Dr. Raul Hernandez, MD

Dr. Raul Hernandez, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Raul Hernandez, MD is an urology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in urology, urogynecology, and more.Read his story

Fog City Urology

45 Castro St # 165

San Francisco, CA 94114
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hernandez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez treats Prostatitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez treats Blood in Urine (Hematuria) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hernandez treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hernandez's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Argon Laser Surgery
Atrophic Vaginitis
Bacterial Sepsis
Bladder Atony
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Distention
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Exstrophy - Epispadias - Cloacal Exstrophy Complex
Bladder Exstrophy Repair
Bladder Immaturity Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Bladder Papilloma
Bladder Reconstruction
Bladder Stones
Bladder Surgery
Bladder Suspension Surgery
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Circumcision, Infant
Circumcision, Pediatric
Complex Penile Surgery
Condyloma Fulguration
Contigen Injection
Cryoablation of Prostate
Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer
Cryotherapy for Warts
Cyst Aspiration
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
da Vinci® Prostate Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Donor Sperm Collection
Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin, Adult Male
Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Exstrophy of Bladder
Family Planning Services
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Female Incontinence
Female Urinary Stress Incontinence
Genital Warts
Genitourinary Cancers
Gonorrhea Screening
Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
HIV Screening
Hormone Imbalance
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hypospadias Repair
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Incontinence Surgery
Infertility Treatment
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Injection Therapy
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Kidney Infection, Chronic
Kidney Removal
Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
Kidney Stones
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laser Lithotripsy
Laser Surgery
Lupron Injection
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Genital System Cancer
Male Infertility
Male Sexual Conditions
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Microsurgery Vasectomy Reversal
Microwave Treatment of Prostate
Nephrolithiasis, Type 1
Nephrolithiasis, Type 2
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
No-Scalpel Vasectomy
Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cysts
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Penile Cancer
Penile Candidiasis
Penile Diseases
Penile Implants
Penis Agenesis
Penis Tourniquet Syndrome
Penoscrotal Transposition
Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
Percutaneous Kidney Stone Removal
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Peyronie's Disease
Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Premature Ejaculation
Prolapsed Bladder
Prostate Brachytherapy
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
Prostate Diseases
Prostate Procedures
Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
Prostate Removal
Prostate Stones
Prostate Surgery
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Prostatic Abscess
Prostatic Malacoplakia Associated With Prostatic Abscess
Prostatic Stromal Proliferations of Uncertain Malignant Potential
Prostatic Tuberculosis
Pubovaginal Sling
Radical Nephrectomy
Radical Prostate Removal
Radical Prostate Removal, Laparoscopic
Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
Radiofrequency Ablation
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Biopsy
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Repair of Perineal Laceration
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexual Desire Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Stone Disease
Stress Incontinence
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Surgical Procedures
Syphilis Screening
Testicular Atrophy
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Testicular Implants
Thyroid Screening
Transurethral Microwave Thermography of the Prostate
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Ultrasound, Pelvic
Ultrasound, Renal
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Undescended Testicles
Urachal Cancer
Urachal Cyst
Ureaplasma Urealyticum
Uremic Encephalopathy
Uremic Frost
Ureteral Cancer
Ureteral Reimplantation
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
Urethral Catheterization
Urethral Dilation
Urethral Diverticulum
Urethral Obstruction Sequence
Urethral Reconstruction
Urethral Sling
Urethral Stones
Urethral Stricture
Urethral Syndrome
Urge Urinary Incontinence
Uric Acid Disorders
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence Surgery
Urinary Outflow Obstruction
Urinary Retention
Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Endoscopy
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary Tract Procedure
Urinary Tract Tumor
Urinary Urgency
Urogenital Adysplasia
Urogenital Adysplasia, Hereditary
Urologic Malignancies
Urologic Reconstruction
Urological Surgery
Urological Trauma
Urology Procedure
Uropathy Distal Obstructive Polydactyly
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Prolapse
Uterine Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal Surgery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vasectomy Reversal
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Wound Repair
YAG Laser Surgery
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

We believe the best medicine blends compassion and a personal approach with technical expertise. At our practice, we are committed to maintaining the highest level of scientific skill while never losing sight of our patients' unique needs. We stri...


  • Urology
  • Endourology
  • Female Urology
  • Men's Health Medicine

Board Certifications


  • 1990
    Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1987
    Harvard Medical School-Mass. General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1985
    Harvard Medical School-Mass. General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1983
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School
  • University of Puerto Rico
    Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Raul Hernandez, MD
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You can visibly see and feel this is a high volume office, which I appreciate because I feel that is validation that Dr. Hernandez is a trusted, in-demand physician. Dr. H is very matter-of-fact and straight-to-the-point but has always provided the details on his diagnosis and proposed treatment. ...Read More
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No profesioonal ethics,no compassion, he sent me to the ER (SEPSIS)Procedure went BAD(biopsy) His office personel,the worst, think twice, before choosing him,LOOK AROUND PEOPLE YOUT LIFE COULD BE AT RISK!!!!!
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I had complete sub-par treatment by Dr. Hernandez. After surgery, he left immediately with no follow-up instructions or notes on the procedure. After several complaints, his office apologized and assured I would receive a phone call from him, which never happened. In our next appointment, I brought...Read More
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Dr. Hernandez treated me for prostate cancer. At all stages he was professional and empathetic. Always afforded me as much time and explanations as I needed in the pre-surgery, post-surgery and yearly followup visits.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Hill Physicians Medical Group
Hill Physicians Medical Group PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

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St. Mary's Medical Center

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