About me

Dr. Alan W. Shindel is a urologist who specializes in sexual function and dysfunction, testosterone biology, urinary disorders in men and chronic pelvic pain syndromes.

Shindel's research interests include medical student education, sexual wellness and new methods for assessing bladder and pelvic pain conditions.

Shindel earned his medical degree and completed a residency in urology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He completed a fellowship in andrology – men's health – at UCSF. He then earned a master of advanced study degree in clinical research at the University of California, Davis.

Shindel is an associate editor of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. He serves on the Sexual Medicine Society of North America's executive board and on the male sexual dysfunction guidelines panel for the American Urological Association. He is also on the admissions committee for UCSF School of Medicine.

A native of the Chicago area, Shindel lives in Berkeley with his two children and wife, who is a gynecologist at UCSF.

  • Education

    Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, 2002

    UC Davis, MAS, Clinical Research, 2013

  • Residencies

    Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Urology, 2007

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Andrology, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology