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Our Physicians

Vodur C Reddy, M.D.

Dr. Reddy is the founder of Urologic Institute of the High Desert.  He started private practice in in the High Desert in 1993 and is recognized as the leading urologist for the region.  Dr. Reddy  is a diplomate of the American  Board of Urology and is board certified.  He specializes in all aspects of adult and pediatric urology.  His clinical interest include renal stone disease, urologic oncology and minimally invasive therapies for enlarge prostates.  

Dr. Reddy attended Medical school at the prestigious Guntur Medical College in India from 1957-1961.  He completed his surgical and surgical sub-specialty training at Gunter Medical University Hospital from 1961-1969.  He later re-located to Ireland, where he completed Fellowship training at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (1973-1975).  He went on to complete a U.S Urologic Surgical Residency and sub-specialty training at Columbia University and Brown University from 1976-1980.  He was in private practice in Joplin, Missouri for 10 years prior to relocating to Southern California.  

Dr. Reddy is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Gunter Medical College, serves on the St. Mary Foundation Board and is on the Executive committee at St. Mary Medical Center.


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Pedram Ilbeigi, D.O., FACS

Dr. Ilbeigi is the co-founder of Urologic Institute of the High Desert.  He was recently recruited by St. Mary Medical Center to initiate the High Desert’s first and only Robotic Surgical Program.  He has considerable experience in general adult and pediatric urology, urologic malignancies, and female urology.

Dr. Ilbeigi is a diplomate of the American  Board of Urology and is board certified.  He specializes in advanced laparoscopy, Robotics and minimally invasive surgery involving complex urinary stone disease, genitourinary reconstructive surgery, and urological oncology.

Dr. Ilbeigi has been nationally recognized for numerous publications and educational video productions involving complex laparoscopic kidney and adrenal surgery, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy, and laparoscopic pyeloplasty with concomitant renal stone management.

Dr. Ilbeigi was named the Praecis Gerard P. Murphy Scholar for urologic cancer research in 2004 and 2006 and was the recipient of the outstanding Laparoscopic surgeon achievement award from the society of laparo-endoscopic surgeon (SLS) in 2005.

He attended University of California where he received his Bachelors in Physiology in 1995, completed his Masters at Georgetown University school of Medicine in 1996. He graduated top of his class, receiving his doctorate from the founding school of Osteopathic Medicine (AT Still University, College of osteopathic medicine). He attended the surgical residency program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and stayed on to complete his urology, laparoscopy and Robotic surgery training at Hackensack University Medical Center and the  New Jersey Medical school.

He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School. He  served as the director of laparoscopy and robotics at the New Jersey Urologic Institute (07/06-10/08).  He is the former Associate Director of Urologic Oncology at St. Michael’s Medical center in Newark, New Jersey. 


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Samuel Lee, M.D., FACS, FICS

The Urologic Institute would like to welcome Dr. Samuel Lee to the high Desert.  Dr. Lee is a board certified urological surgeon who specializes in all aspect of adult and pediatric urology.  He received his medical education from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  His postgraduate training in general surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center was followed by urological surgery residency at Tulane University Medical Center.  He is a fellow of American College of Surgeons and International College of Surgeons.  After extensive training, Dr. Lee  has  earned a status as Associate in American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons and performs aesthetic genital surgery including phalloplasty (penile enhancement) and has received one-on-one training in Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation ™  and Laser Designer Vaginoplasty ™  from Dr. David Matlock (“dr.90210”) in Beverly Hills, California.
Dr. Samuel Lee is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at A.T Still University in Kirksville Missouri. He has a strong interest in the latest minimally invasive procedures for BPH and Prostate Cancer.  He has performed over 300 TUMTs (Transurethral Microwave Therapies) for management of benign prostatic hyperplasia.   Dr. Lee is distinguished as one of less than 100 surgeons who performs HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) therapy for prostate cancer management.  Majority of his general urological procedures and the cosmetic genital surgeries  are performed in his office under local tumescent anesthesia making these procedures safe, effective and economical for his patients.  

The Urologic Institute is extremely pleased to be able to recruit Dr. Samuel Lee.  He will make a wonderful addition to the team that provide the most comprehensive, minimally invasive adult and pediatric urologic services available within a 100 mile radius.


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