Expert Team

Urology Academic Practice
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90048
Phone: 310-423-0674
Fax: 310-423-0241

Gerhard J. Fuchs, MD, Dr. med, FACS

Director, Minimally Invasive Urology; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

Specialty: Kidney stone disease and laparoscopy
Research Focus*: Endoscopic surgical techniques

Clinical Focus:

  • Kidney, ureter, bladder stone disease
  • Cystinuria and rare stone disease
  • Kidney cancer and adrenal tumors
  • Living donor laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic urologic surgery

  • Medical School: University of Heidelberg and University of Freiburg
  • Residency: Katharinenhospital Stuttgart
  • Fellowship: UCLA, Endourology

Jennifer T. Anger, MD, MPH

Associate Director, Urological Research

Specialty: Female urology and reconstruction
Research Focus**: Public health

Clinical Focus:

  • Female urology and robotic-assisted pelvic surgery
  • Male stricture disease and urethral trauma
  • Male and female urinary incontinence

  • Medical school: University of Southern California
  • Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Postdoctoral: Duke University Medical Center,
    Urologic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellowship: UCLA, Urological Health Services Research

Karyn S. Eilber, MD

Associate Director, Urology Residency Program

Specialty: Female urology and reconstruction
Research Focus: Female pelvic reconstruction

Clinical Focus:

  • Female urology
  • Male and female urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal and urologic reconstruction

  • Medical school: UCLA
  • Residency: UCLA
  • Fellowship: UCLA, Female Urology/Reconstruction

Andrew L. Freedman, MD, FAAP

Vice Chair, Pediatric Surgical Services, Department of Surgery

Specialty: Pediatric Urology
Research Focus: Bladder reconstruction

Clinical Focus:

  • Pediatric urology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Incontinence

  • Medical school: Northwestern University
  • Residency: UCLA
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Pediatric Urology

Howard H. Kim, MD

Director, Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery

Specialty: Male infertility and sexual dysfunction
Research Focus: Male infertility and sexual dysfunction

Clinical Focus:

  • Male infertility
  • Microsurgery
  • Andrology
  • Erectile and sexual dysfunction
  • Vasectomy and vasectomy reversal

  • Medical school: UC San Francisco
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College, Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery

Hyung L. Kim, MD

Associate Director, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

Specialty: Urologic oncology
Research Focus**: Molecular biomarkers and targets

Clinical Focus:

  • Prostate cancer
  • Urologic cancers: kidney, adrenal, bladder, testis, penile
  • Robotic surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Medical school: University of Chicago
  • Residency: University of Chicago
  • Fellowship: UCLA, Urologic Oncology and Laparoscopy/Endourology

Philip A. Yalowitz, MD

Senior Staff, Endourology

Specialty: Endourology
Research Focus: Clinical trials

Clinical Focus:

  • General urology and endoscopy
  • Prostate disease
  • Bladder cancer

  • Medical school: University of Michigan
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

*Funded by the Medallion Group Chair in Minimally Invasive Urology
**Funded by the National Institutes of Health