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.
UCLA urologists receive Young Investigator Award
Dr. Wayne Brisbane and Dr. Adam Weiner have each been awarded the Young Investigator Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation to support work in improving the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. They are among only twenty-eight researchers receiving the awards.
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.
2023 AUA Rising Star in Urology
Dr. Kymora Scotland, assistant professor of urology and director of endourology research, has been awarded the 2023 AUA Rising Star in Urology for her research proposal, “Elucidating the Role of Biofilm-Forming Bacteria in Nephrolithiasis.” The AUA awards this highly competitive and prestigious grant to only one individual in the country each year to provide supplemental research funds.
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.