CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME:

            Jack H. Vitenson, M.D.

 

 

 

OFFICE ADDRESS:

            277 Forest Ave, St#206                                 

            Paramus, NJ 07652

 

OFFICE TELEPHONE:

            201-489-8900

           

 

1.                  EDUCATION

 

a.                  Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

B.A. Degree

9/57 – 6/61

 

b.                  Graduate and Professional

New York Medical College, New York, NY

M.D. Degree

9/61 – 6/65

 

2.                  POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

 

1         Internship and Residences

7/1/65 – 6/30/66          Straight Medical Internship

                                    St. Vincent’s Hospital

                                    New York, New York

 

7/1/66 – 6/30/77          General Surgery Residency

                                    Veterans Administration Hospital

                                    New York, New York

 

7/1/67 – 6/30/70          Urology Residency

                                    New York Medical College

                                    Metropolitan Hospital

                                    New York, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.                  MILITARY

 

8/1/70 – 7/72               United States Air Force

                                    Attending Urologist

                                    Wilford Hall Hospital

 

4.                  LICENSURE

 

A.                 New Jersey Medical License - #MA25539

 

5.                  CERTIFICATION

 

American Board of Urology, March 1974

 

6.                  UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

 

Clinical Instructor of Urology

New York Medical College, 7/1/70 – 7/1/80

 

Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Section of Urology

UMD-New Jersey Medical School, 7/80 – 6/91

 

Member, Urology Residency Program Committee

UMD-New Jersey Medical School, 7/80 – Present

 

Director of Urology Residency Training Program

UMD-New Jersey Medical School/Hackensack Medical Center, 7/91 – Present

 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Urology

UMD-New Jersey Medical School, 7/91 – Present

 

7.                  HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

 

Attending Urologist, Pascack Valley Hospital, 8/72 – 9/91.

Attending Urologist Hackensack Medical Center, 8/72 – Present.

Associate Director of Urology, Hackensack Medical Center, 1/78 – 6/91.

Director of Urology, Hackensack Medical Center, 7/91 – Present.


 

8.                  OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, CONTRIBUTIONS AND MAJOR VISITING APPOINTMENTS

 

President of the Medical Staff, Hackensack Medical Center, 6/85 – 12/86.

Chairman of the Medical Board, Hackensack Medical Center, 7/1/87 – 12/30/87.

Treasurer of the Society of Urology and Engineering, 4/94 – Present.

Co-Moderator, Society of Urology and Engineering, (day session) 1992-1999.

Moderator, Society of Urology and Engineering, (evening session) 1997-1999.

Co-Started Prostate Cancer Support Group with the Department of Psychology, 1991.

Developed the Ultrasound Brachytherapy Program with Radiotherapy, 1992.

Developed the Cryotherapy Program for Urology, 1994.

Designed with Architects the Present Cysto-Endoscopy Suite, 1995.

Facilitated and Contributed to Utilizing Neobladder for the Diagnosis of                  Advanced Bladder Cancer, 1995.

Arranged Credentialing Symposium for Evaluation and Treatment of Incontinence Utilizing Urodynamics, 1996.

Organized, Designed and Initiated the Continence Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, 1996.

Organized Credentialing Conference on Laser Lithotripsy, 1996.

Initiated Program of Interstitial Laser Prostatectomy, 1998.

Co-Organizer, Hackensack University Medical Center Prostate Cancer Institute, 1997.

Developed, Division of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center Prostate Cancer Web Site, 1999.

Facilitated Urologists role in Renal Transplant Program and Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, 1999.

 

9.                  AWARDS AND HONORS

 

Premedical Honor Society, Alpha Epsilon Delta, 9/60

President of Gama Chapter, AOA, 5/64

Honor Society for Services Rendered to New York Medical College, 6/65 Cor Et Manus Scholastic Award, Mosby Award, 6/65

 

10.              BOARD OF DIRECTORS/TRUSTEES

 

Chairman of the Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center,

            7/1/87 – 12/30/87.

Member of the Board of Governors, Hackensack University Medical Center,

            7/1/91 – Present.

Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors, Hackensack

            University Medical Center, 7/1/94 – Present.

Member of the Hillcrest Foundation Board of Hackensack University Medical

            Center, 7/1/95 – Present.

11.              MAJOR COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

 

a.                  National and Regional

Urology Residency Program Committee, UMD-New Jersey Medical School,

            7/90 – Present.

Treasurer, Society of Urology and Engineering, 7/95 – Present.

Co-Moderator, Society of Urology and Engineering, Day and Night Programs

            AUA Meeting, 1994 – Present.

b.                  Medical School

Urology Residency Program Committee, UMD-New Jersey Medical School,

            7/90 – Present.

c.                   Hospital

Chairman, Search Committee for Surgery, Hackensack University Medical

            Center, 1991.

Committee of Directors, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1991

Outpatient Committee, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1991.

Secretary, Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1985.

Chairman, Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1986.

Member, Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1993, 1995,

            1997.

