Joseph P. Alukal, MD

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Dr. Joseph P. Alukal is The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Associate Professor in the Department of Urology; he is also Director of Men’s Health at Columbia/NewYork-Presbyterian and Fellowship Director in Andrology/Male Reproductive Health.

Dr. Alukal serves in a number of roles at a national and international level for professional specialty and subspecialty organizations, including the American Urological Association (AUA), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR), of which he is a past-President and current Board Member. In his current role as a member of the AUA Ambassadors, he have lectured internationally to the Urologic Professional Societies of countries including India, Italy, and Bangladesh.

He has authored or been a co-author on more than 30 peer reviewed publications, and as well is the lead editor of the book “Design and Implementation of the Modern Men’s Health Center.” While as a fellow, he was funded by an AUA Foundation Award.

Dr. Alukal currently serves at Columbia in a number of roles including service on the Columbia Faculty Network on Anti-Bias as Part of Action Collaborative to the National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. As well, he is the Clinical Director for the NYP Reproductive Tissue Bank, in addition to serving on the NYP Tissue Bank Medical Advisory Committee.

He maintains a busy clinical practice in men’s health, male infertility, male sexual dysfunction, and general urology and has been named to Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors New York Metro Area every year since 2016. He is currently named to New York Magazine’s Top Doctors 2021. He maintains extensive clinical collaborative relationships with numerous IVF centers, primary care, and cardiology practices in and around the New York City area.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Azoospermia
  • Infertility Procedures
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Low Testosterone
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Infertility Counseling
  • Men's Health
  • No Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease (Penile Curves)
  • Sexual Function & Fertility
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversals Microsurgery

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Urology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester


  • Male

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
1 Pondfield Road
Suite 301B
Bronxville, NY 10708
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS


  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2001 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Internship: 2002 Boston University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2006 Boston University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: 2008 Baylor Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Urology
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor