Dr. Sean L. Sawh

  • MD, FACS
  • Urologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Sean L. Sawh, MD, FACS is a board certified Urologist specializing in general urology, prosthetic surgery, urologic oncology, endoscopic and robotic surgery and stone disease. Dr. Sawh is originally from the Caribbean and is the eldest son of prominent urologist, Dr. Lall R. Sawh.

Dr. Sawh completed his medical education and general surgery training at the prestigious Harvard Medical School. He underwent sub-specialist training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery at Henry Ford Hospital then completed residency in urologic surgery at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill where he was extensively trained in prosthetic surgery.

Dr. Sawh is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a founding member of the American Society of Men’s Health and he is an active member of the Society of Robotic Surgery. He is a licensed surgeon in Florida and in Trinidad & Tobago.

Dr. Sawh operates primarily at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center where he more than doubled the Urologic case load since moving to the area. He also operates at Good Samaritan Medical Center and Jupiter Medical Center.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Jupiter Medical Center
  •  JFK Hospital – North Campus
  •  JFK Hospital – Main Campus
  •  Palms West Hospital
  • Wellington Regional Medical Center
  • Laser & Surgery Center
  • North County Surgery Center

Education

Universities

  • University College of Dublin - School of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics, Dublin, Ireland
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residencies

  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery, Boston, MA
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Urology, Chapel Hill, NC

Internships

  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, General Surgery, Boston, MA

Fellowships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Minimally Invasive Urologic Robotic & Laparoscopic Fellowship, Detroit, MI
  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA. Research Fellowship - Robotic and Prosthetic Surgery. Mentors: Dr. Jim Hu & Dr. Michael O'Leary.

Expertise And Interests

Expertise

  • Urologic Oncology, Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Reconstructive and Prosthetic Urology, Endoscopic surgery, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Erectile Dysfunction, Low Testosterone and Peyronie's Disease

Accomplishments

Publications

  • Profound sexual dysfunction is common in the morbidly obese male and is reversed after gastric bypass surgery
  • Fractured Penis: A Review
  • A case report of one of the largest {3.63kg} renal tumor removed in the Western Hemisphere. A combined Uro-Vascular approach for complete removal
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Presentations

Neoadjuvant Docetaxel/Estramustine Prior to Radical Prostatectoy or External Beam Radiotherapy in High-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer: A phase II Trial.

Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Kim WY, Godley PA, Whang YE, Rathmell WK, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. , 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

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The Evaluation of the Learning Curve Associated with Robotic Radical Cystectomy: Initial 100 cases

Langston JP, Sawh SL, Selph JP, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. , 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

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Clinical and Pathologic Differences between Patients Undergoing TURBT for Newly-Diagnosed versus Recurrent Bladder Lesions Detected by Cystoscopy.

Langston JP, Selph JP, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Sawh SL, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS, 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

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Patterns of Utilization of Urine-Based Markers in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder cancer: Results from the BCAN/SUO/AUA/LUGPA Electronic Survey.

Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS, 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

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Risk Specific Sensitivity of Surveillance Practices in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder cancer: Results from the BCAN/SUO/AUA/LUGPA Electronic Survey.

Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. , 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

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Robotic Radical Cystectomy: Medium-term Oncologic Follow-up.

Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Martin SA, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M,Nielsen, E, Wallen E, Purthi R. , 2011, Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA

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Does robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer affect long-term health-related quality of life?

Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M,Nielsen, E, Wallen E, Purthi R. , 2010, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C

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The impact of radical cystectomy on renal function: an analysis of variance based on age, gender, race and diversion technique.

Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. , 2010, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C

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Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: Evaluation of the functional and oncologic learning curve.

Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. , 2010, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C

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Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: Evaluation of the learning curve.

Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R, 2010, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C

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Evaluation of the incidence of a second urologic malignancy (bladder and kidney cancer) in men with a diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R, 2010, American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C

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Circumcision

Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP, 2008, Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA

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Priapism

Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP, 2008, Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA

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Prostate Screening and Health

Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP, 2008, Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA

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