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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Michael Gazzaniga, MD

Specialty
  • Urology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physician
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physicians
Address
Urological Medical Group Of North Orange County
301 West Bastanchury Road
Suite 180
Fullerton, CA 92835
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Urological Medical Group Of North Orange County
301 West Bastanchury Road
Suite 180
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Phone
(714) 870-5970
Fax
(714) 870-4792

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Urology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Dartmouth Medical School
    • Residency
      University of California Irvine
    • Residency
      University of California Irvine
    • Fellowship
      University of California Irvine
    Areas of Interest
    Bladder Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Urolift (for the treatment of BPH or enlarged prostate)
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Michael Gazzaniga is a native Southern Californian. He attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical in Hanover, New Hampshire. In 1996, he returned to California and completed his residency in Urology at UC Irvine Medical Center. While on staff at UC Irvine he served as clinical instructor to residents.

    Dr. Gazzaniga has been the recipient of the “Physician of Excellence” award, as voted on by his peers, from the Orange County Medical Association in multiple years from 2006 to 2018 in Orange Coast Magazine. He has published articles on topics which include laparoscopic surgery. He has served as Chief of Surgery and he was director of the Urologic Oncology division at St Jude Medical Center. He belongs to the Orange County Urological Society, OCMA and is a member of the AMA. He has volunteered multiple years to Access OC which provides free surgical care to the uninsured.

    Dr. Gazzaniga has done many lectures throughout Orange County and nationally on topics which include Robotic Surgery and neuromodulation of urological disorders. He has traveled throughout the United States as an instructor teaching other surgeons surgical techniques in neuormodulation (Interstim). He has also been assigned by Intuitive Surgical to proctor urologists throughout the United States the discipline of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy.

    Most recently he was given certification of a “Center of Excellence” by UroLift, one of the first 15 Urologists in the United States to bestow this honor and has performed hundreds of these procedures.