Saturday, 20 October 2018

Expertise

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The number of urologists makes the group uniquely beneficial to patients.

Allowing any urologic problem, no matter how complex, to be managed by our physicians.

We deliver these services with the highest regard for quality and patient satisfaction. We value and appreciate the trust you have placed in us.

USNC Physician Expertise Includes:

  • Cryotherapy
  • Endourology
  • Laser Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurourology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Prostate Cancer

Shahram S. Gholami, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
      Medical School:
    • Boston University, School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
      Internship:
    • Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
      Residency:
    • Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California
    • Urology, University of California, San Francisco, California

      Certification:

    • Board Certified: Urology

      Memberships

    • The American Urological Association- Candidate Member
    • Fellow of American College of Surgeons- Candidate Member
    • American Association of Clinical Urologist
    • Men’s Health Network Advisory Board
    • The Golden Glove Club- European School of Surgery
    • Endourological Society
    • The American Medical Association
    • The California Medical Association
    • The American College of Physicians
    • Santa Clara Medical Society

      Hospital Affiliations

    • Good Samaritan Hospital- Robotics Director
    • El Camino Hospital- Los Gatos- Stone Center Shareholder
    • El Camino Hospital-Mountain View
    • National Surgery Center- Shareholder
    • Los Gatos Surgery Center
    • Forest Surgery Center- Shareholder
    • Los Altos Surgery Center

      Special Interests

    • Minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery
Office Location

Lawrence Y. Hwong, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • University of Chicago, Ph.D. program
      Medical School:
    • Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
      Internship:
    • General Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
      Residency:
    • Urology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
      Fellowship:
      Fellowship:

    Certification:

  • Board Certified: Urology

    Memberships

  • Diplomat of American Urological Association
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons
  • American Urological Association Western Section
  • California Medical Association
  • Santa Clara County Medical Society

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

Office Location

Edward Karpman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • University of California, Davis
      Medical School:
    • University of Vermont
      Internship:
    • Urology, University of California, Davis Medical Center
      Residency:
      Fellowship:
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
      Fellowship:
    • Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

    Certification:

  • Board Certified:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

    Memberships

  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • Society for the Study Male Reproduction (SSMR)
  • Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU)
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA)
  • International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)
  • Western Section AUA (WSAUA)
  • American Society of Andrology (ASA)

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • Male reproductive medicine and surgery, microsurgery and male sexual dysfunction.
Office Location

David H.C. King, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
      Medical School:
    • University of California, Davis
      Internship:
    • University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas
      Residency:
    • University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas

    Certification:

  • Board Certified: Urology

    Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • Adult and pediatric urology.
Office Location

Wesley G. Kong, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
      Medical School:
    • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
      Internship:
    • Urology, University of California, Davis Medical Center
      Residency:
    • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
      Fellowship:
    • Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
      Fellowship:
    • Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

    Certification:

  • Board Certified:
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Memberships

  • International Continence Society
  • American Urological Association
  • Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • Treatment of incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic surgery and urogynecology, advanced laparoscopic and robot assisted surgery.
Office Location

J. Kersten Kraft, M.D.

Education:

Undergraduate:
Undergraduate
Medical School:
      • Stanford University School of Medicine
Internship:
      • Surgery, Stanford University Hospital
Residency:
Urology, Stanford University Hospital

Certification:

  • Board Certified: Urology

Memberships

  • American Urologic Association
  • Santa Clara Medical Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Northern California Urological Association

Hospital Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Stanford University Hospital
  • Los Gatos Community Hospital

Special Interests

 

Office Location

Larry H. Kretchmar, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
      Medical School:
    • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
      Internship:
    • General Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School (Mary Hitchcock Hospital)
      Residency:
    • Urology, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York

    Certification:

  • Board Certified:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

    Memberships

  • Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

Office Location

Frank Lai, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
      Medical School:
    • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
      Internship:
      Residency:
    • Urology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
      Fellowship:
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

    Certification:

  • Board Certified:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

    Memberships

  • American Urological Society (AUA)
  • The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA)
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • Northern California Taiwanese Medical Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society (AOA)

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • Advanced, minimally invasive laparoscopic, robotic, and endoscopic procedures for a variety of urologic conditions including kidney, adrenal, and prostate cancers, complex stone diseases, and voiding dysfunction.
Office Location

Sari R. Levine, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • Stanford University, Palo, Alto, California
      Medical School:
    • Washington University , St. Louis, Missouri
      Internship:
      Residency:
    • Urology, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Certification:

  • Board Certified:
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

    Memberships

  • American Urological Association (AUA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Society of Women In Urology (SWIU)
  • California Medical Association (CMA)
  • Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA)
  • Society of Women Surgeons (SWS)

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • Voiding dysfunction, neurogenic voiding and incontinence
Office Location

Han P. Lo, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
      Medical School:
    • The University of Alabama School of Medicine Birmingham, Alabama
      Internship:
      Residency:
    • General Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Urology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Chief Resident, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
      Fellowship:

    Certification:

  • Board Certified: American Board of Urology

    Memberships

  • American Urology Association
  • AUA Western Section
  • Fellow of American College of Surgeons

    Hospital Affiliations

  • O’Connor Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • El Camino Hospital
  • Regional Medical Center of San Jose

    Special Interests

  • Urologic Laparoscopy
    Robotics 
Office Location

David W. Noller, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
      Medical School:
      Internship:
      Residency:
      Fellowship:
      Fellowship:

    Certification:

    Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

Office Location

Mark Noller, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
      Medical School:
    • St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
      Internship:
    • Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington
      Residency:
    • General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
    • Urology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education, San Antonio, Texas
      Fellowship:

    Certification:

  • Board Certified: American Board of Urology

    Memberships

  • American Urologic Association
  • American Urologic Association , Western Section

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

Office Location

David M. Nudell, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • University of California, Berkeley
      Medical School:
    • Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California
      Internship:
    • Residency: General Surgery and Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
      Residency:
    • University of California, San Francisco
      Fellowship:
    • Male reproductive medicine and microsurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

      Certification:

    • Board Certified: Urology - National Board of Medical Examiners

      Memberships

    • American Urologic Association
    • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
    • California Medical Association
    • Santa Clara County Medical Association
    • Northern California Urologic Association
    • Western Section, American Urologic Association
    • Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
    • Fertile Hope
    • Society for Male Reproduction in Urology

      Hospital Affiliations

      Special Interests

    • Male fertility and reproduction
Office Location

Robert P. Panvini, M.D.

Education:

Undergraduate:
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey
Medical School:
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
Internship:
      • Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Residency:
Urology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Certification:

  • Board Certified: Urology

Memberships

  • American Urological Association
  • Western Section, American Urologic Association
  • Santa Clara Medical Society
  • California Medical Association
  • San Jose Surgery Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • El Camino Hospital

Special Interests

 

Office Location

Terry Sullivan, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
    • University of California, Davis
      Medical School:
    • St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
      Internship:
    • Valley Medical Center, Fresno, California
      Residency:
    • General Surgery, St. Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco, California
    • Urology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
      Fellowship:

    Certification:

  • O’Connor Hospital
  • Good Samaritan
  • Los Gatos Community Hospital

    Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

Office Location

Patrick E. Wherry, M.D.

    Education:

      Undergraduate:
      Medical School:
    • University of Toronto, Canada
      Internship:
    • Residency: General Surgery and Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
      Residency:

    Certification:

  • Board Certified: Urology

    Memberships

  • American Urological Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Canada)
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons

    Hospital Affiliations

    Special Interests

  • No-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy, men’s health, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s Disease, prostate cancer
Office Location

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