Kia Michel, M.D.

Comprehensive Urology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Towers,
8631 W. Third Street, Suite 715 E,
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-278-8330


Dr. Kia Michel is the director of robotic and minimally invasive surgery at Comprehensive Urology. He is recognized as one of the leading urologists in Los Angeles and is highly sought after by patients nationally and internationally. Along with appearing in the media and publishing in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Michel has served as a surgical mentor to numerous urologists. Given his expertise in robotics and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Michel is frequently called upon by other urologists and specialists to treat their most complex patients.

Dr. Michel has an illustrious educational background. He graduated from Whitman College, where he was a Presidential Scholar for four years. He subsequently attended the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors and was recognized by the National Medical Honor Society (AOA). After medical school, Dr. Michel completed a prestigious six-year residency program in Urologic Surgery at UCLA, where he was recognized as a Pfizer scholar in Urology.

After his residency, Dr. Michel completed another UCLA fellowship in Urological Oncology and advanced surgical techniques. His work received the recognition of the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and the American Foundation for Urologic Disease. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Michel spent several years training urologic surgeons in residency and continues to serve as a mentor to many. Throughout his career, Dr. Michel has continued to publish articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, served as a contributing author for urologic textbooks and given numerous presentations at medical and societal meetings.

Dr. Michel is one of the founding members of the prestigious Comprehensive Urology Medical Group and is currently the managing partner. Dr. Michel’s surgical expertise is complemented by his warmth and caring personality. Beloved by patients for his outstanding care, Dr. Michel has been recognized as a Top Doctor and a Super Doctor by his patients and peers year after year.

Outside of work, Dr. Michel enjoys spending time outdoors, and traveling the globe.