Department of Urology

Urology at UVA stands for excellence in urologic care of patients, teaching and research. These fundamental pillars of excellence are achieved by providing the community with the resources to achieve their potential. Each resident performs surgical procedures and receives extensive teaching in ultrasound, urodynamics and other state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.


Message from the Chair

The strengths of our Urology Training Program are an outstanding full-time faculty devoted to patient care, teaching a challenging and stimulating learning experience among bright and cohesive co-residents in an environment rated one of the most desirable in the country by Money and Outdoor Magazines.

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Film Tells UVA Doctor's Story

Dr. Jay Y. Gillenwater became the youngest physician to chair the Department of Urology. Over his 45-year medical career, he pioneered the use of lithotripsy for treating kidney stones and expanded the urology department.
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UVA Team Working on ACS-Funded Study

The purpose of this study, led by Dr. Tracey Krupski, is to implement a telemedicine approach for delivering surveillance cystoscopy for bladder cancer patients in rural Virginia.
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Nationally Ranked

UVA's pediatric urology services are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. We provide care not only at UVA but also travel to satellite clinics across the state of Virginia to ensure our patient receive excellent care.
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