Founded in 1887, the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Urology is one of the oldest and most trusted urology departments in the country with world-renowned clinicians, educators and researchers in the areas of testis cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, pediatric urology and stone disease as well as other urologic subspecialties. The department is most well-known for its contributions to testicular cancer, urinary tract reconstruction, the surgical treatment of children with congenital bladder disease and advanced stone treatment. IU School of Medicine Department of Urology researchers pioneered focal treatment of prostate cancer with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). The department was the first to publish on HIFU in the United States and is one of the first to offer this treatment through its clinical partnership with Indiana University Health.
Patients travel to Indianapolis from all over the world to benefit from surgical breakthroughs in testicular, bladder and prostate cancer care as well as pediatric reconstruction and stone disease treatments that IU School of Medicine Department of Urology faculty physicians provide.