Richard David MD

Richard David, MD, FACS

Medical Research Director


Dr. Richard David serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Urology for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He serves on the Attending Staff in Surgery/Urology at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Olive View UCLA Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Urology.

His clinical and research interests include minimally invasive endoscopic treatment for urologic diseases. He has published extensively and presented at many international conferences in this area.

Dr. David serves as Chief of Surgery at Motion Picture and Television Hospital (MPTVH) in Woodland Hills, CA. In addition to MPTHV, Dr. David serves on staff at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Providence Tarzana Medical Center, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Encino Hospital, Sherman Oaks Hospital, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Olive View UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. David obtained his undergraduate education at Stanford University and his medical degree at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He trained in general surgery and completed his urology residency at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Dr. David is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Urological Association, the American Medical Association, and the California Urologic Association. He is also a member in the American Association of Clinical Urologists, American Lithotripsy Society, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons.

He is honored to be selected for inclusion on the Super Doctors ® List in Urology for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Only five percent of urologists are selected to this List each year. He’s equally honored to be chosen by the Consumers’ Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Urologists for four years in a row: 2009 – 2012. Dr. David is fluent in both English and Spanish.

In Practice

  • Since 1991


  • English
  • Spanish


  • General Urology
  • Urologic Cancer
  • Prostate Disease
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Stone Disease
  • Incontinence
  • Men’s Sexual Health
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Female Urology
  • Bladder Dysfunction
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Prosthetics
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Endourology
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • Laser Enucleation of Prostate


  • Stanford University, BA Human Biology, 1981
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Medical Degree, 1985


  • UCLA Medical Center, Surgery, Urology, 1991


  • American Urologic Association
  • Western Section AUA
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists
  • California Urological Association
  • Sexual Medicine Society
  • Society for Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery
  • Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons