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Marcus Quek, MD, FACS

Marcus Quek, MD, FACS

Urology

Professor
Medical Director, Urology

Languages Spoken

English
Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (201 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Benign Prostatic Enlargement (BPH)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Complex Kidney Cysts
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Tumor
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic/Radical Prostatectomy
  • Testicular Cancer

About Dr. Quek

Interests
Golf, Piano, Wine and Food, Violin, Family/Friends

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Residency
Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center - Surgery: General Surgery
Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center - Urology
Fellowship
  • USC Medical Center/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center - Urologic Oncology

Board Certification

American Board of Urology

Research

  • Adhesive Bowel Obstruction Following Urologic Surgery: Improved Outcomes with Early Intervention. Blackwell, RH; Kothari, AN; Shah, A; Gang, W; Quek, ML; Luchette, FA; Flanigan, RC; Kuo, PC; Gupta, GN, Current urology
  • Mixed Epithelial and Stromal Tumor of the Kidney with Extension into Inferior Vena Cava: Case Report and Discussion of Adult Biphasic Cystic Renal Lesions and the Significance of Vascular Involvement. Picken, MM; Bova, D; Pins, MR; Quek, ML, Case reports in pathology
  • Robot-assisted radical cystectomy versus open radical cystectomy in patients with bladder cancer (RAZOR): an open-label randomised, phase 3, non-inferiority trial., Parekh, DJ; Reis, IM; Castle, EP; Gonzalgo, ML; Woods, ME; Svatek, RS; Weizer, AZ; Konety, BR; Tollefson, M; Krupski, TL; Smith, ND; Shabsigh, A; Barocas, DA; Quek, ML; Dash, A; Kibel, AS; Shemanski, L; Pruthi, RS; Montgomery, JS; Weight, CJ; Sharp, DS; Chang, SS; Cookson, MS; Gupta, GN; Gorbonos, A; Uchio, EM; Skinner, E; Venkatramani, V; Soodana-Prakash, N; Kendrick, K; Smith, JA; Thompson, IM, Lancet (London, England)
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  • Sonic hedgehog regulation of human rhabdosphincter muscle:Potential implications for treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Hehemann, M; Kalmanek, E; Choe, S; Dynda, D; Hu, WY; Quek, ML; Harrington, DA; Stupp, SI; McVary, KT; Podlasek, CA, Neurourology and Urodynamics
  • The LACE Score as a Tool to Identify Radical Cystectomy Patients at Increased Risk of 90-Day Readmission and Mortality. Saluk, JL; Blackwell, RH; Gange, WS; Zapf, MAC; Kothari, AN; Kuo, PC; Quek, ML; Flanigan, RC; Gupta, GN, Current urology
  • Design and Implementation of a Robotic Surgery Training Experience Logging System Baldea, K. G.; Thorwarth, R.; Bajic, P.; Quek, M. L.; Gupta, G. N., Journal of surgical education
  • Functional Comparison of Renal Tumor Enucleation Versus Standard Partial Nephrectomy Dong, W.; Gupta, G. N.; Blackwell, R. H.; Wu, J.; Suk-Ouichai, C.; Shah, A.; Capodice, S. E.; Quek, M. L.; Caraballo Antonio, E.; Aguilar Palacios, D.; Remer, E. M.; Li, J.; Zabell, J.; Isharwal, S.; Campbell, S. C., European urology focus
  • Physician Perceptions of Patient Health: A Comparative Analysis between Urologist and Hospitalist Perceptions of Need for Inpatient Hospitalist Comanagement Following Radical Cystectomy Hannick, J. H.; Adams, W.; Sandhu, J.; Kliethermes, S.; Mazur, D. J.; Meeks, J. J.; Sobek, S.; Coogan, C. L.; Sadaf, A.; Quek, M. L.; Schulwolf, E., Current urology
  • The value of the UroVysion(R) FISH assay in the risk-stratification of patients with "atypical urothelial cells" in urinary cytology specimens Virk, R. K.; Abro, S.; de Ubago, J. M. M.; Pambuccian, S. E.; Quek, M. L.; Wojcik, E. M.; Mehrotra, S.; Chatt, G. U.; Barkan, G. A., Diagnostic cytopathology
