Dr. Rhee is the Regional Chief of Urology for Kaiser Permanente (KP) in Southern California, the National Chair of the KP Interregional Urology Chiefs’ Group and Area Assistant Medical Director of the Business Line for KP San Diego, responsible for empowering urologic care for 11.8M lives within the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States.
He is the 2013-2014 American Urologic Association (AUA) Gallagher Health Policy Scholar. He is a past president of the California Urological Association and the San Diego Urologic Society. He served as the inaugural Section Editor for Health Policy for Urology Practice. He currently serves as CoChair of the American Urologic Association Telemedicine Committee exploring the role of telemedicine in urologic care and as Chair of the Western Section AUA Health Policy Committee. He sits on the AUA Legislative Affairs Committee, the AUA Electronic Health Records Committee, and the AUA Work Force Committee. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Urologists as its Western Section Representative.
Dr. Rhee’s interests lie in the field of incontinence, urologic reconstruction, and minimally invasive techniques for BPH and is Co-Director of a Sexual Medicine / Reconstruction fellowship with Dr Irwin Goldstein in San Diego. Dr. Rhee earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and completed his residency at the Kaiser Permanente Foundation Hospitals in Los Angeles, California. He received both his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Emory University. He received his MBA from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA in 2008 and is a graduate of the 2010-2011 AUA Leadership Class.
Sunday, May 5
9:50 AM – 10:35 AM