Mark Jordan, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S. (C)

Dr.-Mark-Jordan-UCI-Urology - Urologist - Orange County, CA

Specialty: Kidney Cancer Urological Cancers

Residency Program Director, HS Clinical Professor

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Dr. Jordan specializes in renal transplantation, renal and renovascular surgery, urologic oncology, and robotic surgery. He has given numerous international and national lectures. His multiple recognitions include:

  • Nominated for Golden Apple Teaching Award by the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School Student Council (2011, 2012)
  • Named Top Doctor by New York Magazine (2012)
  • Named Top New York Doctor for Cancer (2013)
  • Named Top Doctor in New York (2012, 2013)
  • Named Top Doctor in New York/Jersey (2013)
  • Named to list of Best Doctors in U.S. News and World Report (2012, 2013)
  • Named one of the “Best Doctors in America” consecutively from 1994 to present


Dr. Jordan earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto Medical School and completed residency at the Gallie training program in Surgery and Urology. Next, he completed fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Minnesota prior to returning to the University of Toronto as a faculty member. Dr. Jordan joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and served there for 14 years, advancing to Professor of Surgery with Tenure and Director of the Urologic Renal Transplant Division at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Jordan was then recruited to the position of Harris L. Willits Chair and Program Director of the Urology Division in the Department of Surgery at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. He was also appointed Professor of Surgery (Tenured) at New Jersey Medical School and Chief of Urology at University Hospital in Newark. He joined the Department of Urology at UC Irvine in 2013, as Professor and Residency Program Director.

Roles & Memberships:

Dr. Jordan currently serves as: President of the Society of Urologic Chairs and Program Directors (SUCPD), Councilor for the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He has written 12 chapters in medical textbooks and published more than 200 journal articles.

He was previously SUCPD Secretary-Treasurer, from 2011 to 2012, and served on the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2011. He was on the Examination Committee for the American Board of Urology, the Audit Committee for the American Urologic Association, and the Executive Committee of the Northeast Section of the American Urologic Association. Additionally, he was a Councilor for the Association of Academic Surgery and is Past President of the Urologic Society for Transplantation and Renal Surgery.

Undergraduate: Forest Hill Collegiate, Secondary School Graduation Diploma
University of Toronto, Pre-Med., Arts and Science
Medical School: University of Toronto
Residency: Hospital for Sick Children, Internship in Pediatrics
University of Toronto, Residency in Urologic Surgery
Fellowship Training: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Clinical Fellowship in Renal Transplantation and Renovascular Surgery
University of Minnesota, Research Fellowship in Immunobiology and Transplantation

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