Harcharan Gill

Urologic oncologist

Urologist, Genitourinary specialist, Urologic specialist, Medical oncologist

Urologic Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

Internship: Kenyatta National Hosp (1978)

Medical Education: University Of Nairobi (1977)

Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (1995)

Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1991) PA

Residency: Institute Of Urology (1987) England

Residency: Royal College of Ireland (1982) Ireland

Administrative Appointments

Clerkship Director, Urology, 1998

Program Director, Residency program, 2006

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Patterns of urinary catheter consults in a tertiary care hospital.
Liu, J.-J., Guo, D. P., & Gill, H. (2013). Patterns of urinary catheter consults in a tertiary care hospital. Canadian journal of urology, 20(6), 7046-7049.

Applicators for magnetic resonance-guided ultrasonic ablation of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Sommer, G., Pauly, K. B., Holbrook, A., Plata, J., Daniel, B., & Diederich, C. (2013). Applicators for magnetic resonance-guided ultrasonic ablation of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Investigative radiology, 48(6), 387-394.

Focal ablation of prostate cancer: four roles for magnetic resonance imaging guidance.
Sommer, G., Bouley, D., Gill, H., Daniel, B., Pauly, K. B., & Diederich, C. (2013). Focal ablation of prostate cancer: four roles for magnetic resonance imaging guidance. Canadian journal of urology, 20(2), 6672-6681.

Surgical outcomes and complications associated with presurgical tyrosine kinase inhibition for advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC)
Harshman, L. C., Yu, R. J., Allen, G. I., Srinivas, S., Gill, H. S., & Chung, B. I. (2013). Surgical outcomes and complications associated with presurgical tyrosine kinase inhibition for advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC). UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY-SEMINARS AND ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS, 31(3), 379-385.

LONG-TERM OUTCOMES FROM A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY FOR LOW-RISK PROSTATE CANCER
King, C. R., Brooks, J. D., Gill, H., & Presti, J. C. (2012). LONG-TERM OUTCOMES FROM A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY FOR LOW-RISK PROSTATE CANCER. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 82(2), 877-882.

MR Imaging-guided Cryoablation for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Ghanouni, P., Gill, H., Kaye, E., Pauly, K. B., & Daniel, B. (2011). MR Imaging-guided Cryoablation for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 22(10), 1427-1430.

Safety and feasibility of the prostatic urethral lift: a novel, minimally invasive treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Woo, H. H., Chin, P. T., McNicholas, T. A., Gill, H. S., Plante, M. K., & Roehrborn, C. G. (2011). Safety and feasibility of the prostatic urethral lift: a novel, minimally invasive treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BJU INTERNATIONAL, 108(1), 82-88.

Laparoscopic Management of Ureteral Endometriosis: The Stanford University Hospital Experience With 96 Consecutive Cases
Bosev, D., Nicoll, L. M., Bhagan, L., Lemyre, M., Payne, C. K., & Nezhat, C. (2009). Laparoscopic Management of Ureteral Endometriosis: The Stanford University Hospital Experience With 96 Consecutive Cases. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 182(6), 2748-2752.

Identification, molecular characterization, clinical prognosis, and therapeutic targeting of human bladder tumor-initiating cells
Chan, K. S., Espinosa, I., Chao, M., Wong, D., Ailles, L., & Weissman, I. L. (2009). Identification, molecular characterization, clinical prognosis, and therapeutic targeting of human bladder tumor-initiating cells. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(33), 14016-14021.

STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER: INTERIM RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE PHASE II CLINICAL TRIAL
King, C. R., Brooks, J. D., Gill, H., Pawlicki, T., Cotrutz, C., & Presti, J. C. (2009). STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIOTHERAPY FOR LOCALIZED PROSTATE CANCER: INTERIM RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE PHASE II CLINICAL TRIAL. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 73(4), 1043-1048.

MR Imaging-guided Percutaneous Cryoablation of the Prostate in an Animal Model: In Vivo Imaging of Cryoablation-induced Tissue Necrosis with Immediate Histopathologic Correlation
van den Bosch, M. Aaj., Josan, S., Bouley, D. M., Chen, J., Gill, H., & Daniel, B. L. (2009). MR Imaging-guided Percutaneous Cryoablation of the Prostate in an Animal Model: In Vivo Imaging of Cryoablation-induced Tissue Necrosis with Immediate Histopathologic Correlation. JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, 20(2), 252-258.

