Dr. Ben Shenassa, MD

Dr. Ben Shenassa, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Ben Shenassa, MD is an urology specialist in Eagle Rock, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in urology, female adult urology, and more.Read his story

2750 W Broadway

Eagle Rock, CA 90041

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Access Care
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
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Dr. Shenassa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shenassa "My love for medicine has been multifaceted. It started from seeing brave and uncompromising dedication of physicians in a revolution-torn country to delving into the intricacies of human body. Subsequently, the passion for my chosen surgical sub-specialty was manifested because of personal and life-changing Urological maladies that happened to my father. After finishing my undergraduate work at UCLA, I spent 10 years in New Orleans to finish my medical, surgical, and"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shenassa "Educating patients about their genito-urinary health, providing the patients with the most accurate diagnosis, discussing the treatment options thoroughly, and providing the most appropriate medical or surgical care."

3  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Adult Urology
  • Male Adult Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

59  Conditions Treated

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85  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin, Adult Male
  • Electrocautery
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Infertility Treatment
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laser Lithotripsy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microsurgery Vasectomy Reversal
  • Nephrostomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sonography
  • Tumor Resection
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal
  • Ultrasound, Bladder
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Prostate
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ultrasound, Scrotum
  • Ultrasound, Transrectal
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Catheterization
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Tract Procedure
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urologic Reconstruction
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • U.C.L.A.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Tulane University School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Tulane University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Ben Shenassa, MD
For the last 10 plus years, I was constantly plagued by urethral stricture issues. Several urologists has tried to help me by using either the urethrotomy or dilation methods but to no avail. I almost gave up any hope until I found Dr. Shenassa a year ago. He applied an unconventional method to...Read More
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Dr. Henry C. Chang, PhD in Glendale, CA – Aug 03, 2018
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Dr Shenassa is very knowledgeable and spend time with his patients He curd me very well He and his staff are also very polite and friendly I recommend Dr Shenassa to every one
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Kami in Los Angeles – Jun 27, 2018
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Office intake smooth. Despite having a hospital emergency to deal with doctor was able to see me with only slight delay (the reason for waiting time). History very complete, exam well done with clear explanation. Very smart guy. First urologist I met who already knew about urachal cyst/syndrome and...Read More
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JCM in LAX, CA – Jan 24, 2018
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I would highly recommend Dr. Shenassa to anyone who needs a urologist. He is the best in his specialty! He is very knowledgeable, up to date with modern technology and truly cares about his patients. He takes his time to go over all your options before starting any treatment, explains all risks and...Read More
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Glendale, CA – Nov 13, 2017
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Dr. Shenassa is the most amazing and talented surgeon ever. I've never seen any doctor who is as compassionate and caring. For my father we saw 4 other doctors before We went w/ Dr Shenassa. His bedside manners are second to none. If you need any urology work done, Dr. Shenassa is the only one...Read More
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Hooman M. Melamed in Los Angeles, CA – Nov 05, 2017
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