Peter R. Carroll, MD

Co-director of Urologic Cancer

Dr. Peter Carroll, co-director of Urologic Cancer at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and chair of Urology at UCSF, is an expert in managing urologic cancers. His areas of interest include innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction and the impact of cancer detection and treatment on quality of life.

Carroll has authored hundreds of publications, serves as associate editor of the Journal of Urology and plays a key role in other journals. He is principal or co-investigator of many peer-reviewed research grants. Carroll holds the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professorship. He graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine and came to UCSF for general surgery training and a urology residency. He completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before returning to UCSF.

He is a professor of urology at UCSF.

Read a Q&A with Carroll.

Clinics

Prostate Cancer Center
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Medical Oncology Phone: (415) 476-4616
Surgical Oncology Phone: (415) 353-7171
Medical Oncology Fax: (415) 353-7107
Surgical Oncology Fax: (415) 514-6195

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

Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7171
New Patient Fax: (415) 514-6195
General Fax: (415) 353-7093

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

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Urology, American Board of Urology

Academic Title

Professor
Chair, Urology

More about Peter R. Carroll

Education

Georgetown University 1979

Residencies

UCSF, Urology 1984

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cooperberg MR, Brooks JD, Faino AV, Newcomb LF, Kearns JT, Carroll PR, Dash A, Etzioni R, Fabrizio MD, Gleave ME, Morgan TM, Nelson PS, Thompson IM, Wagner AA, Lin DW, Zheng Y. Refined Analysis of Prostate-specific Antigen Kinetics to Predict Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Outcomes. Eur Urol. 2018 Feb 09.
  2. Kearns JT, Faino AV, Newcomb LF, Brooks JD, Carroll PR, Dash A, Ellis WJ, Fabrizio M, Gleave ME, Morgan TM, Nelson PS, Thompson IM, Wagner AA, Zheng Y, Lin DW. Role of Surveillance Biopsy with No Cancer as a Prognostic Marker for Reclassification: Results from the Canary Prostate Active Surveillance Study. Eur Urol. 2018 Feb 09.
  3. Zhao SG, Chang SL, Erho N, Yu M, Lehrer J, Alshalalfa M, Speers C, Cooperberg MR, Kim W, Ryan CJ, Den RB, Freedland SJ, Posadas E, Sandler H, Klein EA, Black P, Seiler R, Tomlins SA, Chinnaiyan AM, Jenkins RB, Davicioni E, Ross AE, Schaeffer EM, Nguyen PL, Carroll PR, Karnes RJ, Spratt DE, Feng FY. Associations of Luminal and Basal Subtyping of Prostate Cancer With Prognosis and Response to Androgen Deprivation Therapy. JAMA Oncol. 2017 12 01; 3(12):1663-1672.
  4. Spratt DE, Zhang J, Santiago-Jiménez M, Dess RT, Davis JW, Den RB, Dicker AP, Kane CJ, Pollack A, Stoyanova R, Abdollah F, Ross AE, Cole A, Uchio E, Randall JM, Nguyen H, Zhao SG, Mehra R, Glass AG, Lam LLC, Chelliserry J, du Plessis M, Choeurng V, Aranes M, Kolisnik T, Margrave J, Alter J, Jordan J, Buerki C, Yousefi K, Haddad Z, Davicioni E, Trabulsi EJ, Loeb S, Tewari A, Carroll PR, Weinmann S, Schaeffer EM, Klein EA, Karnes RJ, Feng FY, Nguyen PL. Development and Validation of a Novel Integrated Clinical-Genomic Risk Group Classification for Localized Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Feb 20; 36(6):581-590.
  5. Inoue LYT, Lin DW, Newcomb LF, Leonardson AS, Ankerst D, Gulati R, Carter HB, Trock BJ, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR, Cowan JE, Klotz LH, Mamedov A, Penson DF, Etzioni R. Comparative Analysis of Biopsy Upgrading in Four Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance Cohorts. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Jan 02; 168(1):1-9.
