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Urology & Mens Health

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Prostate Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Testicular Cancer

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Assistant Professor of Urology and Urologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Robotic Urologic Surgery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Erectile Dysfunction: Pills, Pinj, Pumps and Prosthetics
Medical and Surgical Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms: Beyond the TUPR
Common Urologic Emergencies
Urethral Strictures Made Easy

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Assistant Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

Kristina Wittig, M.D., is a urologic surgeon and an assistant clinical professor of surgery. Dr. Wittig attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. She was a recipient of multiple awards and honors including Magna Cum Laude / Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Wittig completed her urology residency at University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Wittig went on to complete her Urologic Oncology Fellowship at City of Hope, Duarte. Dr. Wittig has written publications and has presented multiple abstracts for the American Urologic Association meetings. Her most recent peer reviewed publication is a Critical Analysis of Hospital Readmission and Cost Burden after Robot-Assisted Radical Cystectomy, which was selected for presentation at the American Urologic Association. Dr. Wittig brings her warmth and caring to the bedside, as well as her knowledge and surgical skills.
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Adjunct Faculty, USC School of Public Policy
Associate Clinical Professor
Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Advances in Prostate Cancer
Care Coordination of Cancer Patients
Bladder Cancer
Physician Healthcare Administration Culture Differences

Dr. Crocitto is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology and Urologic Oncology at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California; a position she has held since 1998. In addition, she is the Physician Advisor at City of Hope. Since 1995, Dr. Crocitto has been the recipient of five multi-year grants for research and trials for prostate cancer and other urologic diseases. She has acted as either Principal Investigator or Co-investigator in 15 clinical trials on bladder and prostate cancer issues and treatments. Her research and trials have generated 28 publications as either lead or co-author and 20 lectures/presentations on the findings. Originally from Stockton, California, Dr. Crocitto earned her Bachelor degree in biological sciences from the University of California in Davis, California. She received her medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) and completed her Urologic residency at Los Angeles County/ University of Southern California Medical Center. Dr. Crocitto went on to do a Urology Oncology Fellowship at the Norris Cancer Center at USC. In 2010, Dr. Crocitto went back to school and earned her Masters degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from USC.
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Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Prostate Cancer

Philip G. Pearson, M.D., is a board certified urologist who has practiced medicine in Pasadena, California, since 2007. Prior to practicing in Pasadena, Dr. Pearson was in private practice in urology in Seattle. Dr. Pearson earned his medical doctorate from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He began his higher education journey at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. After medical school, he completed internship and residency training in general surgery at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Following this, he returned to his alma mater, the University of Virginia, to complete his urology residency training. Dr. Pearson is a frequent presenter, researcher and lecturer. He has authored and co-authored several articles in urological literature.
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