Dr. Mihai Alexianu was born in Romania and graduated Magna cum Laude from the Medical School in Bucharest in 1989. He did his urology training at University of Cluj, was Board certified in urology in 1994, and appointed Assistant Professor of Urology at the same university. He came to the US in 1994 for fellowship training at New York University.
Due to the situation in Romania, Dr. Alexianu and his wife, also a physician, decided to stay in the US, and they had to redo their whole training in order to be eligible for board certification here.
He was accepted as a resident at Albert Einstein University, NY, Long Island Campus in 1995 and did two years of general surgery training and 3 years of urology. In 2000, he became Chief Resident in Urology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. During that year he achieved extensive training in endourology and laparoscopy with Dr. Arthur Smith, whose the program is world renown in this field. After finishing the residency in urology Dr. Alexianu did a fellowship in female and neuro-urology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He became board certified in urology by the American Board of Urology in 2003 .
In 2001, Dr. Alexianu moved to Spokane and worked at the VA Medical Center for 3 years to complete his governmental obligations. During this time, he was also on staff at University of Washington in Seattle were he was appointed Assistant Professor of Urology. In 2004, Dr. Alexianu joined Spokane Urology. He practices general urology with expertise in urinary incontinence and female urology, endourology, laser surgery, prosthetics, urinary oncology and laparoscopy.
Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in clinical and basic science research. He has co-authored multiple scientific articles and books and has presented his research at many national and international urology meetings. He is a member of numerous medical societies and has received several prestigious awards.
Dr. Alexianu is married and has 2 children. His wife is a board certified anesthesiologist at Sacred Heart Medical Center since 2001. They all enjoy the Inland Northwest with its skiing, hiking and camping opportunities.