University of Southern California
Dr. Rene Sotelo is a pioneer and international leader in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, with more than 20 years of experience using these techniques to treat both urologic cancers and benign conditions. He joined the USC Institute of Urology in 2015, and was recently appointed to the position of Medical Director of the International Medicine Department of USC, to lead initiatives both regionally and internationally. He is a distinguished researcher, having published more than 60 journal articles, 28 book chapters, and 3 text books. For his outstanding work, Dr. Sotelo has received 18 international awards from scientific and governmental associations.