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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

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...
As a teaching institution, UCSF Urology patients are seen by world-class physicians, many of whom are also internationally recognized researchers.  The added benefit of being seen by Clinician...
A team of researchers from UCSF Urology and beyond surveyed about 7,500 men and women about their grooming habits—how often and how much they shave or wax their public hairs; their sex lives; number...
Postoperative radiotherapy can play in important role in the treatment of prostate cancer, but refining patient selection could improve outcomes and spare patients unnecessary toxicity. A UCSF team...