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Urology & Mens Health

Title:

Associate Professor of Urology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Lectures:

Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Screening
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Testicular Cancer

Biography: Dr. Atreya Dash joined the Department of Urology at the University of Washington in August 2013. He completed a three-year fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, having previously completed his urology training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Dash has experience in all areas of urologic oncology such as the surgical treatment of prostate, renal, testis and bladder cancers with the use of continent urinary diversion for reconstruction after cystectomy. He uses the da Vinci robotic system to perform laparoscopic operations, including radical prostatectomy, radical cystecomy, and partial nephrectomy.Dr. Dashs clinical research has focused on prostate, bladder, kidney and testis cancers. His laboratory research has focused on molecular aspects of prostate and bladder cancer including application of microarray technology. His clinical and laboratory research have been published in peer reviewed publications.He is an active member of the American Urological Association, The Society of Urologic Oncology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Testimonials: “They loved Dr. Dash, he was by far everyones favorite.” – Desert Medical Group
State: WA
Title:

Professor of Urology
Duke University Medical Center

Lectures:

Robotic Urological Surgery
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Management Strategies
Renal and Urethral Calculi
Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery

State: nc
Title:

Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Prostate Cancer

Biography: David W. Rhodes, M.D., is a urologist at City of Hope | Pasadena. Dr. Rhodes graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School. He interned at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center and upon completion became a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force and served at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines. He then did a residency in General Surgery at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and a residency in Urology at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. Dr. Rhodes is a board certified urologist . For many years he was a clinical assistant professor of urology at LAC/USC Medical Center. He is past president of Los Angeles Urological Society and past president of the Pasadena district of the Los Angeles Medical Association.
State: CA
Title:

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

Lectures:

Bladder Cancer
Total Bladder and Posterior Urethral Reconstruction: A Novel Approach
Penile Plaque Incision and Temporalis Fascia Grafting in Peyronies Disease

Biography: Donald Hannoun, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor practicing urology and urologic oncology at City of Hope | Antelope Valley. Dr. Hannoun attended medical school and completed both an internship and residency at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he was elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society. He is the recipient of multiple awards and honors including the Deans Recognition Award from Keck, and was recognized as Intern of the Year, by Kecks Department of General Surgery. In addition, he was awarded Resident Teacher of the Year from Kecks Department of Urology in 2009. Dr. Hannoun is an active member in several professional organizations including the American Urological Association and the Los Angeles Urological Society. He has presented several abstracts for the Proceedings of the Western Section of the American Urological Association and has written several articles, abstracts and book chapters. Dr. Hannoun is a highly competent urologic surgeon, who brings his warmth and caring to the bedside, as well as his surgical skills.
State: CA
Title:

Associate Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Bladder Cancer

Biography: Dr. Linehan is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology at City of Hope. She works primarily at the City of Hope Antelope Valley multispecialty clinic in Lancaster, Calif., but also sees patients at other City of Hope locations. Her expertise and interests are minimally invasive approaches to urologic oncology and reconstructive urology, with a particular emphasis on robot assisted procedures. She also practices general urology, including both male and female voiding dysfunction and treatment for kidney stones. Dr. Linehan completed her medical degree at the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. She subsequently completed a general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Arizona, where she received the George M. Drach Award for the most compassionate urologic resident. She joined City of Hope in 2010, first as a fellow in urologic oncology and robotic surgery, followed by a staff appointment in the City of Hope Medical Group. She has received multiple research awards for her contributions in kidney cancer research and has published articles in a variety of medical journals. A highly experienced robotic and laparoscopic surgeon who has also performed thousands of endoscopic procedures, Dr. Linehan is committed to helping patients by focusing on patient care, comfort and education. She is dedicated to comprehensive cancer care working with a full multidisciplinary team, including medical and radiation oncologists. Since her arrival at City of Hope, Dr. Linehan has been involved in prostate cancer research. She has worked closely with Steven Smith, Ph.D., at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope on identifying biomarkers for prostate cancer. She has presented multiple abstracts and research at conferences across the country and continues to dedicate time to both basic science and clinical research. Dr. Linehan is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Urologic Society, the Society of Women in Urology and the Western Section Urologic Association. She has a lifelong love of animals, particularly rescue dogs, and is fluent Spanish.
State: CA
Title:

Co-Director of Urology at Allen Pavilion
Co-Director of Voiding Dysfunction, Incontinence and Urodynamics
Director of Fellowship in Voiding Dysfunction and Endourology
Associate Professor of Urology
Columbia University

Lectures:

Management of Overactive Bladder
BPH: Evaluation and Management Options
Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women
Stress Urinary Incontinence and Vaginal Prolapse
Urodynamics – Interpretation Course
Genitourinary Emergencies
Neurogenic Bladder

Biography: Matthew Rutman, M.D., is the Co-Director of Voiding Dysfunction, Incontinence and Urodynamic Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Urology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He graduated with honors from Emory University and The Chicago Medical School. After completing his residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Dr. Rutman completed a fellowship in female urology, voiding dysfunction, neurourology and urodynamics under world renowned Shlomo Raz, M.D at the UCLA Medical Center.Dr. Rutman is board-certified in urology. His practice is limited to male and female voiding dysfunctions including urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, and reconstructive female urology surgery for vaginal prolapse, urethral diverticulum and vesico-vaginal fistulae. He has authored over 30 book chapters and publications in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female incontinence, vaginal prolapse, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics and surgical outcomes.Professional Associations: American Medical Association; Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology; American Urologic Association; Endourology Society; American Urogynecologic Society; International Continence Society; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
State: ny