Education

Fellowship
Urology / Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2002
Residency
Urology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1999
Internship
Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1995
Degree
MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1993

Medical Board Certifications

Urology
American Board of Urology, 2004

Gender

Male

State License

G85029
  • About Me

    About Me

    Professional Memberships

    • American Association for Cancer Research
    • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • American Urological Association
    • International Churchill Society
    • Western Section American Urological Association
    • Member, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)
    • Member, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Member, UCLA Center for Integrative Medicine
    • International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer
    • Member, Society of Urologic Oncology

    Academic & Medical Staff Appointments

    • Professor of Urology, UCLA Department of Urology, 2012
    • Associate Professor of Urology, UCLA Department of Urology, 2005-2012
    • Assistant Professor, UCLA Department of Urology, 2002

    Links

  • Locations

    Frank Clark Urological Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 140
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-794-7700
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Urology
    American Board of Urology, 2004

    Education

    Fellowship
    Urology / Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2002
    Residency
    Urology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1999
    Internship
    Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 1995
    Degree
    MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1993
  • Clinical Interests
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Stone
    • Elevated Prostate Serum Antigen
    • Hematuria
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Molecular profiling of kidney cancer. Cancer prevention. Nutrition and cancer. Gene and immune therapies. Molecular imaging. Alternative/complementary medicine and cancer.

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Maximilian Nitze Award for the project titled ôClinical, Molecular, and Genetic Correlates of Lymphatic Spread in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinomaö. The Maximilian Nitze Award is the highest scientific honor awarded by the German Society of Urology for outstanding scientific achievements in experimental or clinical urology (Awardee: Nils Kroeger; Mentor: Pantuck), 2012
    • Best Poster in Kidney Cancer û Basic Research II Session û AUA Annual Meeting 2012, ôDC-Ad-GMACAIX Based Vaccine Therapy is Safe and Effective in Immunocompetent Murine Kidney Cancer Tumor Models.ö BirkhSuser F, et al., 2012
    • First Prize, best poster, Renal tumours: surgical treatment and prognosis European Association of Urology, Milan, Italy, 2008
    • Best Scientific Paper Published in European Urology, 2007
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award, 1st author, 2002
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award, 2nd author, 2002
    • American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award, 2nd author, 2001
    • Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award, 1997
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