In 1987, Alan Freedman, M.D. was certified by the American Board of Urology (ABU) and has been practicing in this specialty for more than 25 years. He has continually passed rigorous additional testing and reviews required by the ABU for re-certification. His practice is centered in Newport Beach, next to Hoag Hospital’s main campus. He has served twice in the past as Chairman of Urology and has been a member of the Executive Committee. Raised in Boston, Dr. Freedman received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, graduating cum laude from Harvard College. He went on to obtain his medical doctorate from the UCLA School of Medicine. After completing a two-year Surgical Residency at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Freedman returned to UCLA Medical Center, where he completed his Residency in Urology. He has held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and the UCLA School of Medicine; and has had the privilege to train at two of the top five teaching hospitals in the country. Dr. Freedman has two children. He loves to travel, ski, read, and play alto saxophone. Live theatre and independent/foreign films are also high on his list of things to do in his spare time.