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Atreya Dash, M.D.

Atreya Dash, M.D.


Assistant Professor
Chief, Urology Service at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System


Urologic Oncology

Professional Biography

Dr. Atreya Dash joined the Department of Urology at UC Irvine in August 2007 after completing a three-year fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He previously completed his urology training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Dash has experience in all areas of urologic oncology such as the surgical treatment of prostate, renal, testis and bladder cancers with the use of continent urinary diversion for reconstruction after cystectomy. He uses the Da Vinci robotic system to perform laparoscopic operations including, radical prostatectomy, radical cystecomy, and partial nephrectomy. He is one the few surgeons in Orange County performing these operations with the Da Vinci system.

Dr. Dash's clinical research has focused on prostate, bladder, kidney and testis cancers. His laboratory research has focused on molecular aspects of prostate and bladder cancer including application of microarray technology. His clinical and laboratory research have been published in peer reviewed publications.

In 2002 Dr. Dash was awarded 2nd prize for best article by a trainee by the journal, Urology. More recently, he received a 2007 ASCO Foundation Merit Award for his submission as a fellow to the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.

He is an active member of the American Urological Association, The Society of Urologic Oncology, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Undergraduate: Williams College
Medical School: University of Vermont
Residency: University of Michigan
Fellowship Training: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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