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What is Urology?

Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. For a term you would like defined, click here.

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Patient Care News & Highlights

Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in residence in UCSF’s Urologic Oncology Department, has won a prestigious “Rising Stars in Urology Research Award" from the Urology Care Foundation. The...
UCSF Urology has once again been named among the best departments in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s2017-2018 Best Hospitals survey. Urology is #6 this year and one of 15 adult...
Peter Carroll, MD, MPH, asked for perfection from his faculty members when he became chair of Urology at UCSF in 1996. He got it, and he gave it. As a surgeon and a researcher, Carroll cares deeply...
North Bay writer Mark G. Epstein recently published a story in the St. Helena Star about potential confusion when a patient deciphers the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for prostate...
The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons awarded its 2017 Barringer Medal to Marshall L. Stoller, MD, Professor and Vice Chair of the UCSF Department of Urology, during the April annual...
In sub-Sahara Africa, a man with urethral stricture disease (USD) can go a long time without treatment. The condition — in this region most commonly due to sexually transmitted disease or trauma —...
The Transitional Urology Program is a joint effort between UCSF Pediatric and Adult Urology to understand and care for young adults with congenital urologic conditions that will require long-term...