Innovating the field of urology with advanced research, education and bench-to-bedside discovery.
About UCLA Urology
Our mission is to improve urological health and health care, we seek to create world leaders in health and medicine, discover the basis for wellness and cures for urological disease, foster a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, cultivate community partnerships, and heal humankind one patient at a time.
Meet the Team
The UCLA Urology consists of a diverse team who deliver exceptional patient care and conduct a wide variety of internationally recognized research projects.
Our goal at UCLA Urology is to provide you with fast, easy access to the physicians and services at UCLA.
JEDI Trailblazer Award
Dr. Mark S. Litwin, UCLA Urology professor and chair, received a 2023 UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine JEDI Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes years of commitment embodying leadership and excellence in advancing ideals of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Researchers awarded $3 million to develop AI for prostate cancer
Drs. Leonard Marks and Paul Boutros are part of a team that received an NCI grant to identify novel cancer biomarkers and develop AI that can detect and predict aggressive prostate cancer to help avoid unnecessary treatments.
Carol Bennett receives ABWP lifetime achievement award
Dr. Carol Bennett, professor of urology, has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Black Women Physicians. Bennett, who was the nation’s first Black woman in the field of urology, was honored by the association for her significant contributions to the field.
Dr. Gritsch joined Living Donor Adventures to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
Dr. Albin Gritsch, kidney transplant specialist, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with a group of living organ donors to demonstrate that you can still be active and adventurous after donating an organ.
Our faculty has been instrumental in making major breakthroughs, and some of our discoveries have revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of urologic conditions, while others have improved upon breakthroughs made at other research facilities or academic medical centers.
UCLA Urology has at the core of its mission to educate and train the next generation of leading physicians and scientists. We are committed to providing excellent training through a mixture of clinical experience, didactic material, research and investigative pursuits.
For more than 50 years, UCLA Health urologists have been at the forefront of comprehensive care and effective treatments for all urological conditions. Our urology experts are skilled at treating even the most complex disorders of the urinary system.
Telemedicine Second Opinions
The UCLA Urology Telemedicine Expert Second Opinion Program offers California residents access to our faculty, who are national leaders in all aspects of Urology. If you desire an expert second opinion consult, please complete this form.