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Benjamin Breyer, M.D.

Urologic surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Breyer is a urologic surgeon at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in general urology as well as complex urethral and penile reconstruction and treating 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. In his research, he's interested in studying the epidemiology of sexual dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms, and urologic trauma and reconstruction. He has authored or coauthored more than 80 articles and book chapters, regarding his research that is supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Breyer earned a medical degree at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. At UCSF, he completed a residency and a fellowship in complex male genitourinary reconstruction and trauma surgery. He also earned a master of advanced studies in clinical research at UCSF. Breyer is an assistant professor of urology at UCSF.

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. Hampson LA, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Male urethral strictures and their management. Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):43-50.
  2. Zaid UB, Porten SP, Cinman NM, Sanford TH, Breyer BN. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis presenting with a left flank mass. Case Rep Med. 2013; 2013:362194.
  3. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN. Editorial comment. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):224.
  4. 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.
  5. Breyer BN. Editorial comment. Urology. 2013 Oct; 82(4):942.
  6. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN. Reply. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(4):E425-6.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. McGeady JB, Breyer BN. Current epidemiology of genitourinary trauma. Urol Clin North Am. 2013 Aug; 40(3):323-34.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Cinman NM, McAninch JW, Porten SP, Myers JB, Blaschko SD, Bagga HS, Breyer BN. Gunshot wounds to the lower urinary tract: a single-institution experience. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Mar; 74(3):725-30; discussion 730-1.
  15. Tasian GE, Bagga HS, Fisher PB, McCulloch CE, Cinman NM, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Pediatric genitourinary injuries in the United States from 2002 to 2010. J Urol. 2013 Jan; 189(1):288-93.
  16. Bagga HS, Tasian GE, Fisher PB, McCulloch CE, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Product related adult genitourinary injuries treated at emergency departments in the United States from 2002 to 2010. J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4):1362-8.
  17. Rowen TS, Breyer BN, Lin TC, Li CS, Robertson PA, Shindel AW. Use of barrier protection for sexual activity among women who have sex with women. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Jan; 120(1):42-5.
  18. Blaschko SD, McAninch JW, Myers JB, Schlomer BJ, Breyer BN. Repeat urethroplasty after failed urethral reconstruction: outcome analysis of 130 patients. J Urol. 2012 Dec; 188(6):2260-4.
  19. Thurmon KL, Breyer BN, Erickson BA. Association of bowel habits with lower urinary tract symptoms in men: findings from the 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4):1409-14.
  20. Glass AS, Bagga HS, Tasian GE, Fisher PB, McCulloch CE, Blaschko SD, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Pubic hair grooming injuries presenting to U.S. emergency departments. Urology. 2012 Dec; 80(6):1187-91.

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.