About me

Dr. Peter Carroll is co-director of urologic cancer at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and chair of the Department of Urology at UCSF. He is an expert in managing urologic cancers.

In research, Carroll's areas of interest include innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction and how cancer detection and treatment impact quality of life. He is principal investigator or co-investigator of many peer-reviewed research grants.

Carroll graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine and came to UCSF for general surgery training and a residency in urology. He completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before returning to UCSF.

Carroll has authored hundreds of publications, serves as associate editor of the Journal of Urology and plays a key role in other journals. At UCSF, he holds the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professorship in Urology.

  • Education

    Georgetown University, 1979

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Urology, 1984

  • Fellowship

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology

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