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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.

UC San Diego Robotic Urologic Oncology Course

UCSD Robotic Urologic Oncology Course
UCSD Urology offers a Robotic Urologic Oncology Course for both experienced and novice robotic surgeons. This year's course will be held October 13-14, 2016, at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, in La Jolla, Calif.

The focus will be on procedural details of robotic urologic oncology with discussion of topical controversies and new techniques to improve outcomes. The conference will feature extensive video instruction and a live surgery (robotic radical prostatectomy with nerve sparing and pelvic lymph node dissection). The target audience for this course includes urologists, trainees, and allied health professionals who seek to gain a greater understanding of robotic urologic oncology.

Information on registration can be found here.

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