Mr. Breyer is a urological surgeon internationally known for performing complex urethral and penile reconstructions for urethral strictures, cosmetic lesions, male incontinence, male fistulas and erectile dysfunction surgeries. He is an expert in both minimally invasive surgery and complex open reconstructive surgery, primarily where he is based at the UCSF Parnassus Heights Campus performing high volume reconstructive surgery.
Breyer was appointed Vice President of Urology in 2017 and Professor of Urology in 2020. He is also Director of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF Health, Program Director of the UCSF Reconstructive Genital Surgery Fellowship, and Chief of Urology at Zuckerberg San Francisco General. hospitals and trauma centers.
Breyer’s research focuses on urological reconstruction, prostate cancer survival and trauma, and ways to improve urinary and sexual health. He studies the epidemiology of sexual dysfunction, disparities in urology including LGBTQ urology and sexual health, and gender issues in urology. He has authored over 350 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
Mr. Breyer is passionate about educating the next generation of urologists and is currently the Frank Hinman, Jr., MD Endowed Professor of Urology Education and Vice Chair of UCSF’s Director of Education and Training Programs.
“As a clinical leader and innovator, master’s educator and world-class researcher, Ben Breyer brings unique skills and experience to become one of the nation’s leading urology directors,” said Robert M. Wachter. I went to the . Professor and Dean of the UCSF School of Medicine. “I am confident he will take the sector to new heights.”
Breyer joined the UCSF faculty in 2011 after completing a Fellowship in Complex Male Genital Reconstruction and Trauma Surgery, a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Clinical Studies, and a Urology residency at UCSF. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker College of Medicine and was awarded the John Van Prohaska Award for his outstanding potential in teaching, research and clinical medicine.
Mr. Breyer is past president of the Trauma and Urological Reconstructive Surgeons Network and has served on the American Urological Association’s Guideline Committee on Male Incontinence and Urinary Trauma.
UCSF Urology is one of 16 centers collaborating to study patients treated for a variety of conditions, including urological reconstruction, prostate cancer survivors, and trauma. The network is designed to collect centralized data and provide advanced analysis of both surgical and patient-reported results from urethral stricture surgery, male incontinence, and a variety of other conditions. Masu. UCSF’s Department of Urology provides specialized diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract disorders, including male sexual dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, urolithiasis, male infertility, prostate disease, and urinary tract reconstruction.
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