Dr. Sarkissian is a board certified urologist with a primary focus and interest in diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers. He uses the DaVinci Robotic System and advanced laparoscopy to offer minimally invasive ways to treat disease. Dr. Sarkissian works closely with Primary Care Physicians, Medical Oncologists and Radiation Oncologists to offer treatments uniquely tailored to each individual patient’s disease and circumstance.
Dr. Sarkissian completed his Urology residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center and subsequently, decided to continue with extra training to subspecialize in Urologic Oncology. Dr. Sarkissian completed his one-year fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was part of the faculty, performed open and robotic/minimally invasive surgeries and was involved in teaching residents.
In addition, Dr. Sarkissian has great interest and experience in treating overall benign urologic issues, performing vasectomies, urologic male health, treating kidney stones and offering minimally invasive options for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), such as the Green Light Laser and Urolift.
After several years in private practice on the East Coast, Dr. Sarkissian decided it was time to come back West. Fortunate enough to join a fantastic group of surgeons at Summit Medical Group Oregon – Bend Urology, Dr. Sarkissian looks forward to continuing to offer compassionate, evidenced-based, high level care to patients in Central Oregon.
On his days off, he enjoys spending time with family, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, snowboarding and learning to fly fish.