  • Functional Implications of Renal Tumor Enucleation Relative to Standard Partial Nephrectomy Blackwell, R. H.; Li, B.; Kozel, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Zhao, J.; Dong, W.; Capodice, S. E.; Barton, G.; Shah, A.; Wetterlin, J. J.; Quek, M. L.; Campbell, S. C.; Gupta, G. N., Urology
  • Inflammation and Hemostatic Activation may Contribute to Postsurgical Thrombosis in Patients With Bladder Cancer Abro, S.; Clark, M.; Barkan, G.; Hoppensteadt, D.; Fareed, J.; Wojick, E.; Quek, M., Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Oligometastatic Growing Teratoma Syndrome: A Case for an Aggressive Surgical Approach Gange, W. S.; Blackwell, R. H.; Biemer, J.; Barkan, G. A.; Picken, M. M.; Quek, M. L., Current urology
  • The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology: The Quest to Develop a Standardized Terminology Barkan, G. A.; Wojcik, E. M.; Nayar, R.; Savic-Prince, S.; Quek, M. L.; Kurtycz, D. F.; Rosenthal, D. L., Acta Cytologica
  • The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology: The Quest to Develop a Standardized Terminology Barkan, G. A.; Wojcik, E. M.; Nayar, R.; Savic-Prince, S.; Quek, M. L.; Kurtycz, D. F.; Rosenthal, D. L., ADVANCES IN ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY
  • Urine cytology in monitoring recurrence in urothelial carcinoma after radical cystectomy and urinary diversion Chen, H.; Liu, L.; Pambuccian, S. E.; Barkan, G. A.; Quek, M. L.; Wojcik, E. M., Cancer Cytopathology
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma involving the urinary bladder: a case report and review of the literature Chen, H.; Li, Y.; Nand, S.; Quek, M. L.; Kini, A. R.; Barkan, G. A., Diagnostic cytopathology
  • Editorial comment Ellimoottil, C.; Gupta, G. N.; Quek, M. L., Urology
  • New Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Predicts Long-Term Cardiovascular Events Following Radical Cystectomy Blackwell, R. H.; Ellimoottil, C.; Bajic, P.; Kothari, A.; Zapf, M.; Kliethermes, S.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L.; Kuo, P. C.; Gupta, G. N., The Journal of urology
  • Open Versus Robotic Radical Prostatectomy in Obese Men Ellimoottil, C.; Roghmann, F.; Blackwell, R.; Kadlec, A.; Greco, K.; Quek, M. L.; Sun, M.; Trinh, Q. D.; Gupta, G., Current urology
  • Radical cystectomy: open vs robotic approach Lau, C. S.; Blackwell, R. H.; Quek, M. L., The Journal of urology
  • The RAZOR (randomized open vs robotic cystectomy) trial: study design and trial update. Smith, ND; Castle, EP; Gonzalgo, ML; Svatek, RS; Weizer, AZ; Montgomery, JS; Pruthi, RS; Woods, ME; Tollefson, MK; Konety, BR; Shabsigh, A; Krupski, T; Barocas, DA; Dash, A; Quek, ML; Kibel, AS; Parekh, DJ, BJU international
  • Measuring the dimension of invasive component in pT1 urothelial carcinoma in transurethral resection specimens can predict time to recurrence Hu, Z.; Mudaliar, K.; Quek, M. L.; Paner, G. P.; Barkan, G. A., Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
  • Positron emission tomography-avid adrenal mass and incidental renal mass in a 70-year-old woman with newly diagnosed breast cancer Hannick, J. H.; Wang, L.; Barkan, G. A.; Perez, C.; Bova, D.; Albain, K. S.; Quek, M. L., Urology
  • Seeking a standard for adequate pathologic lymph node staging in primary bladder carcinoma Wang, L.; Mudaliar, K.; Mehta, V.; Barkan, G. A.; Quek, M. L.; Flanigan, R. C.; Picken, M. M., Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology
  • Acute acalculous cholecystitis after radical cystectomy: a report of two cases Greco, K. A.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association
  • Choosing a physician in the Yelp era Ellimoottil, C.; Kadlec, A. O.; Farooq, A.; Quek, M. L., Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons
  • Editorial comment Ellimoottil, C.; Quek, M. L.; Ellimoottil, C., Urology
  • Editorial comment. Ellimoottil, C; Hehemann, M; Quek, ML, Urology
  • Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin immunotherapy after previous prostate radiotherapy for high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer Rao, M. V.; Ellimoottil, C.; Sondej, T.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., Urologic oncology
  • Localized perirenal retroperitoneal fibrosis Ellimoottil, C.; Hart, S.; Mehta, V.; Quek, M. L., Urology
  • Online reviews of 500 urologists Ellimoottil, C.; Hart, A.; Greco, K.; Quek, M. L.; Farooq, A., The Journal of urology
  • Radical Cystectomy after BCG Immunotherapy for High-Risk Nonmuscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer in Patients with Previous Prostate Radiotherapy Rao, M. V.; Quek, M. L.; Jayram, G.; Ellimoottil, C.; Sondej, T.; Hugen, C. M.; Flanigan, R. C.; Steinberg, G. D., ISRN urology
  • Renal lymph nodes for tumor staging: appraisal of 871 nephrectomies with examination of hilar fat Mehta, V.; Mudaliar, K.; Ghai, R.; Quek, M. L.; Milner, J.; Flanigan, R. C.; Picken, M. M., Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Giant testicular seminoma. Ellimoottil, C.; Quek, M. L., Urology
  • Long-term outcomes of salvage radiotherapy for PSA-recurrent prostate cancer: validation of the Stephenson nomogram. Hugen, C. M.; Polcari, A. J.; Quek, M. L.; Garza, R. P.; Fitzgerald, M. P.; Flanigan, R. C., World journal of urology
  • Risk factors for recurrence following radical cystectomy for pathologic node negative bladder cancer. Hugen, C. M.; Polcari, A. J.; Fitzgerald, M. P.; Dauw, C.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., Journal of surgical oncology
  • Comparison of open and robot-assisted pelvic lymphadenectomy for prostate cancer. Polcari, A. J.; Hugen, C. M.; Sivarajan, G.; Woods, M. E.; Paner, G. P.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., Journal of Endourology
  • Diagnostic utility of antibody to smoothelin in the distinction of muscularis propria from muscularis mucosae of the urinary bladder: a potential ancillary tool in the pathologic staging of invasive urothelial carcinoma Paner, G. P.; Shen, S. S.; Lapetino, S.; Venkataraman, G.; Barkan, G. A.; Quek, M. L.; Ro, J. Y.; Amin, M. B., The American Journal of Surgical Pathology
  • The role of lymph node density in bladder cancer prognostication Quek, M. L.; Flanigan, R. C., World journal of urology
  • High incidence of aneuploidy in low grade urothelial carcinomas Alvarez, A.; Venkataraman, G.; Quek, M.; Flanigan, R.; Wojcik, E., International Journal of Urology
  • Management of Acquired Rectourinary Fistulas: How Often and When is Permanent Fecal or Urinary Diversion Necessary? Nunoo-Mensah, J. W.; Kaiser, A. M.; Wasserberg, N.; Saedi, H.; Quek, M. L.; Beart, R. W., Diseases of the Colon & Rectum
  • Prognostic value of the androgen receptor and its coactivators in patients with D1 prostate cancer Mori, R.; Wang, Q.; Quek, M. L.; Tarabolous, C.; Cheung, E.; Ye, W.; Groshen, S.; Hawes, D.; Togo, S.; Shimada, H.; Danenberg, K. D.; Danenberg, P. V.; Pinski, J. K., Anticancer Research
  • Renal cell carcinoma in two patients with crossed fused ectopic kidneys. Davis, C. M.; Rao, M. V.; Flanigan, R. C.; Quek, M. L., Urologia internationalis
  • Urine cytology for surveillance of the remnant urothelium after radical cystectomy and urinary diversion Fok, C. S.; Liu, L.; Venkataraman, G.; Barkan, G. A.; Flanigan, R. C.; Wojcik, E. M.; Quek, M. L., Journal of Urology
  • Adenoviral receptor expression of normal bladder and transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder Buscarini, M.; Quek, M. L.; Gilliam-Hegarich, S.; Kasahara, N.; Bochner, B., Urologia internationalis
  • Glucose-regulated protein GRP78 is up-regulated in prostate cancer and correlates with recurrence and survival Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L.; Lin, E.; Lee, C.; Cote, R. J.; Hawes, D.; Cai, J.; Groshen, S.; Lieskovsky, G.; Skinner, D. G.; Lee, A. S.; Pinski, J., Human pathology
  • The role of pelvic lymphadenectomy in the management of prostate and bladder cancer Woods, M. E.; Ouwenga, M.; Quek, M. L., Thescientificworldjournal
