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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

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...
The presentation, “Genomic screening should be done,” presented by Matt Cooperberg, MD, MPH at the European Association of Urology 2018 conference held in March 2018 has been chosen as a Selected...
Tad Taube never does anything halfway. Concerned that the Holocaust overshadowed the centuries-long history of Jewish culture in Poland, Taube – a Jewish native of Krakow who escaped at age 8 just...
In a recent paper published in Urology author Paul Alpert, MD discusses his work, “New Evidence for the Benefit of PSA Screening: Data From 400,887 Kaiser Permanente Patients.” The study objective...
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today announced a change in its recommendations for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening. Based on a reanalysis of data from two large...