Eight National Key Disciplines
Department of Urology

Department of Urinary Surgery is among the specialized departments founded earliest in China and holds the lead in the basic research and clinical diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. It has been nationally most advanced in urinary laparoscopy adopted in recent years, and is internationally most advanced in part of posterior laparoscopy. It was early in China to adopt a series of advanced operations for urinary tumors and adrenal diseases. For all types of prostatitis cases, it employs individualized therapeutic plans after standardized assessment.

As a national key Discipline, the Urology Department in Tongji Hospital of Huazhong University of Science and Technology ranks as one of the topmost centers in China for clinical practice and basic research of various urologic diseases. The facilities of our department include andrology outpatient clinic, urology ward, endourology treatment center, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) center, andrology center, and continence center and urology research laboratory.

The department is featured by offering best clinical care for a wide variety urologic diseases, such as endourologic surgery, diagnosis and treatment for andrologic disease , etiological diagnosis by basic research for complex kidney stone disease,some professors were invited to deliver keynote speeches as well as to performe surgeries at home and abroad. For instance, the first domestic cryoablation for urologic cancers have been hold by our experts recently.     

In the past five years, more than 20 items of national scientific research projects have been achieved,and more than ten prizes on the progress of national science and technology have been gained throughout this period. Meanwhile, 90 masters, 80 doctors, and 170 advanced students have graduated from our department. Also, 300 pieces of essays have been published, in which more than 30 papers were indexed by SCI. In the last two decades, 28 academic works on urology have been published.