Pedram Ilbeigi, DO, FACS, Urologist with Urologic Institute of High Desert

Get to know Urologist Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi, who serves patients in Apple Valley, California.

Founded by Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi & Dr. V.C. Reddy, The Urologic Institute of High Desert is the first and only Center for Robotic surgery in the High Desert community. With over 700 cases performed to date, the Center remains committed to providing minimally invasive alternatives for patients’ urologic needs. Dr. Ilbeigi was recruited by St. Mary Medical Center to initiate the High Desert’s first and only Robotic Surgical Program.  

Dr. Ilbeigi is also the Medical Director of the Valley Urologic Medical Group, located in Rancho Mirage, California. As independent urologists with highly specialized training, Valley Urologic Medical Group provides university-level care in a community setting. This unique center of urologic services is unlike any other in the region. All members are young yet seasoned doctors whose education, experience, and devotion to their practice and their patients have set them apart as outstanding leaders in their field. Furthermore, Dr. Ilbeigi is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Ilbeigi is affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in California, including JFK Memorial Hospital, Eisenhower Medical Center, and Desert Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Ilbeigi is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and board-certified in Urology by the American Board of Urology (ABU). The mission of the ABU is to act for the benefit of the public by establishing and maintaining standards of certification for urologists, working with certified urologists to achieve lifelong learning to insure the delivery of high quality, safe and ethical urologic care. Dr. Ilbeigi also holds professional memberships with several organizations, including the American Osteopathic Association, the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Engineering and Urology Society, the Urology Society of NJ, the New York Section of the American Urologic Association, and the American Association of Clinical Urologists.

Dr. Ilbeigi served as the Director of Laparoscopy and Robotics at the New Jersey Urologic Institute (07/06-10/08). He is also the former Associate Director of Urologic Oncology at St. Michael’s Medical center in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Ilbeigi attended the University of California, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Physiology in 1995. A year later, he went on to complete his Master’s of Science degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Wanting to further his education, Dr. Ilbeigi received his doctorate from A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Thereafter, he attended the surgical residency program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and stayed on to complete his urology, laparoscopy and robotic surgery training at Hackensack University Medical Center and the New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Ilbeigi was named the Praecis Gerard P. Murphy Scholar for urologic cancer research in 2004 and 2006. He was also the recipient of the outstanding Laparoscopic Surgeon Achievement Award from the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) in 2005. Furthermore, Dr. Ilbeigi has been nationally recognized for numerous publications and educational video productions involving complex laparoscopic kidney and adrenal surgery, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, and laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant renal stone management.

Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. As a urologist, Dr. Ilbeigi has considerable experience in general adult and pediatric urology, urologic malignancies, and female urology. He specializes in advanced laparoscopy, as well as robotics and minimally invasive surgery involving complex urinary stone disease, genitourinary reconstructive surgery, and urological oncology. In the last five years, Dr. Ilbeigi has performed over 750 robotic prostate surgeries, 50 robotic bladder surgeries, and 450 laparoscopic kidney/adrenal and ureteral surgeries.

In addition to English, Dr. Ilbeigi speaks Farsi and Spanish.

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