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Dr. Rabii Madi (MBA, FACS)

Consultant Urologist

Director of Urology & Director of Robotic Surgery

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Rabii Madi is a Urologic Oncologist with 15 years of academic and clinical experience in Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery. He was the director of robotic surgery at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland before moving to Georgia and heading the Urologic Oncology and robotic surgery programs at Augusta University Health for 9 years.

Dr. Madi is among the most experienced robotic surgeons in the USA. He has performed more than 2000 robotic surgeries and has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and 120 presentations in national and international meetings.  He has pioneered new techniques and approaches in urologic oncology and robotic surgery.

  • Treatment of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, penile cancer, and testicular cancer
  • Robotic surgery for prostate, kidney, and bladder diseases.
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery
  • Kidney stones
  • Men’s Health
  • Professor of Urology
  • Past-President of Georgia Urological Association, USA
  • Board of Directors: American Urological Association SES, USA
  • Director of Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery at the Medical College of Georgia-Augusta University Health, USA, 2012-2021
  • Director of Robotic Surgery, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, USA, 2010-2012
  • Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA, 2006-2010
  • Fellowship: Urologic Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, USA, 2004-2006
  • Residency: Urology, American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon 1998-2004.
  1. Bulbul, M; Shaar, A; Madi, R; Qudat, H; Tawil, A; Khauli, R; Wazzan. Pelvic Node Metastasis And Extraprostatic. Disease In Patients Treated With Radical Prostatectomy For Localized Prostate Cancer. BJU International – October 2004
  2. Bulbul, M; Hout, Y; Shaar, A; Madi, R; Haddad, M; Tawil, A; Khauli, R; Hemady, K; Wazzan, W. The Distribution Of Nonmalignant Conditions In Patients Referred For Prostate Biopsy. BJU International, October 2004.
  3. Khauli, R B; Madi, R; Hout, Y; Medawar, W; Hussein, M; Habbal, A; Daouk, M; Uwaydah, M; Abdelnoor . A Quadruple Immunosuppression Therapy Using A Low Dose Combination Regimen Of Rapamune (Rapa), Cyclosporine (Csa), Mycophenolate Mofetil (Mmf), And Prednisone In Mismatched Lrd And Lud Transplants.Transplantation. July 27, 2004
  4. Hussein, M; Madi, R; Hout, Y; Khauli, R B. Technical Modifications Of Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Are Associated With Improved Graft Quality And Transplant Outcome. Transplant Proc. 2003 Nov;35(7):2551
  5. Khauli, R B.; Hussein, M; Madi, R; Hout, Y; Medawar, W; Habbal, A; Abdelnoor, A; Daouk, M; Uwaydah, M A Prospective Evaluation Of Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Versus Open Donor Nephrectomy.Transplant Proc. 2003 Nov;35(7):2552.
  6. Muhammad A. Bulbul, MD; Wassim Wazzan, MD., Adonis Hijaz, MD, Ahmad Shaar, MD, and  Rabih Mad MD. Pelvic. Recurrence Following Radical Cystectomy And Orthotopic Neobladder Substitution For Invasive Bladder Cancer.  AJU 1, March 2003; 35 – 37
  7. Khauli, R.; Hussein, M.; Shaar, A.; Habbal, A.; Madi, R.; Medawar, W.; Dagher, F. A Controlled Prospective Evaluation Of Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Versus Open Donor Nephrectomy: Is Open Nephrectomy Still Justified? BJU International – Supplement. 90 Supplement 2:231, September 2002
  8. Bulbul, M.; Haddad, M.; Shaar, A.; Madi, R.; Khauli, R.; Hemady, K.; Wazzan, W. Four Zones, Twelve Cores Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Needle Prostate Biopsy Versus Sextant Biopsy, Yield And Relation To Prostate Specific Antigen; A Sequential Study. BJU International – Supplement. 90 Supplement 2:159, September 2002
  9. Wolf, J Stuart Jr; Dash, Atreya; Hollenbeck, Brent K.; Johnston, William K. Iii; Madii, Rabi; Montgomery, Jeffrey S. Intermediate Duration Follow-Up Of Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy For Urothelial Carcinoma: Factors Associated With Outcomes.  The Journal of Urology: Volume 173(4) April 2005 pp 1102-1107
  10. KAMAL HEMADY, RABII MADI. Evaluation Of Urinary Tract Symptoms. Lebanese Medical Journal: Volume 52. Number 4. December 2004 p 186-188.
