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Shlomo Raz, MD


Shlomo Raz, MD

UCLA Physician Shlomo Raz, MD specializes in Urology.
Language Spoken
English, French, Hebrew, Spanish
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 794-7700
Voted Super Doctor

Frank Clark Urological Center
200 UCLA Medical Plaza Suite 140
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Urology, American Board of Urology, 1979
Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1974 - 1975
Urology, Hadassah Medical Organization, 1967 - 1974
Surgery, Poriah Hospital, 1964 - 1967
Internal Medicine, Universidad de la Republica, 1962 - 1963
Rotating (Internship), Rambam Medical Center, 1963 - 1964
MD, Universidad de la Republica, 1962
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Bladder Stone, Interstitial Cystitis, Mesh Complications , Neurogenic Bladder, Overactive Bladder, Urethral Stricture, Urinary Tract Infection (Male)
Research Interest
Geriatric Urinary incontinence
Additional Information

Shlomo Raz, M.D. joined UCLA in 1975 and oversees the Division of Female Urology, Reconstructive Surgery and Urodynamics. Dr. Raz has been a recognized leader in developing new treatments for female urology conditions for over 28 years. Dr. Raz pioneered many of the innovations that today are the standards of care worldwide for such conditions as vaginal and uterine prolapse, urinary incontinence, pelvic floor disorders, voiding dysfunction, and surgical reconstruction after cancer for urethral abnormalities.

During the past 28 years at UCLA, Dr. Raz has been committed to the highest standard of care of patients with urologic conditions affecting the lower urinary tract. He is a definite authority and one of the most prominent physicians in the field of female urology and urologic reconstructive surgery.  With his numerous surgical innovations, as well as his involvement in the development of new pharmacological and surgical treatments of urologic conditions, Dr. Raz has helped define the field of female urology and reconstruction for the past two decades. He is author of more than 170 peer reviewed publications, and is author and chief editor of some of the most important texts and surgical atlases used throughout the world to train physicians in female urology and reconstructive surgery.

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Los Angeles Urological Association
  • International Continence Society
  • American Urological Association (Western Section)
  • American Urological Association
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California
  • Urodynamic Society
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • Confederation Americana de Urologia
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons
  • The Society of University Urologist (1985)
  • Genito-urinary Reconstructive Surgery Society (1986)
  • American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (1991)
  • International Relations Committee. American Urological Association. (1993)
  • Director of Medical Education. American Confederation of Urology: CAU (1994)

Academic & Medical Staff Appointments

  • Professor, Department of Surgery Division of Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1985 to present 
  • Co-Chief, Section of Urology, Sepulveda Veterans Admin Hospital, 1977-1988 
  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Division of Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1980-1985 
  • Assistant Professor in-Residence, Department of Surgery/Division of Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1976-1980 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Surgery Division of Urology - UCLA School of Medicine, 1975-1976 
  • Senior Lecturer, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1974 
  • Staff Member, Division of Urology, Hadassah University, Israel, 1970-1974
  • Lecturer in Urology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1970
Awards & Recognition
  • Life Achievement Award, Urodynamic and Female Urological Society, 2001
  • John Lattimer Award, American Urological Association, 1999
  • F. Brantley Scott, MD, Award, American Foundation for Urologic Disease, 1998
  • The Medalla Francisco Diaz, Spanish Association of Urology, 1998
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