Urologic Subspecialties

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Our expert team of urologic subspecialists, offer comprehensive care and focus on a broad spectrum of non-cancerous conditions that effect the urinary system. Among the conditions treated include urinary stone disease, cystinuria, pelvic organ prolapse, prostate enlargement, traumatic injuries to the genitals and urinary tract, gender-affirming surgery, erectile dysfunction, male fertility, urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction. Each day through leadership and compassion, these urologists bring excellence to urologic care with breakthrough research and innovative treatments that include minimally invasive procedures like Holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); robotic and laparoscopic surgery for ureteral reconstruction; advanced robotic surgery for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence; medical management of neurogenic bladder and are the only program in Northern California that provides complete ultrasound-guided, radiation free treatment for complex urinary stones, a safer and more effective approach than x-ray based treatments.

UROLOGIC SUBSPECIALTY CLINICS

  • Kidney stones and urinary stone disease
  • Female bladder and pelvic health
  • Male sexual and reproductive health
  • Urologic trauma and recontruction
  • Transitional urology
  • Gender-affirming surgery
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

 

 

Urologic Subspecialties News & Highlights

Dr. Sima Porten MD, MPH received the SUO’s Young Investigator Award. “This award recognizes excellence in clinical practice and/or basic research that has contributed to improvement of clinical care...
The Department of Urology recognizes the critical importance of mentorship in the creation of its innovative Faculty Mentorship Program.  Dr. Anne Suskind established the program in 2020, initially...
PGY2, urology resident, Jorge D. Mena, MD, received the 2020-21 ZSFG Krevans Award virtually at the annual ZSFG Medical Staff Meeting in June 2021 for his excellent performance during his intern year...
"Dr. Pruthi's advice on addressing physician burnout" May 12, 2021 Urology Times staffClick here to view video at Urology Times "Dr. Pruthi discusses moral injury and how it applies to physicians"...
This year Dr. Hampson, Assistant Professor of Urology and Associate Program Director for the UCSF Urology Residency Program has been recognized as Young Urologist of the Year by the American...
Dr. Davide Ruggero's research on the mechanism for resistance to obesity is highlighted by Wudan Yan in his article, "Store Fat or Burn It? Targeting a Single Protein Flips the Switch" Click here to...
Women physicians continue to shape and cultivate the changes we see in healthcare every day.  This may be through research, patient care, as an advocate, community outreach, mentorship, the list goes...