Peter Carroll, MD, MPH
Dr. Peter Carroll is Professor of Urology and holds the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron and Taube Family Distinguished Professorships at UCSF. He is a member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and an expert in managing urologic cancers.
In research, Carroll’s areas of interest include innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction, refinement of robotic prostatectomy, development of biomarkers that predict cancer aggressiveness, the use of active surveillance rather than immediate treatment of prostate cancer and how cancer detection and treatment impact quality of life. He has received many honors and awards, published more than 600 articles on cancer detection and treatment and is principal investigator or co-investigator of many peer-reviewed research grants.
Carroll graduated with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine and came to UCSF for general surgery training and a residency in urology. He completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before returning to UCSF. He received his MPH from the University of California at Berkeley.
Medical School: Georgetown University, School of Medicine
Residency: University of California San Francisco, Urology
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Master of Public Health: University of California Berkeley
Urology, American Board of Urology