California Urological Association: A Powerful Voice for California Urologists

Overview

Evolution of CUA

Officers

Representatives to CMA

Past Presidents

Committees

Committees

Committee Assignments

California Urological Association, Inc.
2011-2013 (Two- Year Term)

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY CMTE / MEDICARE CARRIER ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
(Southern California)

Jeffrey E. Kaufman, M.D.
720 North Tustin Ave., Ste. 101
Santa Ana, CA 92705
TEL: (714) 973-4600 / FAX: (714) 547-1259
Email: uroman@aol.com

COMMISSION ON LEGISLATION:

Term: 2010-2012
REP: Demetrios Simopoulos, M.D.
1000 Fowler Way, Suite 5
Placerville, CA 95667
TEL: (530) 626-1277/ FAX: (530) 626-1277
Email: demetrios7@sbcglobal.net

ALT: Douglas O. Chinn, M.D.
65 N. First Ave., #102
Arcadia, CA 91006
TEL: (626) 574-7111/ FAX: (626) 574-3157
Email: dchinn3@gmail.com

COMMISION ON SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS FOR UROLOGY:

Vito Imbasciani, M.D.
6041 Cadillac Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
TEL: (323) 857-4198 / FAX: (323) 857-3891
Email: vito.d.imbasciani@kp.org

AUDIT COMMITTEE:


John C. Prince, M.D., Chair
3622 E. Westridge Drive
Orange, CA 92867
TEL: (714) 974-4889 / FAX: (714) 974-4889
Email: chezpee@socal.rr.com

BY-LAWS COMMITTEE:

John C. Prince, M.D., Chair
3622 E. Westridge Drive
Orange, CA 92867
TEL: (714) 974-4889 / FAX: (714) 974-4889
Email: chezpee@aol.com

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE:

Jeffrey E. Kaufman, M.D. 
720 N. Tustin Ave., Suite 101
Santa Ana, CA 92705
TEL: (714) 973-4600 / FAX: (714) 547-1259
Email: uroman@aol.com

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE COMMITTEE:

Douglas Chinn, M.D., Chair
65 N. First Avenue, #101
Arcadia, CA 91006
TEL: (626) 574-7111 / FAX: (626) 574-3157
Email: dchinn3@earthlink.net

Joseph D. Schmidt, M.D.
UCSD Medical Center, Urology
200 West Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
TEL: (619) 543-5904 / FAX: (619) 543-6573
Email: planeige@ucsd.edu

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE:

James Mooney, M.D.
3300 Webster St., Ste. 710
Oakland, CA 94609
TEL: (510) 465-5800 / FAX: (510) 839-8984
Email: jkmjrsf@aol.com

Danny Keiller, M.D.
4033 Third Ave., Ste. 400
San Diego, CA 92103
TEL: (619) 299-0670 / FAX: (619) 299-4907
EMAIL: dankeiller@pacbell.net

CTAF REPRESENTATIVE: 

Robert Eisenberg, M.D.
1541 Florida Ave., Ste. 306
Modesto, CA 95350
TEL: (209) 521-0870 / FAX: (209) 521-4177
Email: rbemd@yahoo.com

INTERFACE WITH PAYORS:

Jeffrey E. Kaufman, M.D.
720 N. Tustin Ave., Suite 101
Santa Ana, CA 92705
TEL: (714) 973-4600 / FAX: (714) 547-1259
Email: uroman@aol.com

Richard A. Cerruti, M.D., Chair
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy, Suite 321
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
TEL: (949) 365-8000 / FAX: (949) 364-8005
Email: richard.cerruti@urologymedical.com

INTERMEDIARY TO INSURANCE PAYORS:

TBD

CTAF/CMA/AACU Key Contacts

CAL. TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT FORUM (CTAF):

Sandy Mills, R.N.
Clinical Consultant, Technology Assessment
California Technology Assessment Forum
Blue Shield of California Foundation
TEL: 415-229-5468
www.ctaf.org

CMA PRESIDENT:

James T. Hay, M.D.

CMA CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/EVP: 

Joseph Dunn, Esq.
1201 J Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814

EXECUTIVE TO PRES/EXEC OFFICERS:

Julia O'Brien
TEL: 916-551-2022 / FAX: 916-551-2070
Email: jobrien@cmanet.org

MEDI-CAL CMA CONTACT:

Frank Navarro
1201 J Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95814
TEL: 916-551-2046

CMA COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION:

TBD

Susan Bassett
Director, Grass Roots Advocacy
Center of Government Relations
1201 J Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
TEL: 916-444-5532/FAX: 916-444-5689
Email: sbassett@cmanet.org

SPECIALTY DELEGATION TO THE CMA:

Shannon Smith-Crowley, Executive Director
TEL: 916-457-5217
Karen Burkhardt, Operations Manager
TEL: 209-772-8097
Cara Crowley, Event Coordinator
TEL: 916-213-1616

CMA YOUNG UROLOGIST REPRESENTATIVE:

QueLinda Smith, Assistant
TEL: 916-551-2073
Email: qsmith@cmanet.org

CMA MEDICAL & REGULATORY POLICY:

Sandra E. Bressler
Vice President, Medical & Regulatory Policy, CMA
221 Main Street, Suite 580
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: 415-882-5171
Email: sbressler@cmanet.org
Tina Brumbaugh, Assistant
TEL: 415-882-3368 
Email: tbrumbaugh@cmanet.org

CMA GOVERNMENT RELATIONS:

Dustin Corcoran, Vice President
1201 J Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
TEL: 916-444-5532 / FAX: 916-444-5689
Julia Carroll, Executive Assistant 
Email: jcarroll@cmanet.org

OUTREACH AND PROGRAMS OFFICER FOR STUDENTS, RESIDENTS, AND YOUNG PHYSICIANS

Adam Dorsey
TEL: 916-551-2056 / FAX: 916-551-2027
Email: adorsey@cmanet.org

AACU STATE SOCIETY NETWORK

American Association of Clinical Urologists
1111 N. Plaza Drive, Suite 550
Schaumburg, IL 60173
TEL: 847-517-1050 / FAX: 847-517-7229
Email: statesociety@aacuweb.org
www.aaucweb.org/govaffairs/in.states.asp

NATIONAL HERITAGE INSURANCE COMPANY (NHIC)

Bruce Quinn, MD 
Medical Director NHIC
1055 West 7th Street, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90017
TEL: 213-593-6801 / FAX: 213-593-5921
Email: Bruce.Quinn@eds.com
Estela Lara, Administrative Assistant 
TEL: 213-593-6832

BOARD MEMBERS-AT-LARGE:

Frank E. Staggers, M.D.
6561 Bret Harte Court
Castro Valley, CA 94552
TEL: 510-582-1529 
Email: festaggerssr@pol.net 

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