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Dr. Breyer

Benjamin N. Breyer MD, MAS, FACS
Associate Chair for Education and Program Director
Professor of Urology and Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco


Our department is committed to ensuring that urologists achieve the highest standards of professional training. We do this through our nationally recognized residency program, fellowship training opportunities, and a rich program of continuing medical education. Our goal is to develop compassionate physicians expert in the latest urologic evaluation, intervention, and research.

Our vision:

  • to provide compassionate, cost-effective, skillful and innovative care to all patients
  • to ask relevant questions and answer them with scientific knowledge obtained through laboratory and clinical research
  • to educate students, residents and fellows in the art and science of urology and thereby to train the future leaders in our field
  • to recognize that the Department of Urology is a group of individuals working together, responsibly and ethically, to achieve its goals

Click here to see UCSF Urology's committment to "Advancing Healthcare Worldwide".

Education News & Highlights

Dr. Alan Shindel, professor of clinical urology at UCSF, was announced as the Incoming Chair for the American Urological Association (AUA) Core Curriculum Committee.  Dr. Shindel will assume these...
The inaugural, first ever “Pediatric Urology  UC wide great case conference” convened April 20th, 2022.  Thanks to our two presenters: A case of “bilateral high grade vesicoureteral reflux” by Tim...
Learn more about the Nutritional Counceling Program from Joshua Martin at the UCSF Cancer Center by clicking here.
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The UCSF Department of Urology is pleased to announce Sima P. Porten MD, MPH as the newly appointed Program Director for the Urologic Oncology Fellowship Program. She succeeds Maxwell V. Meng, MD who...
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Urology Times, Speaking of Urology podcast featuring Dr. Anne Suskind discussing why and how mentorship can be valuable at any point in a urologist's career.