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.
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
- Kidney Cancer
- Men’s Health
- Pediatric Urology
- Prostate Cancer
- Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
- Reconstructive Urology and Prosthetics
- Testis Cancer
- Urology Preventive Medicine
Doctors perform the first robotic surgery to remove kidney cancer extending into the heartThe 10-hour procedure at Keck School of Medicine of USC saved the patient from risk of sudden cardiac death. A surgical team at Keck Medicine of USC pushed the boundaries of clinical care by performing the first-ever robotic, minimally invasive surgical removal of a stage IV tumor thrombus — the removal of a kidney cancer
07/24/2017 - 07/28/2017
USC Health Sciences Campus, Los Angeles, CA
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