Gross hematuria from an ileal conduit as a first presentation of portal hypertension
Tu, W. H., Chao, D., & Gill, H. (2008). Gross hematuria from an ileal conduit as a first presentation of portal hypertension. NATURE CLINICAL PRACTICE UROLOGY, 5(10), 569-573.

Postoperative prostate-specific antigen velocity independently predicts for failure of salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy
King, C. R., Presti, J. C., Brooks, J. D., Gill, H., & Spiotto, M. T. (2008). Postoperative prostate-specific antigen velocity independently predicts for failure of salvage radiotherapy after prostatectomy. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 70(5), 1472-1477.

Reliability of small amounts of cancer in prostate biopsies to reveal pathologic grade
King, C. R., McNeal, J. E., Gill, H., Brooks, J. D., Srinivas, S., & Presti, J. C. (2006). Reliability of small amounts of cancer in prostate biopsies to reveal pathologic grade. UROLOGY, 67(6), 1229-1234.

Preoperative PSA velocity is an independent prognostic factor for relapse after radical prostatectomy
Patel, D. A., Presti, J. C., McNeal, J. E., Gill, H., Brooks, J. D., & King, C. R. (2005). Preoperative PSA velocity is an independent prognostic factor for relapse after radical prostatectomy. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 23(25), 6157-6162.

Antibiotic susceptibility profiles of new probiotic Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains
Zhou, J. S., Pillidge, C. J., Gopal, P. K., & Gill, H. S. (2005). Antibiotic susceptibility profiles of new probiotic Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium strains. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD MICROBIOLOGY, 98(2), 211-217.

Biothermal modeling of transurethral ultrasound applicators for MR-guided prostate thermal therapy
Ross, A. B., Diederich, C. J., Nau, W. H., Tyreus, D., Gill, H., & Sommer, G. (2005). Biothermal modeling of transurethral ultrasound applicators for MR-guided prostate thermal therapy. THERMAL TREATMENT OF TISSUE: ENERGY DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT III, 5698, 220-227.

Radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: Does transient androgen suppression improve outcomes?
King, C. R., Presti, J. C., Gill, H., Brooks, J., & Hancock, S. L. (2004). Radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy: Does transient androgen suppression improve outcomes?. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 59(2), 341-347.

Gender differences in radical cystectomy: Complications and blood loss
Lee, K. L., Freiha, F., Presti, J. C., & Gill, H. S. (2004). Gender differences in radical cystectomy: Complications and blood loss. UROLOGY, 63(6), 1095-1099.

Extended prostate biopsy scheme improves reliability of Gleason grading: Implications for radiotherapy patients
King, C. R., McNeal, J. E., Gill, H., & Presti, J. C. (2004). Extended prostate biopsy scheme improves reliability of Gleason grading: Implications for radiotherapy patients. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 59(2), 386-391.

Highly directional transurethral ultrasound applicators with rotational control for MRI-guided prostatic thermal therapy
Ross, A. B., Diederich, C. J., Nau, W. H., Gill, H., Bouley, D. M., & Sommer, G. (2004). Highly directional transurethral ultrasound applicators with rotational control for MRI-guided prostatic thermal therapy. PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 49(2), 189-204.

Gene expression patterns in renal cell carcinoma assessed by complementary DNA microarray
Higgins, J. Pt., Shinghal, R., Gill, H., Reese, J. H., Terris, M., & Brooks, J. D. (2003). Gene expression patterns in renal cell carcinoma assessed by complementary DNA microarray. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY, 162(3), 925-932.

Partial nephrectomy and caval thrombectomy for renal cell carcinoma in a solitary kidney with an accessory renal vein
Pruthi, R. S., Angell, S. K., Brooks, J. D., & Gill, H. (1999). Partial nephrectomy and caval thrombectomy for renal cell carcinoma in a solitary kidney with an accessory renal vein. BJU INTERNATIONAL, 83(1), 142-143.

Management of radiation-induced urologic complications
Gill, H. (1999). Management of radiation-induced urologic complications. RADIATION INJURY, 32, 120-126.

Histological and clinical findings in 896 consecutive prostates treated only with radical retropubic prostatectomy: Epidemiologic significance of annual changes
Stamey, T. A., Donaldson, A. N., Yemoto, C. E., McNeal, J. E., Sozen, S., & Gill, H. (1998). Histological and clinical findings in 896 consecutive prostates treated only with radical retropubic prostatectomy: Epidemiologic significance of annual changes. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 160(6), 2412-2417.

Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction treated with Acucise (TM) retrograde endopyelotomy
Gill, H. S., & Liao, J. C. (1998). Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction treated with Acucise (TM) retrograde endopyelotomy. BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 82(1), 8-11.

Testicular teratoma with a unique mode of spread and spontaneous maturation
Angell, S. K., Pruthi, R., & Gill, H. (1998). Testicular teratoma with a unique mode of spread and spontaneous maturation. UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, 61(2), 119-120.

Furuncular myiasis of the scrotum
Pruthi, R. S., Angell, S. K., & Gill, H. (1997). Furuncular myiasis of the scrotum. INFECTIONS IN UROLOGY, 10(4), 102-104.

Prospective multicenter ProLase II clinical trial of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser prostatectomy
Kabalin, J. N., Gill, H. S., Leach, G. E., BOWERS, G. W., Nill, T., & KONOWALCHUK, T. W. (1997). Prospective multicenter ProLase II clinical trial of neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser prostatectomy. UROLOGY, 50(1), 63-65.

LASER PROSTATECTOMY PERFORMED WITH A RIGHT-ANGLE-FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER AT 60 WATTS POWER SETTING
Kabalin, J. N., Gill, H. S., & BITE, G. (1995). LASER PROSTATECTOMY PERFORMED WITH A RIGHT-ANGLE-FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER AT 60 WATTS POWER SETTING. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 153(5), 1502-1505.

COMPARATIVE-STUDY OF LASER VERSUS ELECTROCAUTERY PROSTATIC RESECTION - 18-MONTH FOLLOW-UP WITH COMPLEX URODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT
Kabalin, J. N., Gill, H. S., BITE, G., & Wolfe, V. (1995). COMPARATIVE-STUDY OF LASER VERSUS ELECTROCAUTERY PROSTATIC RESECTION - 18-MONTH FOLLOW-UP WITH COMPLEX URODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 153(1), 94-97.

CHARACTERIZATION OF TISSUE EFFECTS PRODUCED BY THE PROLASE-II LATERAL-FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER IN THE CANINE PROSTATE
Gill, H. S., Kabalin, J. N., & MIKUS, P. W. (1994). CHARACTERIZATION OF TISSUE EFFECTS PRODUCED BY THE PROLASE-II LATERAL-FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER IN THE CANINE PROSTATE. LASERS IN SURGERY AND MEDICINE, 15(2), 185-190.

DOSIMETRY STUDIES UTILIZING THE UROLASE RIGHT-ANGLE FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER
Kabalin, J. N., & Gill, H. S. (1994). DOSIMETRY STUDIES UTILIZING THE UROLASE RIGHT-ANGLE FIRING NEODYMIUM-YAG LASER FIBER. LASERS IN SURGERY AND MEDICINE, 14(2), 145-154.

UROLASE LASER PROSTATECTOMY IN PATIENTS ON WARFARIN ANTICOAGULATION - A SAFE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVE FOR BLADDER OUTLET OBSTRUCTION
Kabalin, J. N., & Gill, H. S. (1993). UROLASE LASER PROSTATECTOMY IN PATIENTS ON WARFARIN ANTICOAGULATION - A SAFE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVE FOR BLADDER OUTLET OBSTRUCTION. UROLOGY, 42(6), 738-740.

INCIDENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA AND OTHER INTRAOPERATIVE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN SPINAL-CORD INJURY PATIENTS UNDERGOING EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK-WAVE LITHOTRIPSY WITHOUT ANESTHESIA ON A 2ND-GENERATION LITHOTRIPTOR
Kabalin, J. N., Lennon, S., Gill, H. S., Wolfe, V., & Perkash, I. (1993). INCIDENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA AND OTHER INTRAOPERATIVE PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN SPINAL-CORD INJURY PATIENTS UNDERGOING EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK-WAVE LITHOTRIPSY WITHOUT ANESTHESIA ON A 2ND-GENERATION LITHOTRIPTOR. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 149(5), 1064-1067.

FUNCTIONAL AND URODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF AN ILEAL NEOBLADDER
Iwakiri, J., Gill, H., Anderson, R., & Freiha, F. (1993). FUNCTIONAL AND URODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF AN ILEAL NEOBLADDER. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 149(5), 1072-1076.

PHARMACOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF THE ISOLATED WHOLE URETHRA MODEL TO URETHRAL STRIP METHODOLOGY
Chun, A. L., Gill, H. S., WEIN, A. J., & LEVIN, R. M. (1989). PHARMACOLOGICAL COMPARISON OF THE ISOLATED WHOLE URETHRA MODEL TO URETHRAL STRIP METHODOLOGY. PHARMACOLOGY, 39(3), 192-199.

