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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

In a panel chaired by UCSF Urology’s Alan Shindel, MD, MAS, the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) released new clinical practice...
UCSF’s Department of Urology 2020 chief residents—“Amazing people, surgeons, physicians, role models, and mentors,” in the words of Assistant Professor of Urology and Associate Residency Program...
The pediatric urology team at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, San Francisco and Oakland recently received word that we are, once again, number one in Northern California and 16th in the country...
The Muriel Steele Society Award is given annually by the senior residents to a UCSF woman faculty member who embodies the spirit of Muriel Steele - a woman working to identify and address the unmet...
The novel coronavirus has disrupted the world as we know it, but UCSF Urology has not halted its mission.  There are still patients to care for, residents and students to teach, and innovations to...
In the first “Zoom-Only” Urology Grand Rounds meeting, the department hosted the esteemed Paul Volberding, MD, Professor and Chair, Epidemiology & Biostatistics.  His discussion centered on...
For a sixth 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...