Cynthia S. Trop, M.D.
Cynthia S. Trop, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae - Expert Witness & Consultant - Urology and Urologic Surgery

Curriculum Vitae


Assistant Professor of Urology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York • 08/2001-12/2012, 12/2017-present
Clinical Instructor, Urology, University of California, Irvine, California • 07/1993-06/1994


Gramercy Surgery Center, New York, New York • 6/15- present
Lenox Hills Hospital, New York, New York • 6/2014- present
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York • 01/2003- present
Beth Israel Mount Sinai Medical System, New York, New York • 6/2013- present
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York • 08/2001-11/15/2012
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California • 1994-07/2002
Saint Johns Medical Center, Santa Monica, California • 1994-07/2002
Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, California • 1995-07/2001
Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, California • 01/1995-09/2000
Daniel Freeman-Marina Hospital, Marina del Rey, California • 1994-07/2001
Daniel Freeman-Memorial, Inglewood, California • 1994-07/2001
Centinela Hospital, Inglewood, California • 2000-07/2001
Brotman Memorial Medical Center, Culver City, California • 2000-07/2001
Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, Los Angeles, California • 2000-07/2001
Little Company of Mary, Torrance, California • 01/2001-07 2001
Robert F. Kennedy Hospital, Hawthorne, California • 01/2001-07/ 2001
Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance, California • 01/2001-07/2001


Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, 09/1972-06/1976, Stanford University
Master Program in Architecture, 1976-1977, University of California, Los Angeles
Premedical Courses, 1979-1981, California State University Los Angeles, University of California, Los Angeles
Doctor of Medicine, 08/1981-06/1985, University of Southern California


General Surgery Internship, University of Southern California • 07/1985-06/1986
Urology/General Surgery Residency, University of Southern California • 07/1986-06/1987
Urology Residency, University of Southern California • 07/1987-06/1989
Fellowship- Neurourology, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center • 07/1989-06/1990
Urology Residency- Henry Ford Hospital • 01/1992-06/1993
Fellowship –Urologic Oncology, University of California, Irvine and Long Beach VA Medical Center • 07/1993-06/1994


National Board of Licensed Medical Examiners, 1986
American Board of Urology, 02/28/2001, recertification 02/2011


1986, California, G025409
1992, Michigan,  G551291 (temporary 1992-1993)
2001, New York, 223253-1


Teaching Activity/Topic:  Urologic Surgery
Level:  Department                             
Number of Hours/week:  8
Years:  16
Learners:  94

Invited lectures/PRESENTATIONS

Changes in Blood Pressure during Urodynamic Testing in SCI-Pre and Post Treatment with Intravesical Botulinum Toxin
AUA Convention 2011
Washington D.C.
May, 2011

Urologic Management of the Patient with SCI
Urology Grand Rounds
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
April, 2010

Urologic Issues in the Care of the Patient with Spinal Cord Injury
Medical Grand Rounds
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Bronx, New York
March, 2010

Update on SCI Urology
Update on Infertility in Spinal Cord Injury
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Wilkes Barre, PA
December, 2008

Monitoring Bladder Function in Spinal Cord Injury
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Sexual Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Erectile Dysfunction and Infertility in Spinal Cord Injury
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Bronx, New York

Is there an ideal formula for calculation of prostate volume?
Western Section, AUA
Palm Desert, California


3 year ad hoc appointment to Investigational Review Board
James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Consultant– Effect of Urodynamic Testing on vital signs in patients with SCI
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
2009- 2012

Consultant – Center for Research in Medical Complications of Spinal Cord Injury
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
2003- 2012

Primary Investigator– Phase 3 Multi- Center International Clinical Trial in Spinal Cord Injured and Multiple Sclerosis Patients with Neurogenic Bladder
Chosen as investigative site
March, 2007

Primary Investigator– ATM and Radiation-Induced Morbidity in Prostate Cancer Patients
James J. Peters VA Medical Center. Protocol #7747-04-083.
IRB approved 30 patients accrued.

Primary Investigator– Phase 4 Multi-Center Clinical Trial in Spinal Cord Injured Patients with Neurogenic Bladder
Completed March, 2006

Advisory Committee for Phase 2-3 Clinical Trials

Research Grant-Miles Laboratory– Prostate Cancer in Spinal Cord Injury

Professional Societies

American Urologic Association
Society of Urodynamics and Female Pelvic Reconstructive Urology
Society of Women in Urology

Electronic Medical Records

CPRS   8/2001-12/1012
Next Gen   12/2012 – 6/2014
EPIC   6/2013 – present
Power Script   6/2014 – present


Peer Review Committee – Ad hoc
James J. Peters VA Medical Center Bronx, New York

Ethics Committee
Santa Monica Hospital Santa Monica, California

Leadership Development

Emotional Intelligence EI360
Institute for Health and Human Potential
The Science of Leadership Under Pressure


Work History

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   NYC, NY
Department of Urology
12/2017- present

Elmhurst Hospital, Queens Hospital   Queens, NY
08/2017- present

Cynthia S. Trop, M.D.    NYC, NY

Advantage Care Physicians   NYC, NY

James J. Peters VA Medical Center   Bronx, NY

Advanced Urology   Los Angeles, CA

Cynthia S. Trop, M.D.   Santa Monica, CA

Morris Claman, M.D.   Los Angeles, CA

Parental Leave

Advanced Urology   Los Angeles, CA

ANCO Engineers •  Santa Monica, CA

Solel Boneh Tel Aviv, Israel

Moshe Safdie, Architect • Jerusalem, Israel

Bechtel Power Corporation • San Francisco, CA

Expert Witness Experience

VA Tort Claim Review 2009-2012

Urology Expert Witness • 2012-present

Expert Witness Training:
SEAK Expert Witness Practice Course  Clearwater, FL
February, 2017

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