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 hydro nephrosis, 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.
Professor, Department of Urology and Pediatrics
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1987
American Board of Urology, Pediatric Urology, 2007
American Urological Association
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, Society for Pediatric Urology
Society for Fetal Urology
Urologic Research Society
Select Honors and Awards:
U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2011
U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2012
U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2014
U.S. News World Report Top-50 Pediatric Urology Program, 2015
Select Recent Publications:
Osborn, S.L., So, M., Hambro, S., Nolta, J and Kurzrock, E.A.: Inosculation of blood vessels allows early perfusion and vitality of bladder grafts - implications for bioengineered bladder wall. Tissue Engineering, 2015;21:1906-15.
Sturm, R., Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Current Management in United States Academic Medical Centers. J of Urology, 2015;193:1796-801.
Lee, O., Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Physician Preference is a Major Factor in Management of Vesicoureteral Reflux: A Population-Based Analysis. J of Pediatric Nephrology, 2015;30:131-8.
Godley, S., Sturm, R., Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Meatal stenosis: a retrospective analysis of over 4,000 cases. J of Pediatric Urology 2015;11(1):38-42.
Osborn, S.L. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Production of urothelium from pluripotent stem cells for regenerative applications. Current Urology Reports, 2015;16: 466-69.
Osborn, S.L., Thangappan, R., Luria, A., Lee, J.H., Nolta, J and Kurzrock, E.A.: Induction of Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells into Urothelium. Stem Cells Translational Medicine 2014;3: 610-19.
Sturm, R., Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Urinary Diversion during and after Pediatric Pyeloplasty: A Population-Based Analysis of over 2,000 Patients. J of Urology, 2014;192: 214-20.
Lee, O., Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Predictors of secondary surgery after hypospadias repair: a population-based analysis of 5,000 patients. J of Urology, 2013;190: 251-55.
Thangappan, R., Eandi, J.A., Modi, J. and Kurzrock, E.A.: De-epithelialized Bladder Wall Transplantation – Epithelial In-Growth and Regeneration. J of Urology, 2012;187: 1450-7.
Hu, B., Henrichon, Durbin-Johnson, B. and Kurzrock, E.A.: Pediatric Open Partial Nephrectomy: Analysis of Contemporary Outcomes with a Supracostal-12 Approach. J of Pediatric Urology, 2012;8: 509-13.