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Jack McAninch, M.D.


Dr. Jack W. McAninch is an international leader in genitourinary trauma and reconstructive surgery. He has developed new surgical techniques in urethral and genital reconstruction and has been instrumental in improving the care of patients who sustain urogenital trauma and in preserving kidney, bladder, penile, testicle and urethral function.

He is a member of numerous medical societies including the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Society of International Urology. He served as president of the American Urological Association and American Board of Urology, and as Regent of American College of Surgeons. He earned a medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he was an honor graduate and recipient of the Gold Headed Cane Award as outstanding graduating senior. He completed general surgery and urology training at Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco where he was Outstanding Resident Trainee. He joined the University of California, San Francisco and UCSF Medical Center in 1977. He is chief of Urology at San Francisco General Hospital and vice chair of the UCSF Department of Urology. He is certified by the American Board of Urology.


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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University of Texas School of Medicine, Dallas 1964


Letterman Army Hospital, Urology 1969

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Alwaal A, Harris CR, Enriquez A, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Healing of donor-site buccal mucosa urethroplasty. Urology. 2015 Jul 4.
  2. Koraitim MM, McAninch JW. Editorial. Arab J Urol. 2015 Mar; 13(1):1.
  3. Blaschko SD, Harris CR, Zaid UB, Gaither T, Chu C, Alwaal A, McAninch JW, McCulloch CE, Breyer BN. Trends, utilization, and immediate perioperative complications of urethroplasty in the United States: data from the national inpatient sample 2000-2010. Urology. 2015 May; 85(5):1190-4.
  4. Bagga HS, Fisher PB, Tasian GE, Blaschko SD, McCulloch CE, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Sports-related Genitourinary Injuries Presenting to United States Emergency Departments. Urology. 2015 Jan; 85(1):239-45.
  5. Blaschko SD, Sanford MT, Schlomer BJ, Alwaal A, Yang G, Villalta JD, Wessells H, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. The incidence of erectile dysfunction after pelvic fracture urethral injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Arab J Urol. 2015 Mar; 13(1):68-74.
  6. Alwaal A, Zaid UB, Blaschko SD, Harris CR, Gaither TW, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. The incidence, causes, mechanism, risk factors, classification, and diagnosis of pelvic fracture urethral injury. Arab J Urol. 2015 Mar; 13(1):2-6.
  7. McGeady JB, McAninch JW, Truesdale MD, Blaschko SD, Kenfield S, Breyer BN. Artificial urinary sphincter placement in compromised urethras and survival: a comparison of virgin, radiated and reoperative cases. J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6):1756-61.
  8. McAninch JW. Urotrauma guidelines. J Urol. 2014 Aug; 192(2):336.
  9. Tasian GE, Appa AA, Bagga HS, Blaschko S, McCulloch CE, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Bicycle-related genitourinary injuries in the USA from 2002-2010. Inj Prev. 2014 Oct; 20(5):350-3.
  10. Blaschko SD, Breyer BN, McAninch JW. Reoperative urethroplasty. A systematic review. Arch Esp Urol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 67(1):138-41.
  11. Hampson LA, McAninch JW, Breyer BN. Male urethral strictures and their management. Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Jan; 11(1):43-50.
  12. Latini JM, McAninch JW, Brandes SB, Chung JY, Rosenstein D. SIU/ICUD Consultation On Urethral Strictures: Epidemiology, etiology, anatomy, and nomenclature of urethral stenoses, strictures, and pelvic fracture urethral disruption injuries. Urology. 2014 Mar; 83(3 Suppl):S1-7.
  13. 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.
  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. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Jordan GH, Wessells H, Secrest C, Squadrito JF, McAninch JW, Levine L, van der Burght M. Effect of a temporary thermo-expandable stent on urethral patency after dilation or internal urethrotomy for recurrent bulbar urethral stricture: results from a 1-year randomized trial. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):130-6.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

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.