Dr. Christopher J. Kane is a specialist in prostate cancer and an expert in robotic and other minimally invasive procedures for urologic surgery.
Named a 2017 “Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society, Dr. Kane is internationally recognized for his patient care and research in prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and minimally invasive surgical treatment of urologic diseases and disorders.
Dr. Kane is an expert in robotic prostatectomy, open and laparoscopic kidney cancer surgery and bladder and testes cancer surgery. He has authored more than 220 publications and book chapters primarily on prostate cancer risk factors and outcomes, prostate cancer surgery and minimally invasive surgery for prostate and kidney cancer. He has taught laparoscopy and robotic surgery extensively and started the robotic surgery program at UC San Francisco and at the VA Medical Center San Francisco in 2002.
He performs over 200 robotic cancer surgeries per year and is highly experienced in nerve sparing robotic prostatectomies, robotic radical cystectomy for bladder cancer and robotic partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer.
To make an appointment with Dr. Kane, please call: 858-822-6187