Associate Professor of Clinical Urology Director, Center for Urologic Oncology
University of Southern California/Norris Comphrensive Cancer Center
Dr. Sia Daneshmand earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis and completed his residency at the University of Southern California (USC) followed by a two-year fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. He spent almost 6 years at Oregon Health and Science University and was then recruited to USC Institute of Urology in 2010 as Director of Urologic Oncology. He is currently an Associate Professor of Urology with Clinical Scholar designation and serves as director of clinical research as well as the urologic oncology (SUO) fellowship director.
Dr. Daneshmand’s main interests include bladder cancer, advanced kidney cancer and testicular cancer. He has extensive experience in urinary diversion and reconstruction following radical cystectomy as well as nerve-sparing retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) following chemotherapy for advanced testis cancer. His main research interests focus on the use of pathways to improve peri-operative outcomes following radical cystectomy, use of serum and molecular markers and new technologies in diagnosis and management of bladder and testicular cancers, as well as functional outcomes following orthotopic urinary diversion. He is a leading authority on enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) following radical cystectomy. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Urology, Bladder Cancer Journal, Current Opinions in Urology, the scientific advisory board of Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) as well as the AUA/SUO Guideline Committee on non-muscle invasive bladder cancer as well as testicular cancer. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, and has been designated one of the “America’s Top Cancer Doctors” for the past 8 consecutive years. He is an active member of the Society of Urologic Oncology, has presented over 350 abstracts at scientific meetings and has authored over 230 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters.
Saturday, May 4
3:11 PM – 3:27 PM
Monday, May 6
9:10 AM – 9:40 AM