Garen Abedi, MD is a general urologist and endourologist who specializes in kidney stone treatment and minimally invasive urologic surgery. Dr. Abedi obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at UC Irvine where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then completed his medical training at UC Irvine School of Medicine where he was also inducted in Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a medical student. Given his academic interests, he also obtained a Master’s degree in Biomedical and Translational Science and received training in clinical research. Subsequently, he completed his general surgery and urologic surgery residency at UC Irvine Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident in urologic surgery in 2019-2020. During his time as a urology resident, he won the Filde’s Award two years in a row which is given to a resident-in-training who has demonstrated exceptional abilities in provision of patient care.
Given his interest in stone disease and robotic surgery, he completed a fellowship in endourology and robotic surgery at UC San Diego and Kaiser San Diego Medical Centers.
Dr. Abedi has also authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and has presented at several national urologic conferences. During his training as a resident, he was involved in a medical mission in Africa with the International Volunteers in Urology (IVUmed). In addition to general urology, Dr Abedi’s clinical interests include stone surgery, metabolic evaluation and prevention of stones, and robotic urologic surgery.
In his free time, Dr. Abedi enjoys traveling and playing basketball.