Peter Carroll, MD, MPH
Peter R. Carroll, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, UCSF
Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professor
Dr. Peter Carroll received his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating with honors from Georgetown University School of Medicine, he came to UCSF for his general surgery training and urology residency. He completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center before returning to join the faculty in the Department of Urology at UCSF.
Dr. Carroll organized the Urologic Oncology Service, one of the most active multidisciplinary programs at UCSF. In 1996, he assumed the chair of the UCSF Department of Urology, consistently ranked as one of the top urology departments in the country by U.S. News and World Report. He holds the Ken and Donna Derr-Chevron Distinguished Professorship, and he has served as surgeon-in-chief of the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center from 2003 through April of 2007. In September 2006, Dr. Carroll became the Director of Strategic Planning and Clinical Services of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Dean, School of Medicine. In May 2008, Dr. Carroll earned his MPH from UC Berkeley.
Dr. Carroll has authored or co-authored over 500 publications. He is an active member of numerous professional medical societies. He is now Past President of the American Board of Urology (2006-2008). He is currently principal or co-investigator on numerous scientific studies. His major professional interests are the study and management of urologic cancers, innovative methods of urinary tract reconstruction, health services research, health policy and the impact of cancer detection and treatment on quality of life.
Dr. Carroll was awarded the 2010 Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award, the SUO Medal, and 2014 Barringer Medal from the AUA, SUO, and AAGUS, respectively.