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Paul F. Alpert, MD, Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael urologist and colleague of UCSF Urology, will end his 39-year career in clinical urology but will remain as medical legal chief beginning August 5th.   This move will allow him to begin research with Dr.

UCSF urologists are actively enrolling interested candidates undergoing robot assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) to a new study that utilizes a patient’s own tissue to create a hammock-like support for the urethra called a “sling.” Investigators are testing this technique, firs

John E. Nidecker III will lead a new monthly Prostate Cancer Support Group for the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Matthew Cooperberg, MD, MPH, associate professor in the departments of urology and epidemiology & biostatistics, will hold the newly created Helen Diller Family Chair in Urology.

Kirsten L. Greene, MD, MS, named vice chair of education for the department of urology...

UCSF Medical Center placed seventh nationally in urology in the recently released 2013-14 US News & World Report hospital rankings...

The UCSF Department of Urology is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Laurence Baskin to the Frank Hinman, Jr., MD, Distinguished Professorship in Pediatric Urology. Dr. Baskin is chief of pediatric urology and director of the pediatric urology fellowship program.

Men with prostate cancer may significantly improve their survival chances with a simple change in their diet, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found.

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