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Maxwell Meng, M.D.

Urologic cancer surgeon

Dr. Maxwell Meng is a surgeon specializing in urologic cancers and laparoscopy. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of genitourinary malignancy and minimally invasive treatment of benign and malignant diseases. Meng, actively involved in developing new treatment technologies, is also experienced in robotic surgery.

Meng earned a medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed general surgery and urology training at UCSF, where he also completed fellowships in urologic oncology and minimally invasive surgery. He is an associate professor in the UCSF Department of Urology.

Clinics

Prostate Cancer Center
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

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

Prostate Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic
1600 Divisadero St, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

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

Urologic Surgery and Oncology
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-7171
Fax: (415) 353-7093

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

Conditions & Treatments

More about Maxwell Meng

Education

John Hopkins University 1995

Residencies

UCSF Urology Dept., Urology 2001

Fellowships

UCSF Urology Dept., Urology 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Whitson JM, Meng M. Extent of lymphadenectomy does not improve the survival of patients with renal cell carcinoma and nodal metastases: biases associated with the handling of missing data. BJU Int. 2014 Jan; 113(1):2-3.
  2. Meng MV. Editorial comment. Urology. 2013 Sep; 82(3):545-6.
  3. Meng MV, Nelson H. What is the appropriate extent of lymphadenectomy for bladder cancer? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul; 98(7):60-2.
  4. Odisho AY, Washington SL, Meng MV, Cowan JE, Simko JP, Carroll PR. Benign prostate glandular tissue at radical prostatectomy surgical margins. Urology. 2013 Jul; 82(1):154-9.
  5. Punnen S, Meng MV, Cooperberg MR, Greene KL, Cowan JE, Carroll PR. How does robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) compare with open surgery in men with high-risk prostate cancer? BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(4):E314-20.
  6. Fung-Kee-Fung SD, Porten SP, Meng MV, Kuettel M. The role of active surveillance in the management of prostate cancer. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Feb 1; 11(2):183-7.
  7. Meng MV. Commentary on "Laparoendoscopic single-site (LESS) partial nephrectomy short-term outcomes." Rais-Bahrami S, George AK, Montag S, Okhunov Z, Richstone L, The Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY: BJU Int 2012 (Epub ahead of print). Urol Oncol. 2013 Jan; 31(1):131-2.
  8. Meng MV. Commentary on "Radiofrequency ablation of incidental benign small renal mass: outcomes and follow-up protocol." Tan YK, Best SL, Olweny E, Park S, Trimmer C, Cadeddu JA, Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, TX. Urol Oncol. 2013 Jan; 31(1):132-3.
  9. Meng MV. Commentary on "Predicting the histology of small renal masses using preoperative dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging." Kim JH, Bae JH, Lee KW, Kim ME, Park SJ, Park JY, Department of Urology, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. Urol Oncol. 2013 Jan; 31(1):133-4.
  10. Meng MV. Commentary on "Benzodiazepine use possibly increases cancer risk: A population-based retrospective cohort study in Taiwan." Kao CH, Sun LM, Su KP, Chang SN, Sung FC, Muo CH, Liang JA, Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.: J Clin Psychiatry 2012;73(4):e555-e60. Urol Oncol. 2013 Jan; 31(1):130-1.
  11. Cosentino M, Breda A, Sanguedolce F, Landman J, Stolzenburg JU, Verze P, Rassweiler J, Van Poppel H, Klingler HC, Janetschek G, Celia A, Kim FJ, Thalmann G, Nagele U, Mogorovich A, Bolenz C, Knoll T, Porpiglia F, Alvarez-Maestro M, Francesca F, Deho F, Eggener S, Abbou C, Meng MV, Aron M, Laguna P, Mladenov D, D'Addessi A, Bove P, Schiavina R, De Cobelli O, Merseburger AS, Dalpiaz O, D'Ancona FC, Polascik TJ, Muschter R, Leppert TJ, Villavicencio H. The use of mannitol in partial and live donor nephrectomy: an international survey. World J Urol. 2013 Aug; 31(4):977-82.
  12. Glass AS, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Carroll PR. Role of active surveillance in the management of localized prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2012 Dec; 2012(45):202-6.
  13. Dang TT, Ziv E, Weinstein S, Meng MV, Wang Z, Coakley FV. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of adult renal cell carcinoma associated with Xp11.2 translocation. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2012 Nov-Dec; 36(6):669-74.
  14. Burke JM, Lamm DL, Meng MV, Nemunaitis JJ, Stephenson JJ, Arseneau JC, Aimi J, Lerner S, Yeung AW, Kazarian T, Maslyar DJ, McKiernan JM. A first in human phase 1 study of CG0070, a GM-CSF expressing oncolytic adenovirus, for the treatment of nonmuscle invasive bladder cancer. J Urol. 2012 Dec; 188(6):2391-7.
  15. Meng MV. Editorial comment. Urology. 2012 Aug; 80(2):359; author reply 359-60.
  16. Meng MV, Nelson H. What's new in renal cell carcinoma. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug; 97(8):65-6.
  17. Whitson JM, Harris CR, Meng MV. Population-based comparative effectiveness of nephron-sparing surgery vs ablation for small renal masses. BJU Int. 2012 Nov; 110(10):1438-43; discussion 1443.
  18. Meng M. Editorial comment. J Urol. 2012 Jun; 187(6):2066; discussion 2066-7.
  19. Harris CR, Whitson JM, Meng MV. Under-grading of <4 cm renal masses on renal biopsy. BJU Int. 2012 Sep; 110(6):794-7.
  20. Yang G, Villalta JD, Meng MV, Whitson JM. Evolving practice patterns for the management of small renal masses in the USA. BJU Int. 2012 Oct; 110(8):1156-61.

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