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Urology News

UCSD Urology Ranked #25 in the Nation

We are among the best in the nation for the fourth consecutive year as ranked by the 2015-16 edition of US News & World Report. UC San Diego Health was named the #1 hospital in the San Diego metropolitan area for the fifth consecutive year.

San Diego Top Doctors

Congratulations to our San Diego Magazine Physicians of Exceptional Excellence: Michael Albo, MD (11th year), J. Kellogg Parsons, MD, MHS (6th year) and Christopher Kane, MD (7th year). Overall, UC San Diego Health has more than 100 physicians in 41 specialties on the 2015 list. These “Top Doctors” were rated among the best in San Diego County by their peers, who are members of the San Diego County Medical Society.

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Christopher J. Kane featured in “What’s a Chair?” in Triton magazine, published by UCSD Alumni

Dr. Kane holds the Joseph D. Schmidt, MD Presidential Chair in Urology. His research is focused on improving prostate cancer imaging, diagnosis, risk stratification, and outcomes of treatment. Read more about Urologic Cancer.


Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons answers five questions in the American Urological Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting “Speaker Spotlights.”

Dr. Parsons specializes in prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), bladder cancer, and kidney cancer. Read more about Prostate Cancer.

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