  11. Lee CT, Madii R, Daignault S, Dunn RL, Zhang Y, Montie JE, Wood DP Jr. Cystectomy Delay More Than 3 Months From Initial Bladder Cancer Diagnosis Results In Decreased Disease Specific And Overall Survival. The Journal of Urology: 2006 Apr;175(4):1262-7
  12. Rabii Madi, M.D, Stephanie Faruzzi, M.S, and David Wood, M.D. Extra-Peritoneal Vs. Intra-Peritoneal Robotic Prostatectomy. The journal of Endourology: December 2007
  13. Rabii Madi, William W. Roberts, and J. Stuart Wolf Jr. Late Failures After Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty. Urology, 2008 Apr;71(4):677-80
  14. Graham F Greene MD, Rabii Madi Surgical Management Of Prostate Cancer. J Ark Med Soc 2008 Sep; 105(3): 62
  15. Rabii Madi MD, Graham Greene MD. Robotic And Laparoscopic Prostatectomy. J Ark Med Soc 2008 Sep; 105(3):589
  16. Rabii Madi MD, Neriman Gokden MD, Graham Greene MD. Granular Cell Tumor Of The Ureter, First Case Reported. CUAJ • April 2009 • Volume 3, Issue 2
  17. Rabii Madi MD, Stuart Wolf, MD . Single-Setting Bilateral Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy. J Endourol. 2009 Jun;23(6):929-32
  18. Graham F Greene, Nabil K Bissada, and Rabii Madi. Renal Cell Carcinoma With Caval Thrombus Extending To TheRight Atrium In A Horseshoe Kidney: A Unique Surgical Challenge. Can Urol Assoc J. 2009 October; 3(5): E55–E57
  19. Rabii Madi, MD. Single Setting Robotic Nephrectomy And Radical Prostatectomy. J Robotic Surg (2009) 3:195–198
  20. Dan Phan, Jesse K. McKenney, Rabii Madi, Graham F. Greene, Neriman Gokden. Hilar Lymph Nodes In Radical Nephrectomy Specimens: Should They Be Expected? Pathol Res Pract.2010 May 15;206(5):310-3. Epub 2010 Mar 1.
  21. Nicholas Boncher, Gino Vricella, Graham Greene, Rabii Madi . Concurrent Robotic Renal And Prostatic Surgery: Initial Case Series And Safety Data Of A New Surgical Technique . Journal of Endourology 2010 July 20, volume 24.
  22. Gino J. Vricella1, Diane B.Young, Nicholas A. Boncher, Rabii Madi. Conversion From Pure Laparoscopy To Hand Assisted Laparoscopy For Control Of Bleeding In Renal Surgery: An Attractive Alternative To Open Conversion. Journal of Endourology 2011 Jan;25(1):81-4
  23. Vricella GJ, Murray S, Boncher NA, Madi R. External Validation Of A Model For Tailoring The Operative Approach To Minimally Invasive Partial British Journal of Urology Int. 2010 Oct 29
  24. Youssef Tanagho and Rabii Madi. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, Retrograde Approach: A Technique That Mimics The Open Approach. Journal of Endourology Part B, Videourology. January 2011.
  25. Retrograde Chemoinfusion Of The Upper Tract: Standardizing The Delivery Of Topical Adjuvant Therapy. Maurice MJ
  26. Madi R, Chuang DY, Abouassaly R. J Endourol. 2013 May;27(5):540-4. doi: 10.1089/end.2012.0608
  27. Klaassen Z, Ostrowski A, Madi R, Terris MK. RE: Is Near Infrared Fluoresence Imaging Using Indocyanine Green Dye Useful in Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A Prospective Comparative Study of 94 Patients. Eur Urol. 2013 Mar;63(3):581-582
  28. Klaassen Z, Prabhakar R, Madi R, Shingleton WB, Terris MK. Bilateral Metachronous Colon Cancer Metastasis to Kidneys: A Rare Case with a Treatment Dilemma. UroToday Int J. 2013 February;6(1):art 11.
  29. Klaassen Z, King RS, King SA, Bates WB, Madi R. Nephrolithiasis in “Back-to-Back” Kidneys. Urology. 2013 Dec;82(6):e39-e40.
