Professor of Urology and Radiology
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Ithaar Derweesh received his MD at the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine in 1995. He completed Urology Residency at Yale under the guidance of Dr. Robert Weiss, and then went on to become an American Foundation of Urological Disease Scholar in Urologic Cancer and Fellowship in Renal Transplantation and Renovascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic under the mentorship of the late Dr. Andrew Novick. In 2005, he joined the Department of Urology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis as Assistant Professor and then Residency Program Director. In 2008, was recruited to the Division of Urology at the University of California San Diego by Dr. Christopher Kane, where he is now Professor of Urology and Radiology and serves as Program Director of the Urologic Oncology Fellowship.
Dr. Derweesh has a practice focusing on kidney cancer. He has authored more than 160 publications and serves as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Urology and on the Editorial Board of BJU International. He participated in the AUA Leadership Program (2014-2015) and the AUA-EAU Exchange Program (2016). He was recently elected (2017) to serve on the Board of Directors for the Society of Urologic Oncology and also serves on the NCCN Renal Cell Carcinoma and AUA Kidney Cancer Guideline Panels (Clinical T1 Renal Mass, Follow-up of Localized Renal Neoplasm, and Renal Mass and Localized Renal Cancer).
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Friday, May 13, 2022
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM