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Joshua Sterling, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Joshua Sterling, MD, MSc

Patient Care Locations

  • Orchard Medical Center at St. Raphael’s Campus
    330 Orchard Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
  • Yale Physicians Building
    800 Howard Avenue, Fl 3rd
    New Haven, CT 06519

Mailing Address

  • Urology

    789 Howard St, FMP 302

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Joshua Sterling, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Urology specializing in trauma and genitourinary reconstruction at Yale School of Medicine. He completed a GURS fellowship in Reconstructive Urology and Transgender Care at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his urologic residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Sterling’s clinical areas of interest are urethral and ureteral strictures, genitourinary fistulae, urinary complications of radiation, and genital gender affirming surgery. His research interests focus on stricture formation, tissue regeneration, and the effect of sex and gender on health care outcomes. He is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters and is a co-author of the American Urologic Association core curriculum on Gender Affirming Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Genitourinary Reconstructive Fellowship
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (2022)
  • Chief Urology Resident
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2021)
  • Urology Resident
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2020)
  • Intern
    Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2017)
  • MD
    New York Medical College (2016)
  • MSc
    New York Medical College (2012)
  • BS
    Cornell University, Biological and Environmental Engineering (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Resident Achievement AwardSociety of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons2021
Chief Resident Debate WinnerNew York Section of AUA2021
Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest - 2nd place, clinical researchNew York Section of AUA2019

Professional Service

Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive SurgeonsMember2022 - Present
Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic SurgeonsMember2021 - Present
Societe Internationale d'UrologieMember2021 - Present
International Society of Reconstructive UrologyMember2021 - Present
AUA Mid-Atlantic SectionMember2019
World Professional Association for Transgender HealthMember2019 - Present
AUA New York SectionMember2015 - 2021
American Urologic AssociationMember2013 - Present

Departments & Organizations