USC Institute of Urology

Title USC Institute of Urology
Categories Fellowships
Location Los Angeles, California
Job Information

Title: USC Institute of Urology

Categories: Fellowship

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Job Information: The USC Institute of Urology is now offering 1 fellowship position in advanced robotic and laparoscopic surgery through the endourology match. The fellow will be involved in research and intensive clinical experience in robotic and laparoscopic surgery for urologic cancers as well as benign conditions.


Abundant opportunity for basic and clinical research is available at USC. Fellows will have the option of working on basic science projects with one of 7 basic science faculty, currently doing research on various aspects of basic urologic oncology. Fellows will also have access to a fully equipped small and large animal laboratory for pre-clinical projects. USC Institute of Urology has excellent clinical databases for all urologic cancers that would be ideal for fellows interested in clinical outcomes research.


The fellow will be appointed as a junior faculty member (Clinical Instructor in Urology) and will have appropriate responsibilities to help staff cases at LAC+USC Medical Center as well as taking call from home. The fellow will also be expected to independently staff one outpatient clinic per week.


Candidates for this fellowship should be eligible for licensure in California (including fluoroscopy) and should have completed full training in urology. In general, graduates of ACGME-accredited residency programs in the US and Canada will be given preference.


Fellows will conduct clinical cases primarily at Keck Hospital of USC and LAC+USC Medical Center. Fellows will work directly with full-time academic faculty on both the private and county hospital services and with the residents and interns on each service. Fellows are expected to participate in over 250 laparoscopic/robotic cases over a 1-year period.


Interested applicants should email a CV, 3 letters of recommendation, and a summary of their surgical logs to the program coordinator (Ani Karapetyan) and fellowship director (Dr. Monish Aron).


Program Coordinator:

Ani Karapetyan

(323) 865-3589


Contact Name Monish Aron, M.D.
Contact Email
Region North America
Job Address

1441 Eastlake Ave. Suite 7416

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Country United States
Phone (323) 865-3589
Fax (323) 865-0120