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Dr. Sumeet Bhanvadia, MD

Urological Surgeon, Urologist

Professional statement

Dr. Bhanvadia is fellowship trained in urologic oncology, with expertise in robotic and open surgeries for early and advanced urologic malignancies including kidney, prostate, bladder, testis and penile cancer, and certain types of sarcoma. She has extensive experience in the management of bladder cancer including neobladder and other continent types of urinary diversion. She also has advanced training in dealing with complicated genitourinary reconstructions, including those that arise after prior surgery or radiation. Dr. Bhanvadia is committed to a patient-centered approach for all urologic disease processes, employing an operative or non-operative approach taking into account not just the latest data or medical innovation, but also the patient and their family’s goals and concerns. Her research focuses on understanding the real-world application of cancer care, discoveries the challenges and barriers for patients and physicians, and disparities to cancer care in terms of gender, ethnicity and insurance status. She has published multiple papers related to improving the delivery of surgical care and surgical techniques to minimize morbidity while offering the best cancer outcome. Dr. Bhanvadia is currently grant funded to study novel epigenetic markers of bladder cancer response to chemotherapy.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Urologist
  • Urological Surgeon

Practice names

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Southern California, Doctor of Medicine
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Residency in Urology
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Southern California, Keck Medical Center, Fellowship in Urological Oncology

Awards and publications

  • Validating the role of ABO blood type in risk of perioperative venous thromboembolism after radical cystectomy World J Urol. 2018 Jun 06
  • Vena Cavoscopy in the Assessment of Intraluminal Vena Caval Tumor Involvement Urology. 2018 Mar; 113:105-109.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1396038931

Office locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Urology

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1516 San Pablo St, Ste 3500

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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