Guest Profile: Dr. Philippa Cheetham
Philippa J. Cheetham, M.D., is a board certified urologist in the Department of Urologic Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center where she has a special interest in female urology. After graduating with honors from the University of Bristol Medical School, UK and being awarded the gold medal for the most distinguished medical student of the year (1996), Dr. Cheetham completed a 5-year general surgical training program at The John Radcliffe Hospital University teaching hospital, in Oxford, UK. In 2000, she was awarded a prestigious academic research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Dr. Cheetham completed a six year residency in Urology followed by a PhD in Urology and a three-year fellowship in minimally invasive urology. Currently she works full time at Columbia University Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Cheetham is co-founder of The Society of Integrative Urology, a non-profit organization founded in 2010, dedicated to advancing urologic care by incorporating research, education and clinical practice of complementary and integrative therapies for urologic conditions for men and women. She is a frequent expert on nationally televised news shows and is a regular radio co-host with Dr. Aaron Katz on "Katz's Corner," a weekly call-in health radio show on WABC-AM in New York City. Dr. Cheetham is author of, "The Patient's Guide to AHCC- The Clinically Proven Nutrient supported by 25 Clinical
Studies," and co-author of, "Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer – Is It For You?" and "Living a Better Life After Prostate Cancer - A Survivor's Guide to Cryotherapy."
She has also published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented extensively at prestigious international academic meetings all over the world.