Evalynn Vasquez, MD, MBA

Evalynn Vasquez, MD, MBA

Associate Chief, Division of Urology
Director, Complex Reconstruction and Malformations Program
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Evalynn Vasquez is the Associate Chief of the Division of Urology and 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

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

Research Summary

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

Research Studies

CHLA - Long Beach
2840 Long Beach Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90806
United States

CHLA - Thousand Oaks
415 Rolling Oaks Dr
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361
United States