Department of Urology

  • Welcome to the Department of Urology

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  • Institute for Prostate & Urologic Cancers

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  • New innovations in robotic surgery

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  • We are leaders in urologic patient care, education, and teaching, recognized as one of the premier programs in the country. Building on a rich history, we continue to innovate in many areas including cancer, stones, infertility, and pediatric urology. Read more
  • Each year, more than 200,000 people are diagnosed with prostate cancer. We are driven to discover new treatments and cures for one of the most common cancers.

    Our institute – the first of its kind in the nation – offers a full range of medical services in one location. Our doctors focus their combined expertise on providing swift and accurate diagnosis, and leading-edge treatments. Learn more
  • The da Vinci® Surgical System is a minimally invasive approach that uses the latest in surgical technology. It’s often ideal for both complex and delicate urologic surgeries. At the U of M, we’re leaders in the development and use of this innovative treatment method. Read more

Patient Services & Clinics

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Clinical trials

Find cancer-focused trials through the Masonic Cancer Center or see a complete list of open trials.

University of Minnesota Physicians

Our physician-researchers deliver patient care through UMPhysicians – a multi-specialty group practice for U of M faculty. Learn more

Patient resource library

From the most common urologic conditions to the most complex, find resources to support your path to health. Read more

Facilities & Programs

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Center for Research in Education & Simulation Technologies

Using novel simulation models, CREST drives new curricula models that enhance education for the next generation of surgeons. Go to CREST site

Kidney Cancer Program

Providing leading-edge diagnostic techniques and treatments, this program also enhances care with education and resources for patients and families. Get more information

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  • Last modified on October 15, 2015