Mission, Vision and Core Values:

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The mission of The Department of Urology at The UT Health San Antonio, is to make lives better through excellence in training, research, and urologic health care. Our strategies to achieve this mission include: training a diverse group of students, residents and fellows to excel in our core values; leading novel research efforts to understand and treat urologic disease; providing an inclusive and professional environment that fosters individual growth and compassion; and creating solutions to challenges in urologic disease, training, and health care.

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Through creativity and innovation, the future of urologic care, training and research – begins here.

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Core Values

  • Integrity, Honesty
  • Compassion, Empathy and Kindness
  • Collaboration, Teamwork and Synergy
  • Humility
  • Respect for Others and respect for Self
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Hard-work
  • Scientific Curiosity
  • Excellence

Our Research

The objective of our clinical and basic science research is to make meaningful advancements in our understanding, treatment, and prevention of urologic diseases in order to optimize patient care.

Our Education

Our residents and fellows receive a well-rounded and comprehensive training that allows them to become leaders in the field and successfully pursue careers in academic medicine or community practice.

Our Patient Care

Our physicians offer the most advanced and innovative treatments available to address the wide spectrum of urologic conditions and diseases.