  30. Klaassen Z, King SA, Madi R. “Beyond the Abstract” A single-center description of technique and early results of robot-assisted anatrophic nephrolithotomy for staghorn calculi. 6 June 2014.
  31. Klaassen Z, Prabhakar R, Madi R, Shingleton WB, Terris MK. Bilateral Metachronous Colon Cancer Metastasis toKidneys: A Rare Case with a Treatment Dilemma. UroToday Int J. 2013 February;6(1):art 11
  32. King SA, Klaassen Z, Madi R. Robotic-assisted anatrophic nephrolithotomy: description of technique and early results.J Endourol. 2014 Mar;28(3):325-329
  33. Vricella GJ, Klaassen Z, Terris MK, Madi R. Retrograde Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Description of a New Technique and Early Perioperative Outcomes. ISRN Urol. 2014 Mar 10; 2014:945604.
  34. Klaassen Z, Li Q, Madi R, Terris MK. The Role of Indocyanine Green for Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: Early Results, Limitations and Future Directions. Robotics. 2014, 3(3):281-288
  35. Klaassen Z, Muller R, Li Q, Tatem AJ, King SA, Freedland, SJ, Madi R, Terris MK, Moses KA. Impact of Comorbidity, Race and Marital Status in Men Referred for Prostate Biopsy with PSA >20 ng/mL: A Pilot Study in High-Risk Patients.ISRN Urol. 2014 Aug 24;2014:362814.
  36. Klaassen Z, Kohut Jr. RM, Patel D, Terris MK, Madi R. A Single Surgeon’s Experience with Open, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy. ISRN Urology. 2014 Oct 29;2014:430914
  37. Jen R, Klaassen Z, DiBianco JM, Li Q, Madi R, Terris MK. The Role of Native Nephrectomy in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Transplant Candidates. J Clin Urol & Urol Tech. 2015;1(1):1-12.
  38. DiBianco JM, Jen RP, Li Q, Terris MK, Klaassen Z, Madi R. The Current Status of Complex Robotic Kidney Surgery.OA Robotic Surgery 2014 May 29;2(1):9
  39. Klaassen Z, Jen RP, DiBianco JM, Reinstatler L, Li Q, Madi R, Lewis RW, Smith AM, Neal DE Jr, Moses KA, Terris MK. Factors Associated with Suicide in Patients with Genitourinary Malignancies. Cancer 2015 June 1;121(11):1864-1872
  40. Klaassen Z, Everett R, Madi R, Terris MK. Re: The effect of race and gender on the surgical management of the small renal mass. Eur Urol. 2015 Jul;68(1):163-164.
  41. Klaassen Z, DiBianco JM, Jen RP, Harper B, Yaguchi G, Reinstatler L, Woodard C, Moses KA, Terris MK, Madi R.The Impact of Radical Cystectomy and Urinary Diversion on Suicidal Death in Patients with Bladder Cancer. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 2015 Dec 16
  42. Female, Black, and Unmarried Patients Are More Likely to Present with Metastatic Bladder Urothelial Carcinoma.Klaassen Z, DiBianco JM, Jen RP, Evans AJ, Reinstatler L, Terris MK, Madi R. Clin Genito urin Cancer. 2016 Oct;14(5)
  43. The Association of Fatty Acid Levels and Gleason Grade among Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy. Zhao Z,Reinstatler L, Klaassen Z, Xu Y, Yang X, Madi R, Terris MK, Qian SY, Kelavkar U, Moses KA. PLoS One. 2016 Nov23;11(11)
  44. Zero-fragment Nephrolithotomy: A Multi-Center Evaluation of Robotic Pyelolithotomy and Nephrolithotomy for TreatingRenal Stones. Swearingen R, Sood A, Madi R, Klaassen Z, Badani K, Elder JS, Wood K, Hemal A, Ghani KR. Eur Urol.2016 Oct 27
  45. Comorbidity Is a Competing Factor for Disease Recurrence Post-nephrectomy. Reinstatler L, Klaassen Z, Madi R, Terris MK, Moses KA. South Med J. 2017 May;110(5):369-374
  46. Retzius-Sparing Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: A Safe Surgical Technique with Superior Continence Outcomes. Sayyid RK, Simpson WG, Lu C, Terris MK, Klaassen Z, Madi R. J Endourol. 2017 Dec;31(12):1244-1250
  47. Decreasing suicide risk among patients with prostate cancer: Implications for depression, erectile dysfunction, andsuicidal ideation screening. Klaassen Z, Arora K, Wilson SN, King SA, Madi R, Neal DE Jr., Kurdyak P, Kulkarni GS, Lewis RW, Terris MK. Urol Oncol. 2018 Feb;36(2):60-66. doi: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.09.007. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
  48. Replacing surveillance cystoscopy with urinary biomarkers in followup of patients with non-muscle-invasive bladdercancer: Patients’ and urologic oncologists’ perspectives. Sayyid RK, Sayyid AK, Klaassen Z, Hersey K, Goldberg H, PerlisN, Ahmad A, Leao R, Chandrasekar T, Fadaak K, Madi R, Terris MK, Finelli A, Hamilton RJ, Kulkarni GS, Zlotta AR, Fleshner NE Can Urol Assoc J. 2018 Feb
  49. Collision metastasis of prostatic adenocarcinoma and urothelial carcinoma of the bladder. Sellman, Leslie Peard, Greg Simpson, Katrina Lancaster, Sravan Kavuri, Martha Terris, Rabii Madi
  50. Robotic Pyelolithotomy, Extended Pyelolithotomy, Nephrolithotomy, and Anatrophic Nephrolithotomy. Madi R, Hemal A.  J Endourol. 2018 May;32(S1):S73-S81.
