2013 Annual Meeting
The Portola Hotel
Monterey, CA
November 3-7
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Urology Professionals Welcome…

The Western Section of the American Urological Association invites all AUA members and urology professionals around the world to join us in Monterey, California for one of Urology’s top meetings. With over 300 urologists expected, the WSAUA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of urologists in the Western U.S. We provide the most cost-effective use of your time, combining superb value with comprehensive CME in a relaxing and collegial meeting environment. Families and Spouses are welcome at the Western Section!

Who Should Attend?

Urologists • Urology Residents and Fellows • Researchers • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners • Office Managers • Medical Assistants • Doctors of Osteopathy • Industry Partners

Registration Available On-Site


Dress code for the entire meeting is Business Casual.

Getting to Monterey

    Getting to the Monterey Peninsula and the Portola Hotel & Monterey Conference Center couldn’t be easier. Fly directly into Monterey’s hassle-free airport located just 10 minutes from the hotel. Airlines servicing the Monterey Peninsula Airport include American, United, Alaska, Allegiant, and US Airways, offering over 80 flights daily. Other travel options include flying into San Jose International Airport, a quick one-hour drive or San Francisco International Airport, a one and a half hour drive down the picturesque California coast.
Suggested Meeting Travel Dates:  Arrive Saturday, Nov. 2 & Depart Thursday, Nov. 7 after 2pm

See a beautiful Map of Monterey

Shuttle service is available to the hotel from Monterey, San Francisco and San Jose airports

The Portola Hotel & Spa does not have a hotel shuttle service; however, guests are encouraged to call the Monterey Shuttle Airbus or Yellow Cab Taxi service to and from the hotel.

Weather:  The autumn season in Monterey is normally the warmest time of the year, with light rainfall and plenty of sunshine. Temperatures can reach around 21°C / 70°F and nights are cool so bring proper clothing.

Dress code for the entire meeting is Business Casual.
       Arrangements Committee
Program committee
  • Harcharan Gill, M.D., Chairman
  • Nitay Gill, Spouse Hospitality
  • David Benjamin, M.D., Advisor
  • Andrew Knorr, M.D., Biking
  • Marc Iseri, M.D., Tennis
  • Joseph Franks, M.D., Kayaking
  • Harcharan Gill, M.D., Fun Run
  • Joseph C. Presti, Jr., MD, Oakland, CA, Chairman(Posters)
  • Theresa Koppie, MD, (OHSU), (DVD/Blad.Uret.)
  • Richard Grady, MD, (Univ of WA), (Peds/Sex Med)
  • Larissa Rodriquez, M.D. (UCLA), (Pelv. Floor)
  • Christopher Kane, M.D. (UCSD), (Prostate)
  • Ben Chew, M.D. (UBC), Vancouver, BC, (Kid/Lap, Calc)
  • John M. Barry, M.D. (OHSU), Portland, OR(Round Table)
  • John C. Prince, M.D., (LLUMC), Santa Ana, CA  (Round Table)


Contact Us
Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or need any assistance at (714) 550-9155, info@wsaua.org. We look forward to seeing you in Monterey!
Portola Hotel at Monterey Bay
Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, Ca 93940
Toll Free: (888) 222-5851, Direct: (831) 649-4511 Fax: (831) 372-0620 email: info@portolahotel.com
Important Dates

  • Presenters File Submission Deadline - September 13
  • Hotel room block cutoff date - September 20
  • Pre-Registration Deadline - October 17



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Boston Scientific

Bostwick Laboratories

California Medical Specialties


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Western Section AUA / 1950 Old Tustin Avenue / Santa Ana, CA 92705 Phone: (714) 550-9155 / Fax: (714) 550-9234 / Email: info@wsaua.org

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