Urologists & Nephrologists

Laurence S. Baskin , M.D.

Professor of Urology and Chief, Pediatric Urology

Laurence Baskin, MD graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelors of Science in Biophysics and attended medical school at UCLA. Dr. Baskin completely his urology training at UCSF followed by a two years of pediatric urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  Since completing his fellowship in 1993, Baskin has been on the faculty at UCSF, practicing pediatric...

Paul Brakeman, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Dr. Brakeman is an Associate Professor based at the the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital with a primary appointment in Pediatrics and a secondary apointment in the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine. 

The primary focus of his research is the engineering of human renal epithelial cells for use in a bioartificial kidney. Work is currently underway at UCSF on a multi-...

Hillary Copp, M.D.

Associate Professor, Urology

Dr. Copp is a pediatric urologist who treats abnormalities of the urinary tract and genitals, including urinary tract infections, disorders of sex development and spina bifida. She treats patients ranging from infants to teens. Copp uses multiple surgical techniques, including open, endoscopic, laparoscopic and robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery.

Copp’s research interests include...