UCLA Institute of Urologic Oncology (IUO)

Society of Urologic Oncology – Accredited Fellowship Program

Graduates of our Urologic Oncology fellowship program have taken important academic positions at outstanding universities across the country and around the globe, including Columbia, Duke, Michigan, Stanford, Yale, and universities in Austria, Canada, Germany, Israel, and Switzerland.  With philanthropic support from donors, scientific foundations and the accreditation by the Society of Urologic Oncology, the IUO/SUO fellowship program will continue to provide for the training of the next generation of leaders in academic urologic oncology, industry, and government. 

Former Fellows

Highlighting some of our most recent fellows and where they are today:

JJ Zhang, MD (2021-2023)
Virginia Mason Medical Center

Wayne Brisbane, MD (2019 - 2021)
Assistant Professor of Urology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Adam Kinnaird, MD, PhD, (2019-2020)
Assistant Professor
University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Andrew Lenis, MD, MS (2019-2020)
Columbia University Medical Center

Joseph Shirk, MD (2018 - 2020)
Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Department of Urology
UCLA School of Medicine

Aydin Pooli, MD (2017 - 2019)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
UCLA School of Medicine
Physician, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital and MLK County Outpatient Center

David Johnson, MD (2017 - 2020)
Medical Director for Value Transformation, BlueCross BlueShield North Carolina (BCBSNC)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Urologic Oncology, University of North Carolina.

Izak Faiena, MD (2016 - 2019)
Chief of Urology at the James J Peters VA Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Urology at Columbia University

James Hwong, MD (2017 - 2018)
San Jose Urology Partners

Amirali "Amir" Salmasi, MD (2015 - 2018)
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Urology
UCSD School of Medicine

Nicolas Donin, MD (2015 - 2017)
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Urology
UCLA School of Medicine

Hung-Jui “Ray” Tan, MD (2013 – 2016)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Christopher Filson, MD, MS (2013 – 2015)
Assistant Professor of Urology
Emory University School of Medicine

Timothy Daskivich, MD (2012 – 2015)
Assistant Professor of Surgery/Urology & Director of Health Services Research
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Joshua Logan, MD (2011 – 2013)
Staff Urologic Oncologist
Alaska Institute of Surgical and Medical Specialties

Geoffrey Sonn, MD (2011 – 2013)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
Stanford University Medical Center

Edward Rampersaud, MD (2010 - 2012)
Assistant Professor and Director of Medical Student Education in Urology
Duke University School of Medicine

Karim Chamie, MD, MSHS (2009 – 2012)
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
UCLA School of Medicine