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Two genes implicated in development of prostate enlargement

Dr. James Brooks and colleagues have discovered a molecular pattern that flags prostate enlargement, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia, and have identifed two genes that likely play a role in the development of the condition.

Men's fertility specialist mines medical insurance data for health biomarkers

Dr. Michael Eisenberg has been using medical insurance data to support the hypothesis that male fertility may be a predictor of overall patient health.

AUA 2019 Annual Meeting - Chicago

May 3-6, 2019

Recent study shows older fathers may impart health risks to unborn babies

Most women know that reproductive risks to themselves and their babies rise as they get older, but few men realize that their advancing years may also confer a risk. Dr. Michael Eisenberg is quoted in this article published in the New York Times, and explains the findings of research he conducted with Drs. Simon Conti and Yash Khandwala .

Stanford Kidney Stone Center

Article from Stanford School of Medicine discusses how precision medicine is personalizing kidney stone treatment and mentions Urology Faculty Drs. Simon Conti, Joseph Liao, and John Leppert.

2019 Annual Meeting of the Texas Urological Society

San Francisco, CA

2019 TUS Annual Meeting Registration Open

Please mark your calendars to join your colleages at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Texas Urological Society (TUS) in San Francisco, CA. The meeting will be held at the Park Central Hotel, conveniently located in the south market district, a short walk away from the scenic cable cars to Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf, the Ferry Building and Union Square. 

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Invited talk on ERAS at The First Affiliated Hospital of Wannan Medical College

Wuhu City, Anhui Province, China

Jessica Kee, PA, was invited to speak at The First Affiliated Hospital of Wannan Medical College in Wuhu City, Anhui Province, China on January 12, 2019 on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and her and her colleagues' experiences using ERAS to care for cystectomy patients at Stanford. Her presentation was attended by Urologists, trainees, as well as community Urologists. 

Dr. David Ginsberg, Professor of Urology at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, was invited to Stanford as the 22nd Dorothy Fenmore Visiting Professor in Urology. This visiting professorship has a long history at Stanford, and has included in recent years Harry Herr, Pat Walsh, Craig Peters and many more. This year, Dr. Ginsberg received the top votes among our faculty and residents for this honor!

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About Us

The Department of Urology is committed to excellence and improving everything we do. From our innovative patient care, to our highest caliber education program, and cutting-edge research, we work together to turn discoveries into reality and improve the lives of our patients. 

Faculty Activities

2018 Annual Meeting of the Korean Urological Association (KUA) - Seoul, Korea

November 28-30, 2018

Dr. Michael Eisenberg speaking at KUA 2018 at The-K Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Dr. Benjamin Chung speaking at KUA 2018 at The-K Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Weekly Urologic Oncology Tumor Board Conference - Stanford Cancer Center

Dr. Eila Skinner teaching the finer points of surgery for metastatic testicular cancer at the weekly Urologic Oncology Tumor Board Conference at Stanford Cancer Center.


This Department of Urology is seeking qualified faculty for several open positions to join its distinguished group of medical professionals. 

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