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The University of Florida Department of Urology has earned the reputation as one of the leading urology programs in the United States.

In keeping with the UF & Shands mission, we remain committed to providing outstanding patient care, conducting innovative research and training tomorrow’s leaders.

Leadership: Unparalleled Excellence of Our Clinical Faculty Members

The Department of Urology selects faculty based upon their educational background, clinical expertise and skill, and shared vision of excellence. Given their high degree of specialization and technical prowess in applying innovative clinical research, our urologic surgeons are uniquely able to treat even the most complex uroligic conditions.

Clinical Care: Innovative Treatments

Consistently selected one of the top medical centers in the U.S.News & World Report’s annual ranking, UF Urology provides the best in patient care to more than 20,000 patients each year. Our multidisciplinary approach combines the expertise of physicians from many specialties with the newest procedures and state-of-the-art facilities and technologies, all with an emphasis on quality and patient safety.

Education: Training World-Class Leaders

UF Urology is committed to training world-class clinicians and academic urologists through its residency, fellowship, and medical student programs. Our programs have garnered national recognition for providing a superior education and training experience in a comprehensive array of subspecialty areas.

Research: Bringing Discoveries From Bench to Bedside

As a national leader in laboratory and clinical investigation, the Department of Urology has a history of receiving substantial NIH and federal funding. Our researchers and clinicians pursue innovative advances in basic, clinical, and translational research, with the ultimate goal of improving patient care.

I hope you find this Web site helpful and invite you to learn more about the exceptional services provided by the University of Florida Department of Urology.

Johannes Vieweg, MD
Professor & Chairman
The Wayne & Marti Huizenga
Eminent Scholar Chair in Urology

Ranked as the #32 urology program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report