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Richard Harris MD

Urologic Oncologist

  • "Dr. Harris has been my Urologist for over 10 years, he's very attentive, listens to what I have to say. I would highly recommend him to anyone."

Richard Harris MD


Dr. Harris is a board-certified urologist with expertise in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer and health policy.  He obtained his BA, Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed a year of graduate work in Biological Science at the University of Illinois in Chicago, followed by medical school at the Chicago Medical School.  He did his general surgery and urology residency training at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. He has been involved in clinical drug development and research of over 70 drug trials and has also been on the advisory board of a number of pharmaceutical companies. Currently, he sits on the Board of LUGPA and is the organization's President-Elect.  He is a founding member and is the CEO/President of Uropartners, LLC.

His area of interest in urology and specialty is advanced prostate cancer. He is also interested in BPH, sexual dysfunction, as well as kidney stone disease.  Dr. Harris is one of the very few urologists skilled in cryotherapy for prostate cancer.

Hospital Affiliation
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital - Melrose Park, IL
Rush Oak Park Hospital - Oak Park, IL
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital - Elmhurst, IL
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital - Downers Grove, IL
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center - Mattoon, IL
Westlake Hospital - Melrose Park, IL

Education and Training

1982 - 1985
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency - Urology
1980 - 1981
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois United States
Internship - General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois United States
Graduate Work in Biological Sciences
1980
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine
Washington University , St. Louis, Missouri United States
Bachelor of Arts

Certification
American Board of Urology
Illinois State Medical License
Indiana State Medical License
California State Medical License

Societies
American College of Surgeons

Special Interests
Prostate Cancer
Cryosurgery Services
Clinical Pharmaceutical Development
BPH
Prostate Disease
Impotence