Richard Gerald Harris, MD

Richard G. Harris, MD, was elected to as president of LUGPA’s 2019 Board of Directors at the 10th Annual Meeting held November 1-3 in Chicago.

Prior to being elected LUGPA president, he served as president-elect and secretary and has been a member of the LUGPA Board of Directors since 2010.

“I am honored to be elected as president of LUGPA’s board,” said Dr. Harris. “I hope to further elevate LUGPA’s mission during my tenure as president by preserving and protecting independent urology practices. To do so, we will continue to champion the independent, integrated model of urological care, especially at such a critical time in healthcare.”

Dr. Harris is a founding member and CEO of UroPartners, an integrated urology practice with more than 60 physicians. Dr. Harris has been a practicing urologist in Chicago for more than thirty years.

Dr. Harris attended Washington University in St. Louis and the Chicago Medical School. He then completed his residency in general surgery and urology at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, and currently serves as the assistant clinical professor of urology. His main focus in urology is prostate cancer, specifically metastatic castrate resistant cancer.