Department of Urology

About the Department

The Department of Urology of the Keck School of Medicine is a renowned facility providing leading edge treatments, research and clinical care for all areas of urology. As a whole, the department is rapidly growing and emerging as a world-class program.

Students will experience a challenging three-prong curriculum consisting of academic, clinical and research opportunities. Dedicated to advancing the field of urology, students will be exposed to accomplished faculty, researchers, surgeons and oncologists who deal with a broad spectrum of clinical urologic subspecialties and particular expertise in advancing robotic, open and endourologic surgical procedures. Hands-on, real world clinical experience with a diverse patient population promises an engaging, unique learning experience.

About the Department of Urology

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“We are proud of our past and passionate about our future. Our team is committed to excellence and breaking new ground. We are committed to comprehensive world-class urologic care.”
Inderbir S. Gill, MD, MCh
Professor and Chairman, Institute of Urology
Chair’s Corner

Clinical Activities

Our clinical forte is cutting-edge robotic, open and endourologic surgical expertise covering the entire breadth of urology, delivered in an exceptional, personalized, patient-centered setting.

Faculty members practice the complete range of urologic subspecialties and are able to provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for the entire range of urologic disorders. We provide patient care, educate future physicians and conduct research in the following specialties:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Endourology
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Men’s Health
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Urology and Prosthetics
  • Testis Cancer
  • Urology Preventive Medicine

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Department News

Broad Innovation Award winners aim to reduce bathroom breaks with stem cells

Having a baby can change a woman’s life in one way that she is often too embarrassed to mention. Childbirth can cause urinary incontinence, which affects up to 13 million people and incurs $16.3 billion in annual treatment costs in the United States alone. To address this common problem, this year’s winners of the Eli
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Department Events

Robotic, Laparoscopic & Open Urology: A new program from USC Urology Apprentice - April 2017

Robotic, Laparoscopic & Open Urology: A new program from USC Urology Apprentice – April 2017

04/17/2017 - 04/21/2017
USC Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA
All Day

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Keck School Events

Department of Preventive Medicine: USC Public Health Career Fair

Department of Preventive Medicine: USC Public Health Career Fair

03/24/2017
SSB Patio 2011 N. Soto St, Los Angeles, CA
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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