Michael Grasso III, received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine, completing his Surgery and Urology residency training at Jefferson. While in Philadelphia he worked closely with Dr. Demetrius Bagley, developing broad academic interests in minimally invasive surgery and Urologic Oncology, advancing the field of Endourology by developing many minimally invasive therapies, instrumentation, with significant contributions to the literature. He served as Assistant and Associate Professor of Urology at Loma Linda University, Professor of Urology at New York University, and since 2001 he has been Professor and Vice Chairman of Urology at the New York Medical College. He is also currently Director/Chairman of Urology at Phelps Medical Center in New York, Director of an Endourology fellowship-training program since 1999, Northwest Regional Director of Urology for Northwell Health, while also stewarding a basic science research in renal physiology with Thambi Dorai Ph.D at New York Medical College.
Summary of curriculum vitae includes: 117 peer review publications, 56 text book chapter, Color Atlas Of Endourology co-authored with David Albala in 1999, Surgical and Medical Management Of Nephrolithiasis co-edited and co-authored with David Goldfarb in 2012, Endourologic Management of Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Carcinoma co-edited and co-authored with Demetrius Bagley in 2016, 193 academic presentations, 27 instructional videos of surgical technique, and 349 visiting professorships and invited academic lectures worldwide.