Welcome to the Department of Urology

Welcome to Stanford Urology!

"Our vision includes excellence in all three arms of academic urology:  .. 

                                    -  Eila C. Skinner, MD


Join Us

We are seeking qualified faculty for several open positions to join our distinguished group of medical professionals. 


Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program Virtual Event

July 9, 2020

Dr. Ekene Enemchukwu was invited to speak at a mentorship event for a group of Stanford Summer Community College Premedical Program students about health disparities, why she went into Medicine and why she chose Urology, a day in the life of a urologist and what advice she would give my younger self.


UW Virtual Visiting Professorship

June 12, 2020

Dr. Eila Skinner joined UW Urology on June 12th for their annual Research Day to teach about bladder cancer and hear UW Urology share their research.

Robotic Kidney Surgery Webinar

May 20, 2020

Dr. Ben Chung joined several experts last week to do a robotic kindey surgery webinar, hosted by Intuitive Surgical.


Photo Slideshow: Urology Residents in Action

Antiracism in Biomedical Research and Medicine

Date: September 30

The Departments of Genetics, Developmental Biology, and Biosciences will be hosting Dr. Ibram X. Kendi for a virtual In-Conversation with Dean Ayodele Thomas about Antiracism in Biomedical Research and Medicine. 

Urology Antiracist Book Club

August 25, 2020

To continue educating ourselves and working towards our goal of achieving health equity in Urology, the department held its "How to be an Antiracist" Multimedia Book Club event, organized and led by moderator Ekene Enemchukwu, MD, MPH and co-moderated by Suzette Shipp, MS.  Based on chapters of Ibram X. Kendi's "How to be an Antiracist", journal articles, and medical videos, the event sparked many meaningful conversations and discussions, and resulted in the creation of an action plan to maintain a diverse and inclusive department and achieve health equity in Urology.

Listen to New SUFU Podcast

Listen to this new podast from the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) featuring Dr. Craig Comiter who discusses what he loves most about being fellowship director and teaching fellows.

Introducing the Stanford Urology Newsletter!

We are excited to share our first newsletter featuring updates on activities in the department – from patient care to research to education.  

- Podcast Interview -

Listen to this recent interview with Dr. John Leppert and his co-authors as they discuss their newly published JAMA SURGERY article titled "Analysis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Screening Among US Veterans With Kidney Stones".

Speaker Series on Achieving Health Equity in Urology

July 21, 2020

We kicked off our first Town Hall Series on Steps to Achieving Health Equity in Urology with invited speaker Dr. Quinn Capers, who led the discussion on bias and racism in medicine. Dr. Quinn is an internationally renowned Interventional Cardiologist, Professor of Internal Medicine, Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and expert on the topic of Health Equity in Medicine. 

Questions or have an item to share?

Please email Jacqueline Jolly


The Department of Urology is committed to excellence and improving everything we do. From our innovative patient care, to our highest caliber education program, and cutting-edge research, we work together to turn discoveries into reality and improve the lives of our patients. 

Learn more about our residency training program and what makes Stanford such a special place to train.