Dr. Daniel J. CarusoDaniel J. Caruso, M.D.

Dr. Caruso completed his undergraduate degree with high honors in Biological Sciences at the College of New Jersey. He earned his MD and MBA degrees at the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University Graduate School of Management respectively. He was one of a few medical students selected for a full merit scholarship to complete his graduate management studies.

He served as a Surgical Intern, Urology Resident and Chief Resident in Urology within the Department of Urology at the University of Miami – Jackson Health System residency training program. He graduated with the “Honors in Research” and “Best Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon” awards. He completed a subspecialty fellowship under the guidance of Dr. Angelo Gousse at the University of Miami. His fellowship training exposed him to the management of males and females with complex voiding dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse and neurogenic bladder.

Dr. Caruso has published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at numerous national and international scientific meetings. Prior to going into private practice in Northern Palm Beach County, Dr. Caruso worked as a faculty member as a Clinical Instructor of Urology at the University of Miami where he was an Attending Urologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami Hospital.


Daniel J. Caruso, M.D. - Board Certified in UrologyDr. Caruso is Certified by the American Board of Urology.  The ABU certifies urologic physicians who meet its educational, professional standing, and examination criteria. To become certified, a urologist must have core competencies in all domains of urology, including but not limited to pediatric urology, endourology, female urology, andrology, oncology, urolithiasis, and general urology. The mission of the ABU is to act for the benefit of the public to insure high quality, safe, efficient and ethical practice of Urology by establishing and maintaining standards of certification for urologists.


In addition to caring for patients with complex voiding dysfunction or urologic conditions requiring reconstructive surgery, he treated patients with prostate, kidney, bladder and testis cancer.

Professional Practice

July 2009 –
Attending Urologist – Jupiter, FL
Hospital Privileges:    
  • Jupiter Medical Center
  • Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • North County Surgery Center
  • Laserand Surgery Center of the Palm Beaches

Academic Appointments

  • December 2008 –  June 2009
  • University of Miami/Jackson Health Systems – Department of Urology
  • Clinical Instructor and Attending Urologist
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • University of Miami Hospital

Post-graduate Training

July 2008 – June 2009
Universityof Miami/Jackson Health Systems – Department of Urology
Clinical Instructor, Division of Female Urology, Voiding Dysfunction and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
July 2004 –  June 2008
Universityof Miami/Jackson Health Systems – Department of Urology
Resident in Urology
June 2003 – July 2004
University of Miami/Jackson Health Systems – Department of Surgery
Intern in General Surgery

Graduate Education 

August 1998 – May 2003
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey –
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Doctor of Medicine
August 2000 –  May 2002
Rutgers University Graduate School of Management
Piscataway,NJ
Masterof Business Administration

Undergraduate Education 

August 1993 – May 1997
The College of New Jersey May 1997
Ewing,NJ
Bachelorof Science, Biology, Magna Cum Laude

Licensure & Certifications 

2008  Florida Unrestricted Medical License

Honors & Awards

2011
“Physican of the Year”, Jupiter Medical Center
2010
Patients’ Choice Award
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
2008 
Society for Endoscopy and Laparoscopy · Best Resident  Laparoendoscopic Surgeon AchievementAward
2008  
Division of Urologic Research, Department of Urology
MillerSchool of Medicine, University of Miami· Honors in Research Award
2007                           
Florida Urologic Society, Resident Pyelogram Competition ·  3rd Place
2006                            
Annual University of Miami/Sylvester Cancer Center Poster Session/Competition – Fellow/Resident/Medical Student Category· 2nd Place
2006
International Volunteers in Urology·  Recipient of a resident scholarship to Vietnam for a surgical mission

Original Research Articles

  • Kanagarajah P, Ayyathurai R, Caruso DJ, Gomez C, Gousse AE. Role of botulinum toxin-A in refractory idiopathic overactive bladder patients without detrusor overactivity. Int Urol Nephrol. 2011 Jun 4 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Bird VG, Kanagarajah P, Morillo G, Caruso DJ, Ayyathurai R, Leveillee R, Jorda M. Response by authors re: Differentiation of oncocytoma and renal cell carcinoma in small renal masses (<4 cm): the role of 4-phase computerized tomography. World J Urol. 2011 May 5 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Bird VG, Kanagarajah P, Morillo G, Caruso DJ, Ayyathurai R, Leveillee R, Jorda M.
  • Differentiation of oncocytoma and renal cell carcinoma in small renal masses (<4 cm): the role of 4-phase computerized tomography. World J Urol. 2011 Dec;29(6):787-92. Epub 2010 Aug 18.
  • Caruso DJ, Kanagarajah P, Cohen BL, Ayyathurai R, Gomez C, Gousse AE. What is the
  • predictive value of urodynamics to reproduce clinical findings of urinary frequency, urge urinary incontinence, and/or stress urinary incontinence? Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2010 Oct;21(10):1205-9. Epub 2010 Jun18.
  • Caruso D, Gouse AE. The challenges of proximal ureteric obstruction. Curr Urol Rep. 2009 Nov; 10(6):409-12.
  • Cohen BL, CarusoDJ, Kanagarajah P, Gousse AE. Predictors of response to intra-detrusor botulinum-A toxin injections in patients with idiopathic overactive bladder. Adv Urol 2009; 328364 Epub  2009 Sep 8.  
  • CarusoDJ, Gousse AE. Urinary incontinence and pneumaturia: management and treatment. Curr Urol Rep. 2009 Sep;10(5):326-30.
  • Caruso DJ, Gousse AE. Urethrovaginal fistula. Curr Urol Rep. 2009 Sep;10(5):321-5.
  • Caruso DJ, Carmack AJ, Lokeshwar B, Lokeshwar VB, Soloway MS. Osteopontin and IL-8 expression is independently associated with prostate cancer recurrence. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Jul  1; 14(13):4111-8.
  • Mayer E, Caruso DJ, Ankem M, Fisher MC, Cummings KB, Barone JG. Anatomicvariants associated with newborn circumcision complications. Can J Urol. 2003 Oct; 10(5):2013-6.
  • Caruso DJ, Riordan JF, Ankem M, Barone JG. Urinary ascites secondary to fornecealrupture in a child with prune belly syndrome. Can J Urol. 2003 Jun; 10(3):1910-1.

