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About Michael E. Albo, MD

Michael E. Albo, MD, is a board-certified urologist who specializes in voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urodynamics, female urology, pelvic floor reconstruction, and urogenital conditions caused by neurologic disorders. Dr. Albo's expertise includes performing pelvic floor reconstruction surgeries in both women and men; surgery for urinary incontinence; neuromodulation; and botulinum toxin (Botox) injections. He is also trained in a wide variety of medical and surgical techniques to manage voiding disorders and prostate disorders in men.

Dr. Albo is the founder and co-director of UC San Diego Health's Women's Pelvic Medicine Center (WPMC). The WPMC is San Diego's only multi-specialty clinic dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of female pelvic floor disorders. The center brings together physicians and therapists from urology, gynecology, general surgery and physical therapy to bring the latest diagnostic tools and treatments to women who have urinary incontinence and pelvic floor disorders. The WPMC is also committed to educating physicians of the future in this field and is involved in research on the national and regional levels.

Dr. Albo is a professor in the Department of Urology and the vice-chair of the Division of Urology, where he instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He has co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles and his work has appeared in The Journal of Urology, The New England Journal of Medicine and The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Albo completed his fellowship training at UCLA School of Medicine and residencies in general surgery and urology at University of Virginia School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Albo is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is board certified in urology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

He is a member of many national and local medical societies. Dr. Albo is consistently elected as one of San Diego's Top Doctors through San Diego Magazine's "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.

For more information, see Women's Pelvic Medicine Center and Urology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Residency

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Fellowship

  • UC Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 1996-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Conditions and Treatments

  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • Urodynamics
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction
  • Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Conditions of the Urinary Tract
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Neuromodulation
  • Urogynecology
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted