The Urological Comprehensive Care Program is designed so that all activities associated with care are handled in the same location, from admission to surgery to discharge, with the same nurses focused on each individual patient. The center was modeled after another popular patient-centered structure — the obstetric birthing center.
The Urological Comprehensive Care Program streamlines care by giving nurses bigger roles in each patient’s visit. The same caregiver plays an integral part in the patient’s care from beginning to end, which is very satisfying to both nurse and patient.
UPMC’s Department of Urology offers a wide variety of specialized care for diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. For patient referrals or consultations, contact the Department of Urology at 412-692-4100.
The UPMC Kidney Stone Center is a multidisciplinary clinic that treats and manages kidney stone disease over the long term. It is geared toward patients who have previously had stone surgery or passed a stone spontaneously.
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center urologic surgeons have extensive expertise in the surgical management of prostate and urologic cancers. Through the Comprehensive Prostate and Urologic Cancer Center, we strive to provide: