Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD

Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD

Urology in San Diego, CA

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Speaks English and Spanish


 (858) 657-7580

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Office Hours

Monday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed
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About Dr. Santiago-Lastra


Dr. Yahir Santiago-Lastra, MD is a urologist in San Diego, California. She is affiliated with UC San Diego Health. Her clinical interests include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence in both women and men, voiding dysfunction, urodynamic studies, and lower urinary tract conditions caused by neurologic disorders. As a surgeon, she performs robotic, vaginal, endoscopic and open surgical procedures to treat these varied conditions. She also has a specialized transitional Urology clinic for men and women who were born with urologic conditions like spina bifida, bladder exstrophy, and cerebral palsy. She is a member of the Neurogenic Bladder Research Group.

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Services Offered



Urinary incontinence
Pelvic organ prolapse
Sacral neuromodulation
Overactive bladder
Urinary diversion
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
Robotic urologic surgery
Vaginal surgery

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2014 - 2016

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Urology, 2009 - 2013

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2008 - 2010

University of Puerto Rico
Class of 2008

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Medical Licenses

CA State Medical License
2016 - 2020

MI State Medical License
2014 - 2018

MA State Medical License
2013 - 2016

MA State Medical License
2008 - 2013

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Work Experience


UCSD Department Of Surgery
San Diego, CA
2016 - Present


University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
Present

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Hospital Affiliations

UC San Diego Health
Current Affiliation
San Diego, CA

Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital
Former Affiliation
Boston, MA

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Professional Memberships

American Urological Association - AUA
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Multi-Institutional Outcomes for Simultaneous and Staged Urinary and Fecal Diversions in Patients Without Cancer.
Urology
Barboglio Romo, P. G.,Santiago-Lastra, Y.,Myers, J. B.,Pathak, P.,Elliott, S. P.,Cotter, K. A.,Stoffel, J. T.
1/26/2018

Extended Case Duration and Hypotension Are Associated With Higher-grade Postoperative Complications After Urinary Diversion for Non-oncological Disease.
Urology
Santiago-Lastra, Y.,Mathis, M. R.,Andraska, E.,Thompson, A. L.,Malaeb, B. S.,Cameron, A. P.,Clemens, J. Q.,Stoffel, J. T.
9/20/2017

Myopericytoma tumor of the glans penis.
Can J Urol
Rodriguez D, Cornejo KM, Sadow PM, Santiago-Lastra Y, Feldman AS
6/2015

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Journal Article

Dealing with the Difficult Patient Encounter
AUA Update Series
Santiago­LastraY,Hollingsworth J
1/1/2015

Urologic Cancer Surveillancein Patients with Bladder Augmentation
Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports
Santiago­Lastra Y, Cameron AP
1/1/2015

Long­-term Complications of the Neurogenic Bladder
Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports
Santiago­Lastra Y, Stoffel JT
1/1/2015

Abstract

National Trends in Utilization of Surgical Therapies for Male Post­- Prostatectomy Incontinence.
SUFU Winter Meeting
Santiago­Lastra Y, Malaeb BS
1/1/2016
New Orleans, LA

Variation in Definitions of Urinary Tract Infection in the Spinal Cord Injury Literature: A Systematic Review.
AUA North Central Section Meeting
Santiago­Lastra Y, Cameron A
1/1/2015
Amelia Island, FL

Real­-world Effectiveness of Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation.
International Continence Society Meeting
Santiago­Lastra Y, Oldendorf A, Stoffel J, ClemensJ Q, Cameron AP
1/1/2015
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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