Dr. Y. Mark Hong, M.D. is a Board-certified Urologist specializing in minimally invasive surgery at his practice, Integrative Urology. Upon graduating Summa Cum Laude from Rice University, Dr. Hong attended Stanford University School of Medicine where he received numerous awards and research fellowships in areas ranging from Prostate Cancer to Tissue Engineering with artificial nerve grafts.
Dr. Hong continued his general surgery training at the world-renowned Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and his urological surgery residency at Harvard Medical School. While attending Harvard, Dr. Hong was selected as a national CaPSURE scholar. This prestigious research fellowship allowed Dr. Hong to work alongside and lead projects with world-leading scientists from both the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the University of California - San Francisco. Dr. Hong’s research on prostate cancer and the fear of cancer recurrence remains one of the first works of its kind in published literature.
Dr. Hong completed a robotic and minimally invasive surgery fellowship at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. In 2009, Dr. Hong was internationally recognized as an expert in minimally invasive surgery by the Endourological Society in Munich, Germany. He has been published in almost every major international urological journal, having authored publications ranging from prostate cancer detection to healthcare policy.
Dr. Hong is one of the world’s first board-certified urologists to complete a fellowship in Integrative Medicine. Having trained under Dr. Andrew Weil at University of Arizona, Dr. Hong recognizes healing comes from all aspects of one’s health, not just medications or surgeries. Dr. Hong is the founding member of Integrative Urology, a new practice rooted in the belief the body has a natural ability to cure. Dr. Hong prides himself on treating his patients with integrity, respect, and compassion. The same principles he’s built the foundation of his practice, Integrative Urology.