About me

Dr. Peter Carroll is co-director of urologic cancer at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. 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

  • Fellowships

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology

Video visits for North Bay patients

UCSF and Sonoma Valley Hospital (SVH) have teamed up to offer convenient telemedicine appointments with Dr. Carroll. Patients in the Sonoma area can now consult with Carroll from the comfort and safety of home. Any needed lab work or imaging tests may be completed at SVH for him to review.

To refer a SVH patient to Carroll, please call (877) 827-3226 or fax our referral form to (415) 514-8253.

Clinics I work with

Prostate Cancer Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews


Overall Experience
428 Reviews
Dr. Carroll is the best provider anyone could hope to have overseeing their diagnosis and treatment. He epitomizes the model of an exceptional provider that all providers should strive to achieve.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
422 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
423 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
413 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
424 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
425 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
421 Reviews

My work

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Dr. Peter Carroll, urologist

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