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Richard Harris MD

Urologic Oncologist

  • "Dr. Harris is a very good man and a good doctor, I would refer him to anyone. I've been seeing him for over ten years and he has always been very honest with me. Keep up the good work doctor and staff."

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

Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL USA
MD
One
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL USA
Graduate Work in Biological Sciences
Two
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL USA
Training - General Surgery
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL USA
Residency - Urologic Surgery

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