Julian Anthony, MD

Julian N. Anthony, MD


Escondido - Palomar Urology

1955 Citracado Parkway
Suite 302
Escondido, CA 92029
T 760.743.5111
F 858.429.7934

Dr. Julian Anthony received his undergraduate degree at Yale University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He received his medical degree at the Yale University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his general surgery and urology training at the University of New York at Buffalo where he received the 2002 AUA Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Award and the 2003 Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award. Dr. Anthony also received urologic oncology training at the Roswell Park Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York. He is certified by the American Board of Urology and has been practicing in San Diego since 2003.

Dr. Anthony has special interests and training in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, laparoscopy and urologic oncology. He is one of few urologists in the country to perform intracorporeal (laparoscopic) formation of neobladders and other urinary diversions after bladder removal for cancer. He has expertise in robotic prostate surgery, kidney removal, partial kidney removal and reconstruction, adrenal gland removal and bladder removal and reconstruction for malignancy.

Dr. Anthony is a member of the Society of Robotic Surgery and Chairman of the Robotic Surgery Program at Sharp Chula Vista Hospital. He is an official proctor for Intuitive Surgical and involved in the training of urologists throughout the country learning this technology. Dr. Anthony also serves as Chief of Surgery and is on the Medical Executive Committee at Sharp Chula Vista Hospital.

Dr. Anthony’s personal interests include playing basketball, boxing, biking, swimming and spending time with his wife and their young twin boys.


July 2003 -
Mar 2005
San Diego Urological Medical Group
San Diego, CA
April 2005 -
July 2010
Premier Urology Associates
San Diego, CA
July 2010 -
Genesis Healthcare Partners, dba Palomar UrologyEscondido, CA


May 1997 Yale University School of Medicine,  New Haven, CT
Doctor of Medicine
1988 - 1992 Yale University,  New Haven, CT
Bachelor of Science,  Biology

Postdoctoral Training

July 1999 -
June 2003
State University of New York at Buffalo,  Buffalo, NY
Urology Resident
June 1997 -
June 1999
State University of New York at Buffalo,  Buffalo, NY
General Surgery Preliminary Residency

Postgraduate Training

January 2008 Robotic and Advanced Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology Irvine, CA
June 2008 Robotic Prostatectomy: Expert Panel Review Course
University of Chicago
Sept. 2008 Da Vinci Prostatectomy: Creating Efficiency and Growth While Maintaining the Highest Quality Care
Austin, TX
Nov. 2008 Robotic Renal Surgery – Advanced Workshop
Washington University in St. Louis


  • The Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award. May 2003
  • 2002 AUA Gerald P. Murphy Scholar. April 2002
  • National Urology Resident Preceptorship Program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.  April 2002
  • First Prize Upstate New York Urological Association’s Resident Competition.  April 2000
Medical School
  • Yale University Student Research Award.  June 1996

Research and Publication

Anthony J, Pranikoff K, Grimaldi T, Miller K.  Poor patient satisfaction with collagen injection for post prostatectomy incontinence with correlates for the few successes. Journal of Urology, 2001; 165(5): 426.

Swana H, Grossman D, Anthony J, Weiss R, Altieri D. Tumor content of the antiapoptosis molecule survivin and recurrence of bladder cancer.  New England Journal of Medicine, 1999; 341(6): 452.

Prostate Cancer Chapter Review.  http://www.PDxMD.com
Advisor: Dr. Phillip Aliotta

M.D. Thesis: Alterations of p53 and mdm2 expression in superficial bladder cancer. Advisor: Dr. David Esrig, Yale University School of Medicine

B.S. Thesis: Effects of interpositus stimulation on a pavlovian unconditioned response. Advisor: Dr. Nelson Donegan, Yale University


Poor patient satisfaction with collagen injection for post prostatectomy incontinence with correlates for the few successes

National Medical Association-Urology Section.  August 2001.
National Meeting-AUA.  June 2001.
Northeastern Section-AUA.  September 2000.

Altered expression of p53 and mdm2 in superficial bladder cancer
New England Section-AUA.  September 1997.

Penetrating and avulsion injuries in external genital trauma
National Medical Association-Urology section.  August 2002
Northeastern Section-AUA.  September 2002.

Prostate Cancer
Faith Based Approach to Community Health Forum. January 24, 2004.

Kidney Disease in African Americans
Faith Based Approach to Community Health Forum. April 24, 2004.

Renal Cell Carcinoma: Diagnosis and Treatment
Sharp Chula Vista Grand Rounds. March 13, 2006.

Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
Sharp Chula Vista Grand Rounds. April 2010

The Sharp Experience
Hospital Documentary – Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
November 2008

Prostate Cancer and Robotic Surgery
Univision Television Interview-Spanish
July 2010

The Sharp Experience
Hospital Documentary-Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
October 2011

Prostate Cancer
San Diego CW Channel 6- News Interview
September 17, 2012

Hospital Privileges

  • Sharp Grossmont, La Mesa, CA. 2003-
  • Sharp Memorial, San Diego, CA. 2003-
  • Sharp Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA. 2003-
  • Sharp Mary Birch, San Diego, CA. 2003-
  • Scripps Mercy, San Diego, CA. 2003-
  • Scripps Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA. 2003-
  • Paradise Valley, National City, CA. 2003-
  • Alvarado Hospital, San Diego, CA. 2003-
  • Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA.
  • Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA.

Professional Society Membership

  • Diplomate American Board of Urology. 2005-
  • American Medical Association
  • American Urological Association
  • Western Section-American Urological Association
  • San Diego County Medical Society. 2003-
  • American Association of Clinical Urologist
  • The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 2005-
  • Society of Robotic Surgery
  • Buffalo Urological Society
  • Endourological Society
  • Scripps Cancer Center-Prostate Cancer Outreach Advisory Board. 2004-2008
  • California Medical Association. 2005-
  • Sharp Chula Vista Oncology Advisory Committee. 2005-
  • Sharp Chula Vista Robotic Steering Committee- Chairman. 2010-


  • New York #:  221419-1(inactive)
  • California #: A82316
  • Radiography And Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor And Operator #: RHD 162124


  • Spanish-Fluent speech and comprehension


  • Basketball, Boxing, Weight Training, Biking, Golf, and Running