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Dr. Anobel Odisho is a urologic surgeon who specializes in cancers of the genital and urinary organs, including prostate, bladder and testicular cancer. In addition to traditional surgery, he uses robotic, laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques. He believes in partnering with his patients on decision making as they explore treatment options, and he uses interactive educational tools to enhance their care.

An award-winning speaker and researcher, Odisho studies how to incorporate novel technologies into established treatments to improve care for patients with kidney cancer. He also studies trends and patterns of delivering kidney cancer care. He has written extensively on his research findings.

Odisho earned his medical degree at UCSF, followed by a master of public health degree at the University of California, Berkeley. He then completed a residency in urologic surgery at UCSF and a fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Washington. He is a member of the American Urological Association and Society of Urologic Oncology.

In his free time, Odisho is an avid photographer.

  • Education

    UC Berkeley, MPH, 2014

    UCSF, MD, 2009

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Urologic Surgery, 2015

  • Fellowships

    University of Washington, Urologic Oncology, 2017

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

  • Languages


Where I see patients (2)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    158 Ratings
    About our process
    Nov 08, 2023
    Very nice u all
    Sep 28, 2023
    Very informative about my present situation and follow-up care.
    Sep 27, 2023
    Excellent provider. Explains in a way that is easy to understand.
    Aug 28, 2023
    Dr. Odisho and his team are fantastic! I was blessed to have them taking care of me!!
    Jul 26, 2023
    Dr. Odisho is the most knowledgeable kind and caring provider I have ever experienced!
    Jun 02, 2023
    Actually taking the time to call at the arranged time would be appreciated. Having waited around for more than 4 hours on two different days for the call was not appreciated. Our land line demands that we stay in the house near the phone and were not able to go out and take care of necessary maintenance on the place. Country living demands maintenance. Not having water is a setback. Actually following through on arrangements made is recommended.
    May 22, 2023
    So far so good this is my first time with him
    May 03, 2023
    This was a hard call. Dr. Odisho informed me my prostrate cancer which had been under active monitoring these last 6 years had moved from early to intermediate and it was now time to start discussing treatment. That came as a surprise since my PSA had been pretty stable. I knew this day would come but I felt it was still over the horizon and now it is here. Dr. Odisho did a fantastic job explaining my situation answering my questions explaining the pros and cons of the different treatment options but most of all just he did a great job just holding space for me to let all the information sink in. I felt held by someone who truly cares about me. I'm blessed to have him as my physician.
    Apr 12, 2023
    This was my third prostrate biopsy at UCSF. So I'm very familiar with the procedure. The nurse and Dr. Odisho did a great job making sure I was comfortable throughout the procedure. Dr. Odisho even took the time to show me how to read the radiology report and see where my cancer is on the MRI.
    Apr 04, 2023
    Too focused on a surgery I didn't end up needing. Didn't attend well enough to my case history in my opinion.
    Mar 15, 2023
    Everything was great even the broken bed and TV. LOL.
    Mar 07, 2023
    Dr. Odisho has been fantastic and I will highly recommend him.
    Jan 28, 2023
    Dec 21, 2022
    Doctor has the old "great bedside manner" Spades.
    Dec 20, 2022
    Like Dr odisho a lit. He is very kind and compassionate
    Nov 18, 2022
    Nov 10, 2022
    Awaiting further instructions for immediate scheduling of procedure asap!
    Sep 16, 2022
    I can't imagine going anywhere else but UCSF. I've been in healthcare for 42 years and the communication and professionalism I've experienced at UCSF is beyond reproach. I've had care at Stanford in the past and it was not comparable.
    Sep 15, 2022
    Aug 23, 2022
    Hard to answer. I liked him very much but the no show no follow up is a bit alarming. Had a very hard time getting a person to help. Waiting for contact from you.
    Jul 30, 2022
    I have very good experience
    Jul 11, 2022
    I appreciated the kindness and details of the discussion.
    Apr 20, 2022
    Very good experience
    Mar 16, 2022
    Feb 12, 2022
    Dr. Odisho listens and will give his expert medical opinions. He treated me in a very professional way.I appreciate it when he ordered a test that is non invasive as biopsy but could give similar results.
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    This provider is employed by a medical group affiliated with UCSF.