Ali-Reza Sharif-Afshar, MD, Urology, Tarzana, CA, Keck Hospital of USC

Ali-RezaReza SharifSharif-AfsharMD

Urology Tarzana, CA

Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stone Disease, Surgical Oncology

San Fernando Valley Urological Associates

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  • Dr Afshar became interested in urology while doing oncology research at Vanderbilt University Department of Urologic Surgery. He finished urology residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2016 and a fellowship in advanced endourology and robotic surgery at USC in 2017.

    Dr. Afshar has been practicing in San Fernando Valley since 2017 while also maintaining clinical privileges at Cedars Sinai Hospital. He is an attending urologist at Cedars Sinai Hospital and is actively involved with the current urology residency teaching program.

    Dr. Afshar has trained under internationally well renowned surgeons. His training provides expertise in robotic assisted radical prostatectomy, radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, nephroureterctomy, cystectomy, upper tract reconstruction and many more. He also has expertise in addressing complex renal stones both in retrograde fashion and percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Education & Training

  • University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center
    University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical CenterFellowship, Minimally invasive Surgery/Endourology , 2016
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterResidency, Urology, 2012 - 2016
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    University of Tennessee College of MedicineClass of 2011

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Publications & Presentations


Other Languages

  • Farsi

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