From our Chairman

OUR DIFFERENCE

Li-Ming Su, MD

I’m excited to share with you my passion for our department and our commitment to excellence in urologic care. In keeping with UF Health’s mission, we remain committed to providing outstanding patient care, conducting innovative research and training tomorrow’s leaders.

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UF Urology

With over a 60 year history, UF Urology provides a multidisciplinary approach to some of the most challenging urologic disorders by combining the expertise of physicians from many specialties within UF Health, all with the common goal of providing the best patient-centered care.

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May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month!

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Bladder cancer is the second most common urologic cancer in adults. There are 67,000 new cases of bladder cancer each year in the United States.

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UrologY Events

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Patient Stories

BLADDER CANCER

Susan’s Road to Acceptance

It was late December when Susan Baglivio, a 68-year-old outpatient surgery nurse from St. Augustine, felt that she may have a urinary tract infection, or UTI.

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KIDNEY CANCER

Kidney Cancer – a Silent Disease

After a series of tests, the medical team had two findings: the source of her pain was an ovarian cyst, but Jessica also had an incidental finding of a tumor on her left kidney.

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PEDIATRIC UROLOGY

UF Health Pediatric Urologists Gave Harlee a Chance

When, Harlee became septic with the worst urinary tract infection of her life, her parents turned to UF Health pediatric urologist Christopher Bayne, MD and UF Health pediatric radiologist Priya Sharma, MD, who collaborated with both MRI and intra-operative imaging to customize a robotic surgery focused on preserving Harlee’s kidney.

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UroGators Alumni Society

UroGators Alumni Society

The UroGators of the University of Florida (UF) Department of Urology serve to support and promote the advancement of urologic education for residents and members, to enhance fellowship and communication between current and former residents, fellows and faculty, and to serve as advisors to those who support UF’s Department of Urology.

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