The institute’s team of physicians is part of Keck Medicine of USC. They are among the nation’s leaders in innovative clinical care, research and education of future physicians.

The exceptional physicians and specialists all share the same vision: a commitment to providing the highest quality care and the best quality of life for patients.

As a Keck Medicine patient or a family member of a patient, you are our partner in the treatment process. And that relationship is at the core of our approach to health care.

Monish Aron, MD

Monish Aron, MDDr. Aron is an expert in robotic, laparoscopic, and belly-button surgery for diseases of the adrenal, kidney, ureter, bladder and prostate. Dr. Aron has received training in urology at premier institutions in India, Australia and the…read more.

Andre K Berger, MD

Andre K Berger, MDAndre Berger, MD, is an assistant professor of urology, at the USC Institute of Urology. Dr. Berger is fellowship trained in advanced robotic and laparoscopic urological surgery. His particular area of expertise is robotic…read more.

Charles Best, MD

Charles Best, MDDr. Best is a nationally recognized expert in the field of urologic trauma. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on this subspecialty. He is a champion of minimally invasive management of acute urethral…read more.

Stuart D. Boyd, MD

Stuart D. Boyd, MDStuart D. Boyd, M.D., chief of urology at Keck Hospital of USC, ex-chief of staff at USC Norris Cancer Hospital, is professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Boyd’s areas of clinical and research interest include…read more.

Andy Y. Chang, MD

Andy Y. Chang, MDDr. Chang graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in biological sciences and continued his education at USC for medical school and residency training in urology. Afterward, he matriculated to the prestigious pediatric…read more.

Sia Daneshmand, MD

Sia Daneshmand, MDDr. Sia Daneshmand earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis and completed his residency at the University of Southern California (USC) followed by a two-year fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the…read more.

Roger E. DeFilippo, MD

Roger E. DeFilippo, MDDr. Roger De Filippo is an assistant professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an attending surgeon at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Before joining USC, Dr. Filippo completed both a research and a clinical…read more.

Mihir M. Desai, MD

Mihir M. Desai, MDDr. Desai is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in robotic, laparoscopic and endourologic surgery. He comes to USC from the Cleveland Clinic where he completed his laparoscopic and robotic fellowship in 2003…read more.

Hooman Djaladat, MD, MS

Hooman Djaladat, MDHooman Djaladat, MD, MS, is an associate professor of clinical urology, at the USC Institute of Urology. Dr. Djaladat went to medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran. He was among the top in his class …read more.

Leo R. Doumanian, MD

Leo R. Doumanian, MDDr. Doumanian is fellowship trained in urologic trauma and genitourinary reconstruction. He joined USC after five years as Director of Genitourinary Trauma and Reconstruction at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia…read more.

Matthew D. Dunn, MD

Matthew D. Dunn, MDDr. Dunn, a Los Angeles native, attained his undergraduate education at UC Irvine. His medical education was attained at USC where he graduated with Distinction, the equivalent of Summa cum laude. He received his residency…read more.

Gerhard J. Fuchs, MD, FACS

Gerhard J. Fuchs, MD, FACSDr. Gerhard J. Fuchs, professor of clinical urology, is an internationally renowned surgeon, researcher, and educator with nearly 30 years of experience, who specializes in minimally invasive procedures for treating kidney…read more.

Inderbir S. Gill, MD, MCh

Inderbir S. Gill, MD, MChDr. Inderbir Gill is the Chairman and Professor of the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology, Founding Executive Director of the USC Institute of Urology and Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation. The new…read more.

David A. Ginsberg, MD

David A. Ginsberg, MDDavid Alan Ginsberg, MD is a native Southern Californian who earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of California at Berkeley. He subsequently returned to Los Angeles where he completed medical school as well…read more.

Andrew J. Hung, MD

Andrew J. Hung, MDDr. Hung is a recognized leader in the validation and development of innovative surgical simulation technologies. To train the next generation of urologic surgeons, he developed the first-ever procedure-specific…read more.

Steve S. Kim, MD, MSCE

Steve S. Kim, MD, MSCEDr. Kim graduated cum laude from Yale University with a B.S. in biology and continued his education at the Cornell University Medical College where he obtained his M.D. Following medical school he pursued residency training…read more.

Gary Lieskovsky, MD

Gary Lieskovsky, MDDr. Lieskovsky was born in Blairmore Alberta Canada and raised in Edmonton Alberta. He received his Bachelor of Medical Science in 1971 and his Medical Degree in 1973 from the University of Alberta. He completed his …read more.

Mike M. Nguyen, MD, MPH

Mike M. Nguyen, MD, MPHDr. Nguyen grew up in Southern California and obtained his undergraduate education at UC San Diego. After completing medical school and residency at UC Davis, he completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic…read more.

Larissa Rodríguez, MD

Dr. Larissa RodriguezDr. Rodríguez, an established surgeon-scientist, has extensive expertise in the field of female pelvic and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). She is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in the field of stem cell research…read more.

Anne K. Schuckman, MD

Anne K. Schuckman, MDDr. Anne Schuckman graduated from Stanford University, and completed her medical training at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at LAC+USC Medical Center…read more.

Leonard Skaist, MD

Leonard Skaist, MDDr. Skaist serves as the chief of the Pediatric Urology Service at the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, one of the largest public service pediatric urology clinics in the United States. Dr. Skaist has cared for the pediatric…read more.

Osamu Ukimura, MD, PhD

Osamu Ukimura, MD, PhDOsamu Ukimura, MD, PhD is an internationally recognized expert in image-guided surgery and minimally invasive therapy for prostate and kidney cancer. He also is one of the world’s most experienced urologists in…read more.