Roger E. DeFilippo

Associate Professor of Urology Director, Pediatric Urology Stem Cell Research
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Areas of treatment:

Fetal Urology
Complex Genitourinary Reconstruction
Clinical Trials for Tissue Engineered Transplantation of Neo-organs
Robotic Surgery

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Urology

Departments:

  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Urology

Languages:

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Roger E. DeFilippo, MD

Associate Professor of Urology
Director, Pediatric Urology Stem Cell Research

Practicing location:

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles

About this doctor:

Dr. Roger De Filippo is an assistant professor of urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and an attending surgeon at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Before joining USC, Dr. Filippo completed both a research and a clinical fellowship in tissue engineering and pediatric urology at the Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. De Filippo oversees the Laboratory for Organ Regenerative Research and Cell Therapeutics in Urology at the Saban Research Institute at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. He and his colleagues are actively pursuing research in the area of stem cells and regenerative medicine along with cell therapeutic modalities for the treatment of acute and chronic kidney disease.

Education:

M.D., Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Internships:

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, LAC+USC Medical Center and Affiliate Hospitals, Surgery

Residencies:

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, LAC+USC Medical Center and Affiliate Hospitals, Urology

Fellowships:

Childrens Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Urology and Tissue Engineering

Certifications:

Diplomate of the American Board of Urology
Pediatric Urology Subspecialty Certification, American Board of Urology

Professional society memberships:

American Urological Association
Western Section, American Urological Association
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology
Tissue Engineering Society International