Philippa J. Cheetham, M.D., a board-certified Urological Surgeon from the United Kingdom (UK), has recently joined the Urology Department of Winthrop University Hospital as an Attending Physician.
After successfully completing extensive surgical training and research in the UK, Dr. Cheetham came to Columbia University Medical Center in 2008 to work with Dr. Aaron Katz and Dr. Ketan Badani in the department of Urologic Oncology. In July 2010, Dr. Cheetham completed a two-year minimally invasive oncology fellowship in Robotic Surgery and Prostate Cryosurgery. Dr. Cheetham is a member of various medical associations, including The American Urological Association, Foundation for Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, and British Medical Association.
A founding member of The Society of Integrative Urology, Dr. Cheetham has a subspecialty concentration in female Urology and bladder conditions associated with neurological disorders, such as multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury. She also has a strong interest in holistic and natural therapies for urological conditions.
In addition to her most recently published book, “The Patient’s Guide to AHCC: The Clinically Proven Nutrient Supported by 25 Clinical Studies,” Dr Cheetham co-authored two other books “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 written chapters in the textbook “ABC of Urology”, published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented extensively at prestigious international academic meetings all over the world.
As a health/medical contributor, Dr. Cheetham frequently appears as a guest on TV and radio stations across the country. She is a regular medical correspondent for Fox News and a co-host on Katz’s Corner Live Radio, a show discussing men’s health and urology issues.
Dr. Cheetham, a classically trained pianist and violinist, also enjoys sports and fitness including swimming, skiing, and scuba diving.