Herbert Ruckle, MD, Urology, Loma Linda, CA, Loma Linda University Medical Center

HerbertRuckleMD

Urology Loma Linda, CA

Surgical Oncology

Roger Barnes Endowed Chair for Urology, Professor of Urology

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Summary

  • Herbert C. Ruckle, MD is a Professor of Urology and the Chair of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine Department of Urology since 2003. He received his M.D. and completed residency in Urology at Loma Linda University and completed a fellowship in urology cancer surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

    Dr. Ruckle is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member the American Urology Association and the Society of Urologic Oncology. He is the former interim director of Loma Linda’s Transplant Institute and served as Program Director of the LLU Urology Residency for 14 years; currently he is the medical director of robotic surgery at LLUMC. He specializes in urologic oncology and robotic and laparoscopic surgery.

    Dr. Ruckle's wife Carol is a faculty pediatric anesthesiologist at LLUMC and their son David is a medical student at Loma Linda University.

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY, 1992 - 1993
  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityResidency, Urology, 1987 - 1991
  • Loma Linda University
    Loma Linda UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1986 - 1987
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Loma Linda University School of MedicineClass of 1986
  • Walla Walla CollegeBS, Biology, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1992 - 1993
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1987 - 2021
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Physician Recognition Award for Leadership Loma Linda University Health, 2009, 2012
  • 2nd Place Western Section American Urologic Association Poster Awards Committee, 2008
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Physician Consultations, Prostate Cancer Knowledge, and PSA Screening of African American Men in the Era of Shared Decision-Making  
    Woods-Burnham L, Stiel L, Wilson C, Montgomery S, Duran AM, Ruckle HR, Thompson RA, DeLeon M, Casiano CA, AM J Mens Health., 1/1/2018
  • Anesthesiologists as perioperative hospitalists and outcomes in patients undergoing major urologic surgery: a historical perspective, comparative effectiveness study  
    Stier G, Ramsingh D, Raval R, Shih G, Halverson B, Soo J, Ruckle H, Martin R, Perioperative Medicine., 1/1/2018
  • The Impact of Operating Room Noise Upon Communication During Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy  
    Cheriyan S, Mowery H, Ruckle D, Keheila M, Myklak K, Alysouf M, Atiga C, Khuri J, Khater N, Faaborg D, Ruckle HC, Baldwin DD, J Endourol., 1/1/2016
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Focal versus Whole-Gland Salvage Cryotherapy of Radiation-Recurrent Prostate Cancer: Analysis of COLD Registry Patients
    Ruckle HC, Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, 1/1/2013
  • The Effect of Warm Ischemia Time on Short-Term and Long-Term Kidney Function After Partial Nephrectomy
    Ruckle HC, Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, 1/1/2013
  • Postoperative Cystogram Findings Used to Predict Persistent Incontinence Following Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy
    Ruckle HC, Annual Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • Men�s Health & Maintenance. 
    Redlands, CA - 1/1/2018
  • Men�s Health 
    San Bernardino, CA - 1/1/2018
  • Ultra Low-Dose Radiation Compared To Standard MDCT For Detection of Distal Ureteral Calculi 
    Capitol Hill, Washington DC - 1/1/2009
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Other

  • Transvaginal Placement of the Artificial Urinary Sphincter for the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence (Type III) 
    American Urological Association Annual Meeting
    New Orleans, Louisiana - 1/1/1990

Press Mentions

  • Habits Brought on by COVID-19 Pandemic May Increase Men’s Risk for Prostate Cancer
    Habits Brought on by COVID-19 Pandemic May Increase Men’s Risk for Prostate CancerSeptember 11, 2020 10:42
  • 40 Signs of Poor Health No One over 40 Should Ignore
    40 Signs of Poor Health No One over 40 Should IgnoreJuly 31, 2020 09:43
  • MRI, Ultrasound Fusion Technique Offers Clearer Target for Prostate Cancer Biopsies
    MRI, Ultrasound Fusion Technique Offers Clearer Target for Prostate Cancer BiopsiesDecember 13, 2019 22:26
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