  • Validation of World Health Organization/International Society of Urologic Pathology 2004 classification schema for bladder urothelial carcinomas using quantitative nuclear morphometry: identification of predictive features using bootstrap method. Kapur, U.; Antic, T.; Venkataraman, G.; Durazo-Arvizu, R. A.; Quek, M. M.; Flanigan, R. C.; Wojcik, E. M., Urology
  • A critical analysis of perioperative mortality from radical cystectomy Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Daneshmand, S.; Miranda, G.; Thangathurai, D.; Roffey, P.; Skinner, E. C.; Lieskovsky, G.; Skinner, D. G., The Journal of urology
  • Adrenal myelolipoma: diagnosis and management Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L., Urology Journal
  • Evolving treatment paradigms for locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer Dorff, T. B.; Quek, M. L.; Daneshmand, S.; Pinski, J., Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
  • Genistein-induced neuroendocrine differentiation of prostate cancer cells Pinski, J.; Wang, Q.; Quek, M. L.; Cole, A.; Cooc, J.; Danenberg, K.; Danenberg, P. V., The Prostate
  • Lymphadenectomy for invasive bladder cancer: I. historical perspective and contemporary rationale Stein, J. P.; Quek, M. L.; Skinner, D. G., BJU international
  • Prognostic significance of neuroendocrine expression in lymph node-positive prostate cancer. Quek, M. L.; Daneshmand, S.; Rodrigo, S.; Cai, J.; Dorff, T. B.; Groshen, S.; Skinner, D. G.; Lieskovsky, G.; Pinski, J., Urology
  • Radical cystectomy with extended lymphadenectomy in the presence of a pelvic kidney. Quek, M. L.; Basrawala, Z.; McClung, C.; Flanigan, R. C., Urology
  • Unusual combination: emphysematous and xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis Josephson, D. Y.; Quek, M. L.; Daneshmand, S.; Stein, J. P., Issues in Urology
  • Adenomatoid tumor of the tunica albuginea Barry, P.; Chan, K. G.; Hsu, J.; Quek, M. L., International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association
  • Combined radical prostatectomy and bladder augmentation for concomitant prostate cancer and detrusor instability Quek, M. L.; Barry, P.; Stein, J. P.; Lieskovsky, G.; Ginsberg, D. A., Urology
  • Ethnic differences in neuroendocrine cell expression in normal human prostatic tissue Daneshmand, S.; Dorff, T. B.; Quek, M. L.; Cai, J.; Pike, M. C.; Nichols, P. W.; Pinski, J., Urology
  • Molecular prognostic factors in bladder cancer Buscarini, M.; Quek, M. L.; Gill, P.; Xia, G.; Quinn, D. I.; Stein, J. P., BJU international
  • Neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L., Cancer Therapy
  • Postchemotherapy residual masses in advanced seminoma: current management and outcomes Quek, M. L.; Simma-Chiang, V.; Stein, J. P.; Pinski, J.; Quinn, D. I.; Skinner, D. G., Expert Review of Anticancer Therapies
  • Prognostic significance of lymphovascular invasion of bladder cancer treated with radical cystectomy Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Nichols, P. W.; Cai, J.; Miranda, G.; Groshen, S.; Daneshmand, S.; Skinner, E. C.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • Quality of life in patients with localized prostate cancer Quek, M. L.; Penson, D. F., Urologic oncology
  • Radical cystectomy for primary neuroendocrine tumors of the bladder: the University of Southern California experience Quek, M. L.; Nichols, P. W.; Yamzon, J.; Daneshmand, S.; Miranda, G.; Cai, J.; Groshen, S.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • Renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma associated with hyperprolactinemia Quek, M. L.; Soni, R. A.; Hsu, J.; Skinner, D. G., Urology
  • The Henry/MacVicar/Hussain article reviewed Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., Oncology (08909091)
  • Current strategies for managing locally advanced bladder cancer Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., Contemporary Urology
