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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 the clinical drug development and research of over 70 drug trials and has also been on the advisory board to 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 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

Education and Training

Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois United States
Residency, Urologic Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois United States
Training, General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois United States
Graduate Work in Biological Sciences
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Medicine

Certification
American Board of Urology

Fellowships
American College of Surgeons

Societies
American College of Surgeons

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