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Samuel L. Washington


Urologic cancer surgeon
Health care disparities researcher and movie enthusiast

About me

Dr. Samuel L. Washington III is a urologic surgeon who specializes in oncology. He cares for patients with cancers of the genital and urinary organs, including prostate, bladder and kidney cancers.

In his research, Washington studies patient outcomes after cancer treatment, looking particularly at how differences in treatment impact survival outcomes for individuals with genital and urinary cancers.

Washington earned his medical degree, completed a residency in urology and completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at UCSF. He also has a master of advanced study degree in clinical research from UCSF.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, MD, 2012

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Urology, 2018

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Urologic Oncology, 2020

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Guidelines give us a road map to cancer treatment, but understanding where a patient is coming from personally lets us tailor care to the individual.

Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

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