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Jane T. Kurtzman

Jane T. Kurtzman, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Specialties

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery -Primary
    Academic Divisions Urology

    Education history

    Residency Urology - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Resident
    General Surgery - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Irving Medical Center Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - SUNY Downstate College of Medicine M.D.
    Anthropology and Religion - Dartmouth College B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Kurtzman JT, Kerr P, Blum R, Han DS, Baas W, Argade S, Brandes SB (2023). The role of transcorporal cuff placement in high-risk and ultra-high-risk patients: are they actually helpful? World J Urol, 41(3), 879-884. (Read full article)
    2. Kurtzman JT, Sayegh C, Mendonca S, Chowdhury M, Kerr P, Pagan C, Zoccali MB, Brandes SB (2022). Is colorectal mucosa a reasonable graft alternative to buccal grafts for urethroplasty?: A comparison of graft histology and stretch. Int Braz J Urol, 49(1), 41-49. (Read full article)
    3. Wang CN, Kurtzman JT, Melendez E, McKiernan JM, Finkelstein JB, Carpenter CP (2022). Press Ganey Ratings in Urology: Who is at Risk of Bias? Urology, 170, 240-245. (Read full article)
    4. Kurtzman JT, Kosber R, Kerr P, Brandes SB (2022). Evaluating Tools for Characterizing Anterior Urethral Stricture Disease: A Comparison of the LSE System and the Urethral Stricture Score. J Urol, 208(5), 1083-1089. (Read full article)
    5. Blum R, Kurtzman JT, Chowdhury M, Mendonca S, Pan SJ, Brandes SB (2022). A Hard Day at Work: An Analysis of Occupational Genitourinary Injuries in the United States Workforce. Urology, 165, 322-330. (Read full article)
    6. Kosber RL, Ha AS, Kurtzman JT, Blum R, Brandes SB (2022). Hospital Ownership, Geographic Region, Patient Age, Comorbidities, and Insurance Status Appear to Influence Patient Selection Robot-Assisted Ureteral Reimplantation for Benign Disease: A Population-Based Analysis. J Endourol, 36(2), 224-230. (Read full article)
    7. Margolin EJ, Kurtzman JT, Gordon RJ, Anderson CB, Badalato GM (2021). Efficacy of an Online Blended Learning Curriculum to Improve Medical Student Urologic Education. Med Sci Educ, 31(6), 2007-2015. (Read full article)
    8. Kurtzman JT, Blum R, Brandes SB (2021). One-Stage Buccal Mucosal Graft Urethroplasty for Lichen Sclerosus-Related Urethral Stricture Disease: A Systematic Review and Pooled Proportional Meta-Analysis. J Urol, 206(4), 840-853. (Read full article)
    9. Kurtzman JT, Blum R, Brandes SB (2021). Reply by Authors. J Urol, 206(4), 853. (Read full article)
    10. Kurtzman JT, Sukumar S, Pan SM, Mendonca S, Lai Y, Pagan CA, Brandes SB (2021). The Impact of Preoperative Oral Health on Buccal Mucosa Graft Histology. J Urol, 206(3), 655-661. (Read full article)
    11. Kurtzman JT, Margolin EJ, Li G, Barone JC, Aaron JG, Kubin CJ, Anderson CB (2021). Guideline-Discordant Preoperative Gentamicin Dosing and the Risk of Gentamicin Associated Nephrotoxicity in Urologic Surgery. Urology, 153, 164-168. (Read full article)
    12. Kurtzman JT, Song L, Ross ME, Scales CD Jr, Chu DI, Tasian GE (2018). Urology Consultation and Emergency Department Revisits for Children with Urinary Stone Disease. J Urol, 200(1), 180-186. (Read full article)
    13. Warndorf MG, Kurtzman JT, Bartel MJ, Cox M, Mackenzie T, Robinson S, Burchard PR, Gordon SR, Gardner TB (2011). Early fluid resuscitation reduces morbidity among patients with acute pancreatitis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 9(8), 705-9. (Read full article)


    1. Moran GW, Kurtzman JT, Carpenter CP (2022). Biologic adjuvant urethral coverings for single-stage primary hypospadias repairs: A systematic review and pooled proportional meta-analysis of postoperative urethrocutaneous fistulas. [Review]. J Pediatr Urol, 18(5), 598-608. (Read full article)
    2. Kurtzman JT, Blum R, Brandes SB (2021). Lower Urinary Tract Stenosis Following Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. [Review]. Curr Urol Rep, 22(11), 55. (Read full article)
    3. Kurtzman JT, Bergman AM, Weiss JP (2016). Nocturia in women. [Review]. Curr Opin Urol, 26(4), 315-20. (Read full article)


    1. Kurtzman JT, Kerr P, Brandes SB (2022). Intraoperative Modification of Artificial Urinary Sphincter Cuffs: Achieving Enhanced Cuff Fit. J Urol, 208(3), 511-513. (Read full article)
    2. Kurtzman JT, Moran GW, Anderson CB, McKiernan JM (2020). A Novel and Successful Model for Redeploying Urologists to Establish a Closed Intensive Care Unit within the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 Crisis. J Urol, 204(5), 901-902. (Read full article)
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