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About the Department of Urology

The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Zurich offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment options for patients with urological diseases in one of the largest and most important training hospitals in Europe.


Prostate Cancer Center

The diagnosis, therapy and follow-up of prostate carcinomas is of particular significance. The Prostate Cancer Center, certified by the German certification authority OnkoZert, is an interdisciplinary center. It is under the joint management of the Department of Urology and the Department of Radiation Therapy of the University Hospital Zurich. In the Prostate Cancer Center, patients are cared for holistically by a network of specialists in medical and nursing fields.

Teaching and research assignment

In addition to providing medical services to the general public, the Department of Urology fulfills a teaching assignment for the University of Zurich and conducts research in the field of basic research as well as clinically oriented research. Research activities range from urological oncology on prostate and bladder cancer, tissue engineering and erectile rehabilitation to neurourology.

The department of Urology is certified by the European Board of Urology (EBU) as a training center and by the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) as an A-clinic for the full FMH further training to become a specialist in urology.