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  Metropolitan Specialty Physicians are experienced and knowledgeable.
We have more than 300 years combined experience in the medical field
and the specialty of Urology and Radiation Oncology.
Dr. Roberto C. Granato

Dr. Roberto C. Granato graduated from The University of Buenos Aires Medical School in 1954. He then trained in General Surgery with renowned instructors such as Ricardo Finocchetto and Arnaldo Yodice. He then immigrated to the USA and after a year of internship at Elmhurst General Hospital, entered the Urology Program at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. While there, much of his time was spent at the Institute of Cancer Research under the instruction of Dr. Ralph Veenema and Dr. John K. Lattimer. He was awarded a fellowship by The American Cancer Society for his research in Urologic Cancer. For the following 10 years, he was on the teaching staff at the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

In 1973 Dr. Granato published his surgical technique of Sex Reassignment Surgery. This step by step technique came to be known as the “Granato Technique.” By invitation, he has lectured all over the world, including the Salpetriere Institute where Dr. Kuss was his host.

In 1996, Dr. Granato served as the President of the Spanish American Medical and Dental Society. This Society comprised over 800 members including Dr. Bernardo A. Houssay, Dr. Severo, and Dr. Cesar Milstein.

Over the years, Dr. Granato has received many prestigious awards for his achievements. These include the Proclamation of Honor from Senator George Onorato of New York, a Special Certificate of Congress for his intensive work and dedication to at the Mount Sinai Hospital by Carolyn Maloney (member of Congress), the Citation of Honor by Helen Marshall (president of the County of Queens). Dr. Granato is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Granato remains an active physician in the care and well being of patients with regard to their Urologic Health.
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