Dr. Kalish is a native of Chicago. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Michigan and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Kalish completed his general surgery and urology residencies at the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta. Dr. Kalish joined Urology Associates in 1999.

Dr. Kalish is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kalish is a member of the American Urological Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association. Dr. Kalish has hospital privileges at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo and Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth.

Dr. Kalish is married with two children.