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Date: Nov 24, 2013

North Shore-LIJ Physician Is First to Use Thulium Laser for Prostate Surgeries

North Shore-LIJ Physician Zeph Okeke is First to Use Thulium Laser for Prostate Surgeries

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Zeph Okeke, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology at Hofstra NorthShore-LIJ School of Medicine, was the first doctor in the United States to remove an enlarged prostate using the second-generation Thulium Fiberlaser system from Germany-based company StarMedTec.