Department of Urology USC Institute of Urology1441 Eastlake AvenueNOR 7416Los Angeles, California 90033-9178
Phone: (323) 865-3700Fax: (323) 865-0120
Inderbir Gill Department Chair and Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation
The USC Department of Urology (Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology) at the Keck School of Medicine comprises the USC Institute of Urology. The Institute provides a complete range of sub-specialties, which deliver comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for the entire range of urologic disorders. The USC Institute of Urology consists of 20 full-time faculty and over 30 post-graduate residents and fellows, all committed to providing exceptional and innovative patient care and performing research to advance the field.
Several studies published in top medical journals by USC surgeons have found that surgical treatment of kidney cancer is not the daunting prospect it once was.
Showing that the reputation of the Keck School of Medicine of USC is well regarded in the national medical community, three top doctors in their fields have been recruited for prestigious chairmanships at other institutions.
A welcoming experience prompted a recent $600,000 gift from the Glen and Wendy Miller Family Foundation to help start a new center to explore a variety of noninvasive and minimally invasive technologies for diagnosing kidney cancer.
Inderbir Gill, chairman and professor of the Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology and founding executive director of the USC Institute of Urology, has received the Presidential Medallion, USC’s highest honor.
Newly appointed associate vice president for USC Health Sciences Public Relations and Marketing and senior associate dean of the Keck School of Medicine will provide leadership to help grow and strengthen the visibility and reputation of the entire Keck Medicine enterprise.
The Keck Medical Center of USC is currently the only health-care provider in the western United States to offer a new diagnostic tool for bladder cancer called “blue light cystoscopy.” The technology helps urologists identify more bladder tumors that are difficult to see using conventional white light cystoscopy.
Los Angeles families are encouraged to put their hearts into health at annual expo center event April 6.
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) improved its ranking by three places in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report’s "Annual Guide to Best Graduate Schools."