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Dr. Robert Mordkin, MD, FACS

Urologist

Professional statement

Dr. Robert Mordkin attended the University of Southern California Medical School and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in 1992. He then completed both his surgical internship and his urological surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, in 1998. During his residency, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve and received an Honorable Discharge in September, 2004. He received advanced training in reconstructive and female urology at the Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. Dr. Mordkin then joined the full-time faculty in the Georgetown University Hospital Department of Urology in October of 1998. As an Associate Professor at Georgetown, he served on a number of Hospital and Medical School committees and was the Director of Laparoscopic Urology. As Director, he was the first urologist in Washington, DC to perform a laparoscopic prostatectomy. In 2004, Dr. Mordkin entered private practice and joined Urological Surgeons of Illinois. During this time, he was an Associate Professor in the Rush University Medical Center Division of Urology and Director of Robotic and Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery at the Rush-Riverside Medical Center. Dr. Mordkin was an early adapter of the da Vinci robot in performing numerous robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomies and partial nephrectomies to treat prostate and kidney cancers. In June 2005, Dr. Mordkin returned to the Washington, DC area to establish Washington Urology with his long-time colleague, Dr. Andrew Joel. Currently, Dr. Mordkin is the Chief of Urology and the Director of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Specialties

  • Urologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Virginia Hospital Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education and training

  • Georgetown University Hospital, Residency in Urology
  • Medical School - University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Professional memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Georgetown Urology Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
  • Maxted Award for Outstanding Faculty Teacher
  • Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine
  • Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1821020579

Office locations

Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group Urology

1625 N. George Mason Drive, Suite 415

Arlington, VA 22205

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Excellent care and provided a informative explanation of my condition.
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Dr. M did a great job, was very attentive and had a very positive demeanor. Definitely would recommend.
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I arrived early and was seen early. Dr. Mordkin was effective, listened, and made me feel comfortable. Would absolutely go back and recommend to others.
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The Doctor has a terrific sense of humor, although be prepared that you can't just schedule a procedure through ZocDoc, you'll need to go through a consultation with him before you do anything.
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He was friendly, but I had to wait a long time, both in the waiting room and in the patient room.
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Very professional - had me in and out in notl time
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Highly intelligent and professional physician. Spent considerable amount of time understanding the reason for my visit. A sincere, compassionate caregiver! Pleasant office staff who insured my appointment was punctual. I would highly recommend this doctor and his staff.
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