Dr. Osamu Ukimura , MD

Urology

(323) 409-73 ,

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Overview

Osamu Ukimura, MD, PhD is an internationally recognized expert in image-guided surgery and minimally invasive therapy for prostate and kidney cancer. He also is one of the worlds most experienced urologists in transrectal ultrasonography for diagnosis, staging, prostate biopsy and management of prostate cancer. From 1996 to1998, he was assistant professor for The Prostate Cancer Screening and Staging Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas. Dr. Ukimuras innovative, pioneering work includes novel surgical technique for image-guided energy-free nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, during appointment at Glickman Urological Institute, The Cleveland Clinic from 2003 to 2006. He is also internationally recognized for his experience in management of lower urinary tract dysfunction and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Ukimura pioneered the worlds first application of computer-aided image-navigation system in urology, including augmented reality, image-fusion of 3-dimensional ultrasound with CT or MRI and 4-dimensional navigation technologies. He has received many national and international awards for his research and has been an invited faculty member to many meetings worldwide. He is an invited reviewer to many national and international journals. Dr. Ukimura has over 100 papers in peer-reviewed literature and has edited a book of Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 31 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: KYOTO UNIVERSITY

Graduation Date: in 1988

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • University Of Southern California Norris Cancer Hospital
  • Keck Medical Center Of USC

Specialties: Urology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Ukimura's Office Information

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(323) 409-73 ,

Fax: (323) 386-5386
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Ukimura's Other Office Information

USC Norris Cancer Hospital Outpatient Clinic
1441 Eastlake Ave Ste 3457
Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 865-3000

Fax:(323) 386-5006
Website:uscnorriscancer.usc.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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