Innovating the field of urology with advanced research, education and bench-to-bedside discovery.
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.
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 goal at UCLA Urology is to provide you with fast, easy access to the physicians and services at UCLA.
Dr. Stanley Frencher has been selected as a 2023 fellow in the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship Program.
Our Pediatric Urology Division has achieved national ranking status on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll.
In Remembrance: Bimal Masih, MD, former Chief of Urology at Kaiser, Panorama City, graduate of UCLA Urology’s residency program, and mentor to our residents at Olive View Medical Center. Services planned for Nov 25.
In a new study, UCLA Urology researchers find that high-risk bladder cancer patients who did not respond to typical treatment responded to an immunotherapy drug called NAI, which works by activating the body’s natural killer cells.
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.
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.
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.