Dr. Eric Tygenhof was born and raised in Orange County. He graduated from Stanford University in 2004 and from the USC Keck School of Medicine in 2009, where he was selected into the prestigious medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his residency at the USC Institute of Urology, widely recognized as one of the nation’s top training programs.
Trained by one of the world’s most respected robotic surgeons, Dr. Tygenhof has a particular interest in robotic kidney-sparing surgery for kidney cancer, robotic prostate removal for cancer, and robotic techniques for benign urologic conditions and diseases. In addition to minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, his training also emphasized urologic prosthetics and reconstruction, female urology, pediatric urology, urologic oncology, and stone disease.
Dr. Tygenhof is a member of the American Urologic Association, the Western Section American Urologic Association, the California Urological Association, the Endourological Society, and the Society of Robotic Surgery. His research in the field of urologic prosthetic surgery has been presented at numerous national meetings.