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Sean L. Sawh, MD, FACS

Primary Specialties:
  • Urology  (Board Certified)
Accepting New Patients
  • Education

    Education

    Medical School:

    University College of Dublin - School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland

    Internship:

    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

    Residency:

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

    Fellowship:

    Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

    Board Certification:

    American Board of Urology Diplomate American Board of Urology # 19704

    Awards

    Physician of the Quarter – Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center 2017
    UNC Department of Urologic Surgery “Resident of the Year” 2011
    Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 1997 - 2000

  • Research & Publications

    Research & Publications

    • Sawh LR, Budhooram S, Ewe P, Rattan R, Sawh SL. A case report of one of the largest {3.63kg} renal tumor removed in the Western Hemisphere. A combined Uro-Vascular approach for complete removal. The International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. Vol 24C, 2016, Pages 156-161.
    • Sawh SL, Maharaj D, Ferreira MD, Berry AM, O’Leary MP, Fractured Penis: A Review. The International Journal of Impotence Research. Jul-Aug 20(4); 366-369. April 17 2008.
    • Dallal RM, Smith JA, O’Leary MP, Harkaway RC, Sawh SL. Profound sexual dysfunction is

    common in the morbidly obese male and is reversed after gastric bypass surgery. The Journal of Urology. Vol 179, Issue 4, April 2008.

    Book Publications:

    • Sawh SL, Sawh FM. The Art of Internship. CreateSpace Publishing. June 3rd 2012.
    • Sawh SL. Brigham Integrated Computer Systems – Training Manual. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. September 10th 2009.

    Presentations:

    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Kim WY, Godley PA, Whang YE, Rathmell WK, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Neoadjuvant Docetaxel/Estramustine Prior to Radical Prostatectoy or External Beam Radiotherapy in High-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer: A phase II Trial. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2011.
    • Langston JP, Sawh SL, Selph JP, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The Evaluation of the Learning Curve Associated with Robotic Radical Cystectomy: Initial 100 cases. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Sawh SL, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Clinical and Pathologic Differences between Patients Undergoing TURBT for Newly-Diagnosed versus Recurrent Bladder Lesions Detected by Cystoscopy. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Patterns of Utilization of Urine-Based Markers in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder cancer: Results from the BCAN/SUO/AUA/LUGPA Electronic Survey. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Risk Specific Sensitivity of Surveillance Practices in Non-Muscle-Invasive Bladder cancer: Results from the BCAN/SUO/AUA/LUGPA Electronic Survey. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Selph JP, Langston JP, Sawh SL, Martin SA, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M,Nielsen, E, Wallen E, Purthi R. Robotic Radical Cystectomy: Medium-term Oncologic Follow-up. Podium Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M,Nielsen, E, Wallen E, Purthi R. Does robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer affect long-term health-related quality of life? American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C, September 2010
    • Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. The impact of radical cystectomy on renal function: an analysis of variance based on age, gender, race and diversion technique. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C, September 2010
    • Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: Evaluation of the functional and oncologic learning curve. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C, September 2010
    • Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical cystectomy: Evaluation of the learning curve. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C, September 2010.
    • Sawh SL, McKim, S, Smith A, Nielsen M, Raynor M, Wallen E, Purthi R. Evaluation of the incidence of a second urologic malignancy (bladder and kidney cancer) in men with a diagnosis of prostate cancer. American College of Surgeons Meeting, Washington D.C, September 2010.
    • Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP.Circumcision. Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School

    Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA. December 2008.

    • Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP.Priapism. Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School

    Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA, December 2008.

    • Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP.Peyronie’s Disease. Oral Presentation at Harvard Medical School

    Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA

    • Sawh, SL, O’Leary MP.Prostate Screening and Health. Oral Presentation at Harvard

    Medical School Surgical Lecture Series; Boston, MA.

    Poster Presentations

    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RA. Oncologic Outcomes for None-positive Patients Undergoing Robotic Radical Cystectomy. Poster Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RA. The Fate of Men with Incidental Prostate Cancer Diagnosed at the Time of Radical Cystectomy. Poster Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Ferguson JE, Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Manvar AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Cost Analysis of Robotic-assisted versus Laparoscopic-versus Open Partial Nephrectomy. Poster Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Re-Resecting T1 Bladder Tumors: single institution Analysis in a Modern Cohort of Patients. Poster Presentation. AUA Southeast Section Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 2011.
    • Sawh SL, Coward RM, Smith AB, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The impact of radical cystectomy of

    renal function: an analysis of variance based on age, gender, race and diversion technique. SUO Meeting,

    Washington D.C. December 2010.

    • Sawh SL, Langston J, Selph JP, Smith AB, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Does robotic radical

    cystectomy for bladder cancer affect long-term health-related quality of life? SUO Meeting, Washington D.C.

    December 2010.

    • Sawh SL, Langston J, Selph JP, Smith AB, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic

    radical prostatectomy: Evaluation of the functional and oncologic learning curve. SUO Meeting, Washington D.C. December 2010.

    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The Impact of Obesity as a Competing Risk factor in Prostate Cancer. Poster Presentation. Society of Urologic Oncology, December 2010.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The Impact of Race and Gender in Patiengts Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer. Poster Presentation. Society of Urologic Oncology, December 2010.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Manvar AM, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The Impact of Obesity as a Competing Risk factor in Prostate Cancer. Poster Presentation. Society of Urologic Oncology, December 2010.
    • Langston JP, Selph JP, Sawh SL, Ferguson JE, Smith AM, Raynor MC, Nielsen ME, Wallen EM, Pruthi RS. The fate of men with incidental prostate cancer diagnosed at the time of radical cystectomy. Poster Presentation. Society of Urologic Oncology, December 2010.
    • Dallal RM, Smith JA, O’Leary MP, Harkaway RC, Sawh SL. Profound sexual dysfunction is

    common in the morbidly obese male and is reversed after gastric bypass surgery. Presented at the 2008

    American Urological Association.

    References:

    1. Michael Jacobs, MD – Chairman of Urology. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
    1. Baqir Syed, MD – Chairman of the Board of Directors. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
    1. Bruce Witta, MD – Urologist. Jupiter Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.
    1. Hashem Khorassani, MD. Chief of Medicine. Jupiter Medical Center.
    1. Abbas Rabiei, MD – Nephrologist and Treasurer, Jupiter Medical Center.
    1. Jason Sevald, MD – Chief of Emergency Medicine. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
    1. Dr. Bassam Sayegh. Senior surgeon. Jupiter Medical Center.
    1. Dr. Raj Bansal. Jupiter Medical Group.
    1. Monroe Benaim, MD – Ophthalmologist and Founding Member of Jupiter Medical Center.
    1. Shady Salib, MD – Chief of Staff. Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.