Physician Profiles

“We wrote the book on Robotic Surgery!”

Patients who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer or other serious urologic conditions are naturally concerned with finding the highest quality and most experienced medical care they can find. Our doctors are not only experts in the field of Urologic Surgery – they are the authorities other doctors turn to in order to learn how to perform Robotic Surgery using the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System. NJCPC&U has literally written the textbook, Urologic Robotic Surgery, which is used to train surgeons across the globe. Our doctors also have the distinction of having preformed more than 2000 successful, robotic prostatectomies with a zero morbidity rate. We also are the preferred choice in the NY/NJ region for patients requiring the following procedures:

  • Robotic Cystectomy for bladder cancer
  • Robotic Pyleoplasty for Ureteroplevic Junction (UPJ)
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for Kidney Cancer
  • Robotic Sacral Colpopexy for Incontinence
  • Robotic Reimplantation for Ureteral Stricture
  • Robotic Simple Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)

We are happy to answer all of your questions regarding the treatment options with the best outcomes for your specific condition and special needs. Please contact us to arrange a personal consultation. In the meantime, we welcome you to learn more the NJCPC&U professional team.

Dr. Michael P. Esposito

Dr. Michael Esposito is Director of the Center for Robotic Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Endourology at Hackensack University Medical Center and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology/Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, New Jersey.

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Dr. Mutahar Ahmed

Dr. Mutahar Ahmed is a specialist in Oncology, Larparoscopic / Robotic Surgery, Cryo Surgery and reconstructive urological surgery. He has special interest in prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer and minimal invasive approach to treating them.
He continues to teach other urologist this exciting technology.

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Dr. Gregory Lovallo

Dr. Gregory Lovallo is a practicing urologic surgeon with privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, The Stone Center in Newark, UMDNJ in Newark, St Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, St Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, and The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

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Dr. Vincent Lanteri

Dr. Vincent Lanteri, the founder of the NJ Center for Prostate Cancer & Urology, is recognized as a pioneer and authority in the field of robotic surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer.

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Dr. Thomas Christiano

Dr. Thomas Christiano joined the NJ Center for Prostate Cancer & Urology after completing a Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery and Endourology Fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Yale School of Medicine.

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Dr. Christopher Wright

Dr. Christopher Wright is a practicing urologic surgeon, seeing patients in both Maywood and Teaneck, New Jersey. Dr. Wright has privileges at Hackensack University Medical Center and Holy Name Hospital.

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Dr. Michael D. LaSalle

Dr. Michael D. LaSalle is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology/Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, New Jersey as well as a practicing urologic surgeon in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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