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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

The Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with tributes presented at their 2019 winter meeting.  SUFU...
UCSFUrology's Thomas Chi, MD was recently interviewed by Business Insider's Hillary Brueck.  He reminds all to drink water...especially when you are dieting.  Click here for full article.    
For a fifth consecutive year, rankings of National Institutes of Health (NIH) biomedical research funding put UCSF in first place for urology funding. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for...
Davide Ruggero, PhD et al published "Translation control of the immune checkpoint in cancer and its therapeutic targeting" in Nature Medicine.  Explains UCSF.edu's Nicoletta Lanesse, their "...
Lindsay Hampson, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor of Urology was selected to receive the 2018-2019 Short-Term Mentor Award after being nominated by mentee, Michael Sadighian. Says Mallar Bhattancharya,...
UCSF Urology was, once again, ranked as one of the very best urology programs in the United States in the 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey. Its ranking of #4 in the nation...
In urology, there are many conditions diagnosed in infancy and childhood that require lifelong care, which means that patients must ultimately make a transition from pediatric to adult care as they...