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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

For David B. Bayne, MD, MPH, being offered an Assistant Professorship at UCSF was both an end and a beginning.  The end of a long, challenging, enlightening, joyful and methodical process of building...
  "We have no hope of solving our problems without harnessing the diversity, the energy and the creativity of all our people"                        --Roger Wilkins, JD, civil rights activist and...
Alan Shindel, MD, MAS Associate Professor, Male Reproductive Health, UCSF Department of Urology has accepted a position as Editor-in-Chief for Sexual Medicine, the International Society for Sexual...
The newest member of the UCSF Department of Urology, is urologic oncology specialist, Samuel L. Washington III, MD MAS who joins as Assistant Professor.  This long-time California resident and father...
UCSF Urology was, once again, ranked as one of the very best urology programs in the United States according to the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey. Its ranking of #7 in...
In a panel chaired by UCSF Urology’s Alan Shindel, MD, MAS, the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) released new clinical practice...
UCSF’s Department of Urology 2020 chief residents—“Amazing people, surgeons, physicians, role models, and mentors,” in the words of Assistant Professor of Urology and Associate Residency Program...