Hooman Djaladat

Associate Professor of Clinical Urology

Areas of treatment:

Urologic oncology (Bladder cancer, Prostate cancer, Kidney cancer, Testis and Penile cancer)
Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques (Laparoscopic/robotic partial or radical nephrectomy, prostatectomy, adrenalectomy)
Laparoscopy and reconstructive urology (lap pyeloplasty, different urinary pouch reconstruction, Boari flap or ileal interposition graft)
Endo-urology (Ureteroscopy, Pouchoscopy, Stone management, Percutanous Nephrolithotripsy)
General Urology (BPH, Prostatitis, Scrotal disease)


  • Urology


  • Department of Urology


  • English
  • Persian

Hooman Djaladat, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Clinical Urology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Hooman Djaladat, MD, MS, is an associate professor of clinical urology, at the USC Institute of Urology. Dr. Djaladat went to medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran. He was among the top in his class and did urology residency in Sina Hospital, one of the well-known urology centers in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Before finishing his residency, Dr. Djaladat did a training in endo-uro-oncology in Medway Hospital, affiliated with the University College of London in United Kingdom. In 2004, Dr. Djaladat started his academic career in urology as assistant professor of Urology. From 2007 to 2009, he did his endourology and urolaparoscopy clinical fellowship in Labbafinejad Medical Center, which is one of the most prestigious centers pioneering modern urology in Middle East. Subsequently, he moved to the United States and completed his SUO-accredited urologic oncology fellowship at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 2012 and immediately joined the USC Institute of Urology. Dr. Djaladat has published more than 45 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters; some of them are the results of impressive surgical clinical trials. He has also been selected as a reviewer to many urology journals. Dr. Djaladat also invented a new Foley catheter for prostatectomy patients, which has been filed with the US Patent and Trade Organization.


Doctor of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 1992 - 2000
Masters scholar in clinical research and biomedical investigation, USC, 2012 - 2014


Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Urology, Sina Hospital, 2000 - 2004


Labbafinejad Medical Center, Iran, Endourology and urolaparoscopy, 2007 - 2009
University of Southern California, SUO-Urologic oncology, 2010 - 2012

Professional society memberships:

American Urological Association
Society of Urological Oncology
European Urology Association


Top Doctor, Pasadena magazine, 2014, 2015
Faculty teaching award, USC Institute of Urology, Los Angeles, 2012-2013
Top Researcher of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Iran 2010, 2007
Top Assistant Professor and physician of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2007, 2006
1st prize of 11th National Razi Festival in "Invention, Innovation and Novels" section, Iran 2005