  51. The Untold Advantages of Retzius-Sparing Robotic Radical Prostatectomy. Madi R, Sayyid RK. J Endourol. 2018 May 23.
  52. Characterization and Outcomes Of Local Treatment For Primary Bladder Lymphoma: A Population-Based Cohort .Analysis. Sellman DP, Simpson WG, Klaassen Z, Jen RP, DiBianco JM, Reinstatler L, Li Q, Madi R, Terris MK. Urol Ann. 2018 Jul-Sep;10(3):249-253
  53. Population-based outcomes of men with a single negative prostate biopsy: Importance of continued follow-up amongolder patients. Rashid K.SayyidM.D. Shabbir M.H.AlibhaiM.D., M.Sc. RinkuSutradharPh.D. MariaEbergM.Sc.KinwahFungM.Sc. ZacharyKlaassenM.D. HananGoldbergM.D.abNathanPerlisM.D., M.Sc. Rabii Madi D., M.B.A.Martha K.TerrisM.D. David R.UrbachM.D., M.Sc. Neil E.. Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations Volume 37, Issue 5, May 2019, Pages 298.e19-298.e27
  54. Retzius-sparing robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: racial considerations for 250 consecutive cases. Sayyid RK, Sherwood D, Simpson WG, Terris MK, Klaassen Z, Madi R. J Robot Surg. 2020 May 29. doi: 10.1007/s11701-020-01096-1
  55. Re-operation within 30 days of radical cystectomy: Identifying high-risk patients and complications using American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database. Sayyid RK, Magee D, Hird AE, Harper BT, Webb E, Fratino KL, Terris MK, Madi R, Satkunasivam R, Wallis CJD, Klaassen Z. Can Urol Assoc J. 2021 Jan;15(1):E1-E5
  56. Upgrading on radical prostatectomy specimens of very low- and low-risk prostate cancer patients on active surveillance: A population-level analysis. Sayyid RK, Wilson B, Benton JZ, Lodh A, Thomas EF, Goldberg H, Madi R, Terris MK, Wallis CJD, Klaassen Z. Can Urol Assoc J. 2020 Dec 15
  57. Early Experience with Salvage Retzius-sparing Robotic-assisted Radical Prostatectomy: Oncologic and Functional Outcomes. Madi R, Sayyid RK, Hiffa A, Thomas E, Terris MK, Klaassen Z. Urology. 2021 Jan 5:S0090-4295(20)31538-7
  58. Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as an Isolated Eyelid Metastasis. Mikail N, Belew D, Ullah A, Payne-Jamaeu Y, Patel N, Kavuri S, White J, Madi R. J Endourol Case Rep. 2020 Dec 29;6(4):322-324
  59. Influence of Sociodemographic Factors on Definitive Intervention Among Low-Risk Active Surveillance Patients. Sayyid RK, Klotz L, Benton JZ, Lodh A, Lambert JH, Woodruff P, Lokeshwar SD, Madi R, Goldberg H, Terris MK, Wallis CJD, Klaassen Z. Urology. 2021 Feb 9:S0090-4295(21)00165-5



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