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Eric A. Kurzrock, M.D. View profile as PDF

Eric A. Kurzrock

Clinical Interests

Eric A. Kurzrock's practice is dedicated to the urologic care of infants, children and adolescents. His areas of expertise include diagnosis and treatment of hypospadias, prenatal and congenital hydronephrosis, hernias, hydroceles, neurogenic bladder, sexual ambiguity, undescended testicles, urinary infection, and vesico-ureteral reflux. He has written extensively on pediatric urology and urogenital development. His research interests focus on reconstructive techniques, stem cell biology and tissue engineering.


Chief, Pediatric Urologic Surgery
Professor, Department of Urology and Pediatrics


Pediatric Urology




Pediatric Urology


UC Davis Medical Group, Roseville


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-2222
Phone: 916-734-0171

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)
2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-783-7109

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

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M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 1991
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1987


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1991-93


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1993-97


University of California, San Francisco, California, 1997-99

Board Certifications:

American Board of Urology, 2001
American Board of Urology, Pediatric Urology, 2007

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Pediatric Urologists
American Urological Association
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, Society for Pediatric Urology
Society for Fetal Urology
Urologic Research Society

Select Honors and Awards:

Best Reviewer Award, Journal of Urology, Elsevier, 2009

Best Poster, Pediatric Urology Session, American Urological Association, 2007

Grand Prize, James L. Goebel/Upjohn, Western Section, American Urological Association, 1999

Second Place, Joseph F. McCarthy/Circon ACMI Essay Competition, Western Section, American Urological Association, 1998

First Place, Pediatric Urology II, American Urological Association, 1995

Eugene Collins Scholarship Award, University of California, Berkeley, 1989

Paul A. Elfer’s Omega Scholarship Award, University of California, Berkeley, 1987

Dean’s List, University of California, Berkeley, 1986

U.S. News and World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2011

Select Recent Publications:

Henrichon S, Hu B, Kurzrock EA. Detailed assessment of stomal incontinence after Malone antegrade continence enema: development of a new grading scale. J Urol. 2012 Feb;187(2):652-5. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

Nguyen HG, Chamie K, Nguyen KG, Durbin-Johnson B, Kurzrock EA. Outcomes after pediatric ureteral reimplantation: a population based analysis. J Urol. 2011 Jun;185(6):2292-7. Epub 2011 Apr 21.

Tanaka ST, Thangappan R, Eandi JA, Leung KN, Kurzrock EA. Bladder wall transplantation--long-term survival of cells: implications for bioengineering and clinical application. Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 Jun;16(6):2121-7.

Thangappan, R. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Three Clonal Types of Urothelium with Different Capacities for Multiplication. Cell Proliferation, 42: 770-79, 2009.

Chamie, K., Chi, A., Hu, B., Keegan, K. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Comtemporary Open Ureteral Reimplantation: Assessment of Pain and Outcomes. Journal of Urology, 182: 1147-1151, 2009.

Chamie, K., Tanaka, S.T., Hu, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Short Stay Pyeloplasty: Variables affecting Pain and Length of Stay. Journal of Urology, 179: 1549-1552, 2008.

Kurzrock, E.A., Lieu, D.L., deGraffenried, L.A. and Isseroff, R.R.: Label-Retaining Cells of the Bladder: Candidate Urothelial Stem Cells. American Journal of Physiology, 294: 1415-1421, 2008.

Nguyen, M., Lieu, D.L., deGraffenried, L.A., Isseroff, R.R. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Urothelial Progenitor Cells: Regional Differences in the Bladder. Cell Proliferation, 40: 157-165, 2007.

Lieu, D.L., deGraffenried, L.A. and Isseroff, R.R. and Kurzrock, E.A.: PI Integrin Expression Pattern in Transitional Urothelium Does Not Allow for Efficient Stem Cell Enrichment as in other Epithelia. Tissue Engineering, 13 (2):263-270, 2007.

Nanigian, D and Kurzrock, E.A.: Medium Term Outcome of the Simplified Laparoscopic Antegrade Continence Enema Procedure, Less is Better. Journal of Urology, 179,299-303, 2007.

To see if Eric A. Kurzrock is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).