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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. Sima Porten MD, MPH received the SUO’s Young Investigator Award. “This award recognizes excellence in clinical practice and/or basic research that has contributed to improvement of clinical care...
The Department of Urology recognizes the critical importance of mentorship in the creation of its innovative Faculty Mentorship Program.  Dr. Anne Suskind established the program in 2020, initially...
UCSF School of Medicine announced Dr. Washington, Assistant Professor of Urology and Epidemiology as one of eight honored as a John A. Watson Faculty Scholar and recipient of the Dean’s Diversity...
Dr. Marshall Stoller featured in The Washington Post on “Opinion: Wildfires don’t only destroy land and towns- they can ruin firefighters’ health” Read article at The Washington post by clicking on...
According to Doximity’s 2021-2022 Residency Navigator rankings, UCSF Urology Residency Program ranks #2 in the nation and ranks #1 in California and in the West Coast. The Residency Navigator ranking...
UCSF Urology, once again, ranked as one of the best urology programs in the United States according to the 2021-2022 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey. Ranking #12 in the nation, #...
PGY2, urology resident, Jorge D. Mena, MD, received the 2020-21 ZSFG Krevans Award virtually at the annual ZSFG Medical Staff Meeting in June 2021 for his excellent performance during his intern year...