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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... Read More

Patient Care News & Highlights

With the shift in learning to virtual platforms in the setting of the COViD pandemic, simulation education must follow suit. To respond to this need, Dr. Bayne and his team have created multiple...
Only a handful of surgeons in the country are trained to perform single-port robotic surgeries for bladder cancer and prostate cancer. Dr. Raj Pruthi, chair of the UCSF Department of Urology and a...
The Department of Urology is pleased to announce expansion of its program in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery with the addition of Michelle Van Kuiken, MD, to the faculty. Dr. Van...
At various times during her years of medical training and early career, Anne Suskind, MD, MCS, FACS, FPMRS, benefited from what she considers excellent mentors - professors and physicians who...
In August, friends and colleagues gathered virtually to celebrate Dr. Peter Carroll’s 24 years as chair of UCSF’s Department of Urology—not just with glowing, heartfelt words, but with the creation...
For David B. Bayne, MD, MPH, being offered an Assistant Professorship at UCSF was both an end and a beginning.  The end of a long, challenging, enlightening, joyful and methodical process of building...
The doorbell rings, a package is delivered, and history is cemented. Each year, the American Urological Association (AUA) honors the contributions of physician researchers and educators to the field...