Jonathan Bergman, MD

Jonathan Bergman, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Department of Family Medicine


English, Hebrew, Spanish

Institutional Affiliation

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center



Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011 - 2013


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007


MPH, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 2013
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005


Urology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 - 2011

Board Certification

American Board of Urology, 2015

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

End-of-life Cancer Care, Underserved Urologic Populations, High-Value Cancer Care

Scientific Interests

Dr. Jonathan Bergman is interested in maximizing cancer health for individuals and populations. As part of a value-based agenda, he works on promoting interventions to improve quality and value in end-of-life care.

Highlighted Publications

Bergman J, Lorenz KA, Ballon-Landa E, Kwan L, Lerman SE, Saigal CS, Bennett CJ, Litwin MS. A Scalable Web-Based Module for Improving Surgical and Medical Practitioner Knowledge and Attitudes about Palliative and End-of-Life Care. J Palliat Med. 2015 May;18(5):415-20. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2014.0349. Epub 2015 Mar 6.

Bergman J, Ballon-Landa E, Lorenz KA, Saucedo J, Saigal CS, Bennett CJ, Litwin MS. Community-Partnered Collaboration to Build an Integrated Palliative Care Clinic: The View From Urology. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Oct 16. pii: 1049909114555156. [Epub ahead of print]

Bergman J, Saigal CS, Lorenz KA, Hanley J, Miller DC, Gore JL, Litwin MS; Urologic Diseases in America Project. Hospice use and high-intensity care in men dying of prostate cancer. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Feb 14;171(3):204-10. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.394. Epub 2010 Oct 11.

Bergman J, Fink A, Kwan L, Maliski S, Litwin MS. Spirituality and end-of-life care in disadvantaged men dying of prostate cancer. World J Urol. 2011 Feb;29(1):43-9. doi: 10.1007/s00345-010-0610-y. Epub 2010 Dec 19.

Bergman J, Chi AC, Litwin MS. Quality of end-of-life care in low-income, uninsured men dying of prostate cancer. Cancer. 2010 May 1;116(9):2126-31. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25039.