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The urology programs at West Penn Allegheny Health System enjoy a national reputation for the development of new clinical modalities for a variety of urological conditions and diseases.

Here, physicians pioneered the use of cryo-surgical techniques in the treatment of prostate cancer and are at the forefront of research related to enhancing the effectiveness of living-related kidney donations in renal transplantation. We offer the only multidisciplinary prostate center in the region, and a well developed robotic surgery program.

And, while our approach is state-of-the-art, we never forget that every patient is a person. You'll find that our team is committed to providing the highest quality care in a compassionate, safe and patient-focused environment.

The urology program at Allegheny General Hospital is a regional leader in the delivery of state-of-the-art urologic services and care. Over the past 25 years, the AGH urology program has been instrumental in introducing many new advanced treatment options to the western Pennsylvania region, including:

  • laser lithotripsy for kidney stones
  • brachytherapy and cryosurgery for prostate cancer
  • minimally invasive (laparoscopic) kidney surgery
  • endoscopic repair of traumatic urethral injuries
  • and most recently, the widespread use of robotic surgery in many urologic applications

Other specialized programs and services available at AGH include:

  • bladder removal with reconstruction for bladder cancer
  • minimally invasive adrenal gland surgery
  • urethral reconstruction surgery
  • percutaneous kidney stone surgery
  • living related kidney donation surgery
  • vasectomy reversal surgery
  • complex bladder dysfunction testing and treatment
  • urogynecology/female urology services

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Learn more about Urology in our Health Library.

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