UCLA Urology

Innovating the field of urology with advanced research, education and bench-to-bedside discovery.

Dr. Mark Litwin

About UCLA Urology

Our mission is to improve urological health and health care, we seek to create world leaders in health and medicine, discover the basis for wellness and cures for urological disease, foster a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, cultivate community partnerships, and heal humankind one patient at a time.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UCLA Urology among top in the Nation

Find Your Care

We deliver customized urology care based on your unique needs. To find out more about our urology services, call 310-794-7700.

Meet the Team

The UCLA Urology consists of a diverse team who deliver exceptional patient care and conduct a wide variety of internationally recognized research projects.

Our Locations

Our goal at UCLA Urology is to provide you with fast, easy access to the physicians and services at UCLA.


Giving to UCLA Urology

We count on your generous support to sustain our outstanding and innovative clinical, research and education programs.


Urology News

Dr. Garraway

Dr. Garraway on Health Equities Panel

Dr. Isla Garraway, Professor of Urology and Director of Urologic Research, is a key member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation's newly established health equities panel creating prostate cancer screening guidelines for Black men in the United States.

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Dr. Juan Andino named Bruin Scholar

The Bruin Scholars Program was created to retain trainees committed to uplifting underserved populations. As a future faculty member, Juan Andino, MD, MBA, current UCLA Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Fellow, will focus on mentorship for underrepresented minorities in medicine and research in disparities in urologic care.

Litwin Endowed Chair

Endowed Chair in Mentorship

Dr. Jonathan Bergman, Associate Professor of Urology, is named the inaugural Mark S. Litwin, M.D., Endowed Chair in Mentorship. This endowed chair commemorates the exceptional career and accomplishments of Dr. Litwin, Chair of UCLA Urology, and his outstanding commitment to mentoring.

Dr. Boxer

Dr. Boxer on National Cancer Advisory Board

Dr. Richard Boxer, a clinical professor of UCLA Urology, has been appointed by President Biden to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

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Our faculty has been instrumental in making major breakthroughs, and some of our discoveries have revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of urologic conditions, while others have improved upon breakthroughs made at other research facilities or academic medical centers.


UCLA Urology has at the core of its mission to educate and train the next generation of leading physicians and scientists. We are committed to providing excellent training through a mixture of clinical experience, didactic material, research and investigative pursuits.

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Dr. Jennifer Singer in the OR

For Patients

For more than 50 years, UCLA Health urologists have been at the forefront of comprehensive care and effective treatments for all urological conditions. Our urology experts are skilled at treating even the most complex disorders of the urinary system. 

Telemedicine Second Opinions

The UCLA Urology Telemedicine Expert Second Opinion Program offers California residents access to our faculty, who are national leaders in all aspects of Urology. If you desire an expert second opinion consult, call 833-UCLA-URO (833-825-2876).


2022-2023 Chief Residents

Please join us in congratulating Katherine Fero, MD, Chantal Efe Simons, MD, Desiree Sanchez, MD and Alvaro Santamaria, MD, as our Chief Residents for the 2022-2023 academic year.

2022-2023 Chief Residents

Get in Touch

To find out more about our urology services, call 310-794-7700