Marcus L. Quek, MD Marcus L. Quek, MD
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Outpatient Clinic
  • Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
    Urologic Oncology
  • Clinical / Research Interests:
    Invasive bladder cancer; use of intestinal segments in urinary tract reconstruction; retroperitoneal tumors; testicular cancer; localized and locally-advanced prostate cancer; robotic-assisted surgery; kidney cancer; penile cancer; molecular markers for prognostication of bladder and prostate cancer.
  • Practice Locations:
    Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
    Loyola Outpatient Center
  • Appointments:
    (888) LUHS-888
  • Academic Office:
    (708) 216-5098
    (708) 216-1699 (fax)
Education / Training
  • Undergraduate:
    Stanford University
    Stanford, California
    BA with Departmental Honors, Psychology
    1993
    BS, Biological Sciences
    1993
  • Medical School:
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California
    MD with Highest Distinction
    1997
  • Residency:
    • General Surgery
      LAC + University of Southern California Medical Center
      July 1998-June 1999
    • Urology
      LAC + University of Southern California Medical Center
      July 1999-June 2003
  • Fellowship:
    Urologic Oncology
    University of Southern California
    Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
    July 2003-June 2005

Board Certification:

Professional Organizations

Awards/Distinctions

  • Selected for the AUA-CUA Academic Exchange Program, Beijing, China, 2011
  • Best Reviewer Award, The Journal of Urology, 2006
  • National Cancer Institute Fellow Travel Award for the SUO/NCI Annual Winter Meeting, December 2004
  • Aventis/SWOG Urologic Oncology Fellowship, 2003-2004
  • Praecis Pharmaceuticals/ AUA Gerald P. Murphy Scholar in Urology, April 2003
  • Recipient of The Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award, May 2002
  • Second Prize, Resident Essay Contest, Los Angeles Urological Society, "Long-Term Urodynamics Follow-Up in Bladder Augmentation for Neurogenic Bladder, " June 2002
  • Resident Teaching Award, USC Department of Urology, June 2000
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, USC School of Medicine, 1997
  • Dean's Scholar, USC School of Medicine, May 1997
  • Top 10% of graduating medical school class, USC School of Medicine, May 1997.
  • Stanford University Scholar-Athlete List, Stanford University, 1989-1990

Philosophy of Patient Care
I believe that the best patient care comes from a steadfast commitment to the patient and his or her family to provide comprehensive evaluation and specialized management in a compassionate manner. Careful attention to detail in all aspects of a patent's care is required for optimal outcomes. I will do my very best to provide such care to all my patients.

Biography
Marcus L. Quek, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Urology at theLoyola University Medical Center. He specializes in all aspects of urologic oncology, with a particular emphasis on the surgical management of invasive bladder cancer and urinary tract reconstruction. He was the first urologist at Loyola to utilize the daVinci robotic system (Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics) for prostatectomies and kidney surgeries. He also has extensive experience in treating complex renal tumors, retroperitoneal sarcomas and post-chemotherapy testicular cancer.

Dr. Quek completed his undergraduate work at Stanford University with honors degrees in Biological Sciences and Psychology. He went on to the University of Southern California (USC) where he earned his medical degree, as well as induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He stayed on at USC for his residency in Urology, as well as a two year urologic oncology fellowship under the direction of Dr. Donald G. Skinner. During this time, he served as attending staff for all major oncologic and reconstructive cases at the Los Angeles + USC Medical Center and the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

Dr. Quek is currently a member of the Society of Pelvic Surgeons, American Urological Association and the Society of Urologic Oncology. He has published several original research articles in many highly-regarded peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Urology, Urology, Cancer, and Seminars in Urologic Oncology.

[ list of PubMed publications ]

Nedj Alsikafi, MD
Massimo Asolati, MD
Jeffrey D. Branch, MD
Larissa Bresler, MD
Cynthia Brincat, MD,PhD
Linda Brubaker, MD
Ahmer Farooq, DO
Colleen Fitzgerald, MD
Robert C. Flanigan, MD
Alex Gorbonos, MD
Gopal N. Gupta, MD
David A. Hatch, M.D.
Derek J. Matoka, MD
Elizabeth Mueller, MD
Marcus L. Quek, MD
Thomas M. T. Turk, MD
John S. Wheeler, MD
Eva Wojcik, MD, MIAC