Eric A. Kurzrock, M.D., F.A.A.P.
- Chief, Pediatric Urologic Surgery
- Professor, Department of Urologic Surgery and Pediatrics
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.
Pediatric Urologic Surgery
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1991
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1987
Internship: 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
American Board of Urology,
American Board of Urology, Pediatric Urology,
American Association of Pediatric Urologists
American Urological Association
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, Society for Pediatric Urology
Society for Fetal Urology
Urologic Research Society
Honors and Awards
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2011-12,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2012-13,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2014-15,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2015-16,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2016-17,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2017-18,
U.S. News & World Report top-50 pediatric urology program, 2018-19,
Select Recent Publications
Kurzrock EA, Chan Y, Durbin-Johnson B, DeCristoforo L. Pictorial Urgency Scale - A New Tool for Evaluating Bladder Urgency in Children. Journal of Urology, In-Press, 2018.
Chan YY, Gonzalez R, Kurzrock EA. Malone antegrade continence enema: Is cecal imbrication essential? J of Pediatric Urology, In-Press, 2018.
Sturm R, Kurzrock EA, Amend G, Shannon R, Gong EM, Cheng EY. Blind-ending Vessels on Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Nonpalpable Testis: Is a Nubbin Present? J of Pediatric Urology. 2017;13(4):392.
Chan YY, Sandlin SK, Kurzrock EA. Urological Outcomes of Myelomeningocele and Lipomeningocele. Curr Urol Rep. 2017;18(5):35.
Chan Y, Sturm R, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Outcomes after Pediatric Open, Laparoscopic and Robotic Pyeloplasty at Academic Institutions. J of Pediatric Urology. 2017;13(1):49.
Chan YY, Sandlin SK, Kurzrock EA, Osborn SL. The Current Use of Stem Cells in Bladder Tissue Regeneration and Bioengineering. Biomedicines. 2017;5(1):4-8.
Chan Y, Sturm R, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Pediatric inguinal and scrotal surgery – practice patterns in U.S. academic centers. J Pediatric Surgery. 2016;51:786-90.
Cantrell A, Rothschild J, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Surgical trends in the correction of female stress urinary incontinence in academic centers. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2015;36(2):394-398.
Lurvey R, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Adolescent Varicocelectomy: Large Multicenter Analysis. J of Pediatric Urology. 2015;11:186.
Osborn SL, So M, Hambro S, Nolta J, Kurzrock EA. Inosculation of blood vessels allows early perfusion and vitality of bladder grafts - implications for bioengineered bladder wall. Tissue Engineering. 2015;21:1906-15.
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