Franklin Gaylis MD
Chief Scientific Officer Genesis Healthcare Partners, San Diego
Medical Director, PPS Analytics
Voluntary Professor, Urology, UC San Diego, California
Franklin Gaylis MD, FACS, is Chief Scientific Officer of Genesis Healthcare Partners (GHP), an Integrated Urology Group, and voluntary Professor of Urology at the University of California, San Diego. He received his MBBCh/MD (Cum Laude) from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he graduated in the top 5% of his medical school class.
After a year of basic science research, Dr. Gaylis completed his general surgical training at the University of Minnesota and his specialty training in urology at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. He was nominated to the distinguished Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at Northwestern.
Franklin Gaylis is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the California Medical Association and American Urological Association. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Urology. He lectures nationally and internationally on the subject of medical quality. His research has been published in clinical journals such as Urology, Journal of Urology, and New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Gaylis’ practice has focused on early and late stage prostate cancer. He actively pursues cutting edge research on quality improvement and methods to optimize clinical outcomes.
He has developed clinical tools aimed at improving outcomes following radical prostatectomy as well as reducing cost. Dr. Gaylis has also developed a urinary tract dilator instrument to facilitate the efficient removal of kidney stones. It has improved the safety of the procedure as well as significantly reducing costs.
We are honored to have Franklin Gaylis MD as the moderator for our upcoming first virtual Genetics Symposium to be held on October 15th, 2020 at 5.00 PM PST