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The University of Virginia Health System has long been recognized for its extensive efforts in research, education and clinical care; efforts that extend to the Department of Urology.  Whether it’s inpatient or outpatient services, UVa offers innovative care for a wide variety of urological disorders using the latest methods and technology provided by some of the country’s foremost doctors known worldwide for their specialty care.

Raymond A. Costabile, M.D., Chair

The Department of Urology- 2018 Top 50 Department in the Country by US News and World Report!

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Read a message from Dr. Raymond A. Costabile, Chairman.


  • ACS-Funded Study of Novel Urology-Telemedicine Model: A Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society led by PI Dr. Tracey Krupski (Department of Urology). The multidisciplinary team includes other Co-Investigators from Urology, the School of Nursing, and Telemedicine. The purpose of this study is to implement a telemedicine approach for delivering surveillance cystoscopy for bladder cancer patients in rural Virginia. The novel tele-cystoscopy model aims to improve compliance rates with surveillance guidelines and detect cancer recurrence earlier. The project is titled “Tele-cystoscopy: Widening Access to Bladder Cancer Surveillance”.
  • “The Signature of Sperm” the mini-documentary by Dr. John Herr
  • Fitness Series 1 – UVA Urology Department