Director, Complex Reconstruction and Malformations Program
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Urology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Evalynn Vasquez is an Assistant Professor of Urology working in the Division of Pediatric Urology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Dr. Vasquez serves as the Director of our Complex Reconstruction and Malformations Program. In addition to seeing patients at CHLA, she has office hours at our satellite locations in Long Beach, Torrance and Thousand Oaks. Dr. Vasquez is originally from South Pasadena and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. She then went to medical school at Saint Louis University where she earned a dual MD-MBA degree. After graduation she started her residency at Saint Louis University, then completed her residency in Urology at Loyola University in Chicago. She went on to complete her Pediatric Urology Fellowship through Harvard University’s program at Boston Children’s Hospital.

During her fellowship, she worked in a basic science lab studying proteins that control bladder contractility and worked with the Multi-Institutional Bladder Exstrophy Consortium (MIBEC) to produce several papers and videos. Coupled with general pediatric urology, she also has a special interest in caring for patients with hypospadias, Spina Bifida, bladder exstrophy, and cloacal exstrophy.

Education

Medical School: 

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Graduate School: 

John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University (MBA)

Internship: 

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, General Surgery

Residency: 

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, General Surgery

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Urology

Loyola University Medical Center, Urology

Fellowship: 

Boston Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Urology

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Urology

Publications: 

Borer JG, Vasquez E, Canning DA, Kryger JV, and Mitchell ME. An Initial Report of a Novel Multi-Institutional Bladder Exstrophy Consortium: A Collaboration Focused on the Primary Surgery and Subsequent Care. J Urol 193(5Suppl):1802-7, 2015

Abernethy M, Vasquez E, Kenton K, Brubaker L, Mueller E. Where Do We Place the Sacrocolpopexy Stitch? A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Investigation. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19(1): 31-3, 2013

Prasad MM, Marks A, Vasquez E, Yerkes EB, Cheng EY. Published Surgical Success Rates in Pediatric Urology--Fact or Fiction? J Urol 188(4 Suppl):1643-7, 2012

Marks A, Vasquez E, Moylan S, Diaz-Saldano D, Schreiber J, Saker M, Lindgren BW. Definition of Reliable, Objective Criteria by Abdominal Radiography to Identify Occult Constipation in Children with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. J Urol 189(4):1519-23, 2012

Vasquez E, Kallen RJ, Shore RM, Lindgren BW. Pediatric Renal Lymphangiectasia: Importance of Recognition and Accurate Renal Imaging. Urology 80(2):434-6, 2012

Research Interests: 

Bladder exstrophy repair and management within a multi-institutional collaboration

Pelvic floor laxity in adolescent females as a cause for incontinence

Pediatric urology clinical outcomes and quality improvement research

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Blvd.
MS #114
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2247Office
Fax: 323-361-8034Fax

CHLA - Long Beach

2840 Long Beach Blvd.
Suite 465
Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: 310-247-9260Office

CHLA- South Bay

3440 Torrance Blvd.
Suite 100
Torrance, CA 90503

CHLA - Thousand Oaks

415 Rolling Oaks Drive
Suite 260
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361