Peter Wiklund, MD, PhD , Professor of Urology and a world-renowned surgeon who pioneered robot-assisted cystectomy, has been appointed by the Department of Urology as Director of the Bladder Cancer Program at Mount Sinai. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Dr. Wiklund was Chair of Urology, Molecular Medicine, and Surgery, and Professor of Urology at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He has extensive experience in advanced oncological surgery in patients whose tumor is growing on several pelvic organs.