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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

On October 6, 2017, UCSF’s Department of Urology celebrated its 100th anniversary with an educational seminar, a black-tie gala and the release of a book commemorating the department’s first century...
Anobel Y. Odisho, MD, MPH, joins UCSF Urology as the newest member of the multidisciplinary urologic oncology team.  Dr. Odisho, who attended medical school here at UCSF and also completed his...
The newest faculty member to join UCSF Urology, Male Reproductive Health, is former UCSF Andrology Fellow, Alan Shindel, MD, MAS.  After completing his fellowship, Dr. Shindel accepted a position at...
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...