The Cedars-Sinai Urology Residency is a five-year program that is designed to prepare future urologists for a career in academic or community urology. The program consists of an intern year in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai, followed by four years in Urology, which includes a six-month research rotation.
Residents receive training in all areas of urology, including the following:
- General urology
- Reconstructive urology
- Female urology/urodynamics
- Pediatric urology
- Laparoscopic urology surgery
- Andrology and male infertility
- Robotic surgery
The Urology Residency is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for two residents per year. A system of graduated responsibility is used to advance the residents' clinical and surgical skills. Senior residents participate in teaching more junior residents.
Training & Curriculum
Residents gain experience in all facets of urology, as well as specialized training in current therapeutic modalities.
Learn about the rigorous Urology Residency application process and view application instructions.
We are proud to name so many esteemed physicians and highly regarded researchers, all representing nearly every major medical discipline, as members of the Urology training program leadership and faculty.
Facilities & Resources
Cedars-Sinai is well equipped with the latest laparoscopic, robotic and endoscopic facilities, as well as a very high volume Emergency Department. Its state-of-the-art Women's Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills offers the latest simulation equipment for teaching endoscopic, percutaneous, laparoscopic and robotic procedures.
In addition, there is a dedicated endoscopic center within the hospital that is equipped for advanced percutaneous and endoscopic procedures, including extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL).
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