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The Urology Department at UCLA provides treatment for urological conditions of all kinds.

For over 50 years, the urology specialists at UCLA have continued to break new ground and set the standards of care for patients suffering from urological conditions. About Us » | Physicians »

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Researcher Makes Case for MRI Use in Prostate Biopsies

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Dr. Leonard S. Marks, a professor of urology at UCLA School of Medicine, routinely uses MRI on prostate-cancer patients. Since 2009, he and colleagues have conducted about 1,400 MRI-fusion biopsies in 1,100 men. “Over and over again we see cancers that have been missed by conventional biopsy that are detected by targeted fusion biopsies,” said Dr. Marks.
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Institute of Urologic Oncology: New Era of Patient-Centered Care

For the approximately 400,000 Americans diagnosed with kidney, bladder, testicular or prostate cancer each year, the anxiety associated with the diagnosis is often increased by the need to make multiple appointments with a slew of disparately located specialists. At a time when they need comfort and compassion, many patients find themselves mired in a process that can take weeks, and often yields confusing or conflicting advice.
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UCLA Urology Ranked #4 Nationally

UCLA Urology Ranked #4 Nationally

"Best Hospitals 2014-15" -- UCLA's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have again earned a place on the Honor Roll of U.S.News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2014-15." UCLA Urology was ranked #4 nationally.
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eReferral system

Are You a Referring Physician?

The eReferral system has been launched to allow for easy, secure electronic communications directly with a UCLA Urologist regarding your patient. Refer Patients » | eReferral »

UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation