Karim Chamie, MD
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Karim Chamie, MD

  • Minimally Invasive Urology|
  • Urology|
  • Urologic Oncology
Westwood Urology | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 140, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Chamie is an Associate Professor of Urology at UCLA. He attended Medical School at USC and completed Urological training at UC Davis. Dr. Chamie then completed an SUO-certified fellowship in Urologic Oncology at UCLA. His primary research interests are health services research and clinical trials in bladder cancer. His clinical interests include all areas of urologic oncology, with a particular emphasis on bladder cancer and robotic surgery.


English, Spanish


Medical Board Certification

Urology, American Board of Urology, 2015


Urologic Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012


Urology, UC Davis Health, 2009
Surgery, UC Davis Health, 2005


Surgery, UC Davis Health, 2004


MD, Keck School of Medicine of the USC, 2003

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Innovations in Treating Bladder and Kidney Cancer



Dr. Chamie's primary research interests are health services research and clinical trials in bladder cancer.


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Dean's Scholar, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
  • Baxter Academic Scholarship
  • Gerber Academic Scholarship
  • Northern California Urological Association Resident Research Award, 1st Place Winner
  • Gerald P. Murphy Award, American Urological Association Annual Meeting Place Winner
  • American Urological Association/Society of Basic Urologic Research Travel Award
  • University of California, San Francisco CaPSURE Scholar, San Francisco, California
  • UCLA Longmire Surgical Society Award for Research, Los Angeles, California
  • Best Poster, Superficial Bladder Cancer, AUA, Washington, D.C.
  • 2nd Place Best Poster, SUO, Bethesda, MD.
  • Best reviewer in 2011 Award for the Journal of Urology, Atlanta, Georgia