Benjamin Breyer, MD

Urologic surgeon

Dr. Benjamin Breyer is a urologic surgeon at UCSF Medical Center who specializes in complex urethral and penile reconstruction, male incontinence, male fistula, surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction, and transgender surgery. He is 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

Board Certification

Urology

More about Benjamin Breyer

Education

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2009

Fellowships

UCSF, Trauma and Reconstruction

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Gaither TW, Awad MA, Leva NV, Murphy GP, Breyer BN, Copp HL. Missed opportunities to decrease radiation exposure in children with renal trauma. J Urol. 2017 Sep 09.
  2. Gaither TW, Awad MA, Osterberg EC, Murphy GP, Allen IE, Chang A, Rosen RC, Breyer BN. The Natural History of Erectile Dysfunction After Prostatic Radiotherapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Sex Med. 2017 Sep; 14(9):1071-1078.
  3. Murphy GP, Awad MA, Osterberg EC, Gaither TW, Chumnarnsongkhroh T, Washington SL, Breyer BN. Web-Based Physician Ratings for California Physicians on Probation. J Med Internet Res. 2017 Aug 22; 19(8):e254.
  4. Osterberg EC, Palmer NRA, Harris CR, Murphy GP, Blaschko SD, Chu C, Allen IE, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR, Breyer BN. Outcomes of men on active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer at a safety-net hospital. Urol Oncol. 2017 Aug 17.
  5. Truesdale MD, Osterberg EC, Gaither TW, Awad MA, Elmer-DeWitt MA, Sutcliffe S, Allen I, Breyer BN. Prevalence of Pubic Hair Grooming-Related Injuries and Identification of High-Risk Individuals in the United States. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Aug 16.
  6. Breyer BN, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Wing RR, West DS, Kusek JW, Subak LL. A Behavioral Weight Loss Program and Non-Urinary Incontinence Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Overweight and Obese Women with Urinary Incontinence: A Secondary Data Analysis of the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). J Urol. 2017 Aug 11.
  7. Hampson LA, Lin TK, Wilson L, Allen IE, Gaither TW, Breyer BN. Understanding patients' preferences for surgical management of urethral stricture disease. World J Urol. 2017 Jun 29.
  8. Keihani S, Chandrapal JC, Peterson AC, Broghammer JA, Chertack N, Elliott SP, Rourke KF, Alsikafi NF, Buckley JC, Breyer BN, Smith TG, Voelzke BB, Zhao LC, Brant WO, Myers JB. Outcomes of Urethroplasty to Treat Urethral Strictures Arising From Artificial Urinary Sphincter Erosions and Rates of Subsequent Device Replacement. Urology. 2017 Sep; 107:239-245.
  9. Gaither TW, Sanford TA, Awad MA, Osterberg EC, Murphy GP, Lawrence BA, Miller TR, Breyer BN. Estimated total costs from non-fatal and fatal bicycle crashes in the USA: 1997-2013. Inj Prev. 2017 Jun 01.
  10. Levy M, Gor RA, Vanni AJ, Stensland K, Erickson BA, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith TG, Breyer BN, McClung C, Alsikafi NF, Fan Y, Elliott SP. The Impact of Age on Urethroplasty Success. Urology. 2017 Sep; 107:232-238.
  11. Breyer BN, Edwards TC, Patrick DL, Voelzke BB. Comprehensive Qualitative Assessment of Urethral Stricture Disease: Toward the Development of a Patient Centered Outcome Measure. J Urol. 2017 May 27.
  12. Awad MA, Murphy GP, Gaither TW, Osterberg EC, Sanford TA, Horvai AE, Breyer BN. Surgical excision of perineal nodular induration: A cyclist's third testicle. Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 May; 11(5):E244-E247.
  13. Bayne DB, Gaither TW, Awad MA, Murphy GP, Osterberg EC, Breyer BN. Guidelines of guidelines: a review of urethral stricture evaluation, management, and follow-up. Transl Androl Urol. 2017 Apr; 6(2):288-294.
  14. Murphy GP, Gaither TW, Awad MA, Osterberg EC, Baradaran N, Copp HL, Breyer BN. Management of Pediatric Grade IV Renal Trauma. Curr Urol Rep. 2017 Mar; 18(3):23.
  15. Osterberg EC, Murphy G, Harris CR, Breyer BN. Cost-effective Strategies for the Management and Treatment of Urethral Stricture Disease. Urol Clin North Am. 2017 Feb; 44(1):11-17.
  16. Gaither TW, Awad MA, Osterberg EC, Romero A, Bowers ML, Breyer BN. Impact of Sexual Orientation Identity on Medical Morbidities in Male-to-Female Transgender Patients. LGBT Health. 2017 Feb; 4(1):11-16.
  17. Osterberg EC, Vanni AJ, Gaither TW, Awad MA, Broghammer JA, Pate SC, Wyre H, Myers JB, Elliott SP, Krishna S, Zhao LC, McClung C, Erickson BA, Breyer BN. Radiation-induced complex anterior urinary fistulation for prostate cancer: a retrospective multicenter study from the Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (TURNS). World J Urol. 2017 Jul; 35(7):1037-1043.
  18. Osterberg EC, Gaither TW, Awad MA, Truesdale MD, Allen I, Sutcliffe S, Breyer BN. Correlation between pubic hair grooming and STIs: results from a nationally representative probability sample. Sex Transm Infect. 2017 May; 93(3):162-166.
  19. Hassid BG, Day LW, Awad MA, Sewell JL, Osterberg EC, Breyer BN. Using Search Engine Query Data to Explore the Epidemiology of Common Gastrointestinal Symptoms. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Mar; 62(3):588-592.
  20. Hampson LA, Breyer BN. Reply. Urology. 2017 Jan; 99:252-253.

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