  • Microscopic and gross extravesical extension in pathological staging of bladder cancer Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Clark, P. E.; Daneshmand, S.; Miranda, G.; Cai, J.; Groshen, S.; Cote, R. J.; Lieskovsky, G.; Quinn, D. I.; Skinner, D. G., The Journal of urology
  • Neuroendocrine differentiation in prostate cancer Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L.; Pinski, J., Recent research developments in cancer
  • New molecular markers for bladder cancer detection Quek, M. L.; Sanderson, K.; Daneshmand, S.; Stein, J. P., Current opinion in urology
  • Prognosis of patients with lymph node positive prostate cancer following radical prostatectomy - long term results Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Lieskovsky, G.; Cai, J.; Pinski, J.; Skinner, E. C.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • Prognosis of seminal vesicle involvement by transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder Daneshmand, S.; Stein, J. P.; Lesser, T.; Quek, M. L.; Nichols, P. W.; Miranda, G.; Cai, J.; Groshen, S.; Skinner, E. C.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • Pubovaginal slings for stress urinary incontinence following radical cystectomy and orthotopic neobladder reconstruction in women Quek, M. L.; Ginsberg, D. A.; Wilson, S.; Skinner, E. C.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • The importance of an extended lymphadenectomy in the management of high-grade invasive bladder cancer Quek, M. L.; Sanderson, K. M.; Daneshmand, S.; Stein, J. P., Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
  • The orthotopic T pouch ileal neobladder: experience with 209 patients Stein, J. P.; Dunn, M. D.; Quek, M. L.; Miranda, G.; Skinner, D. G., Journal of Urology
  • Transurethral injection of bulking agents for stress urinary incontinence following orthotopic neobladder reconstruction in women Wilson, S.; Quek, M. L.; Ginsberg, D. A., Journal of Urology
  • Colourachal fistula in an adult presenting with feculent umbilical drainage Quek, M. L.; Shpall, A. I.; Daneshmand, S., The Journal of urology
  • Endoscopic management of upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: long-term experience Daneshmand, S.; Quek, M. L.; Huffman, J. L., Cancer
  • Is distinction between microscopic (pt3a) and gross (pt3b) extravesical extension necessary in pathologic staging of bladder cancer Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., AUA News
  • Long-term urodynamics followup of bladder augmentation for neurogenic bladder Quek, M. L.; Ginsberg, D. A., The Journal of urology
  • Molecular prognostication in bladder cancer--a current perspective Quek, M. L.; Quinn, D. I.; Daneshmand, S.; Stein, J. P., European journal of cancer
  • Natural history of surgically treated bladder carcinoma with extravesical tumor extension Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Clark, P. E.; Daneshmand, S.; Miranda, G.; Cai, J.; Groshen, S.; Lieskovsky, G.; Quinn, D. I.; Raghavan, D.; Skinner, D. G., Cancer
  • Surgical approaches to challenging retroperitoneal disease Bochner, B. H.; Quek, M. L.; Skinner, D. G., Contemporary Urology
  • Knot formation at the mid portion of an indwelling ureteral stent Quek, M. L.; Dunn, M. D., The Journal of urology
  • Contemporary surgical techniques for continent urinary diversion: continence and potency preservation Stein, J. P.; Quek, M. L.; Skinner, D. G., Atlas of the urologic clinics of North America
  • Surgical approaches to venous tumor thrombus Quek, M. L.; Stein, J. P.; Skinner, D. G., Seminars in urologic oncology
  • Laparoscopic repair of large type III hiatal hernia: objective followup reveals high recurrence rate Hashemi, M.; Peters, J. H.; DeMeester, T. R.; Huprich, J. E.; Quek, M.; Hagen, J. A.; Crookes, P. F.; Theisen, J.; DeMeester, S. R.; Sillin, L. F.; Bremner, C. G., Journal of the American College of Surgeons