Philip G. Pearson, M.D., is a board certified urologist who has practiced medicine in Pasadena, California, since 2007. Prior to practicing in Pasadena, Dr. Pearson was in private practice in urology in Seattle.
Dr. Pearson earned his medical doctorate from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He began his higher education journey at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology. After medical school, he completed internship and residency training in general surgery at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Following this, he returned to his alma mater, the University of Virginia, to complete his urology residency training.
Dr. Pearson is a frequent presenter, researcher and lecturer. He has authored and co-authored several articles in urological literature.
1994, M.D., George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
1989, B.A., psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
1996-1999, Resident in urology, University of Virgina, Charlottesville, VA
1995-1996, Resident in surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1995-1995, General surgery internship, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1987-1988, Laboratory intern, Laboratory of Neurochemistry, National Institute for Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health (LNC, NINCDS, NIH) Bethesda, MD
2014-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery, City of Hope, Pasadena, CA
2007-2013, Foothill Urology Associates, Pasadena, CA
2006, The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA
2000-2006, Private Practice, Seattle, WA
1999-2000, Pacific Urologic Consultants, Seattle, WA
Awards & Memberships
American Association of Clinical Urologists
American Board of Urology
American Urological Association, Western Section
Los Angeles Urological Society
Abramson FP, Teffera Y, Kusmierz J, Steenwiyk RC, Pearson PG. Replacing 14C with stable isotopes in drug metabolism studies. Drug Metabolism and Disposition. 1996:24(7):697-701.
Pearson P, Lew S, Abramson F, Bosch J. Measurement of Kinectic Parameters for Urea in a Two-Compartment Model. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 1994:4(11):1869-73.
Duncan MW, Market SP, Weick BG, Pearson PG, Ziffer H, Kopin IJ. 2 amino-3 (methylamino)-propanioc acid (BMAA) bioavailability in the primate. Neurobiology of Aging. 1992:13:333-337.
Duncan MW, Villacreses NE, Pearson PG, Wyatt L, Rapoport SI, Kopin IJ, Markey SP, Smith QR. 2 amino-3-(methylamino)-propanioc acid (BMAA) pharmacokinetics and blood-barrier permeability in the rat. J. Pharmacl Exp Ther. 1991; 258(I):27-35.
Rowe RM, Link WT, Hazara AK, Pearson PG, Albers RW. Antibodies to synthetic peptides as probes of the struture of the alpha-subunit of the Na+,K+ATPase. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1998;268A:115-120.
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Is my first visit and good experience with profesional and nice doctor . - Verified patient
Dr. Pearson was friendly and professional. He heard my recap of the problem. We shared a laugh about my past with the problem, which put me at ease. He then proceeded with a treatment plan that seems to be very thorough.I feel very confident about his demeanor, concern, and medical knowledge. A+ - Verified patient
Dr. Pearson always is so good at explaining and listening. - Verified patient
I would recommend City of Hope [...]. - Verified patient