PCRSG Bio – Dr. Katsuto Shinohara

Katsuto Shinohara, MD is a native of Japan. He attended Yokohama City University School of Medicine and graduated with highest honors.

He received three years of general surgery training at Mitsui Memorial Hospital in Tokyo and completed his urology residency at Kitasato University Hospital in Sagamihara, Japan. He came to the United States in 1984 as a urologic oncology fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After completing the fellowship in 1988, he joined the faculty in the UCSF Department of Urology.

Shinohara is currently professor of urology at UCSF and an attending surgeon at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco. He is a member of the American Urological Association, the Japanese Urological Association, Society of Urological Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

Shinohara is an expert in prostate imaging and prostate cancer diagnosis. Shinohara is interested in interventional therapy of prostate diseases.