Vahan Kassabian, MD
Dr. Vahan Kassabian is the Director of the Atlanta Prostate Center at Advanced Urology in Georgia serving the greater Atlanta market. He specializes in complex oncological cases while providing novel therapies for patients with advanced cancer. Dr. Kassabian is a nationally recognized surgeon and pioneer in HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) which he has been performing on localized prostate cancer patients for over 14 years in various countries where it was approved and authorized for use. He is also considered a key opinion leader by industry for treatments in prostate cancer and as a consultant.
Dr. Kassabian earned his medical degree from University of Montreal, Quebec, then went on to complete his urologic residency at the University of Montreal. He completed further training as a research fellow in urologic oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. There he served as clinical instructor of urologic oncology before transitioning to assistant professor of surgery at Emory University. It was at Emory that Dr. Kassabian was awarded “Teacher of the Year” for his role in the advancement of education. He also served as Chief of Urology at the VA Hospital in Atlanta.
Some of Dr. Kassabian’s former notable appointments include Medical Director of Georgia Urology, P.A., and member of the Cancer Committee, Peer Review Committee, and Contractor Advisory Committee of CAHABA. He currently serves as the Urology Consultant for Palmetto, the regional Medicare carrier, Contributing Editor for the publication “Reviews in Urology” and is a reviewer for “Urology Practice.” Voted one of Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2018, he has extensive experience in clinical research, numerous national and international presentations, publications and book chapters, mostly related to cancer and prostate disease.
Dr. Kassabian holds memberships in the American Urologic Association, LUGPA, and the Society of Urologic Oncology.
For a HIFU consultation with Dr. Kassabian, please call us at 1-877-884-HIFU (4438).