Manouchehr Lalehzarian, M.D.
- Urologic Surgery
Other Languages Spoken
“I enjoy seeing my patients get well... when they're happy, getting out of the hospital, the smiles on their faces ... that's the most enjoyment that I get.”
A crusader for men's health for nearly four decades, Manouchehr Lalehzarian, M.D., specializes in laser surgery for prostate obstruction.
Educated in Iran and London, Dr. Lalehzarian interned at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Washington, D.C., followed by residencies at Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore and University of Chicago Medical Center, and a urology fellowship at University of Maryland.
Before joining City of Hope, Dr. Lalehzarian spent 25 years at Kaiser Permanente Fontana where he founded and directed the Prostate Cancer Support Group.
The much-honored Dr. Lalehzarian is a dedicated community leader, cited numerous times for his work in raising cancer awareness. Serving the community comes naturally to Dr. Lalehzarian who believes, “God gave us two hands. One to take. One to give back.”
- 2017-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology and Urologic Surgery, City of Hope, Rancho Cucamonga, California
- 2015-2017, Attending Physician, Urologic Institute of the High Desert, Apple Valley, California
- 1991-2015, Attending Physician, Director and Founder, Prostate Cancer Support Group, (1994), Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center, Fontana, California
- 2000, Chairman of Prostate Cancer Board of American Cancer Society, Desert/ Sierra Region
- 1999, Chairman, Prostate Cancer Awareness and Education in California
- 1976, M.D., National University of Iran
- 1988-1991, Urology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
- 1986-1988, Urology/Oncology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
- 1985-1988, General Surgery, Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
- 1985, General Surgery, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
- 2001, Fellow of American College of Surgeons
- 1996, American Society for Laser in Medicine and Surgery
- 1991, American Urologic Association, Western Section
- 1988, American Urologic Association
- 2009, Recipient of David Lawrence Award (Highest National Community Service Award), Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center
- 2004-2005, America’s “Top Physician”
- 2004, Humanity Award, United Nations Association of the United States of America