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Urology

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Nationally Ranked in Urology

Once again, UT Southwestern Medical Center’s urology program is recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-19 as one of the best hospitals in the country for diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases.

The Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center has a distinguished team of health care providers devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the adrenal glands, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and male and female genital organs. Our urologists are pioneers in their field, researching and developing new diagnostic tests and treatments that are used all over the world.

National Referral Center With Pioneering Care

UT Southwestern’s urologists draw referrals from across the nation and are notable for their many firsts:

  • Conducted the first large bladder cancer screening study in the U.S.
  • Developed the Snodgrass repair, a surgical procedure used around the world for hypospadias, in which the opening of the urethra develops abnormally
  • Introduced the use in Texas of radiofrequency ablation to treat kidney tumors
  • Offered North Texas’ first botulinum toxin injection for neurogenic bladder dysfunction in men and women
  • Performed the first laparoscopic prostatectomy in North Texas
  • Were among the first in the world to offer continent urinary diversion for patients with bladder cancer
  • Were the first to perform an innovative therapy for complex female genital reconstruction
  • Were the first in North Texas to use the dual-console da Vinci Surgical System, enabling us to perform minimally invasive surgeries with even greater precision

Urologic Conditions

Our urologists diagnose and treat conditions of the adrenal glands, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, and male and female genital organs.

Conditions and specialties we focus on include:

Treatments

UT Southwestern offers treatments for some of the most complex urologic conditions, including specialized care for men, women, and children.

Our physicians have the most experience in North Texas with laparoscopic surgery for kidney, prostate, and testicular cancer and offer robotic surgery for prostate cancer and other urological conditions. Robotic surgery is the newest development in the area of minimally invasive treatments, and our surgeons perform robotic procedures in our state-of-the art facility at Zale Lipshy University Hospital.

Robotic and minimally invasive surgeries have benefits that include a reduction in postoperative pain, shorter recovery time, minimized hospital stay, and less overall impact on a patient’s life. UT Southwestern is home to some of the most respected minimally invasive surgeons in the world. Our physicians provide world leadership for minimally invasive kidney tumor ablation and have the most experience in laparoscopic urologic cancer surgery in North Texas.

Minimally invasive urology surgeries can treat:

Clinical Trials

We’re proud that our research efforts are helping to develop new diagnostic tests and treatments that are used all over the world. Talk to our doctors for more information on our clinical trials

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