Search Committee (Laparoscopic Surgery) Hackensack University Medical

            Center, 1997.

Search Committee, (Renal and Pancreatic Transplant), Hackensack University

            Medical Center, 1998.

d.                  Department

Chairman, Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1991.

Associate Chairman, Division of Urology, Hackensack University Medical

            Center, 1978-1991.

e.                  Editorial Boards

None.

 

12.              MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS IN

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

Fellow American College of Surgeons, 1975

American Urological Association, 1975

American Board of Urology, 1974

New York Section, American Urological Association, 1974

New Jersey State Society of Surgeons, 1978

Bergen County Medical Society, 1972

American Medical Association, 1971

New Jersey Medical Society, 1973

Air Force Clinical Surgeons, 1971

American Fertility Society, 1971

Society of Urology and Engineering, 1986

Treasurer, Society of Urology and Engineering, 1995-Present

 

13.       MAJOR RESEARCH INTEREST 

 

            Prostate Cancer.

            Superficial Bladder Cancer.

 

14.        GRANT HISTORY

 

1.                  The National Prostatic Cancer Prevention Trial.  Double blind random

effect of Finasteride.  October 1993 – March 2004.

 

2.                  Phase II Clinical Trial to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of

Percutaneous Cryosurgery using Transrectal Ultrasound Guidance in the

Treatment of Patients with Prostate Cancer Previously Treated with External or Interstitial Radiation.  July 1996 – July 1997.

 

3.                  Prospective Randomized Comparison of either LHRH agonist and

Flutamide or Finasteride and Flutamide as Neoadjuvant Hormone Therapy

in Men with Localized Carcinoma of the Prostate Receiving either Radical

Prostatectomy, External Beam Radiation Therapy or Prostate 

Brachytherapy.  November 1997 – Present.  Protocol #97-05-282,

Principal Investigator Jack H. Vitenson, M.D., amount $17,500.

 

4.                  Prostate Cancer Detection using Spectra Photonic Imaging.  Joint research

Project Hackensack University Medical Center and the Department of Physics, The City College of New York, January 1997 – 2002.  Protocol #98-05-351, Principal Investigator Jack H. Vitenson, M.D. amount $60,000.

 

5.                  A National Phase II Trial of INTRON, Interferon-ACTA 20+ Bcq for

Treatment of Superficial Bladder Cancer.  October 1998 – 2003. Protocol #99-05-053, Principal Investigator Jack H Vitenson, M.D., amount $5,000.

 

15.  MAJOR TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Responsible for the training and supervision of urology residents rotating through           

Hackensack University Medical Center, a major affiliate of the UMD-New Jersey Medical School.

Urology Residency Training Program, 1991 – Present.

Post Graduate Urodynamics Course, Hackensack University Medical Center, 4/96.

Post Graduate Holmium Laser Course, Hackensack University Medical Center,

5/98.

 

 

16.  PRINICPAL CLINICAL AND HOSPITAL SERVICE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Associate Director of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1978-1991.

Director of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1991 – Present.

 

17.       MAJOR ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

            See #11B and C

 

            President, Medical Staff, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1985.

            Secretary, Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1985.

            Chairman, Medical Board, Hackensack University Medical Center, 1986.

            Member, Board of Governors, Hackensack University Medical Center,

                        1991 – Present.

            President, Hackensack Physicians Imaging Center (MRI joint venture

between Hackensack Physicians and Hackensack University Medical Center) 1989 – 1994.

President, Hackensack Physicians Home Care Center, (Home Care venture

            between Hackensack Physicians and Hackensack University Medical

            Center), 1986-1992.

Member, Executive Committee Board of Governors, Hackensack University

            Medical Center, 1995-Present.

Member, Hillcrest Foundation Board, Hackensack University Medical Center,

            1995-Present.

 

18.        PRIVATE PRACTICE

 

8/72-Present                            331 Summit Avenue

                                                Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

19.        ARTICLES

 

1.                  Rous SN, Vitenson JH, Nagamatsu G: Spontaneous Rupture of the Renal

Collecting System Caused by Unsuspected Hypernephroma Presenting as Ureteral Calculus Disease. J Urol 107(4):512-514, 1971.

 

2.                  Vitenson JH, Grabstald H, Whitemore WF: Ten Thousand or More Rads

Supervoltage Irradiation to the Bladder: Efficacy, Sequelae and Management.  J Urol, 107(6):973-976, 1972.

 

3.                  Vitenson JH, Sarcoid of the Glans Penis.  J. Urol, 108(2):284-286, 1972.

 

4.                  Gehring CG, Vitenson, JH, Woodhead DM: Congenital Urethroperineal

Fistula. J. Urol, 109(3):419-421, 1973.

 

5.                  Polsky MS, USAF, Woodhead DM, Col, USAF, Vitenson JH, Major,

USAF MC, Weber CH, Lt. Col, USAF MC: Ureteral Reimplantation in the Absence of Urinary Flow.  Invest Urol, 11(4):271-272, 1974.

