Ervin Kocjancic, MD

Lawrence S. Ross Professor of Urology, Vice Chairman Department of Urology, Director for the Division of Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology
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Biographical Info

Ervin Kocjancic, MD is a Professor of Urology and the Director for the Division of Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology at University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also the Vice Chairman for the college’s Department of Urology.

Dr. Kocjancic is a world-renowned expert in pelvic health, urinary incontinence and reconstructive urology, working with male and female patients. He often works with patients who have already had multiple surgeries and specializes in building new bladders.

Dr. Kocjancic’s research focuses on urogynecology, pelvic health and reconstructive urology and pelvic floor and incontinence surgery. He has also presented more than 200 papers, lectures and abstracts internationally and has taught and practiced throughout Italy, where he received his medical and urologic training at University of Trieste and University of Milan.

Recently, Dr. Kocjancic received the Lawrence S. Ross, MD Professorship in Urology, which will allow him to continue his research in the field of medical therapy for overactive bladders and neo-procedures for incontinence. In 2013 he was named the Urology Department’s Faculty of the Year and the Journal of Urology’s Reviewer of the Year in the section for female urology, urodynamics and incontinence.

Dr. Kocjancic speaks eight languages, including Italian, Spanish, Slovenian and Croatian, which has allowed him to better serve patients from Chicago’s large international community.



Medical School:



University of Trieste, Italy

University of Milan, Italy

Female & Reconstructive Urology, Sava Perovic Foundation, Serbia

Research Interests


Pelvic Health and Reconstructive Urology
Pelvic Floor and Incontinence Surgery
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