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Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy

For patients diagnosed with a large (i.e., > 4 cm) kidney tumor (Figure 1), laparoscopic radical nephrectomy provides patients with a safe and minimally invasive technique for complete removal of the affected kidney and tumor. Figure 1. Examples of CT scans demonstrating large kidney tumors removed by laparoscopic radical…

Robotic Nerve-Sparing Radical Prostatectomy

For patients with clinically localized prostate cancer, nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy provides patients with a safe and minimally invasive technique for removal of the prostate gland, while preserving as much of the surrounding nerve structures responsible for penile erections. This minimally invasive approach has the advantage of smaller incisions,…

Senior Medical Student Elective

The University of Florida offers 4 week externships for senior (4th year) medical students throughout the year.  The months of June through September are typically heavily subscribed, due to the Urology Match.  Early application is suggested. Students will meet with faculty during their rotation.  They will not be…

Rotations

Return to Service Rotation Videos Rotations are performed across multiple facilities that include, but not…

Conferences & Lectures

Each week the Department of Urology holds lectures and conferences to supplement Resident & Faculty education. Below is a listing of the various lectures and topics covered and the frequency of each conference. For the current…

Goals and Objectives

Residency Program Mission Statement To provide and improve individual and community urologic health through exceptional education, discovery and the delivery of patient-centered, innovative high-quality urologic care. Residency Program Aims: Provide our residents with the highest quality urologic residency training in order to prepare them for a career in Urology. Support…

Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery

Since 1990, laparoscopic and more recently robotic surgery has become main stream as minimally invasive surgical alternatives for many urologic conditions including both benign and cancerous conditions. In most cases, laparoscopic and robotic surgery has resulted in: Less pain and scarringLess blood lossFewer blood transfusionsLess risk of infectionsShorter…

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