Benjamin N. Breyer, MD, MAS

  • Associate Professor of Urology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Chief of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital
  • Director, UCSF Male Genitourinary Reconstruction and Trauma Surgery Fellowship
  • Residency Program Associate Director
  • Education
    • BS, 1999, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, Cell and Structural Biology
    • MD, 2003, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    • MAS, 2011, University of California, San Francisco, CA Clinical Research

At graduation from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Breyer was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, achieved campus wide honors and was given the John Van Prohaska Award for outstanding potential in teaching, research, and clinical medicine. After residency at UCSF, Dr. Breyer completed a fellowship in complex male genitourinary reconstruction and trauma surgery under the direction, of Jack W. McAninch, MD. Dr. Breyer was invited to join the faculty in 2011. In 2014, he was named Chief of Urology, San Francisco General Hospital. In 2015, Dr. Breyer was named Residency Program Associate Director, working closely with the Residency Program Director and Vice Chair for Educational Programs, residents, fellows, GME office, and other internal and external entities to ensure continued ACGME accreditation and compliance as well as helping in all facets of the Department’s residency training program.

Dr. Breyer’s clinical interests include transgender surgery, complex urethral and penile reconstruction, male incontinence, male fistula, and surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction. He is an expert in both minimally invasive and complex open reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Breyer is NIH supported and has authored or coauthored over 130 articles and book chapters.

Additional information: urology.ucsf.edu/people/benjamin-n-breyer