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
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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

Gangning Liang, MD, PhD, Inderbir Gill, MD, Mch, Mariana Stern, PhD

USC Institute of Urology to examine methods for increased precision, decreased risks of prostate cancer diagnostics

Grants from the National Institutes of Health will support the study of MR-ultrasound image fusion and DNA methylation markers in prostate biopsy tissue The USC Institute of Urology, recently ranked in the top 15 Best Hospitals nationwide for urology by U.S. News and World Report, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health to advance
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Keck School Events

6th Annual USC Hands-On Neuro-Endoscopy Course for Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology Residents

6th Annual USC Hands-On Neuro-Endoscopy Course for Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology Residents

01/27/2016 - 01/28/2017
Keck School of Medicine, Surgical Skills Simulation and Education Center, 2250 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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