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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

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...
For a third consecutive year, rankings of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding.  According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
Anne Suskind, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Urology, wins an AGS 2017 Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for emerging investigators in the surgical and related medical specialties. This award was...
Dr. Cooperberg received the Marin Prostate Cancer Information and Support Group 2016 physician award at their February 2017 meeting.  The following was written by Stan Rosenfeld, support group leader...
UCSF is leading the United States evaluation of a new imaging technique that is helping patients and physicians better target prostate cancer treatment. Called PSMA-PET, it is especially useful in...
Richards Lyon, MD, UCSF clinical faculty member and inventor, leaves a legacy of compassionate care and pioneering inventions from a lifetime of serving others.  He died on December 7th 2016 of...