Author Archives: Dr. Roger Low

About Dr. Roger Low

Dr. Low is a Professor of Urology at the University of California, Davis. His clinical practice and expertise are in treating patients with urolithiasis. His treatment philosophy is providing patients information to facilitate their choosing treatments that best suit their needs and counseling patients on preventing future stone events. His research interests center on factors contributing to stone formation and development of innovative techniques to treat patients with kidney stones. He is the Residency Training Program Director in charge of training future urologists at the University of California, Davis.

How happy are you with the treatment you had for your stone? – A KidneyStoners survey.

Diagram of laser lithotripsy

Last month, we introduced a poll on stent pain and a survey on stent removal. We’ve had a great response so far, with over 500 responses to the poll and over 300 responses to the survey. You can see the … Continue reading

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Obesity and Kidney Stones

Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass

Written by Jennifer N. Wu, MD and Roger K. Low, MD University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA. Obesity is a leading public health epidemic with the prevalence in the United States exceeding 30% in most sex and age groups.1 Interestingly, the … Continue reading

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