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Trauma and Reconstruction

Fellows are exposed to both common urologic disorders as well as to the entire spectrum of urologic trauma, acute care, urological problems and a wide range of reconstructive urology. All fellows have operating room and outpatient clinic responsibility, in addition to teaching and patient care. Research in basic science and outcomes focuses on trauma, reconstruction and wound healing. This fellowship is designed to develop future academic leaders.

Application Process

The trauma and resonstruction fellowship is open to persons who have completed a residency program in urology, are lisencable in the state of California, and will preferably be a candidated for American Board of Urology. Applications for the single vacancy are due on the first of January, 18 months before the fellowship start date of July 1 (e.g. January 1, 2006 for July 1, 2007). Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to Jack McAninch, MD c/o Luisa Realubin:

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San Francisco General Hospital
1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 3A20
San Francisco, CA 94110

A passing score on USMLE Step II (CS and CK) is required for all trainees* beginning a UCSF GME program June 2010 and later. To meet this requirement, programs must rank only candidates who have passed USMLE Step II (CS and CK). Please see the School of Medicine website for the full policy.
*This GME policy applies to all residents and clinical fellows, research fellows are exempt from this policy.

Current Fellow

Nadya Cinman
Current Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow (2011-2012)
San Francisco General Hospital

Fellows Trained

Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow, 2010-2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco

Bradley Erickson, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow, 2009-2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of Iowa

Jeremy Myers, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2008-2009
Assistant Professor, Division of Urology, University of Utah

Bryan Voelzke, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2007-2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of Washington

Jill Buckley, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2006-2007
Institute of Urology, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA
Assistant Professor of Urology, Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Sean Elliott, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2005-2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Urologic Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Daniel Rosenstein, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2004-2005
Associate Chief, Department of Urology, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Clinical Faculty, Stanford University

Viraj Master, MD, PhD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2003-2004
Assistant Professor of Urology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Nejd Alsikafi, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2002-2003
Co-Director of Urology, Clinical Associate, Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Michael Metro, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2001-2002
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Urology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Professor, Temple University Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

K. Jeff Carney, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 2000-2001
Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Chief of Urology, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia

Richard Santucci, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1999-2000
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Michigan
Chief of Urology, Detroit Receiving Hospital

Christopher Dixon, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1998-1990
Director of Reconstructive Surgery, Co-Director of the Prostate Center, NYU Urology Associates
Associate Professor, Department of Urology, New York University School of Medicine

Michael Safir, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1998-1999
Private Practice, Western Urologic Associates, West Hills, California

Steven Brandes, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1997-1998
Associate Professor, Washington University, Missouri

Allen Morey, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1995-1997
Associate Professor, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
Chief of Urology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Young Tae Lee, MD
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Trauma and Reconstruction 1995
Associate Professor, University of Seoul, Korea

Hunter Wessels, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1994-1995
Professor, University of Washington
Chief of Urology, Harbor View Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Peter Nash, MD
Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Trauma and Reconstruction 1992-1994
St. Gerorge Private Medical Center, Kogarah, Australia

Mark Rosen, MD
American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Fellowship 1992-1994
Private Practice, Monterey Bay Urology Associates, Monetery, California

Kennon Miller, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1992-1993
University Urological Associates, Inc., East Providence, Rhode Island
Associate Professor, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Noel Armenakas, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1991-1992
Associate Professor, Cornell University, New York

Alexandre Castanheira, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1991
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Reynaldo Gomez, MD
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellow 1990-1991
Department of Urology, Hospital del Trabajado, Santiago, Chile

 

 

Contents of This Page

Application Process
Current Fellow
Trained Fellows

Faculty

Jack McAninch, MD, FACS
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellowship Director

Benjamin Breyer, MD, MAS
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellowship Associate Director

Key Staff

Luisa Realubin
Trauma and Reconstruction Fellowship Coordinator
Assistant to Jack McAninch, MD
Email: lrealubin@urology.ucsf.edu

Joannie O'Leary
Urology Department Residency and Clinical Fellows Coordinator
Email: olearyj@urology.ucsf.edu

Sarah Joost
Urology Department Postdoctoral (research) Fellows Coordinator
Email: sjoost@urology.ucsf.edu

Imelda Tenggara
Urology Department Postdoctoral (research) Fellows Coordinator
Email: itenggara@urology.ucsf.edu

Contact Number

For more information about the Trauma and Reconstruction Fellowship please contact Luisa Realubin by email lrealubin@urology.ucsf.edu or telephone 415/206-8805