Dr. Bruce R. Gilbert is a Urologist who has been in Private Practice in Great Neck, Long Island, New York for the past 27 years. He is a urologic microsurgeon and vasectomy reversal specialist and specializes in complex microsurgical procedures for male fertility.

Dr. Gilbert is Professor of Urology at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the Director of Reproductive and Sexual Medicine at the Smith Institute for Urology of the Northwell Health System. He is also a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Urology and Reproductive Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College.  Dr. Gilbert has authored over 100 publications and is recognized as an expert in Male Fertility and Urologic Ultrasound. He is passionate about Urologic education and has organized training programs in microsurgery and urologic ultrasound as well as lectured locally, nationally and internationally. He is the author of two acclaimed textbooks on Urologic Ultrasound.

Dr. Gilbert completed his medical degree in 1983 at Cornell University Medical College and Urology Residency at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center.  Prior to that he completed a Doctorate (Ph.D.) at the New York Medical College followed by postdoctoral work in Renal Physiology supported by the New York Heart Association in the Department of Physiology at Cornell University Medical College.

Dr. Gilbert’s private practice for the past 27 years has specialized in male reproductive and sexual medicine and surgery including male prosthetic surgery.  He is an experienced microsurgeon having performed over a 1000 microsurgical procedures including vasectomy reversal, microsurgical varicocele ligation and microsurgical testicular sperm retrieval.  He is also was one of the first Urologists in the region to perform the no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy.  Dr. Gilbert is also the Medical and Laboratory Director of New York Cryo, one of the few long term reproductive tissue banks for sperm, oocytes and embryos in the region. Dr. Gilbert has also gained national prominence for his use of Holistic approaches for the treatment of chronic urologic problems.

Dr. Gilbert is certified by the American Board of Urology and the American Board of Medical Acupuncture. He is a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He serves as a reviewer for many Urological, Reproductive Medicine and Complementary Medicine Journals. He has been selected as one of “America’s Top Physicians” and is listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Physicians” published by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, Washington, DC.

He is married with two children and is a proud Grandfather. He is an avid boater and is an instrument rated pilot.


M.D. Cornell University Medical College, NY 6/83
Ph.D. New York Medical College, NY 1/78


Urology  The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center 7/85 – 6/89
Urology  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 7/87 – 2/88 
Surgery  Albert Einstein College Med – Montifiore Med. Ctr 7/83- 6/85


Medicine and Surgery – New York State – 7/84
Medical Acupuncture – New York State – 4/00


American Board of Urology 2/91, re-certified 2/1999, 2/2010
American Board of Bioanalysis 11/94 to present
American Board of Medical Acupuncture 4/02, re-certified 4/12


The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
The North Shore University Hospital-Manhasset, NY
The North Shore University Hospital-Glen Cove, NY
Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY


Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Fellow of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons (FSRS)
Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FAAMA)