Review Articles

  • Caruso DJ, Gomez CS, Gousse AE. Medical management of stress urinary incontinence: is there a future? Curr Urol Rep. 2009Sep;10(5):401-7.
  • Gousse AE, CarusoDJ, Santucci RA, Broghammer JA, Posey JT. UrethralStrictures, Male. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated June 24, 2009. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/450903-overview.   

Reports

  • Silberberg M, Caruso DJ. Respite services in New Jersey’s home and community-based waiver program. (Submitted by the Center of State Health Policy to the National Alzheimer’s Association and the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services) 2002.
  • Silberberg M, and Caruso DJ. New Jersey’s Statewide Respite Care Program: a study of program design, implementation, clients, and services.  (Submittedby the Center for State Health Policy to the Alzheimer’s Association and the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services) 2001.

Abstracts and Presentations 

  • Bird V, Kanagarajah P, Morillo G, Caruso D, Ayyathurai R, Leveillee R. Differentiation of oncocytoma and renal cell carcinoma in small renal masses (<4cm): The role of 4 phase computerized tomography. American Urological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA; June 2010. 
  • CarusoDJ, Kanagarajah P, Cohen BL, Krasnow R, Gousse AE. What is the predictive value of urodynamics when compared to clinical history and validated instruments? Society for Female Urology and Urodynamics AnnualMeeting – Top Clinical Paper  Podium Presentation; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; February2010.
  • Gousse AE, Kanagarajah P, Ayyathurai R, Caruso DJ. A single center, prospective, randomized study to evaluate theeffect of repeat intradetrusor injections of Botulinum toxin-A for refractoryIdiopathic overactive bladder patients. Podium Presentation; Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL, USA, February 2010.
  • Kanagarajah P, Caruso D, Gousse A: Severe bladder neck contracture and stressurinary incontinence in patients status post prostatectomy, radiation andcyrotherapy: Successful management using a two-staged approach. ModeratedPoster Presentation; International Continence Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, October 2009.
  • Caruso D, Kanagarajah P, Gomez C, Gousse A: Is Abdominal straining seen on urodynamics a normal variant of female voiding or an artifact? Poster Presentation; International Continence SocietyAnnual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, October2009.
  • Caruso D, Kanagarajah P, Gousse A: 100 VS. 150 Units of intra-detrusor Botox: Dose differences in OAB-WETpatients? Poster Presentation; International Continence Society AnnualMeeting, San Francisco, USA, October 2009. Caruso D, Kanagarajah P, Gomez C,Gousse A: Artificial urinary sphincter (AMS 800) ™ Outcome in complicatedprostate cancer patients. Poster Presentation; International Continence SocietyAnnual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, October 2009.
  • Caruso D, Gomez C, Kanagarajah P, Gousse A: Isolated posterior pelvic organ prolapse: What clinical orUrodynamic Findings drive patients to seek surgical correction? InternationalContinence Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA, October 2009.
  • Caruso DJ, Barboglio PG, Gomez C, Cohen BL, Gousse AE. Clinical response to BotoxÒ injections for idiopathic overactive bladder in the absence of detrusor overactivity on urodynamics. Society for Female Urology and Urodynamics Annual Meeting – Moderated Poster Presentation; Las Vegas, NV; February 2009.
  • Gousse AE, Barboglio PG, Cohen BL, Rodriguez D, Caruso DJ. The need for intermittent catheterization during repeatedBotoxÒ injections for idiopathic OAB? International Continence Society Annual Meeting – Poster Presentation; Cairo, Egypt; October 2008.
  • Gousse AE, Barboglio PG, Cohen BL, Rodriguez D, Caruso DJ. Can we predict who will respond to botulinum toxin-A injections for idiopathic overactive bladder? International Continence Society Annual Meeting – PosterPresentation; Cairo, Egypt; October 2008.
  • Gousse AE, Barboglio PG, Cohen BL, Rodriguez D, Caruso DJ. BotoxÒ for idiopathic overactive bladder patients refractory to antimuscarinic therapy in the absence of detrusor overactivity. International Continence Society Annual Meeting – Moderated Podium Presentation; Cairo, Egypt; October 2008.  
  • Caruso DJ. Management and outcome of surveillance strategies for non-seminomatous germ cell cancer.  Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of UrologyGrand Rounds; Miami, FL; June 2008.
