Eric A. Kurzrock, M.D., F.A.A.P. for UC Davis Health

Eric A. Kurzrock, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology

Professor, Department of Urologic Surgery and Pediatrics

To see if Eric A. Kurzrock is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Pediatric Urology


Urologic Surgery

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Phone: 916-734-2222

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Eric A. Kurzrock's practice is dedicated to the urologic care of infants, children and adolescents. His areas of expertise include diagnosis and treatment of hypospadias, prenatal and congenital hydronephrosis, hernias, hydroceles, neurogenic bladder, sexual ambiguity, undescended testicles, urinary infection, and vesico-ureteral reflux.

He has written extensively on pediatric urology and urogenital development. His research interests focus on reconstructive techniques, stem cell biology and tissue engineering.


Fetal Care and Treatment Center
Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Pediatric Urology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1987

Medical School

M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1991


University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 1991-1993


Pediatric Urology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 1993-1997


Pediatric Urology, University of California, San Francisco CA 1997-1999

U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Kurzrock EA. A New Appendicostomy Technique to Prevent Stomal Stenosis. J Urol. 2020 Jun;203(6):1200-1206. doi:10.1097/JU.0000000000000711. Epub 2020 Jan 3. PMID:31898920.

Mah LW, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Non-palpable testis: is management consistent and objective? J Pediatr Urol. 2020 Feb;16(1):62-68. doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2019.11.015. Epub 2019 Dec 2. PMID:31917156.

Kurzrock EA, Chan YY, Durbin-Johnson BP, DeCristoforo L. Pictorial Urgency Scale: A New Tool for Evaluating Bladder Urgency in Children. J Urol. 2019 Mar;201(3):620-625. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2018.09.047. PMID:30266334.

Chan YY, Gonzalez R, Kurzrock EA. Malone antegrade continence enema: Is cecal imbrication essential? J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Dec;14(6):546.e1-546.e5. doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2018.05.019. Epub 2018 Jun 14. PMID:29945754.

Chan YY, Durbin-Johnson B, Sturm RM, Kurzrock EA. Outcomes after pediatric open, laparoscopic, and robotic pyeloplasty at academic institutions. J Pediatr Urol. 2017 Feb;13(1):49.e1-49.e6. doi:10.1016/j.jpurol.2016.08.029. Epub 2016 Oct 18. PMID:28288777.

Osborn SL, So M, Hambro S, Nolta JA, Kurzrock EA. Inosculation of blood vessels allows early perfusion and vitality of bladder grafts--implications for bioengineered bladder wall. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015 Jun;21(11-12):1906-15. doi:10.1089/ten.TEA.2014.0630. Epub 2015 Apr 22. PMID:25794892.

Osborn SL, Thangappan R, Luria A, Lee JH, Nolta J, Kurzrock EA. Induction of human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells into urothelium. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2014 May;3(5):610-9. doi:10.5966/sctm.2013-0131. Epub 2014 Mar 21. PMID:24657961.

Sturm RM, Chandrasekar T, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Urinary diversion during and after pediatric pyeloplasty: a population based analysis of more than 2,000 patients. J Urol. 2014 Jul;192(1):214-9. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2014.01.089. Epub 2014 Feb 8. PMID:24518773.

Lee OT, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Predictors of secondary surgery after hypospadias repair: a population based analysis of 5,000 patients. J Urol. 2013 Jul;190(1):251-5. doi:10.1016/j.juro.2013.01.091. Epub 2013 Feb 1. PMID:23376710.

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