Board certified in Urology, Dr. Michael Perrotti is an active member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Urologic Association and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.).
Dr. Perrotti has written numerous medical research articles and book chapters, many the result of competively funded original research. Dr. Perrotti is on the editorial board of several prestigious medical journals and is involved in the editorial process of research manuscripts prior to publication. Dr. Perrotti has lectured widely in the areas of urologic oncology including topics of Robotic Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer, Stage by Stage Management of Bladder Cancer, Partial Nephrectomy in the Management of Kidney Cancer, Management of Clinical Stage I Testis Cancer, Prostate Cancer Screening, PSA and PSA Sub-forms in Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment, Enlarged Prostate, BPH, and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
A graduate of Boston University (1986) and Albany Medical College School of Medicine (1990), Dr. Perrotti completed residency training in urologic surgery at Albany Medical College as Chief Resident in 1995. This was followed by a highly sought after laboratory and clinical fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City (1995-1997). He then served as Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey (1997-2002) where he held the title of Member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Dr. Perrotti worked diligently in the field of urologic oncology while in New Brunswick, New Jersey. As a testament to this, Dr. Perrotti successfully performed the first minimally invasive laparoscopic nephrectomy in the city of New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2001 in a young woman with kidney cancer.
To further pursue his interest in minimally invasive urologic oncology and laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Perrotti sought and obtained additional specialized training as a Visiting Fellow in Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology and Laparoscopic Surgery at the Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2002). Dr. Perrotti brought these skills and experience to Albany, New York in 2002, where he serves on the Surgical Staff of St. Peter's Hospital and the Clinical Faculty of Albany Medical College as Clinical Associate Professor. While in Albany, Dr. Perrotti has participated in the teaching and mentorship of numerous individuals in pursuit of a successful career in medicine. Dr. Perrotti is a Founding Member of the Albany Chapter of BCAN, the Bladder Cancer Awareness Network.