Dr. Carey is featured with Rabbi Ed Weinsberg in Radius magazine.
Dr. Carey featured in Scene Magazine.
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Dr. Carey is a clinical associate professor in the Florida State University College of Medicine. His office is located across the street from Sarasota Memorial Hospital at 1921 Waldemere Street, Suite 310, Sarasota, Florida, 34239. Appointments and information may be obtained through his administrative assistant, Louanne Hirschberg, LPN at 941-343-4022.