Dr. Michael Albo, MD

Dr. Michael Albo, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Albo, MD is an urology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in urology and female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

4520 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Albo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Albo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Albo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Albo "Michael E. Albo, MD, is a board-certified urologist who specializes in voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urodynamics, female urology, pelvic floor reconstruction, and urogenital conditions caused by neurologic disorders. Dr. Albo's expertise includes performing pelvic floor reconstruction surgeries in both women and men; surgery for urinary incontinence; neuromodulation; and botulinum toxin (Botox) injections. He is also trained in a wide variety of medical and surgical techniques to manage voiding disorders and prostate disorders in men. Dr. Albo is the founder and co-director of UC San Diego Health's Women's Pelvic Medicine Center. The WPMC is San Diego's only multi-specialty clinic dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of female pelvic floor disorders. The center brings together physicians and therapists from urology, gynecology, general surgery and physical therapy to bring the latest diagnostic tools and treatments to women who have urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. The WPMC is also committed to educating physicians of the future in this field and is involved in research on the national and regional levels.Dr. Albo is a professor in the Department of Urology and the vice chair of the Division of Urology, where he instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in Journal of Urology, The New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Obstetrics and GynecologyDr. Albo completed his fellowship training at UCLA School of Medicine and residencies in general surgery and urology at University of Virginia School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Albo is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is board-certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.He is a member of many national and local medical societies. Dr. Albo is consistently elected as one of San Diego's Top Doctors through San Diego Magazine’s "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society."
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2  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

44  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Uc Los Angeles, David Geffen School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Albo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Albo's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Albo to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Albo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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