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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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Dr. Marks and Link to article

Dr. Leonard S. Marks -- Dr. Leonard Marks, a UCLA urologist and researcher who has used fusion technology since 2009, says it’s important for urologists to work exclusively with radiologists who use multiparametric technology.

 

“My nemesis is someone who comes in with an MRI done at an outside clinic. ‘Here it is, fuse it,’ they’ll say,” Marks says. “It’s not that simple.” At UCLA, Marks also initiated a program he refers to as “active surveillance,” in which patients whose tumors are not clinically significant are monitored and followed.

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Leading the Way in Diagnosis, Treatment of Patients with Disorders of Sex Development

Through a multidisciplinary approach to evaluation and patient care, along with national leadership in learning more about medical conditions of the reproductive system that have historically been difficult to diagnose and treat, the UCLA Urology-based Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic is meeting a critical need for patients who have in the past had few places to go for help.
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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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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