Jill Buckley, MD, is a board-certified, urologic trauma reconstruction surgeon. Her clinical and research expertise focus on urethral reconstruction, including urinary fistula repair, complications from prostate cancer therapy, and genitourinary reconstruction for urethral stricture.
As an associate professor of surgery and urology residency program director, Dr. Buckley is involved in training residents and fellows in urology at UC San Diego School of Medicine.
Prior to her arrival at UC San Diego Health, Dr. Buckley was an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and on the faculty at Lahey Clinic Medical Center.
During her medical education and training, Dr. Buckley completed a fellowship in reconstructive and trauma surgery, as well as her residency in urology, at UC San Francisco. She earned both her medical degree and her bachelor’s degree in physiological science from UC Los Angeles.
Dr. Buckley is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Urological Association, and serves on the Board of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. She has co-authored numerous research studies and several surgical textbooks on urethral reconstruction, acute urinary trauma management and genitourinary reconstruction. She is also a member of the Trauma and Urinary Reconstructive Network of Surgeons (TURNS).