Girdhari Purohit, MD, FACS, is a board-certified urologist by the American Board of Urology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is the founder of Hemet Valley Urology Medical Center in Hemet, California, and has devoted his life to helping individuals with all aspects of urology and urological conditions. He has a stellar reputation in his industry and practices with sincere compassion and care for all his patients. Dr. Purohit specializes in all male and female urological conditions, including laser treatment for enlarged prostate, benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH), extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL), and lithotripsy for kidney stones.
Dr. Purohit grew up in India, where he earned his pre-medical degree at Dungar and Sardar Patel Medical College in Bikaner, India. After completing medical school, he attended a two-year general surgery residency in India. During that residency, Dr. Purohit learned about urology and the treatment of urological conditions. He performed hundreds of surgeries that honed his now-expert surgical skills.
Upon completion of his initial residency, he attended an additional four-year urology residency program at the New York Infirmary Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. It was during this second residency that Dr. Purohit decided to continue his full-time practice in urology. Throughout his career, he has proctored many physicians in surgical procedures for radical prostatectomy and radical or partial nephrectomy.
Once he completed his medical training, he settled with his family in Hemet, California, where he has been in private practice since 1982. Dr. Purohit has been an active member of the community and at the Hemet and Menifee Valley Medical Centers. In recent years, he has served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and also has served as Chief of Medical Staff at Menifee Valley Medical Center. Since 2008, Dr. Purohit has been the Chief of Medical Staff at Hemet Valley Medical Center.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and cherishes his time vacationing with his two grandsons.