Jay Motola, M.D., Health Professional

Jay Motola, MD, is a board-certified urologist and attending physician, Department of Urology, Mount Sinai West, and Assistant Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Motola is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Boston University, and earned his medical degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Is It Possible to Perform a Prostate Self Exam?

Dear Dr. Motola, Is is possible to perform a self exam of the prostate and if so, how can it be done? It is possible to perform a self-exam, however the subtle differences in the consistency of the prostate that are indicative of prostate malignancy ...
Jay Motola, M.D.

Scarring in the bladder neck: What can be done?

Dear Dr. Motola: I have scaring in my bladder neck after prostate removal. I have had this scarring removed 2 times in the last 2 years. I have been inserting a catheter daily for the past 11 months to help prevention. I am scheduled for scar tissue ...
Jay Motola, M.D.

Prostate Surgery for the Overweight: How Big is Too Big?

Dear Dr. Motola: I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and am 51 years old. I weigh 385 lbs at 6’1". My urologist told me that at my weight he felt that surgery would be difficult because of the size of the laproscopic/robotic surgical inst...
Jay Motola, M.D.

Why Would PSA Still Rise after a Prostatectomy?

Dear Dr. Motola,** My prostate has been surgically removed and radiation was given out of concern for a slowly rising PSA. After this was done, we went back to the doctor to find out the results and learned that my PSA was still rising slowly. Is the...
Jay Motola, M.D.