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UCSF Medical Center is ranked as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation for urology. Our goal is to provide skillful, compassionate and innovative care. We provide diagnosis and expert treatment for diseases of the urinary tract, including cancers, male sexual dysfunction, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, urinary stone disease, male infertility and prostate disease. We also perform urinary tract reconstruction. Prostate imaging and biopsy, cryosurgery and radioactive seed implantation for localized cancers are offered. New treatment techniques are available to patients with a variety of disorders.
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Laurence Baskin, MD, UCSF’s chief of pediatric urology and an expert in urologic reconstructive surgery, offers a case-based lesson on assessing infants and children with urologic concerns. He reveals the thought processes and tests that ...
With at least one-quarter of bladder cancer patients presenting with deadly muscle-invasive tumors, decisions on staging and treatment are profound – yet must be made swiftly.
Sima Porten, MD, discusses the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of invasive bladder cancer.
UCSF Urologist Lindsay A. Hampson, MD, a specialist in genitourinary reconstruction and male incontinence, presents current guidelines on optimal care of urethral injuries.
Doctors have backed off on routine use of the PSA test, yet prostate cancer remains the second most common fatal cancer in American men. Genitourinary oncologist Matthew R. Cooperberg, MD says that screening shouldn’t stop, it should be smarter
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UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.
The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.
UCSF's multidisciplinary transplant team is part of the largest paired kidney registry in the U.S., which provides access to living donor transplantation for incompatible pairs.