FUNCTIONAL AND BIOCHEMICAL-ALTERATIONS IN THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER FOLLOWING ILEOCYSTOPLASTY
Gill, H. S., WEIN, A. J., Ruggieri, M. R., Whitmore, K. E., & LEVIN, R. M. (1989). FUNCTIONAL AND BIOCHEMICAL-ALTERATIONS IN THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER FOLLOWING ILEOCYSTOPLASTY. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 142(3), 860-864.

ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE URINARY-BLADDER
Gill, H. S., Dhillon, H. K., & Woodhouse, C. Rj. (1989). ADENOCARCINOMA OF THE URINARY-BLADDER. BRITISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 64(2), 138-142.

COMPARATIVE-STUDY OF 2 COMPUTERIZED SEMEN MOTILITY ANALYZERS
Gill, H. S., VanArsdalen, K., Hypolite, J., LEVIN, R. M., & Ruzich, J. V. (1988). COMPARATIVE-STUDY OF 2 COMPUTERIZED SEMEN MOTILITY ANALYZERS. ANDROLOGIA, 20(5), 433-440.

DEFECTIVE ANTIADHERENCE ACTIVITY OF BLADDER EXTRACTS FROM PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT URINARY-TRACT INFECTION
Ruggieri, M. R., LEVIN, R. M., Hanno, P. M., WITKOWSKI, B. A., Gill, H. S., & Steinhardt, G. F. (1988). DEFECTIVE ANTIADHERENCE ACTIVITY OF BLADDER EXTRACTS FROM PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT URINARY-TRACT INFECTION. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 140(1), 157-159.

THE EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM INVIVO ISCHEMIA ON THE CONTRACTILE FUNCTION OF THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER
Gill, H. S., Monson, F. C., WEIN, A. J., Ruggieri, M. R., & LEVIN, R. M. (1988). THE EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM INVIVO ISCHEMIA ON THE CONTRACTILE FUNCTION OF THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 139(6), 1350-1354.

EFFECT OF BETHANECHOL ON GLYCOLYSIS AND HIGH-ENERGY PHOSPHATE-METABOLISM OF THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER
LEVIN, R. M., Ruggieri, M. R., Gill, H. S., Haugaard, N., & WEIN, A. J. (1988). EFFECT OF BETHANECHOL ON GLYCOLYSIS AND HIGH-ENERGY PHOSPHATE-METABOLISM OF THE RABBIT URINARY-BLADDER. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, 139(3), 646-649.

MILD METABOLIC HYPEROXALURIA AND ITS RESPONSE TO PYRIDOXINE
Gill, H. S., & Rose, G. A. (1986). MILD METABOLIC HYPEROXALURIA AND ITS RESPONSE TO PYRIDOXINE. UROLOGIA INTERNATIONALIS, 41(5), 393-396.

OCCURRENCE OF TOXOPLASMA-GONDII ANTIBODIES IN TANZANIAN BLOOD-DONORS
Gill, H. S. (1985). OCCURRENCE OF TOXOPLASMA-GONDII ANTIBODIES IN TANZANIAN BLOOD-DONORS. EAST AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, 62(8), 585-588.

IDIOPATHIC HYPERCALCIURIA - URATE AND OTHER IONS IN URINE BEFORE AND ON VARIOUS LONG-TERM TREATMENTS
Gill, H. S., & Rose, G. A. (1985). IDIOPATHIC HYPERCALCIURIA - URATE AND OTHER IONS IN URINE BEFORE AND ON VARIOUS LONG-TERM TREATMENTS. UROLOGICAL RESEARCH, 13(6), 271-275.

Prevalence of Toxoplasma antibodies in pregnant African women in Tanzania.
Gill, H. S., & MTIMAVALYE, L. A. (1982). Prevalence of Toxoplasma antibodies in pregnant African women in Tanzania. African journal of medicine and medical sciences, 11(4), 167-170.

CHLOROQUINE-RESISTANT FALCIPARUM-MALARIA IN SEMI-IMMUNE NATIVE AFRICAN TANZANIANS
Kihamia, C. M., & Gill, H. S. (1982). CHLOROQUINE-RESISTANT FALCIPARUM-MALARIA IN SEMI-IMMUNE NATIVE AFRICAN TANZANIANS. LANCET, 2(8288), 43-43.