  • GousseAE, Barboglio PG, Caruso DJ, Rodriguez D, Cohen B. 100 vs. 150 units of intra-detrusor Botoxâ: Dose differences in OAB-dry patients? AUA National Meeting – Moderated Poster Presentation; Orlando, FL; May 2008.
  • BarboglioPG, Cohen B, Caruso DJ, Gousse AE. Bladder outlet obstruction in women with isolated rectocele. Moderated Poster Presentation; Orlando, FL; May 2008.
  • GousseAE, Barboglio PG, Caruso DJ, Rodriguez D, Cohen B. The need for intermittent catheterization during repeated Botoxâ injections for idiopathic OAB. Moderated Poster Presentation; Orlando, FL; May 2008. 
  • CarusoDJ, Carmack AJ, Lokeshwar B, Lokeshwar VB, Soloway MS. Osteopontin and IL-8 expression is independently associated with prostate cancer recurrence. AUA National Meeting – Moderated Poster Presentation; Orlando, FL; May 2008.North Central Section of the AUA Annual Meeting – Podium Presentation; Hollywood, FL; October 2007.University of Miami/Sylvester Cancer Center Annual Cancer Research Poster Presentation – Moderated Poster Presentation; Miami, FL; May 2006.Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; April 2006. 
  • KramerM, Golshani R, Caruso DJ, Manoharon M, Soloway MS,  Lokeshwar VB. A urine-based real time RT-PCR assay for Hyal1 Hyaluronidase and HA-synthetase to detect bladder cancer. AUA National Meeting – Podium Presentation; Orlando, FL; May 2008.
  • Caruso DJ. Surgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; August 2007.  
  • Caruso DJ. Urogenital and cloacal abnormalities. Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; February 2007.  
  • Caruso DJ. The diagnosis, management and outcomes of pediatric renal injuries. Leonard M.Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; December 2006.  
  • Caruso DJ. Management of high grade T1 urothelial cell carcinoma. Leonard M.Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami , Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; September 2006.
  • Caruso DJ. Medical management of erectile dysfunction. Leonard M. Miller School ofMedicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; January 2006.
  • Caruso DJ. Epididymal aspiration for in vitro fertilization in the post-vasectomy male: A debate against surgical reversal techniques. Florida Urologic Society – Resident Debate Forum; West Palm Beach, FL; September 2005.
  • Caruso DJ. Evaluation and management of complications related to pelvic irradiation. Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; June 2005.
  • Caruso DJ. The limited work-up for erectile dysfunction: A debate against the extensive work-up. Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology Grand Rounds; Miami, FL; January 2005.
  • Caruso DJ. Delayed androgen deprivation therapy for biochemical recurrence in prostate cancer: A debate against early treatment. Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Department of Urology GrandRounds; Miami, FL; October 2004.
  • Silberberg M, Caruso DJ. New Jersey’s Statewide Respite Care Program: program design, implementation, clients, and services. Alzheimer’s Association Public Policy Forum; Washington D.C.; April2001. The American Society on Aging – National Conference on Aging; New Orleans, LA; March 2001.  
  • CarusoDJ, Di Silvio M, Fernandez-Ruiz, J. An experimental model for anorexia nervosa. AnnualPoster Presentation of the Robert Wood Johnson Summer Research Fellowships. New Brunswick, NJ; September 1998.
  • Parolini B, Krueger R, CarusoDJ, Braunstein R, Verity S, Gordon EI. Hydroepithelial keratectomy in humans with a waterjet basedinstrument. Annual Meeting for the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery;San Diego, CA; April 1998.
  • Parolini B, Caruso DJ, Hersh P, Gordon EI. Different techniques for epithelial removal on human cadaver eyes.  Annual Meeting for theInternational Society for Refractive Surgery; SanFrancisco, CA; October 1997.
  • Gordon E, Turdiu P, Parolini B, Caruso DJ, Hersh P. The Hydroblade and Hydrobrush keratomes: basic principles and microscopic analysis. Annual Meeting for the American Academy of Ophthalmology; San Francisco, CA; October 1997.
  • Caruso DJ, Eble AF. Cytology, cytochemistry and scanning electron microscopy ofthe heart, kidney and pericardial gland of the soft-shell clam Mya arenaria. The Bulletin – The New Jersey Academy of Science. 1997;42(1):33(abst). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Academy of Science;Monmouth, NJ; June 1997.