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Urology & Mens Health

Associate Professor of Urology
University of Washington School of Medicine

Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Screening
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Testicular Cancer

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.
“They loved Dr. Dash, he was by far everyones favorite.” – Desert Medical Group
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Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Prostate Cancer
Bladder Cancer

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

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Urinary Tract Infection in the Elderly
Incontinence
Overactive Bladder

Bertram Yuh, M.D, M.S.H.C.P.M., M.I.S.M., is a urological cancers surgical expert who joined City of Hope (COH) following the completion of a robotic surgery fellowship within COHs Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology Surgery. Dr. Yuh received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and holds master degrees in Information Systems Management and Health Care Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He completed a urology residency at State University of New York in Buffalo, N.Y. Conditions which he is experienced in treating include urologic cancer (robotics) as well benign prostatic disease, stone disease, prostatitis, urinary infections, incontinence, bladder overactivity, and hypogonadism.
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Director, Urologic Oncology and Robotic Surgery Fellowship
Head, Retroperitoneal Surgery
Co-Director, Kidney Cancer Program
Associate Clinical Professor
City of Hope National Medical Center

Prostate Cancer
Bladder Cancer

Dr. Lau is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Urology and Urologic Oncology at City of Hope. His expertise and interests are in minimally invasive approaches to urologic oncology and reconstructive urology. He has lectured and taught numerous surgeons robotic surgery throughout the nation and is the Director of the Fellowship in Urologic Oncology/Robotic Surgery at City of Hope. Dr. Lau also is the Section Head of Retroperitoneal Surgery at City of Hope and serves as a panel member of the NCCN Kidney and Testis Cancer Guideline Committee. Dr. Lau has extensive experience in performing Robotic Prostatectomy, Robotic Cystectomy, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, Robotic and Laparoscopic Cytoreductive Radical Nephrectomy, Robotic and Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, and Laparoscopic Renal Cryoablation. Additionally he specializes in Salvage Surgery for Locally recurrent or persistent tumors. He is committed to comprehensive and compassionate urologic care on all his patients, and enjoys establishing a professional and tight knit relationship with his patients. His research focus is developing and reporting on new techniques to improve outcomes. He has written and contributed to a number of journal research articles, book chapters, abstracts and video presentations. In addition he is a reviewer for a number of reviewed journals. Dr. Lau earned a Bachelors of Arts degree at Whittier College while being a two sport athlete in football and track & field. He then completed his medical doctorate at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at Tufts University, then Urologic Oncology Fellowship at City of Hope. Dr. Lau has been on staff at City of Hope since 2006. He has completed more than 2500 robotic and laparoscopic surgeries. Additionally he is a member of the American Urologic Association, Society of Urologic Oncology, Southwest Oncology Group and the Society of Laparoendoscopic surgeons.
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Professor of Urology
Duke University Medical Center

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

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Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Prostate Cancer

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

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

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.
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Associate Professor of Urology
City of Hope National Medical Center

Bladder Cancer

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

Testicular Cancer
Bladder Cancer

Dr. Yamzon is a surgical expert specializing in the treatment of urologic cancers. He joined City of Hopes surgical team following the completion of a robotic surgery fellowship within City of Hopes Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology Surgery. Dr. Yamzon received his medical doctorate from Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC). His clinical interests include the treatment of urologic cancers using robotic and open surgical techniques, benign prostatic disease, stone disease, incontinence and general urology. He speaks fluent Spanish and Tagalog.
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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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