Saad Juma, MD, Urology, Encinitas, CA, Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla


Urology Encinitas, CA

Female Urology/Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Infections & Inflammation

Urologist in Encinitas, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas

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  • Dr. Juma received his MD degree from Baghdad University Medical College, and completed his urology residency at Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada in 1989. He then served as an instructor and fellow in Female Urology, Neurourology, and Reconstructive Urology at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1989-1990. Dr. Juma then joined the Faculty of Urology at the University of California, San Diego (1990-1995). During his tenure at UCSD he served as the chief of Urology at VAMC.
    In 1996 he established the Incontinence Research Institute focused on advancing the healthcare of women in the field of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse through clinical trials and research. He is currently the Director of the Incontinence Research Institute. He has also served as the Chief of Urology (2004-2006), and the Chairman of Surgery (2006-2008) at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, California.
    Dr. Juma is also a member of several professional societies, and is a member of the AUA Update Guidelines Panel for the Surgical Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence. He has served as a moderator and a member of expert panels in numerous national and international meetings. He is a reviewer to several scientific journals. He has authored or co-authored over 60 peer reviewed articles, abstracts, textbook chapters, and presented in over 100 national and international meetings on issues related to urinary incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse and neurogenic voiding dysfunction.
    He received San Diego Best physicians’ award in 2005 and 2007. He also received Certificate of Achievement from Paralyzed Veterans of America Association, and Special recognition award from Colegio Mexicano de Urologia.

Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterFellowship, Female Urology, Neurourology & Reconstructive Urology, 1989 - 1990
  • Queen's University, Ontario, CanadaResidency, 1986 - 1989
  • Fairview General HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1986
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1982 - 1983
  • University of Baghdad College of Medicine
    University of Baghdad College of MedicineClass of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1995 - 1997
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1994 - 1998
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1988 - 1996
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 1985 - 1999
  • American Board of Urology Urology
  • American Board of Urology Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Certificate of achievement Prostate Cancer Support Group, San Diego Chapter, 2003
  • Special recognition award Colegio Mexicano de Urologia, 1990
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Non-surgical transurethral radiofrequency treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women  
    Juma, S., and Appell, R., Women's Health, 1/1/2007
  • Non-surgical, radiofrequency collagen denaturation for stress urinary incontinence: retrospective 3-year evaluation  
    Appell RA, Singh G, Klimberg IW, Graham C, Juma S, Wells WG, Kanellos A, Reilley SF, Expert Rev Med Devices, 1/1/2007
  • Removal of the UroLume Endoprosthesis Expanse of the North American Study Group for Detrusor Sphincter Dyssynergia Application Manuscript  
    Gajewski J., Chancellor MB…Juma, S., et al, Journal of Urology, 1/1/2000
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Single Dose Antibiotic Prophylaxis In Vaginal Surgery: Is It Safe?
    Juma, S., Neurourol & Urodyn, 1/1/2009
  • Aris(R) Trans-Obturator Tape: Three Years Follow-Up.
    Juma, S., Brito, C. G., Neurourol & Urodyn, 1/1/2009
  • Aris(R) Trans-Obturator Tape: Three Years Follow-up.
    Juma, S., Brito, C. G., Int Urogynecol J, 1/1/2008
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  • Robotic Sacrocolpopexy. (Moderator) 
    Orlando, FL - 1/17/2014
  • Vaginal Repair for Prolapse and Sling Procedure. 
    Orlando, FL - 1/17/2014
  • The MiniArc Single Incision Sling: Long Term Success! 
    San Diego, CA - 1/4/2013
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  • Mini-Sling Live Surgery Session II. 
    Juma, S, Annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Video Presentations)
    San Diego, CA - 1/4/2013
  • Transurethral fulguration of the prostate (TUFP) in the treatment of BPH. 
    Juma, S, 71st Annual Meeting of the Western Section of the American Urological Association Meeting (Video Pre
    Phoenix, AZ - 1/5/1995
  • Anterior Vaginal Suspension for vaginal prolapse. 
    Juma, S, The 89th annual meeting of the American Urological Association (Video Presentations)
    San Francisco, CA - 1/14/1994
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  • Panel Member, American Urological Association Guidelines Update - “Surgical Management of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence“ 2004 - 2011

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic

Hospital Affiliations