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About the Department of Urology

Top Rankings

As a leader in research and patient care, UC San Diego Urology is committed to providing the latest in expert and compassionate treatment, performing innovative research, and training the next generation of top urologists. We are consistently ranked among the best in the nation by US News & World Report.

Clinical Care

Our clinical faculty serve a broad mix of patients from San Diego and beyond. Our clinical care is provided in locations throughout the county. Our surgeons are skilled in the full range of urologic surgical procedures, from the latest minimally invasive techniques, including robotic prostatectomy and MRI-guided prostate biopsy, to extensive reconstructive surgeries for genitourinary cancers and trauma. Please visit our areas of expertise page for more information about the clinical care we provide.


UC San Diego is recognized as one of the most successful scientific universities in the world. In collaboration with UC San Diego Health and UC San Diego School of Medicine, urology’s strategic focus is on clinical excellence. Find out more abour our research.


We are dedicated to excellent physician training through our ACGME-accredited residency program; fellowships in pediatric urology, urologic oncology and endourology; and continuing medical education through grand rounds, faculty lectures and conferences.