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