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Dr. Emanuel Gottenger, MD

Urologist

Professional statement

Emanuel E. Gottenger M.D. was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. He graduated Cum Laude from High School and then obtained his Medical Degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He ranked 12th out of a class of 236 graduates. Dr. Gottenger came to the United States in 1995 and served as a Research Scholar at the renowned Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He participated in the S.P.O.R.E (Special Program of Research Excellence) in Prostate Cancer performing revolutionary molecular biology research on this important disease. He then completed two years of General Surgery Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, the Manhattan campus for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by a Urology Residency at the same Institution. During his residency Dr. Gottenger was awarded twice with the Pfizer Scholars in Urology award, an award given only to outstanding urology residents during training. Dr.Gottenger enhanced his General Urology training with a one-year Fellowship in Urologic Oncology / Laparoscopy in a joint program from the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Palm Beach and The University of Miami School of Medicine. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Gottenger remained on staff at the VA Medical Center in West Palm Beach where he was the Physician in Charge of Laparoscopic Urology. He started a urologic laparoscopic program at that institution and performed some of the first laparoscopic nephrectomies, nephro-ureterectomies and prostatectomies in Palm Beach County (removal of cancerous kidneys and prostates using a laparoscopic technique). Dr. Gottenger was also one of the first physicians to perform Trans-urethral Laser Vaporization of the Prostate (Green Laser) in South Florida. Dr. Gottenger

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Specialties

  • Urologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • Boca Raton Community Hospital
  • Delray Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education and training

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Residency in General Surgery
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Residency in Urology
  • Medical School - Central University of Venezuela
  • University of Miami, West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fellowship in Urologic Oncology/Laparoscopy

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Urological Association
  • Florida Urological Society

Awards and publications

  • Pfizer Scholars in Urology award

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1043261548

Office locations

Advanced Urology of South Florida

5350 W. Atlantic Ave., Suite 102

Delray Beach, FL 33484

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Amazing experience, before, during and after...(follow up) Extremely professional people and very kind... What we need in cases like this..!!
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He was very kind and answered all my questions. He spent time in the room and in no hurry to leave.
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excellent ! felt very confident about his abilities and he is very full service!!!
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Dr. Gottenger is very good he explains everything, and listens to everything I saw. I called him after a problem, and he called me right back.
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Very thorough! Nurse excellent!
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