Shaheen R. Alanee

Shaheen R. Alanee, MD, FACS, FRCSC


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Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
77 Ratings

“As a board certified Urologic Surgeon, my philosophy is to provide innovative urologic care that maintains my patient’s quality of life and preserves their organ function.”

Board Certified in Urologic Surgery, (Urologic Oncology, Reconstruction, Neuromodulation)


  • Medical School: College of Medicine University of Baghdad, Iraq
  • Internship: (General Surgery) University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN
  • Residency: (Urologic Surgery) University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellowship: (Urologic Oncology) Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY


Dr. Alanee graduated cum laude from the College of Medicine University of Baghdad and completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. He has trained nationally and internationally on treating problems of the urinary system. Dr. Alanee previously served as the director of urologic oncology at Southern Illinois University and was the director of bladder cancer treatment and clinical trials program at Henry Ford Health System. While at Henry Ford Health System, he performed many robotic-assisted surgical firsts including the first intracorporeal urinary diversion after cystectomy for bladder cancer, urethra sparing simple prostatectomy, Y-V plasty of the bladder neck for treatment of bladder neck contracture, and the first dorsal onlay buccal mucosa grafting for urethral stricture. Additionally, he performed the first retroperitoneal removal of a kidney tumor at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, Illinois. When Dr. Alanee is not treating patients, he enjoys running, reading, and watching documentaries. He likes to spend time with his wife and two kids traveling to northern Michigan in the summers and eating at the many excellent Mediterranean restaurants in Detroit.


  • Treatment of Urinary and Genital Cancer: Testis, Penile, Prostate, Bladder, Ureter, Kidney, Adrenal
  • Neuromodulation for: Urinary Frequency, Urgency, Overactive Bladder, Genitofemoral Nerve Neuralgia
  • Procedures for the Reconstruction of the Urinary Tract: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Ureteric Stricture, Bladder Diverticulum, Bladder Outlet Obstruction Treatment
  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Kidney Stone Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence

Medical Specialties

Urologic Oncology, Female and Male Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Neuromodulation, da Vinci Robotic Surgery

Special Interests


  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
  • Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Member of Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO)
  • Member of American Urological Association (AUA)
  • Member of Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons (GURS)

DMC Hospital Affiliation

DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, DMC Harper University Hospital

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