Larry Kretchmar MD

Dr. Kretchmar is a board certified urologist (1967) and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and attended Dartmouth College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He went to Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, graduating in 1958. Dr. Kretchmar interned and had one year of general surgery at Dartmouth Medical School (Mary Hitchcock Hospital) in New Hampshire.

He completed his urology residency at the University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, in1964 and authored or co-authored 12 scientific articles. He entered the practice of urology with Dr. Alvin Rutner at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California, in August 1964. Dr. Kretchmar served as a commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps from 1967 to 1969, spending one year at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego and one year at the naval hospital in Danang.


Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
Medical School:
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
General Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School (Mary Hitchcock Hospital)
Urology, University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York


Board Certified:
Fellow, American College of Surgeons


Northern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons, San Francisco

Office Location

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Urological Surgeons of Northern California, Inc.
Administrative Office: 2165 S. Bascom Ave., Suite B  •  Campbell, CA 95008  •  phone: (408) 963-5500  •  fax: (408) 963-5501