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.

 

Blue Light Fluorescent Cystoscopy for Detection of Bladder Cancer

UVA Urology is proud to be the only practice in the entire state of Virginia where patients can have blue light fluorescent cystoscopy for detection of bladder cancer. Blue Light Fluorescent Cystoscopy improves detection of cancerous tumors and allows for better disease management.

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Fertilization Discovery Reveals New Role for the Egg

An unexpected discovery about fertilization from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals new insights on how sperm and egg fuse and could have major implications for couples battling infertility – and may lead to a future male contraceptive. “The infertility experts here at UVA are very excited about this,” UVA Urology PhD Jeffrey J. Lysiak said. “This tells us a lot about fundamental biology, but we think it could also have important clinical applications.”
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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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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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