Kiavash Nikkhou, MD, a board-certified urologist practicing in Thousand Oaks, California. At his private practice, he is proud to provide comprehensive, high-quality care.
He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in physiological sciences and neuroscience. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his medical thesis on “Role of Active Surveillance in Small Renal Masses.”
Dr. Nikkhou is passionate about public health and decreasing health disparities. While at Yale, he provided free health care to the uninsured through HAVEN Free Clinic, performed surgery abroad in Zambia, completed the Connecticut Health Foundation Health Leadership Fellows Program, and was on the board of the Yale Latino Medical Association.
Dr. Nikkhou completed his surgery internship and residency in urology at the LAC + USC Medical Center. At USC, he trained and operated with some of the most world-renowned experts in laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery, open urologic oncology, endourology, and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
While Dr. Nikkhou enjoys all aspects of urology, he is particularly interested in improving his patients’ quality of life and shortening their time to recovery using minimally invasive techniques and robotic surgery. At his practice, he provides treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder cancer, elevated PSA, erectile dysfunction, hematuria, kidney stones, and low testosterone.
Throughout his education and training career, Dr. Nikkhou has been a strong patient advocate. He treats patients as a whole and not as a condition, and does everything he can to help patients heal.
Dr. Nikkhou is married and has two young children. Outside of medicine, he enjoys traveling and the outdoors, cooking, and fitness. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Farsi (Persian).