Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
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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UCSF pediatric providers offer guidance based on their experience with urinary incontinence, testicle abnormalities and phimosis. Their game plan for getting kids from wet to dry breaks down incontinence types, explains the constipation ...
This presentation from pelvic medicine specialist Michelle E. Van Kuiken, MD, will get primary care providers up to speed on the wide range of urinary disorders, with diagnostic criteria and treatment options for overactive bladder, recurrent ...
Raj S. Pruthi, MD, chair of the UCSF Department of Urology, discusses the most common urological conditions prompting patients to seek care, with updated guidance on tests and treatments for UTIs, kidney stones, ED, prostate cancer and ...
This case-based presentation by UCSF Chief of Pediatric Urology Laurence S. Baskin, MD, provides clarity on which conditions are emergencies that need specialty care.
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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In its commitment to tailoring prostate cancer treatment to the needs of each patient, UC San Francisco’s Department of Urology uses focal therapy as an important option for men with clinically significant cancers that are located in one ...
Our pediatric urologists and nurse practitioners are experts in the treatment of genital and urologic conditions in children and adolescents.
Method is a ‘game changer’ that should become the standard of care, say UCSF researchers who validated its effectiveness.
Single-port robotic surgery for bladder and prostate cancer: Interview with Dr. Raj Pruthi
Deborah B. Adey, MD Medical Director, Kidney Transplant, shares some very exciting news regarding upcoming changes to the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant program.
Now you can schedule a virtual second-opinion consult for any patient with IBD, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, pouchitis and IBD-undetermined.
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.