  6. Leapman MS, Westphalen AC, Ameli N, Lawrence HJ, Febbo PG, Cooperberg MR, Carroll PR. Association between a 17-gene genomic prostate score and multi-parametric prostate MRI in men with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer (PCa). PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0185535.
  7. Zhou CK, Stanczyk FZ, Hafi M, Veneroso CC, Lynch B, Falk RT, Niwa S, Emanuel E, Gao YT, Hemstreet GP, Zolfghari L, Carroll PR, Manyak MJ, Sesterhenn IA, Levine PH, Hsing AW, Cook MB. Circulating and intraprostatic sex steroid hormonal profiles in relation to male pattern baldness and chest hair density among men diagnosed with localized prostate cancers. Prostate. 2017 Dec; 77(16):1573-1582.
  8. Starobinets O, Simko JP, Kuchinsky K, Kornak J, Carroll PR, Greene KL, Kurhanewicz J, Noworolski SM. Characterization and stratification of prostate lesions based on comprehensive multiparametric MRI using detailed whole-mount histopathology as a reference standard. NMR Biomed. 2017 Dec; 30(12).
  9. Lake ST, Greene KL, Westphalen AC, Behr SC, Zagoria R, Small EJ, Carroll PR, Hope TA. Optimal MRI sequences for 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/MRI in evaluation of biochemically recurrent prostate cancer. EJNMMI Res. 2017 Sep 19; 7(1):77.
  10. Welty CJ, Sanford TH, Wright JL, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Porten SP. The Cancer of the Bladder Risk Assessment (COBRA) score: Estimating mortality after radical cystectomy. Cancer. 2017 Dec 01; 123(23):4574-4582.
  11. Cook MB, Stanczyk FZ, Wood SN, Pfeiffer RM, Hafi M, Veneroso CC, Lynch B, Falk RT, Zhou CK, Niwa S, Emanuel E, Gao YT, Hemstreet GP, Zolfghari L, Carroll PR, Manyak MJ, Sesterhann IA, Levine PH, Hsing AW. Relationships between Circulating and Intraprostatic Sex Steroid Hormone Concentrations. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2017 Nov; 26(11):1660-1666.
  12. 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 Nov; 35(11):663.e9-663.e14.
  13. Hope TA, Aggarwal R, Chee B, Tao D, Greene KL, Cooperberg MR, Feng F, Chang A, Ryan CJ, Small EJ, Carroll PR. Impact of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET on Management in Patients with Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer. J Nucl Med. 2017 Dec; 58(12):1956-1961.
  14. Herlemann A, Cowan JE, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR. Community-based Outcomes of Open versus Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Eur Urol. 2018 Feb; 73(2):215-223.
  15. Fulgham PF, Rukstalis DB, Turkbey IB, Rubenstein JN, Taneja S, Carroll PR, Pinto PA, Bjurlin MA, Eggener S. AUA Policy Statement on the Use of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Diagnosis, Staging and Management of Prostate Cancer. J Urol. 2017 Oct; 198(4):832-838.
  16. Masic S, Washington SL, Carroll PR. Management of intermediate-risk prostate cancer with active surveillance: never or sometimes? Curr Opin Urol. 2017 May; 27(3):231-237.
  17. Van Blarigan EL, Kenfield SA, Tantum L, Cadmus-Bertram LA, Carroll PR, Chan JM. The Fitbit One Physical Activity Tracker in Men With Prostate Cancer: Validation Study. JMIR Cancer. 2017 Apr 18; 3(1):e5.
  18. Kim CS, Lee JY, Chung BH, Kim WJ, Fai NC, Hakim L, Umbas R, Ong TA, Lim J, Letran JL, Chiong E, Wu TL, Lojanapiwat B, Türkeri L, Murphy DG, Gardiner RA, Moretti K, Cooperberg M, Carroll P, Mun SK, Hinotsu S, Hirao Y, Ozono S, Horie S, Onozawa M, Kitagawa Y, Kitamura T, Namiki M, Akaza H. Report of the Second Asian Prostate Cancer (A-CaP) Study Meeting. Prostate Int. 2017 Sep; 5(3):95-103.
  19. Leapman MS, Cowan JE, Nguyen HG, Shinohara KK, Perez N, Cooperberg MR, Catalona WJ, Carroll PR. Active Surveillance in Younger Men With Prostate Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jun 10; 35(17):1898-1904.
  20. Vertosick EA, Vickers AJ, Cowan JE, Broering JM, Carroll PR, Cooperberg MR. Interpreting Patient Reported Urinary and Sexual Function Outcomes across Multiple Validated Instruments. J Urol. 2017 Sep; 198(3):671-677.

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