Dr. Rene Sotelo, MD

Dr. Rene Sotelo, MD

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Dr. Rene Sotelo, MD is an urology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1987 and specializes in urology, oncology, and more.Read his story

1441 EASTLAKE AVE Ste 7416

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information

(323) 865-3700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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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. Sotelo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sotelo treats Urinary Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sotelo treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sotelo treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Sotelo treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sotelo treats Blood in Urine (Hematuria) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Sotelo treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Sotelo's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Balanoposthitis
Benign Prostate Diseases
Bladder Biopsy
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Cancer Surgery
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Diverticulum
Bladder Infection
Bladder Reconstruction
Bladder Stones
Bladder Surgery
Bladder Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Bladder Tumor
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
Cystectomy
Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Fistula Repair
Fistulogram
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hydronephrosis
Kidney and Ureter Removal
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Disease
Kidney Removal
Kidney Stone Removal
Kidney Stones
Kidney Surgery
Kidney Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lithotripsy
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Sexual Conditions
Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Orchiectomy
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pelvic Fistula Repair
Penile Cancer
Penile Surgery
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Prostate Biopsy
Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Prostate Removal
Prostate Surgery
Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Radical Prostate Removal, Laparoscopic
Rectourethral Fistula
Rectovaginal Fistula
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Retina Diseases
Robotic Assisted Procedure
Secondary Malignancies
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Skin Cancer
Sleep Disorders
Small Intestine Cancer
Spermatocele
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Testicular Dysfunction
Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
Ureteral Cancer
Ureteral Reimplantation
Ureteral Stent Placement
Ureteral Stones
Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
Ureteroneocystostomy
Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
Urethral Dilation
Urethral Stricture
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Uroflowmetry
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
Vascular Disease
Vasectomy
Vesicocolic Fistula
Vesicoureteral Reflux
Vesicovaginal Fistula
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Mi filosofia es el prestarle la mejor atencion posible, en forma oportuna y con el mas alto nivel académico,  en donde los principios éticos son mi mayor compromiso con Usted, no es solo una cuestion de lenguaje, es entender en ...

Specialties

  • Urology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

Education

  • 1997
    Hospital Oncologico Padre Machado, Fellowship In Urology Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Hospital Dr Domingo Luciani, Residence in Urology
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Nacional Cancer Center, Tokio Japon
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Hospital Dr Domingo Luciani, Residence in General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1989
    Hospital Dr Domingo Luciani.
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1982
    Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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In December 2017, we learned my husband had Renal Cell Carcinoma. Dr. Sotelo operated on my husband (robotic radical nephrectomy). After the surgery he told me "I got it all!" That sentence and the confident way he communicated it with me, broke me down into tears, because I knew right then and...Read More
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This is a physician with a great deal of expertise in addition to humility and caring. He defines the true calling of the profession: saving lives, truly caring for his patients above and beyond. I took care of my father through an invasive bladder cancer treatment. Dr. Sotelo was superb in many...Read More
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An excellent surgeon, Dr. Sotelo has the additional human quality of deeply caring about his patients, with a specific sense of responsibility. After a morning consultation which resulted in worrying conclusions, I witnessed Dr. Sotelo's sense of responsibility first hand: together with his...Read More
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Dr. Sotelo is not just a great surgeon, he is an artist. The two surgeries he did for me were so well planned and successful but also they healed so well that they are barley visible and are getting even better as time goes by. He is great to talk with and also speaks English and Spanish too. He...Read More
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I would recommend dr Sotelo because he's very profesional and with experience in his area but also a very kind person. Personally I'm very grateful for his job
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Locations

USC Norris Cancer Center

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Humana
MetLife
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Keck Hospital of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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