Robert Pugach, MD

Robert Pugach, M.D. – HIFU Program Director, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Robert Pugach is the most experienced HIFU practitioner in the Western U.S. and one of only a dozen certified HIFU teachers and proctors. He first trained with Sonablate HIFU in 2006 and since then has treated or been involved with approximately 600 HIFU cases.

Pugach is the medical director of Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center, the first urology practice centered on minimally invasive treatments of urological conditions. It continues to be at the forefront of new, innovative technologies like High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).

Pugach is also active in many medical executive capacities, including his position as a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association, a member of the Medical Executive Committee of the Los Alamitos Surgery Center and an active member of the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU). He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Community Hospital of Long Beach and led the effort to re-open this valuable neighborhood hospital. He was also honored as an educator with a lifetime membership in the Harvard Men’s Health Forum.

Lastly, Pugach received a Bachelor of Science Degree from New York University.   Upon completing his medical studies at the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, he went to New York University-Booth Memorial Medical Center where he completed a general surgery residency. He  completed his urology training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Pacific Coast Urology

Pacific Coast Urology is one of the leading practices in the United States in procedures that minimize discomfort and allow patients to achieve the same benefits as with more invasive procedures.  They have pioneered minimally invasive therapies for many urological conditions and remain at the forefront of new advances.  Pacific Coast Urology strives to always provide special, personalized care that puts patients at the center of what the practice does. Dr. Pugach performs HIFU at Los Alamitos Surgery Center near Los Angeles, LA.