About me

Dr. Katsuto Shinohara specializes in urologic cancers, in particular prostate cancer. He has special interests in innovative biopsy techniques and image-guided minimally invasive treatments for prostate cancer, as well as in applying ultrasound techniques in the diagnosis, management and treatment of all urologic cancers.

Shinohara earned his medical degree from Yokohama City University School of Medicine in Yokohama, Japan. He completed a residency in general surgery at Mitsui Memorial Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, and a residency in urology at Kitasato University Hospital in Sagamihara, Japan. He then completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Shinohara is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Japanese Urological Association, Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American Urological Association and Engineering & Urology Society. He has lectured widely on urologic cancer, and his work has been published in numerous medical and scientific journals.

  • Education

    Yokohama City Univ. School of Medicine Japan, 1979

  • Residencies

    Kitasato Univ. Hosp. Japan, Urology, 1984

  • Fellowships

    Baylor College of Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Japanese

Prostate Cancer Center

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Urologic Surgical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.7

Overall Experience
834 Reviews
A top notch health care provider in every way. Very knowledgeable on all aspects of his discipline and seeks out expert input on areas of my complex set of health conditions outside of his area of expertise. A quality physician both caring and adept at his craft. Easy to access and informative. Highly recommended doctor.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
830 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
826 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
709 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
825 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
826 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
825 Reviews

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