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Benjamin Breyer, M.D.

Urologic surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Breyer is a urologic surgeon at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in complex urethral and penile reconstruction and treating urethral stricture disease, male incontinence, male fistula, men's sexual health, lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostate conditions. He is an expert in both minimally invasive and complex open reconstructive surgery.

Breyer's research, supported by the National Institutes of Health, focuses on the epidemiology of sexual dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms, as well as urologic trauma and reconstruction. He has authored or coauthored more than 120 articles and book chapters.

Clinics

Urology Practice
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor, Suite A610
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2200
Fax: (415) 353-2641

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2009

Fellowships

UCSF, Trauma and Reconstruction

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Morey AF, Brandes S, Dugi DD, Armstrong JH, Breyer BN, Broghammer JA, Erickson BA, Holzbeierlein J, Hudak SJ, Pruitt JH, Reston JT, Santucci RA, Smith TG, Wessells H. Urotrauma: AUA Guideline. J Urol. 2014 Aug; 192(2):327-35.
  2. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN, McAninch JW. Reoperative urethroplasty. A systematic review. Arch Esp Urol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 67(1):138-41.
  3. Hampson LA, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Male urethral strictures and their management. Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):43-50.
  4. Breyer BN, Kenfield SA, Blaschko SD, Erickson BA. The association of lower urinary tract symptoms, depression and suicidal ideation: data from the 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 national health and nutrition examination survey. J Urol. 2014 May; 191(5):1333-9.
  5. Zaid UB, Porten SP, Cinman NM, Sanford TH, Breyer BN. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis presenting with a left flank mass. Case Rep Med. 2013; 2013:362194.
  6. Erickson BA, Lu X, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Kreder KJ, Breyer BN, Cram P. Initial Treatment of Men With Newly Diagnosed Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in the Veterans Health Administration. Urology. 2014 Feb; 83(2):304-11.
  7. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN. Editorial comment. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):224.
  8. Breyer BN, Cohen BE, Bertenthal D, Rosen RC, Neylan TC, Seal KH. Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Male Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans: Association With Mental Health Disorders: A Population-based Cohort Study. Urology. 2014 Feb; 83(2):312-9.
  9. Zaid UB, Bagga HS, Reese AC, Breyer BN. Intratesticular abscess in a solitary testicle: the case for testicle sparing management. Case Rep Med. 2013; 2013:184064.
  10. Glass AS, Appa AA, Kenfield SA, Bagga HS, Blaschko SD, McGeady JB, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Selective angioembolization for traumatic renal injuries: a survey on clinician practice. World J Urol. 2014 Jun; 32(3):821-7.
  11. Breyer BN. Editorial comment. Urology. 2013 Oct; 82(4):942.
  12. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN. Reply. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(4):E425-6.
  13. Lubahn JD, Zhao LC, Scott JF, Hudak SJ, Chee J, Terlecki R, Breyer B, Morey AF. Poor quality of life in patients with urethral stricture treated with intermittent self-dilation. J Urol. 2014 Jan; 191(1):143-7.
  14. Glass AS, Bagga HS, Tasian GE, McGeady JB, McCulloch CE, Blaschko SD, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. No small slam: increasing incidents of genitourinary injury from toilets and toilet seats. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(3):398-403.
  15. McGeady JB, Breyer BN. Current epidemiology of genitourinary trauma. Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Aug; 40(3):323-34.
  16. Breyer BN, Cohen BE, Bertenthal D, Rosen RC, Neylan TC, Seal KH. Sexual dysfunction in male iraq and afghanistan war veterans: association with posttraumatic stress disorder and other combat-related mental health disorders: a population-based cohort study. J Sex Med. 2014 Jan; 11(1):75-83.
  17. Breyer BN, Shindel AW, Erickson BA, Blaschko SD, Steers WD, Rosen RC. The association of depression, anxiety and nocturia: a systematic review. J Urol. 2013 Sep; 190(3):953-7.
  18. Lightfoot AJ, Breyer BN, Rosevear HM, Erickson BA, Konety BR, O'Donnell MA. Multi-institutional analysis of sequential intravesical gemcitabine and mitomycin C chemotherapy for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer. Urol Oncol. 2014 Jan; 32(1):35.e15-9.
  19. Bagga HS, Tasian GE, McGeady J, Blaschko SD, McCulloch CE, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Zip-related genital injury. BJU Int. 2013 Jul; 112(2):E191-4.
  20. Blaschko SD, Sanford MT, Cinman NM, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. De novo erectile dysfunction after anterior urethroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJU Int. 2013 Sep; 112(5):655-63.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.