 

6.                  Polsky MS, USAF, Vitenson JH, Major USAF, Wilson J, Major USAF

MC, Woodhead DM, Col, USAF MC, Weber CH, Lt. Col, USAF MC:

Retrovesicle Liposarcoma.  J. Urol, 3(2):226-228, 1974.

 

7.                  Ferrara DN, Vitenson JH, Siegel J: Computerized Axial Tomography. 

Urol 10(3):212-218, 1977.

 

8.                  Yekanath H, Gross PA, Vitenson JH: Military Tuberculosis Following

Ureteral Catherization. Urol 16(2):197-198, 1980.

 

9.                  Rockoff SD, Vitenson JH, Irwin RJ: Perinephric Panniculitis. J Urol 150:

169-170, 1993.

 

10.              Rockoff SD, Vitenson JH, Irwin RJ: Modified Vest Suture Technique

For Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy.  Contemp Urol 86:191-3, 1994.

 


20.  ABSTRACTS

 

1                    Gejerman G, Gliedman P, Saini AJ, Richter F, Rosen J, Levey S, Basralian K, Mullokandov E, Vitenson JH: Acute toxicity of interstitial brachytherapy combined with EBRT in the management of organ confined prostate cancer. Presented at: American Brachytherapy Society Meeting, May 1999, CA.

 

2.                  Gejerman A, Richter F and Vitenson JH: Does the addition of conformal

Beam radiotherapy to prostate seed implantation cause significant acute toxicity.  Presented at: AUA Annual Meeting, May, 1999.

 

3.                  Esposito MP, Vitenson JH and Sadeghi-Nejad H: Correlation of Dorsal ]

Vein Velocity, Penile Rigidity and Cavernosal End Diastolic Velocity in the Diagnosis of Venous Leak Impotence.  Presented at: New York

Sectional Meeting of the AUA, Dublin, Ireland, October, 1999.

 

21.       REVIEWS/TELEVISION APPEARANCES

 

Prostate Cancer Awareness: Role of Screening.  Health Talk Cable Vision,

            Oakland, NJ, October 1992.

Prostate Cancer Overview: Health Talk Cable Vision, Oakland, NJ, October 1994.

Incontinence and the Role of the Continence Center in Diagnosis and Treatment:

            Health Talk CableVision, Oakland, NJ, October 1995.

Erectile Dysfunction: The Role of Viagra.  Health Talk Cable Vision, Oakland,

            NJ, October 1997.

Brachytherapy and High Intensity Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Treatment:

            Co-Lectured with Dr. Glen Gejerman, Chief, Radiotherapy, Hackensack

            University Medical Center. Health Talk Cable Vision, Oakland, NJ,

            November 1998.

 

22.       EXHIBITS 

 

Vitenson JH, Nagamatsu GR, Minenberg D: “Chronic Female Urethritis: Management of Long Term Results.” Presented at: AUA Annual Meeting,

San Francisco, May 1969.  The International College of Surgeons Summer Conference, Lake Placid, New York, July 1969 and the AUA North Central Meeting in Milwaukee, September 1969 (Second Prize).

 


23.       LECTURES  

 

            Seminar in Urology, Puerto Rico Chapter of the American Academy of General

            Practice with Dr. George Nagamatsu and the Eli Lilly Company, September 1967.

 

            Prostate Cancer Overview, Hackensack University Medical Center, Prostate

            Cancer Support Group, May 1990, Hackensack, NJ.

 

            Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: How to Choose Them.  Hackensack

University Medical Center, Prostate Cancer Support Group, May 1991, Hackensack, NJ.

 

Conventional Treatment of Prostate Cancer: Alternate Options – What is the Role

Of Shark Cartilage, Hackensack University Medical Center, Prostate Cancer Support Group, November 1992, Hackensack, NJ.

 

Incontinence in the Aged: Diagnosis and Treatment.  Washington Township Nursing Home, HAARP Lecture, November 1992, Washington Township, NJ.

 

Testis Cancer.  Health Beat Radio Program, Fairleigh Dickinson Campus Radio, April 1993, Madison, NJ.

 

Prostate Cancer Overview.  Health Beat Radio Program, Fairleigh Dickinson Campus Radio, December 1992, Madison, NJ.

 

Prostate Cancer Overview and Update. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Hackensack University Medical Center, October 1992, Hackensack, NJ.

 

Laser Surgery for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy.  Society of Urology and Engineering, National AUA Conference, May 1994.

 

Laser Surgery in Urology. Department of Urologic Surgery Grand Rounds, Maimonides Medical Center, November 1994, Brooklyn, New York.

 

Prostate Cancer Update. Hackensack University Medical Center, Prostate Cancer Support Group, May 1995, Hackensack, NJ.

 

Prostate Cancer Overview, Toy’s R Us HAARP Lecture Series, September 1995, Paramus, NJ.

 

Brachytherapy and Cryotherapy:  Their Role in Prostate Cancer Treatment.  Prostate Cancer Support Group, Hackensack University Medical Center, April 1996, Hackensack, NJ.